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People

Total Population 677
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 8.3%
Employed Population 16+ 335
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 64.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,333
% Above Poverty Level 91.5%
% Below Poverty Level 8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 19.8%
Median Gross Rent $669
Median House Value $74,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 16%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Overton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 150 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 191 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Dawson
Standard Zip Codes 68834, 68863
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.738
Longitude -99.537

Overton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OVERTON 3 W
Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 36 to 68 F
Annual Precip 24.1 inches
Station HOLDREGE
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 26 inches
Station KEARNEY 4 NE
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 25.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Amherst 230 $60,417
Elm Creek 909 $54,000
Lexington 10,152 $48,216
Miller 168 $36,607
Riverdale 166 $75,625
Sumner 246 $57,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Overton Public Libraries

Library
Overton Community Library
HIGHWAY 30
Overton, Nebraska
(308) 987-2543

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Overton High Schools

OVERTON HIGH SCHOOL
308-987-2424
A Title I School.
Serves 152 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.4

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