Ravenna, Nebraska

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Ravenna, Nebraska

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High Points

Ravenna strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Nebraska):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 13% Ravenna Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Ravenna, Nebraska

Comparing Ravenna to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Nebraska (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 7
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Racial Diversity 2 3
Male Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
People Above Poverty 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
Median Family Income 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Short Commute Times 8 3
Working at Home 5 3
Public Transportation Use 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 5
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Ravenna Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 118 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 155 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Buffalo
Standard Zip Codes 68869
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.026
Longitude -98.912

Ravenna Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 26.1 inches
Station KEARNEY 4 NE
Distance 21 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
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 35 to 66 F
Annual Precip 25.3 inches
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Ravenna Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,341 100%
Male 610 45.5%
Female 731 54.5%
Under 18 361 26.9%
18+ 980 73.1%
65+ 320 23.9%
Median Age 38.6
Average Family Size 3.02
White 1,327 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 5 0.4%
Mixed Race 7 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 0.8%

Estimated Ravenna Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,281
Growth -60
Growth % -4.5%

Ravenna Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 41.7%
English 10.2%
US/American 7.7%
Irish 7.5%
Czech 7%
Polish 6.6%
Danish 3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Norwegian 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Swedish 1.7%
Italian 1%
Dutch 1%
Scottish 0.9%
European 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ravenna, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cherry Creek (68869)
Poole (68869)
Sodtown (68869)
Sweetwater (68869)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ravenna 1,341 $39,609
Ashton 237 $32,969
Cairo 790 $43,854
Gibbon 1,759 $42,688
Litchfield 280 $31,806
Pleasanton 360 $42,250
Rockville 111 $32,188

Ravenna Public Libraries

Ravenna Public Library
Ravenna, Nebraska
(308) 452-4213

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Ravenna High Schools (2004)

Serves 235 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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