Sargent, Nebraska

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Sargent, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Sargent Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Sargent Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Sargent Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Sargent, Nebraska

Comparing Sargent 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 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Racial Diversity 5 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 3
Male Share of the Population 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People Above Poverty 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 7
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Working at Home 6 5
Public Transportation Use 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Sargent Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 151 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 179 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Custer
Standard Zip Codes 68874
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.64
Longitude -99.37

Sargent Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 64 F
Annual Precip 23.4 inches
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 35 to 65 F
Annual Precip 23.6 inches
Distance 29.6 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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Sargent Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 649 100%
Male 304 46.8%
Female 345 53.2%
Under 18 149 23%
18+ 500 77%
65+ 202 31.1%
Median Age 47.1
Average Family Size 2.83
White 635 97.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.8%
Other 5 0.8%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 2.2%

Estimated Sargent Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 612
Growth -37
Growth % -5.7%

Sargent 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 28.4%
English 11.8%
Irish 11.1%
Czech 9.9%
US/American 6.7%
Polish 4.8%
Scotch-Irish 4.1%
Swedish 3.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.4%
Dutch 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.6%
Lebanese 2.2%
Swiss 1.9%
European 1.7%
Norwegian 1.4%
Scottish 1%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
French Canadian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Corner (68874)
West Union (68874)

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)
Sargent 649 $30,714
Arcadia 359 $33,750
Berwyn 134 $31,750
Burwell 1,130 $33,558
Comstock 110 $32,500
Ord 2,269 $36,383
Taylor 207 $25,469

Sargent Public Libraries

Sargent Township Library
Sargent, Nebraska
(308) 517-4241

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Sargent High Schools (2004)

Serves 98 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.6

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