Spalding, Nebraska

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Spalding, Nebraska

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High Points

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

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Short Commute Times
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Top 2% trophy Spalding Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
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Top 8% Spalding Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Spalding, Nebraska

Comparing Spalding 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 9
Age of the Population 10 9
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Racial Diversity 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 3
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 6
People Above Poverty 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
Median Family Income 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Public Transportation Use 4 5


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

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Spalding Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 107 miles NW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 129 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Greeley
Standard Zip Codes 68665
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.688
Longitude -98.363

Spalding Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 66 F
Annual Precip 26 inches
Station ALBION 1 N
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 64 F
Annual Precip 27 inches
Station SAINT PAUL 4 N
Distance 29.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 25 inches
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Spalding Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 537 100%
Male 245 45.6%
Female 292 54.4%
Under 18 125 23.3%
18+ 412 76.7%
65+ 162 30.2%
Median Age 45.9
Average Family Size 3.01
White 531 98.9%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 0.7%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.7%

Estimated Spalding Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 502
Growth -35
Growth % -6.5%

Spalding 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 45.3%
Irish 20.5%
US/American 13.4%
Swedish 3.6%
Austrian 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
Polish 2.9%
Czech 2%
Italian 1.8%
English 1.3%
Dutch 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Canadian 0.2%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Spalding 537 $35,729
Albion 1,797 $42,105
Bartlett 128 $41,875
Cedar Rapids 407 $32,708
Ericson 104 $35,500
Petersburg 374 $39,792
Wolbach 287 $37,750

Spalding Public Libraries

Spalding Public Library
Spalding, Nebraska
(308) 428-2545

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Spalding High Schools (2004)

Serves 64 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.4

Spalding Colleges

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