Stromsburg, Nebraska

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Stromsburg, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Stromsburg Walking and Biking to Work
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Stromsburg Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 18% Stromsburg Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Stromsburg Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Stromsburg, Nebraska

Comparing Stromsburg 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 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 10
College Educated Adults 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
Median Family Income 7 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 8 3
Public Transportation Use 6 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 7
People Living Alone 8 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Stromsburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles NW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Polk
Standard Zip Codes 68666
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.114
Longitude -97.598

Stromsburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 27.4 inches
Station SEWARD
Distance 30.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
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Stromsburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,232 100%
Male 593 48.1%
Female 639 51.9%
Under 18 282 22.9%
18+ 950 77.1%
65+ 390 31.7%
Median Age 45.3
Average Family Size 2.92
White 1,222 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 6 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.6%

Estimated Stromsburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,165
Growth -67
Growth % -5.4%

Stromsburg 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
Swedish 36.1%
German 24.7%
US/American 8.5%
English 6.3%
Irish 6.2%
Danish 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
Norwegian 2.6%
Dutch 1.2%
Czech 1.1%
Polish 0.9%
Swiss 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Italian 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
European 0.2%
British 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Stromsburg 1,232 $45,250
Benedict 278 $41,250
Gresham 270 $36,563
Hordville 150 $40,000
Osceola 921 $46,354
Polk 322 $38,472
Shelby 690 $42,434

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Stromsburg Public Library
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Stromsburg High Schools (2004)

Serves 133 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.8

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