Sutton, Nebraska

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Sutton, Nebraska

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

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
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Short Commute Times
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Top 11% Sutton Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Sutton, Nebraska

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
People Above Poverty 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6
Median Family Income 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 6
Public Transportation Use 8 10
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
People Living Alone 6 4
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
Housing Recently Built 2 4

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Sutton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Clay
Standard Zip Codes 68979
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.605
Longitude -97.858

Sutton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 28.7 inches
Station GENEVA
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 29.7 inches
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Sutton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,447 100%
Male 677 46.8%
Female 770 53.2%
Under 18 370 25.6%
18+ 1,077 74.4%
65+ 345 23.8%
Median Age 41.9
Average Family Size 2.97
White 1,414 97.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 5 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 22 1.5%
Mixed Race 2 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 55 3.8%

Estimated Sutton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,394
Growth -53
Growth % -3.7%

Sutton 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 60.2%
US/American 6.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.6%
English 6.5%
Swedish 4.3%
Czech 3.4%
Irish 3.1%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Danish 1.2%
Scottish 1.1%
Polish 1.1%
Dutch 1%
Russian 0.7%
French Canadian 0.5%
British 0.5%
Finnish 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Norwegian 0.3%
European 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bixby (68979)
School Creek (68979)

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)
Sutton 1,447 $42,273
Clay Center 861 $45,893
Fairmont 691 $41,618
Geneva 2,226 $40,096
Grafton 152 $36,250
Harvard 998 $32,031
Henderson 986 $43,333

Sutton Public Libraries

Sutton Memorial Library
Sutton, Nebraska
(402) 773-5259

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Sutton High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 210 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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