Tekamah, Nebraska

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Tekamah, Nebraska

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Comparative Profile of Tekamah, Nebraska

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


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Short Commute Times 4 1
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 6 4
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Housing Recently Built 3 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Tekamah Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 38 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Burt
Standard Zip Codes 68061
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.778
Longitude -96.22

Tekamah Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 29.8 inches
Station BLAIR
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 30.1 inches
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 29.8 inches
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Tekamah Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,892 100%
Male 889 47%
Female 1,003 53%
Under 18 479 25.3%
18+ 1,413 74.7%
65+ 417 22%
Median Age 41.5
Average Family Size 2.94
White 1,874 99%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 0.8%

Estimated Tekamah Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,814
Growth -78
Growth % -4.1%

Tekamah 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 31%
Irish 14.1%
US/American 10.3%
English 8.6%
Swedish 7.1%
Danish 4.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
French (except Basque) 3.6%
Norwegian 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Dutch 2.4%
Italian 1.8%
Scottish 1.5%
Czech 1.5%
Polish 1.2%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tekamah 1,892 $41,688
Blair 7,512 $52,114
Craig 241 $31,023
Decatur 618 $37,857
Herman 310 $47,750
Oakland 1,367 $42,938
Uehling 275 $39,821

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Tekamah Public Library
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(402) 374-2453

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Tekamah High Schools (2004)

Serves 295 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.5

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