Trenton, Nebraska

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Trenton, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Trenton Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Trenton Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Trenton Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Trenton Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Trenton, Nebraska

Comparing Trenton 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 7
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 4
Racial Diversity 3 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 1
Average Household Size 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Trenton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 195 miles E of Greeley, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 204 miles E of Aurora, Colorado
County Hitchcock
Standard Zip Codes 69044
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.175
Longitude -101.012

Trenton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 39 F
Apr Temp 35 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 90 F
Oct Temp 37 to 68 F
Annual Precip 21.2 inches
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 39 F
Apr Temp 34 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 90 F
Oct Temp 36 to 68 F
Annual Precip 21.4 inches
Station MCCOOK
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 39 F
Apr Temp 36 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 90 F
Oct Temp 38 to 68 F
Annual Precip 21.6 inches
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Trenton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 507 100%
Male 244 48.1%
Female 263 51.9%
Under 18 90 17.8%
18+ 417 82.2%
65+ 126 24.9%
Median Age 47.3
Average Family Size 2.7
White 500 98.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.6%
Mixed Race 3 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1.2%

Estimated Trenton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 477
Growth -30
Growth % -5.9%

Trenton 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 38%
English 12.3%
Irish 10.5%
US/American 9.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
Norwegian 5.3%
Polish 3%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Italian 2.3%
Czech 2.3%
Dutch 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Scottish 1.3%
Swedish 1%
Danish 1%
Czechoslovakian 1%
Welsh 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Trenton 507 $34,271
Culbertson 594 $39,875
Hayes Center 240 $27,750
McCook 7,994 $40,455
Palisade 386 $31,635
Stratton 396 $32,656

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Trenton Public Library
Trenton, Nebraska
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Trenton High Schools (2004)

Serves 64 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.5

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