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People

Total Population 718
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 27.2%
Employed Population 16+ 339
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 69.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,125
% Above Poverty Level 83.5%
% Below Poverty Level 16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32%
Median Gross Rent $588
Median House Value $65,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.1%
US/American 0%
English 8.9%
Irish 7.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wausa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles W of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 119 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Knox
Standard Zip Codes 68786
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.499
Longitude -97.541

Wausa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OSMOND
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.3 inches
Station CREIGHTON
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 25.6 inches
Station NORFOLK AP
Distance 36.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bloomfield 977 $45,625
Crofton 708 $60,625
Fordyce 135 $45,625
Osmond 759 $57,188
Plainview 990 $60,962
Randolph 786 $57,321

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wausa Public Libraries

Library
Lincoln Township Library
105 SOUTH HAMPTON
Wausa, Nebraska
(402) 586-2454

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Wausa High Schools

WAUSA HIGH SCHOOL
402-586-2255
Serves 94 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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