Western, Nebraska

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Western Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles SW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Saline
Standard Zip Codes 68464
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.393
Longitude -97.197

Western Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 90 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 30.9 inches
Station CRETE
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station SEWARD
Distance 35.5 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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Western Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 287 100%
Male 133 46.3%
Female 154 53.7%
Under 18 61 21.3%
18+ 226 78.7%
65+ 85 29.6%
Median Age 43.8
Average Family Size 2.73
White 281 97.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.7%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Western Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 287
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Western 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 41.4%
Czech 17.3%
US/American 10.9%
English 10.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5%
Swedish 4.1%
Danish 2.7%
Scandinavian 2.3%
Irish 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Welsh 0.9%
Polish 0.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Western 287 $41,250
Daykin 177 $33,750
Milligan 315 $27,727
Ohiowa 142 $28,125
Plymouth 477 $42,813
Tobias 158 $43,333
Wilber 1,761 $45,556

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Struckman-baatz Memorial Library
Western, Nebraska
(402) 433-2177

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