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People

Total Population 311
Male Share of the Population 53.4%
Female Share of the Population 46.6%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 174
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 54.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,875
% Above Poverty Level 97.7%
% Below Poverty Level 2.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.7%
Median Gross Rent $565
Median House Value $41,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.5%
US/American 0%
English 4.5%
Irish 4.5%

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

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

Notes:

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

Station FAIRBURY
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Daykin 200 $61,000
Milligan 343 $42,083
Ohiowa 176 $38,333
Plymouth 423 $58,000
Tobias 96 $85,625

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

Western Public Libraries

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

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