Wilber, Nebraska

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Wilber, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Wilber Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 8% Wilber Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 13% Wilber Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Wilber, Nebraska

Comparing Wilber 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
Well-Paid Single Women 8 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 6 8
Age of the Population 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 7
Male Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 3
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 7
Median Family Income 7 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 4
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 5 4
Public Transportation Use 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 5
Housing Recently Built 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 9

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Wilber Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles SW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Saline
Standard Zip Codes 68465
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.481
Longitude -96.96

Wilber Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CRETE
Distance 9.4 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
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 29.7 inches
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Wilber Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,761 100%
Male 821 46.6%
Female 940 53.4%
Under 18 452 25.7%
18+ 1,309 74.3%
65+ 392 22.3%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 2.97
White 1,714 97.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 15 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 20 1.1%
Mixed Race 9 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 32 1.8%

Estimated Wilber Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,799
Growth 38
Growth % 2.2%

Wilber 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
Czech 37.1%
German 31.8%
Czechoslovakian 5.6%
US/American 3.7%
English 3.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
Irish 2.7%
Swedish 2.2%
Norwegian 1.6%
Dutch 1.5%
Danish 1.1%
Italian 0.9%
Polish 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Scottish 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Portuguese 0.4%
Belgian 0.3%
European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wilber 1,761 $45,556
Clatonia 275 $38,929
Cortland 488 $47,000
Crete 6,028 $43,295
De Witt 572 $48,021
Hallam 276 $45,156
Plymouth 477 $42,813

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Dvoracek Memorial Library
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Wilber High Schools (2004)

Serves 259 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Dresden, Tennessee 84.3   33.2% 20.3% 11% 17 $37,321 6.2% 5.5% 2,855 10.6% 24.2 0.5% 6.7
2. Bellows Falls, Vermont 81.9   34.3% 16.2% 14.7% 19 $45,688 6.3% 2.7% 3,165 12.6% 16.1 0.6% 5.4
3. Prairie Grove, Arkansas 80.4   28.4% 16.1% 18.2% 23 $41,972 7.4% 5% 2,540 9.7% 20.5 0.5% 4.3
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