Wilcox, Nebraska

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Wilcox Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 135 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 180 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Kearney
Standard Zip Codes 68982
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.365
Longitude -99.169

Wilcox Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 26 inches
Station MINDEN
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 89 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 25.4 inches
Station KEARNEY 4 NE
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 25.2 inches
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Wilcox Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 360 100%
Male 174 48.3%
Female 186 51.7%
Under 18 104 28.9%
18+ 256 71.1%
65+ 75 20.8%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 2.87
White 356 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.3%

Estimated Wilcox Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 351
Growth -9
Growth % -2.5%

Wilcox 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 57.2%
US/American 12.4%
Irish 6.2%
Swedish 4.9%
Scotch-Irish 4.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
English 2%
Dutch 2%
Russian 1.3%
Welsh 1.3%
Danish 1.3%
British 1%
European 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
Italian 0.7%
Czech 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wilcox, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lake (68982)
Oneida (68982)
Sherman (68982)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wilcox 360 $32,500
Axtell 696 $41,750
Funk 204 $43,333
Hildreth 370 $37,361
Holdrege 5,636 $44,939
Minden 2,964 $47,356
Upland 179 $35,625

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Wilcox Public Library
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(308) 478-5554

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Wilcox High Schools (2004)

Serves 123 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4

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