Wisner, Nebraska

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Wisner, Nebraska

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

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Short Commute Times
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Top 11% Wisner Short Commute Times
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 13% Wisner Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Wisner, Nebraska

Comparing Wisner 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 10 9
Age of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
People Above Poverty 7 6
Median Family Income 6 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 6
Public Transportation Use 7 9
Working at Home 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Rents 8 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Housing Recently Built 4 6

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Wisner Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles SW of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Cuming
Standard Zip Codes 68791
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.987
Longitude -96.913

Wisner Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 29.8 inches
Station WAYNE
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 26.3 inches
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.6 inches
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Wisner Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,270 100%
Male 614 48.3%
Female 656 51.7%
Under 18 281 22.1%
18+ 989 77.9%
65+ 344 27.1%
Median Age 42.9
Average Family Size 2.8
White 1,249 98.3%
African-American 5 0.4%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 9 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.6%

Estimated Wisner Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,200
Growth -70
Growth % -5.5%

Wisner 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 69.5%
Irish 5.2%
US/American 4.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
English 3.2%
Norwegian 2.8%
Czech 2.6%
Swedish 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Danish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Dutch 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
European 0.3%
Finnish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Serbian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wisner 1,270 $40,938
Bancroft 520 $36,667
Beemer 773 $36,429
Pender 1,148 $38,333
Pilger 378 $41,500
Stanton 1,627 $42,717
West Point 3,660 $38,702

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Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

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