Wood River strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Nebraska):
Comparing Wood River to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Nebraska (State):
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|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||101 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||142 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Standard Zip Codes||68883|
|Phone Area Codes||308|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||HASTINGS 4 N|
|Jan Temp||14 to 34 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 88 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||27.9 inches|
|Station||GRAND ISLAND CTR NE AP|
|Jan Temp||12 to 33 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 62 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||25.8 inches|
|Jan Temp||12 to 36 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 64 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 88 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 67 F|
|Annual Precip||26.1 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.03|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||150||12.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,200|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||16.2%|
|French (except Basque)||1.1%|
According to the US Postal Service, Wood River, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Cameron (68883)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
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Wood River, Nebraska
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Student/teacher ratio: 13
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