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Overview

Introduction to York, Nebraska

York, Nebraska, in York county, is 48 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska and 90 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska.

York History

The first permanent settlement in the area was established in 1865, marking the establishment of York County. York’s townsite was platted in 1869, and its first election was held a year later. The city was named after York, Pennsylvania.

York and nearby Attractions

  • Johnson Lake State Recreation Area
  • Anna Bemis Palmer Museum
  • Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer
  • Olive Creek State Recreation Area
  • Plainsman Agricultural Museum
  • Blue River State Recreation Area

Things To Do In York

The numerous parks in the area, including Miller Park, Beaver Creek Park, Duke Park and Harrison Park, provide a variety of recreational facilities. The Church of the Nazarene, the Foursquare Church, Arbor Drive Baptist Church and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church are some of the local churches. One can also visit the Kilgore Memorial Library and the Levitt Library.

York Transportation

Lincoln Airport provides air transportation facilities.

York Higher Education

York College is the local college. Others offering higher education in the area include the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Central Community College, Northeast Community College and Creighton University.

People

Total Population 7,908
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 17.3%
Employed Population 16+ 4,183
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 51.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,672
% Above Poverty Level 86.9%
% Below Poverty Level 13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.4%
Median Gross Rent $613
Median House Value $115,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 13.3%

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

York Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County York
Standard Zip Codes 68467
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.868
Longitude -97.591

York 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 FAIRMONT
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 28.7 inches
Station SURPRISE
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 27.4 inches
Station GENEVA
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 29.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Benedict 239 $46,875
Bradshaw 280 $54,500
Henderson 947 $64,286
McCool Junction 473 $61,250
Utica 779 $79,375
Waco 294 $76,786

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

York Public Libraries

Library
Kilgore Memorial Library
520 NEBRASKA AVENUE
York, Nebraska
(402) 363-2620

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York Hospitals

YORK GENERAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
2222 LINCOLN AVE
(402) 362-6671
Emergency Service: Yes

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York High Schools

YORK HIGH SCHOOL
402-362-6655
Serves 532 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

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