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Demographics

People

Total Population863
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens29.5%
Employed Population 16+390
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married47.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15%
Median Earnings25+$28,934
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,250
% Above Poverty Level91.6%
% Below Poverty Level8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time10 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone45.9%
Median Gross Rent$487
Median House Value$61,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21%
Irish14.8%
English10.4%
French Except Basque6.3%
Scottish4.6%
Polish3%
Dutch2.9%
Czech2.7%
Norwegian2.7%
Italian2%
Swedish1.5%
German1.4%
Danishn1.2%
Russian0.9%
Welsh0.8%
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Benkelman Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dundy County
Standard Zip Codes69021
Phone Area Codes308
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude40.05
Approximate Longitude-101.53

Benkelman Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBENKELMAN
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp11 to 41 F
Apr Temp34 to 65 F
Jul Temp61 to 91 F
Oct Temp35 to 69 F
Annual Precip19.4 inches
StationSAINT FRANCIS
Distance24.7 miles
Jan Temp13 to 41 F
Apr Temp34 to 64 F
Jul Temp61 to 91 F
Oct Temp35 to 69 F
Annual Precip18 inches
StationATWOOD 2 SW
Distance30.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 40 F
Apr Temp33 to 66 F
Jul Temp61 to 93 F
Oct Temp33 to 69 F
Annual Precip22.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Haigler137$35,000
Stratton354$48,750

Benkelman Public Libraries

Dundy County Library
126 7TH AVENUE EAST
Benkelman, Nebraska
(308) 423-2333

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Benkelman Hospitals

Dundy County Hospital
(Government - Local)
1313 North Cheyenne St
(308) 423-2204

Benkelman Public Schools

Benkelman Elementary School
900 A St, Po Box 586
ZIP: 69021
(308) 423-2216
Primary
Total Enrollment 154
Dundy Co Stratton High School
400 9th Ave West, Po Box 586
ZIP: 69021
(308) 423-2738
High
Total Enrollment 155
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