Demographics

People

Total Population1,015
Male Share of the Population44.8%
Female Share of the Population55.2%
Senior Citizens24.8%
Employed Population 16+479
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married46%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher56%
Median Earnings25+$31,429
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$11,528
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,833

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,931
% Above Poverty Level87.1%
% Below Poverty Level12.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time9 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone47.2%
Median Gross Rent$457
Median House Value$74,600

Ancestry

Irish10.3%
English8.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.5%
Scottish4%
Polish2.7%
Danishn2.7%
French Except Basque2.3%
Swedish1.7%
Czech1.5%
Norwegian1%
Dutch0.9%
Welsh0.8%
Italian0.6%
German0.3%
Canadian0.2%
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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
Haigler228$51,750
Stratton410$47,969

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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