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People

Total Population575
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens16.5%
Employed Population 16+288
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married58.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.6%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,039
% Above Poverty Level81.9%
% Below Poverty Level18.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.5%
Median Gross Rent$594
Median House Value$62,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.1%
US/American0%
English3.5%
Irish13.9%

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

Big Springs Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 143 miles E of Cheyenne, Wyoming (center to center)
Nearest Large City172 miles NE of Aurora, Colorado
CountyDeuel
Standard Zip Codes69122
Phone Area Codes308
Time ZoneMountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude41.061
Longitude-102.073

Big Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBIG SPRINGS
Distance4 miles
Jan Temp14 to 38 F
Apr Temp35 to 63 F
Jul Temp60 to 88 F
Oct Temp36 to 66 F
Annual Precip17.2 inches
StationJULESBURG
Distance11.4 miles
Jan Temp14 to 41 F
Apr Temp34 to 66 F
Jul Temp60 to 92 F
Oct Temp35 to 69 F
Annual Precip17.2 inches
StationKINGSLEY DAM
Distance23.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 37 F
Apr Temp35 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 92 F
Oct Temp38 to 68 F
Annual Precip19 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brule376$50,625
Chappell894$56,667
Grant1,250$66,250
Lewellen188$27,500
Ogallala4,605$55,865
Venango141$54,000

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

Big Springs Public Libraries

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Big Springs Public Library
400 PINE STREET
Big Springs, Nebraska
(308) 889-3482

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Big Springs High Schools

SOUTH PLATTE HIGH SCHOOL
308-889-3622
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 90 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.9

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