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People

Total Population 2,902
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 21.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,634
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 51.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19%
Median Earnings25+ $27,036
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $32,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,797

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,550
% Above Poverty Level 88.9%
% Below Poverty Level 11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.9%
Median Gross Rent $551
Median House Value $67,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.7%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 20.5%

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

Central City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Merrick
Standard Zip Codes 68826
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.115
Longitude -98.001

Central City 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 CENTRAL CITY
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 27 inches
Station GRAND ISLAND CTR NE AP
Distance 19.4 miles
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
Station OSCEOLA
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Central City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Riverside Park (68826)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chapman 257 $57,813
Clarks 387 $46,667
Hordville 145 $61,250
Marquette 231 $55,357
Palmer 584 $58,824
Polk 332 $56,667

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

Central City Public Libraries

Library
Central City Public Library
1604 15TH AVENUE
Central City, Nebraska
(308) 946-2512

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Central City Hospitals

LITZENBERG MEMORIAL COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
1715 26TH ST
(308) 946-3015
Emergency Service: Yes

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Central City High Schools

CENTRAL CITY HIGH SCHOOL
308-946-3086
Serves 250 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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