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Demographics

People

Total Population2,892
Male Share of the Population46.4%
Female Share of the Population53.6%
Senior Citizens21.3%
Employed Population 16+1,584
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married48.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.3%
Median Earnings25+$30,610
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$34,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,524

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,875
% Above Poverty Level88.6%
% Below Poverty Level11.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.9%
Median Gross Rent$536
Median House Value$77,800

Ancestry

German54.4%
Irish17.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.9%
Swedish9.2%
English8.1%
Polish5.8%
Scottish4.6%
French Except Basque3.4%
Italian2.8%
Swiss2.7%
Czech2.6%
Danishn2.4%
Dutch1.9%
Norwegian1.3%
Canadian0.5%
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Central City Almanac

CategoryValue
County Merrick County
Standard Zip Codes68826
Phone Area Codes308
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.11
Approximate Longitude-98

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)

StationCENTRAL CITY
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp14 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip27 inches
StationGRAND ISLAND CTR NE AP
Distance19.4 miles
Jan Temp12 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp39 to 65 F
Annual Precip25.8 inches
StationOSCEOLA
Distance23.1 miles
Jan Temp12 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp40 to 66 F
Annual Precip28.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chapman244$51,932
Clarks352$42,500
Hordville146$64,688
Marquette214$53,750
Palmer642$61,719
Polk336$55,625

Central City Public Libraries

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

Central City Public Schools

Central City Elementary School
1711 15th Ave, Po Box 57
ZIP: 68826
(308) 946-3057
Primary
Total Enrollment 276
Central City High School
1510 28th St, Po Box 57
ZIP: 68826
(308) 946-3086
High
Total Enrollment 210
Central City Middle School
2815 17th Ave, Po Box 57
ZIP: 68826
(308) 946-3056
Middle
Total Enrollment 202

Central City Private Schools

Nebraska Christian Schools
1847 Inskip Ave
ZIP: 68826
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 207
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