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Overview

Introduction to Fremont, Nebraska

Fremont, Nebraska, in Dodge county, is 31 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska.

Fremont History

Fremont was founded in 1856. The city was named after John C. Fremont, an American explorer, military official and politician. The area was a major route for the hunters and the military in the 19th century. Because of its convenient geographical location, a railroad (1886), transcontinental telegraph line (1861) and highway (1913) all were constructed passing through the area.

Fremont and nearby Attractions

  • Fremont Historic Visitors Center
  • Saunders County Historical Museum
  • Boys Town Hall of History
  • Louis E. May Museum
  • Two Rivers State Recreation Area
  • Dead Timber State Recreation Area

Things To Do In Fremont

The Fremont Golf Club is popular spot among local golfers. The Calvary United Methodist Church, the Presbyterian Church of Fremont, Community Christian Church and the Calvary Church are the local churches. From Fremont, one can also visit places like the Behlen Observatory, the Lueninghoener Planetarium and the Nebraska Railroad Museum.

Fremont Transportation

Des Moines International is the nearest major airport.

Fremont Higher Education

Midland Lutheran College, Creighton University, the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Belleview University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center are the local institutions providing facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population26,450
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens17.3%
Employed Population 16+12,946
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married51.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.1%
Median Earnings25+$31,854
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,747
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,129

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,714
% Above Poverty Level87.3%
% Below Poverty Level12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone26.7%
Median Gross Rent$724
Median House Value$116,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.2%
Irish11.8%
English8.2%
Czech6.1%
Swedish4.9%
Danishn4.5%
French Except Basque3.5%
Polish2.6%
Norwegian2.2%
Dutch2%
Italian1.6%
Scottish0.7%
Greek0.6%
West Indian0.5%
Jamaican0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Lithuanian0.2%
German0.2%
Sudanese0.2%
African0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Fremont Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dodge County
Standard Zip Codes68025
P.O. Box Zip Codes68026
Phone Area Codes402
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.44
Approximate Longitude-96.49

Fremont Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFREMONT
Distance1.8 miles
Jan Temp10 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp39 to 66 F
Annual Precip29.8 inches
StationOMAHA 9 NW
Distance25.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 32 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 65 F
Annual Precip30 inches
StationOMAHA EPPLEY AP
Distance32.3 miles
Jan Temp12 to 32 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip30.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arlington1,322$80,800
Cedar Bluffs568$62,857
Colon101$91,250
Hooper757$63,750
Leshara101$51,250
Nickerson323$44,583

Fremont Public Libraries

Keene Memorial Library
1030 NORTH BROAD STREET
Fremont, Nebraska
(402) 727-2694

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Fremont Hospitals

Fremont Area Medical Center
(Government - Local)
450 East 23rd St
(402) 721-1610

Fremont Public Schools

Bell Field Elementary School
1240 E 11th Street
ZIP: 68025
(402) 727-3178
Primary
Total Enrollment 340
Clarmar Elementary School
1865 E 19th St
ZIP: 68025
(402) 727-3175
Primary
Total Enrollment 248
Davenport School
940 Michael St
ZIP: 68025
(402) 727-3173
Primary
Total Enrollment 156
Esu 2 Independent School
1102 County Rd W, Po Box 649
ZIP: 68025
(402) 721-1430
Other
Fremont Learning Center
130 E 9th Street
ZIP: 68025
(402) 727-3180
Fremont Middle School
540 Johnson Rd
ZIP: 68025
(402) 727-3100
Middle
Total Enrollment 687
Fremont Senior High School
1750 N Lincoln Ave
ZIP: 68025
(402) 727-3050
High
Total Enrollment 1381
Grant Elementary School
226 N Grant St
ZIP: 68025
(402) 727-3171
Primary
Total Enrollment 167
Howard Elementary School
240 N Howard St
ZIP: 68025
(402) 727-3169
Primary
Total Enrollment 272
Johnson Crossing Academic Center (5-6)
200 Johnson Road
ZIP: 68025
(402) 721-2003
Middle
Total Enrollment 689
Linden Elementary School
1205 North L St
ZIP: 68025
(402) 727-3150
Primary
Total Enrollment 347
Milliken Park Elementary Sch
2950 Dale St
ZIP: 68025
(402) 727-3160
Primary
Total Enrollment 235
Student Service Center
130 E 9th Street
ZIP: 68025
(402) 727-3084
Other
Washington Elementary School
515 S Broad St
ZIP: 68025
(402) 727-3164
Primary
Total Enrollment 232

Fremont Private Schools

Archbishop Bergan Catholic School
545 E 4th St
ZIP: 68025
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 383
Heartland Christian School
1106 N Main St
ZIP: 68025
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 12
Trinity Lutheran Elementary School
1546 N Luther Rd
ZIP: 68025
Elementary
Total Enrollment 189
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