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People

Total Population 598
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 16.1%
Employed Population 16+ 299
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 67%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.4%
Median Earnings25+ $38,274
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,313

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,396
% Above Poverty Level 92.6%
% Below Poverty Level 7.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 17.6%
Median Gross Rent $695
Median House Value $104,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.6%
US/American 0%
English 19.4%
Irish 10.7%

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

Hershey Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 198 miles E of Cheyenne, Wyoming (center to center)
Nearest Large City 224 miles NE of Aurora, Colorado
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 69143
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.158
Longitude -101.002

Hershey 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 HERSHEY 5 SSE
Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 36 F
Apr Temp 32 to 62 F
Jul Temp 59 to 88 F
Oct Temp 35 to 67 F
Annual Precip 19.3 inches
Station NORTH PLATTE EXP FARM
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 62 F
Jul Temp 60 to 89 F
Oct Temp 36 to 65 F
Annual Precip 19.8 inches
Station NORTH PLATTE RGNL AP
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 88 F
Oct Temp 34 to 66 F
Annual Precip 19.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
North Platte 24,420 $58,956
Paxton 551 $58,056
Sutherland 1,446 $70,972
Wallace 299 $58,750

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

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Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

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