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Demographics

People

Total Population635
Male Share of the Population46%
Female Share of the Population54%
Senior Citizens18.9%
Employed Population 16+308
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married68%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.7%
Median Earnings25+$40,260
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,667

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,714
% Above Poverty Level93.9%
% Below Poverty Level6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone18.9%
Median Gross Rent$757
Median House Value$110,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20%
English16.5%
Irish8.2%
Polish3.8%
Swedish3.3%
French Except Basque3.1%
Scottish2.8%
Danishn2.8%
Dutch1.9%
Czech1.1%
Russian0.6%
Italian0.6%
Welsh0.3%
German0.3%
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Hershey Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lincoln County
Standard Zip Codes69143
Phone Area Codes308
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.15
Approximate Longitude-101

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)

StationHERSHEY 5 SSE
Distance4.2 miles
Jan Temp12 to 36 F
Apr Temp32 to 62 F
Jul Temp59 to 88 F
Oct Temp35 to 67 F
Annual Precip19.3 inches
StationNORTH PLATTE EXP FARM
Distance15.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 35 F
Apr Temp34 to 62 F
Jul Temp60 to 89 F
Oct Temp36 to 65 F
Annual Precip19.8 inches
StationNORTH PLATTE RGNL AP
Distance17.7 miles
Jan Temp10 to 37 F
Apr Temp33 to 63 F
Jul Temp60 to 88 F
Oct Temp34 to 66 F
Annual Precip19.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
North Platte24,311$60,806
Paxton575$56,563
Sutherland1,490$76,208
Wallace272$58,250

Hershey Public Schools

Hershey Elementary School
301 S Lincoln, Po Box 369
ZIP: 69143
(308) 368-5572
Primary
Total Enrollment 289
Hershey High School
301 S Lincoln, Po Box 369
ZIP: 69143
(308) 368-5573
High
Total Enrollment 230
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