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Demographics

People

Total Population2,911
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens22.9%
Employed Population 16+1,428
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married54.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.2%
Median Earnings25+$34,194
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,396
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,853

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,893
% Above Poverty Level93%
% Below Poverty Level7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.7%
Median Gross Rent$704
Median House Value$117,100

Ancestry

German38%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.1%
Swedish10.2%
Danishn8.2%
Irish8.1%
English5.7%
Dutch4.9%
Polish4.7%
French Except Basque3.6%
Norwegian1.7%
Czech1.5%
Swiss1.4%
Welsh0.9%
Arab0.9%
Lebanese0.9%
Italian0.4%
Canadian0.3%
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Minden Almanac

CategoryValue
County Kearney County
Standard Zip Codes68959
Phone Area Codes308
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.5
Approximate Longitude-98.95

Minden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMINDEN
Distance1.3 miles
Jan Temp11 to 35 F
Apr Temp36 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 89 F
Oct Temp38 to 67 F
Annual Precip25.4 inches
StationKEARNEY 4 NE
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp11 to 34 F
Apr Temp35 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp38 to 65 F
Annual Precip25.2 inches
StationHARLAN COUNTY LAKE
Distance32 miles
Jan Temp12 to 36 F
Apr Temp37 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 89 F
Oct Temp38 to 67 F
Annual Precip24 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Axtell658$68,194
Hildreth446$61,750
Holstein288$45,000
Kearney32,709$70,580
Upland195$63,750
Wilcox441$54,792

Minden Public Libraries

Jensen Memorial Library
443 NORTH KEARNEY AVENUE
Minden, Nebraska
(308) 832-2648

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Minden Hospitals

Kearney County Health Services Hospital
(Government - Local)
727 East 1st St
(308) 832-3400

Minden Public Schools

C L Jones Middle School
520 W 3rd, Po Box 301
ZIP: 68959
(308) 832-2338
Middle
Total Enrollment 299
Minden East Elementary School
123 N Minden Ave, Po Box 301
ZIP: 68959
(308) 832-2460
Primary
Total Enrollment 234
Minden High School
325 N Yates, Po Box 301
ZIP: 68959
(308) 832-2254
High
Total Enrollment 222
Minden Public Sch Pre-school
427 N Park St, Po Box 301
ZIP: 68959
(308) 832-1666
Primary
Total Enrollment 33
Minden Public Sch Success Cntr
325 North Yates, Po Box 301
ZIP: 68959
(308) 832-2254
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