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People

Total Population 3,112
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 22%
Employed Population 16+ 1,550
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 59.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.7%
Median Earnings25+ $32,404
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,932
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,948

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,551
% Above Poverty Level 93.4%
% Below Poverty Level 6.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.9%
Median Gross Rent $701
Median House Value $101,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.8%
US/American 0%
English 7%
Irish 6.4%

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

Minden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 121 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 166 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Kearney
Standard Zip Codes 68959
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.498
Longitude -98.947

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)

Station MINDEN
Distance 1.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 89 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 25.4 inches
Station KEARNEY 4 NE
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 25.2 inches
Station HARLAN COUNTY LAKE
Distance 32 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 89 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 24 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Minden, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cosmo (68959)

South Minden (68959)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Axtell 651 $66,250
Hildreth 487 $60,625
Holstein 265 $42,500
Kearney 32,217 $71,435
Upland 158 $58,750

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

Minden Public Libraries

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

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Minden Hospitals

KEARNEY COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
727 EAST 1ST ST
(308) 832-1440
Emergency Service: Yes

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Minden High Schools

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MINDEN HIGH SCHOOL
308-832-2254
Serves 260 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

PHOENIX CENTER EAST
308-832-1546
Serves 8 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8

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