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Demographics

People

Total Population514
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens30.9%
Employed Population 16+233
Age of the Population53

Families

% of people married56.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.5%
Median Earnings25+$28,036
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,833

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,417
% Above Poverty Level85.9%
% Below Poverty Level14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home7.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.8%
Median Gross Rent$414
Median House Value$46,900

Ancestry

German46.1%
English12.1%
Irish9.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.9%
French Except Basque6.4%
Czech6.4%
Danishn4.7%
Scottish3.9%
Swedish2.9%
Italian2.3%
Welsh2.3%
Portuguese1.2%
Polish1.2%
Dutch1.2%
Norwegian0.4%
Finnish0.2%
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Nelson Almanac

CategoryValue
County Nuckolls County
Standard Zip Codes68961
Phone Area Codes402
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.2
Approximate Longitude-98.06

Nelson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSUPERIOR
Distance12.8 miles
Jan Temp15 to 37 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 91 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip28 inches
StationLOVEWELL DAM
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp13 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 90 F
Oct Temp40 to 68 F
Annual Precip27.1 inches
StationHEBRON
Distance25.6 miles
Jan Temp12 to 34 F
Apr Temp37 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 89 F
Oct Temp39 to 67 F
Annual Precip29.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Davenport317$46,250
Edgar415$60,000
Hardy137$53,250
Lawrence321$54,167
Ruskin100$49,063
Superior2,045$48,810

Nelson Public Libraries

Nelson Public Library
73 EAST 4TH ST
Nelson, Nebraska
(402) 225-7111

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Nelson Public Schools

Lawrence/nelson Secondary Sch
850 S Nevada, Po Box 368
ZIP: 68961
(402) 225-3371
High
Total Enrollment 108
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