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People

Total Population 699
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 27.5%
Employed Population 16+ 290
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 59%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,923
% Above Poverty Level 84.6%
% Below Poverty Level 15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.3%
Median Gross Rent $488
Median House Value $52,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.2%
US/American 0%
English 7.7%
Irish 6.6%

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

Wauneta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 175 miles E of Greeley, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 188 miles E of Aurora, Colorado
County Chase
Standard Zip Codes 69045
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.418
Longitude -101.37

Wauneta 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 ENDERS LAKE
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 38 F
Apr Temp 33 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 90 F
Oct Temp 34 to 67 F
Annual Precip 19.8 inches
Station IMPERIAL MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 38 F
Apr Temp 33 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 89 F
Oct Temp 35 to 66 F
Annual Precip 19.8 inches
Station HAYES CENTER
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 38 F
Apr Temp 34 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 89 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 21.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hayes Center 361 $62,500
Imperial 1,917 $61,136
Palisade 407 $50,313
Stratton 404 $45,694

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

Wauneta Public Libraries

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Wauneta Public Library
319 NORTH TECUMSEH
Wauneta, Nebraska
(308) 394-5243

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Wauneta High Schools

WAUNETA-PALISADE HIGH SCHOOL
308-394-5650
Serves 91 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9

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