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Demographics

People

Total Population315
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+184
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married54.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.5%
Median Earnings25+$30,100
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,417
% Above Poverty Level96.2%
% Below Poverty Level3.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone24.8%
Median Gross Rent$575
Median House Value$42,500

Ancestry

German36.5%
Czech12.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.6%
Swedish7.9%
Irish5.1%
English4.8%
French Except Basque3.5%
Italian2.5%
Swiss1%
Dutch1%
Welsh0.6%
Norwegian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
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Western Almanac

CategoryValue
County Saline County
Standard Zip Codes68464
Phone Area Codes402
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.39
Approximate Longitude-97.19

Western Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFAIRBURY
Distance18 miles
Jan Temp13 to 35 F
Apr Temp38 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 90 F
Oct Temp40 to 68 F
Annual Precip30.9 inches
StationCRETE
Distance20.2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 35 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip29 inches
StationSEWARD
Distance35.5 miles
Jan Temp14 to 35 F
Apr Temp40 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp42 to 69 F
Annual Precip27.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Daykin209$64,107
Milligan326$42,000
Ohiowa157$41,667
Plymouth453$50,000
Tobias80$72,500
Wilber1,756$66,750

Western Public Libraries

Struckman-baatz Memorial Library
104 SOUTH WEST AVENUE
Western, Nebraska
(402) 433-2177

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