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Alda is a village in Hall County, in the Grand Island metro area.
The community was named after the first white child born here
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Alda. For links to other places called Alda, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Alda is 40.871N. The longitude is -98.467W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,916 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 659.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Alda demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hall County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68810 ZIP code.
37% of Alda residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alda ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alda was $18,259, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Alda residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Alda, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $357. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $783.
Hall County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alda political report.
The average commute time for Alda workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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