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Bancroft is a village in Cuming County.

The community was named for George Bancroft, historian.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Bancroft. For links to other places called Bancroft, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Bancroft is 42.012N. The longitude is -96.572W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,339 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 502.


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Median household income
Local
$28,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bancroft demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Portland
Well-known residents have included:
· John G. Neihardt, writer
Local festivals include:
  • Neihardt Day - Aug. 5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bancroft web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: John G. Neihardt Center

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bancroft demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cuming 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 68004 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

56% of Bancroft residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bancroft ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bancroft was $17,244, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Bancroft residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Bancroft, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $158.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $481.


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Libraries in Bancroft include H. R. Jordan Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Cuming County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bancroft political report.

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The average commute time for Bancroft workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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