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Benkelman is a city in Dundy County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for J.G. Benkelman, settler.

The latitude of Benkelman is 40.049N. The longitude is -101.532W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,986 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 962.


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Median household income
Local
$27,788
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Benkelman demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Collinsville
Local festivals include:
  • Ward Bond Wagontrain Festival - Sept. 15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Benkelman web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Rock Creek State Fish Hatchery/Recreation Area

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Ancestry & family history

40% of Benkelman residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Benkelman ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Benkelman was $16,700, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Benkelman residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Benkelman, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $193.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $541.


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Libraries in Benkelman include Dundy County Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Benkelman workers is 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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