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Elm Creek is a township in Buffalo County, in the Kearney metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Elm Creek. For links to other places called Elm Creek, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Elm Creek is 40.723N. The longitude is -99.367W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,267 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,241.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elm Creek demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Buffalo 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 68836 ZIP code.
37% of Elm Creek residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elm Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elm Creek was $17,762, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Elm Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elm Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $335. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $729.
Buffalo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elm Creek political report.
The average commute time for Elm Creek workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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