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Western is a township in Knox County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Western. For links to other places called Western, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Western is 42.710N. The longitude is -98.249W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,486 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 64.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Western demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Knox 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 68783 ZIP code.
29% of Western residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Western ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Western was $10,415, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Western residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Knox County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Western political report.
The average commute time for Western workers is 40 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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