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Cozad is a city in Dawson County, in the Lexington metro area.

The community was named for John J. Cozad, founder

The latitude of Cozad is 40.859N. The longitude is -99.986W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,490 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,229.


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Median household income
Local
$32,392
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cozad demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Gould
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Hay Days - Sept 7-8, 2007
  • Bands, Brews and BBQs - July 14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cozad web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Gallagher Canyon State Recreation Area
Historic sites and museums: 100th Meridian Museum, Robert Henri Museum and Historical Walkway
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cozad demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dawson 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 69130 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

33% of Cozad residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cozad ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cozad was $18,139, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

15% of Cozad residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cozad, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $293.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $692.


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Libraries in Cozad include Cozad Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Cozad include Tri-City Tribune

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

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The average commute time for Cozad workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Cozad include Circle S Best Value Inn, Motel 6 Cozad.

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