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Kearney is a city in Buffalo County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Fort Kearny.
The latitude of Kearney is 40.699N. The longitude is -99.081W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,152 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,211.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kearney 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 68845 ZIP code.
36% of Kearney residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kearney ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kearney was $17,713, compared with $21,587 nationally.
35% of Kearney residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Kearney, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $426. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $912.
Libraries in Kearney include Kearney Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Kearney include Kearney Hub
TV stations in Kearney include KHGI.
Buffalo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kearney political report.
The average commute time for Kearney workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Kearney between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Kearney include 1st Inn Gold Kearney, Americinn Motel & Suites, Best Western, Comfort Inn of Kearney, Country Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Hotel, Kearney Fairfield Inn, Ramada Inn, Super 8, Wingate Inn.
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