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Niobrara is a village in Knox County.

The community was named for the Niobrara River, which was named for an Indian term for spreading water
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Niobrara. For links to other places called Niobrara, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Niobrara is 42.754N. The longitude is -98.028W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,230 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 370.


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Median household income
Local
$26,000
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Niobrara demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Bridging the Shores Celebration - July 6-8, 2007
  • Northern Ponca Pow Wow - Aug. 17-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Niobrara web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Niobrara State Park
Historic routes: Lewis & Clark Trail
Historic sites and museums: Ponca Tribal Museum, Niobrara Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Niobrara 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 68760 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

28% of Niobrara residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Niobrara ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Niobrara was $15,299, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Niobrara residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Niobrara, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $205.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $500.


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

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

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The average commute time for Niobrara workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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