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Tekamah is a city in Burt County.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Indian term for big cottonwoods

The latitude of Tekamah is 41.778N. The longitude is -96.22W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,050 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,842.


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Median household income
Local
$35,708
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Tekamah demographic reports
Became the county seat after a courthouse war in 1877
Well-known residents have included:
· Hoot Gibson, actor
Nearby parks & recreation: Pelican Point State Recreation Area; Summit Lake State Recreation Area
Historic sites and museums: Burt County Museum
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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28% of Tekamah residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tekamah ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tekamah was $16,836, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Tekamah residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Tekamah, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $328.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $758.


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

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

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The average commute time for Tekamah workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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