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Bennet is a village in Lancaster County, in the Lincoln metro area.
The community was named for John Bennett, railroad official
The latitude of Bennet is 40.68N. The longitude is -96.506W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,280 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 651.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bennet demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lancaster County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Lincoln area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68317 ZIP code.
41% of Bennet residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bennet ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bennet was $17,280, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Bennet residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bennet, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $290. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $691.
Lancaster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bennet political report.
The average commute time for Bennet workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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