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Benedict

Village of Benedict is located 8 miles north of York, NE, just off Highway 81 and approximately 10 miles north of Interstate 80.  Agriculture plays a large role in the Benedict economy, and there are a number of locally owned businesses, including a regionally popular restaurant, home-based businesses, carpenters, insurance, agricultural equipment, value added ag ventures, well services, plumbing, and a grain elevator. Check out the Benedict Voice for the current newsletter.

Benedict

Population

Total Population

228

Population
Growth Rate

-0.31%

Median Age

48

Diversity Index

8.500

Housing & Income

Households

85

Total Housing Units

97


Owner Occupied

64

Renter Occupied

21

Vacant

12

Median Home Value

$132,353


Average Home Value

$187,109

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.28%


Per Capita Income

2.17%

Income Projection

Median Household

$51,036 $55,508


Average Household

$80,520 $89,910


Per Capita

$33,687 $37,497

Workforce

Total Businesses

13

Total Employed

55

Workers 16+

123

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

2

Employed

3

Manufacturing

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

1

Employed

9

Some
High School

8

Graduated
High School

56

Associates
Degree

25

Bachelor's
Degree

21

Graduate
Degree

18

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

109

Non-Resident Commuters

14

Drive Alone

97

Carpooled

12

Public

0

Work At Home

4


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York County, Nebraska is a progressive community strategically located at the intersection of US Hwy 81 and Interstate 80, two of America's most traveled roadways, and is less than 40 minutes from Lincoln, Nebraska's capital city.

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