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McCool Junction

The Village of McCool Junction is approximately 8 miles (10 minutes) south of the City of York via U.S. Highway 81. It is also approximately 50 miles from both Lincoln (to the east) and Grand Island (to the west) via Interstate 80 (approximately 6 miles north). Agriculture plays a large role in the McCool Junction economy. In addition, McCool Junction is home to a popular restaurant (Kerry's) and racetrack (McCool Junction Motor Speedway). The community continues to grow as new homes and a subdivision are built and existing homes and downtown buildings are renovated. 

McCool Junction

Population

Total Population

401

Population
Growth Rate

-0.24%

Median Age

46

Diversity Index

10.500

Housing & Income

Households

158

Total Housing Units

172


Owner Occupied

116

Render Occupied

42

Vacant

14

Median Home Value

$169,500


Average Home Value

$288,043

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.30%


Per Capita Income

1.75%

Income Projection

Median Household

$64,225 $68,484


Average Household

$86,243 $95,508


Per Capita

$34,400 $37,517

Workforce

Total Businesses

16

Total Employed

162

Workers 16+

217

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

1

Employed

3

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

2

Employed

8

Manufacturing

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Some
High School

11

Graduated
High School

66

Associates
Degree

52

Bachelor's
Degree

71

Graduate
Degree

13

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

189

Non-Resident Commuters

28

Drive Alone

168

Carpooled

14

Public

0

Work At Home

14


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Affordable Power

NPPD Industrial energy rates are 11% below national rates based on 2012 Energy Information Administration data. This does not take into account the fact that NPPD had no rate increase in 2014.

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Parks, recreational activities, programs and special events for every walk of life

Residents and visitors in York County can enjoy a wide variety of recreational opportunities like sports, dining, nature walks, literature and history, shopping, movies, and the theater. Just to name a few!

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Nebraska ... the Good Life

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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Nebraska is home to five Fortune 500 Companies

  • Berkshire Hathaway
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Union Pacific
  • Peter Kiewit Sons'
  • Mutual of Omaha
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York County is the home of sensational public schools and higher education opportunities.

The county offers 9 different K-12 institutions – all following the Career Pathway mode – and both York College and Southeast Community College's York Regional Learning Center for those pursuing higher education.