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Benedict

The 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.

Demographics

Total Population

240

Households

88

Median Age

48

Population Growth Rate

0%

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Housing

Total Housing Units

88

Owner Occupied

69

Renter Occupied

19

Vacant

9

Median Home Value

$120,455


Average Home Value

$168,478

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

Median Household

2016

$46,657

2021

$51,860

Average Household

2016

$73,301

2021

$78,456

Per Capita

2016

$30,521

2021

$32,728

Cost of living

84.10%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

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Commute

Average Commute Time

0 min.

Drive Alone

96

Carpooled

11

Public

0

Work At Home

4

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Workforce

Workers 16+

124

Graduates

High School

72

Associates

20

Bacehlor's

23

Graduate

10

Total Employed

77

Total Businesses

14

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

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

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