Axtell, NE Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 696. Estimated population in July 2020: 708 (+1.7% change)
Males: 349 (50.1%), Females: 347 (49.9%)

Kearney County

Zip code: 68924

Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $40,625
Median house value: $79,500

Races in Axtell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)

Ancestries: German (43.7%), Swedish (19.4%), Irish (14.8%), English (9.5%), Danish (5.2%), Norwegian (5.2%).

Elevation: 2200 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Axtell

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Axtell village

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

2.0% Foreign born (0.7% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+1.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Axtell:

  • KEARNEY COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES-HOSP (about 15 miles; MINDEN, NE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; KEARNEY, NE)
  • RICHARD H YOUNG HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; KEARNEY, NE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Axtell:

  • KEARNEY MUNI (about 19 miles; KEARNEY, NE; Abbreviation: EAR)
  • HASTINGS MUNI (about 50 miles; HASTINGS, NE; Abbreviation: HSI)
  • CENTRAL NEBRASKA REGIONAL (about 67 miles; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Abbreviation: GRI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Axtell:

  • PIONEER VILLAGE FIELD (about 14 miles; MINDEN, NE; Abbreviation: 0V3)
  • BREWSTER FIELD (about 15 miles; HOLDREGE, NE; Abbreviation: HDE)
  • ALMA MUNICIPAL (about 30 miles; ALMA, NE; Abbreviation: 4D9)
Amtrak station near Axtell:

  • 18 miles: HOLDREGE (100 WEST AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Axtell:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY (about 26 miles; KEARNEY, NE; Full-time enrollment: 5,588)
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,730)
  • FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 111 miles; HAYS, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,572)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 145 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 148 miles; GREAT BEND, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,268)
  • SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE AREA (about 169 miles; LINCOLN, NE; Full-time enrollment: 5,137)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT LINCOLN (about 170 miles; LINCOLN, NE; Full-time enrollment: 19,806)

Schools

Public high school in Axtell:

  • AXTELL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 144; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Axtell:

  • AXTELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 168; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Axtell:

  • AXTELL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $44,865; Location: 305 NORTH MAIN STREET; 7,640 books; 25 audio materials; 84 video materials; 34 serial subscriptions)

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