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Lusk is a town in Niobrara County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Frank Lusk, rancher who donated land for a railroad station

The latitude of Lusk is 42.762N. The longitude is -104.451W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,020 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,320.


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Median household income
Local
$29,760
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lusk demographic reports
Indians made paint from rock in nearby cliffs
Ranked top home town in the state, February 2001 in the ePodunk Home Towns Index
Historic sites and museums: George Lathrop Monument, Stagecoach Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lusk demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Niobrara County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 82225 ZIP code.

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30% of Lusk residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lusk ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lusk was $15,847, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Lusk residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lusk, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $243.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $553.


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Libraries in Lusk include Niobrara County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Lusk include Lusk Herald

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Niobrara County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lusk political report.

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The average commute time for Lusk workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Lusk include Covered Wagon Motel.

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