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"Watershed Capital of Nebraska"
Beatrice is a city in Gage County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Julia Beatrice Kinney, eldest daughter of Judge J.F. Kinney, first president of the Nebraska Association.
The latitude of Beatrice is 40.268N. The longitude is -96.746W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,286 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,945.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Beatrice demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gage 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 68310 ZIP code.
45% of Beatrice residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Beatrice ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Beatrice was $17,816, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Beatrice residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Beatrice, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $329. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $719.
Libraries in Beatrice include Beatrice Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Beatrice include Beatrice Daily Sun
Gage County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Beatrice political report.
The average commute time for Beatrice workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Beatrice between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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