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Leshara is a township in Saunders County, in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Leshara. For links to other places called Leshara, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Leshara is 41.334N. The longitude is -96.447W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,204 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 549.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Leshara demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saunders 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 68035 ZIP code.
39% of Leshara residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leshara ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leshara was $27,003, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Leshara residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Leshara, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $446. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,054.
Saunders County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leshara political report.
The average commute time for Leshara workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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