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Mead is a township in Merrick County, in the Grand Island metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Mead. For links to other places called Mead, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mead is 41.236N. The longitude is -98.018W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,693 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 166.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mead demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Merrick 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 68816 ZIP code.
43% of Mead residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mead ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mead was $18,042, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Mead residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mead, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $468. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,031.
Merrick County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mead political report.
The average commute time for Mead workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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