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Western is a village in Saline County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Western. For links to other places called Western, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Western is 40.393N. The longitude is -97.197W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,493 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 287.
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40% of Western residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Western ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Western was $16,175, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Western residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Western, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $175. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $500.
Saline County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Western political report.
The average commute time for Western workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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