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Neligh is a city in Antelope County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for John D. Neligh, settler.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Neligh. For links to other places called Neligh, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Neligh is 42.128N. The longitude is -98.029W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,755 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,591.
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43% of Neligh residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Neligh ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Neligh was $17,888, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Neligh residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Neligh, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $231. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $638.
Libraries in Neligh include Neligh Public Library ... View libraries
Antelope County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Neligh political report.
The average commute time for Neligh workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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