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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Tekamah is a town in Nebraska with a population of 1,824. Tekamah is in Burt County. Living in Tekamah offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Tekamah and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Tekamah are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$89,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$568
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    118.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    236.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    531.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Tekamah

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,500
National
$55,322
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Tekamah Reviews

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I truly like my hometown. It is safe, quiet, and everyone knows each other. People even leave their houses are cars unlocked at night.
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I am a disabled veteran so I am loving the fact that it is indeed a quiet town of maybe 2000 people. The children can walk down the streets around here and fear nothing. Most of the young people move away because businesses come, stay for a while, then leave. There are not many jobs around here unless you are into farming. Which is an admirable profession. I like the quiet life here and the fact that living here after moving from Omaha is a plus. Yes it's 45 miles to school and home each way. Not having peace of mind living in a major metropolis, I truly believe my studies would suffer.
I love Tekamah, because of our interesting history and hospitality. The school is amazing, academic decathlon, FFA, and I-Help are amazing opportunities. One thing that needs improvement is the businesses. I'm told 40% of Tekamah is below the poverty rate.