Crete Saline County, Nebraska

Crete: Town in Saline County, Nebraska, United States

About

Crete is a town located in the county of Saline in the U.S. state of Nebraska. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,960 and a population density of 840 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,875 inhabitants.

The town was created 151 years ago in 1870.

Crete Quick Facts

Population : 6,875 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nebraska (United States)
County : Saline County
Postal code : 68333
Phone Area Codes : 402
Area : 8.28 km2
Altitude : 1,352 feet / 412 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1871 (151 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 01:10:23 (17th January 2022)
Density : 830 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.24% (2010-2020)
Crete locator map
Location of Crete on Nebraska map.
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Crete  Nebraska Main from 13th 2 image

Geography

Crete is located at 40°37'40"N 96°57'41"W (40.6277800, -96.9614200).

Crete map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Crete decreased by 1.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,960 - census
2011 7,042 1.16% estimation process
2012 7,110 0.96% estimation process
2013 7,082 -0.4% estimation process
2014 7,061 -0.3% estimation process
2015 7,004 -0.81% estimation process
2016 7,017 0.19% estimation process
2017 7,125 1.52% estimation process
2018 7,074 -0.72% estimation process
2019 7,007 -0.96% estimation process
2020 6,875 -1.92% estimation process

Crete zip code is 68333. County name: Saline, County fips: 31151

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People born in Crete (9)

People born in Crete, including politician John William Chapman, biologist Arthur Sperry Pearse, athletics competitor Teri Steer, .

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Schools in Crete

College & universities near Crete, NE

Code Name City ZIP
181020 Doane University Crete (NE) 68333
180957 College of Hair Design-Downtown Lincoln (NE) 68508-2199
181242 Purdue University Global-Lincoln Lincoln (NE) 68508
181464 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln (NE) 68588
486859 Wisconsin Academy a Paul Mitchell Partner Group-PMTS Lincoln Lincoln (NE) 68516-2306

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Crete, NE

Code Name Address Type
LNK Lincoln 201 North 7th St. RAIL
OMA Omaha 1003 S. 9th Street RAIL

Post offices near Crete

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cr Post Office Crete (NE) 68333

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Crete , Illinois town in the U.S. state of Illinois with a population of 8,493 people.

Other cities in Saline County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Saline County , NE.

City Name Population Title
Wilber 1,809 City in Saline County, Nebraska, United States
Friend 946 City in Nebraska, USA
Dorchester 572 Village in Nebraska
De Witt 488 Human settlement in Saline County, Nebraska, United States of America
Western 228 Village in Nebraska, USA
Tobias 103 Village in Saline County, Nebraska, United States
Swanton 88 Human settlement in Saline County, Nebraska, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Crete distances to largest Nebraska cities