Deshler, NE

Deshler: A Historic Railroad Community  in Thayer County, Nebraska

Escape to the warm inviting community of Deshler, a city in Thayer County, situated  in the heart of farm country in the far southern region of Nebraska along the Kansas border where cattle, grain sorghum and wheat are produced and raised.  Outdoor enthusiasts find wonderful hunting opportunities for pheasant, quail, deer and other small game as well as fishing for catfish in the nearby Little Blue River.  Thriving businesses offer vast opportunities. Consider that for five generations, the Cooper family has emphasized the value of working together to assess and respond to the needs of their customers at Midwest Bank in Deshler, while Reinke Manufacturing and Irrigation, a world leader in irrigation systems is headquartered in Deshler.   With its rich railroad history Deshler provides unique opportunities for businesses like Spring Creek Model Trains, one of the largest model train inventories in the Midwest.  Deshler is also home to the Thayer County Fair and has an annual community picnic. Together, they have helped Deshler to earn the reputation as “my kind of town”.

Deshler, NE

Population

Total Population

719

Population
Growth Rate

-0.34%

Median Age

51

Diversity Index

6.700

Housing & Income

Households

321

Total Housing Units

392


Owner Occupied

244

Renter Occupied

77

Vacant

71

Median Home Value

$82,353


Average Home Value

$124,283

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.03%


Per Capita Income

2.34%

Income Projection

Median Household

$55,032 $59,498


Average Household

$76,319 $85,082


Per Capita

$34,016 $38,180

Workforce

Total Businesses

42

Total Employed

342

Workers 16+

372

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

112

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

79

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

6

Employed

46

2021 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

8

Employed

28

2021 Real Estate/Rent/Leasing

cp-industries

Businesses

5

Employed

24

2021 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

1

Employed

17

Some
High School

30

Graduated
High School

199

Associates
Degree

79

Bachelor's
Degree

54

Graduate
Degree

31

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

333

Non-Resident Commuters

36

Drive Alone

323

Carpooled

16

Public

0

Work At Home

12


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