Thayer County, NE County Profile

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”.

Community Information

Address: 305 E Bryson Avenue, Deshler, NE
City Office Hours: M-F 8 AM-12 PM, 1 PM-5 PM
City Clerk/Treasurer: Julie A Buescher

  • Email: citydesh@gpcom.net
  • Phone: 402-365-4260

For utilities: contact or visit the office. You would need them to fill out an Application for Utilities and put down a $250 meter deposit.  The bills are mailed on the 1st of each month and due on the 20th.  The meter deposit will be returned after 2 years of good payment history.  Our services include Electricity, Water, Sewer, and Garbage. 
 

Population
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Population

Population2000201020212026
Deshler, NE909747719703

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Age

Population201020212026
0-4423938
5-9503936
10-14544541
15-19453837
20-24181312
25-29302926
30-34383735
35-39332928
40-44423535
45-49514341
50-54504137
55-59454741
60-64565955
65-69354647
70-74284748
75-79344757
80-84393540
85+574850
18+572570565
Median Age475153

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Race

Deshler, NE2021
Total719.000
White Alone98.470
Black Alone0.000
American Indian Alone0.280
Asian Alone0.000
Pacific Islander Alone0.000
Some Other Race1.110
Two or More Races0.140
Hispanic Origin1.950
Diversity Index6.700

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Growth Rate

Deshler, NE2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%0%
Families0%0%
Median Household Income%2%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020212026
Households381322321316
Housing Units413392392392
Owner Occupied Units244241
Renter Occupied Units7775
Vacant Units7176

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Home Value

Deshler, NE20212026
Median Home Value$82,353$96,284
Average Home Value$124,283$146,266
<$50,0006752
$50,000 - $99,9998574
$100,000 - $149,9992424
$150,000 - $199,9991415
$200,000 - $249,9991924
$250,000 - $299,999811
$300,000 - $399,9992641
$400,000 - $499,99900
$500,000 - $749,99900
$1,000,000 +10

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later0
2000-200914
1990-19993
1980-198946
1970-197924
1960-196939
1950-195947
1940-194963
1939 or Before135

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Income
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Income

Deshler, NE20212026
Median Household$55,032$59,498
Average Household$76,319$85,082
Per Capita$34,016$38,180

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Household Income Base

Deshler, NE2021
<$15,00022
$15,000 - $24,99922
$25,000 - $34,99935
$35,000 - $49,99955
$50,000 - $74,99989
$75,000 - $99,99947
$100,000 - $149,99927
$150,000 - $199,9994
$200,000+20

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+372
In-County Residents333
Out-of-County Residents36
Drive Alone323
Carpooled16
Public Transport0
Work at Home12
Less than 5 minutes125
5-9 minutes103
10-14 minutes31
15-19 minutes37
20-24 minutes13
25-29 minutes9
30-34 minutes26
35-39 minutes5
40-44 minutes2
45-59 minutes1
60-89 minutes8
90+ minutes0
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees342
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt2
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction1
Manufacturing4
Wholesale Trade3
  
Retail Trade46
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers3
Furn & Home Furnish Str0
Electronics & Appl Store0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip5
Food & Beverage Stores17
Health/Pers Care Stores0
Gasoline Stations15
Clothing/Accessory Store0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music6
General Merchandise Str0
Misc Store Retailers0
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse2
Information0
  
Finance & Insurance15
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn8
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other7
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing24
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv2
Legal Services0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt3
Educational Services112
HealthCare/Social Assist79
Arts/Entertainment/Rec10
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs11
Accommodation0
Food Srv/Drinking Places11
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin28
Auto Repair/Maintenance0
Public Administration Emp0

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Educational Attainment (25+)

Deshler, NE2021
Some High School30
Graduated High School199
Associates Degree79
Bachelor's Degree54
Graduate Degree31

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses42
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus1
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus1
Manufacturing Bus1
Wholesale Trade Bus1
  
Retail Trade Bus6
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus1
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus0
Electronics & Appl Store Bus0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus1
Food & Beverage Stores Bus1
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus0
Gasoline Stations Bus1
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus2
General Merchandise Str Bus0
Misc Store Retailers Bus0
Nonstore Retailers Bus0
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus1
Information Bus0
  
Finance & Insurance Bus5
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus1
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus4
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus5
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus1
Legal Services Bus0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus1
Educational Services Bus4
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus4
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus2
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus1
Accommodation Bus0
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus1
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus8
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus0
Public Administration Bus0

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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