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  •   State: 
    Dodge County
      County FIPS: 
    41°26′22″N 96°29′14″W
      Area total: 
    10.86 sq mi (28.12 km²)
      Area land: 
    10.79 sq mi (27.96 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.06 sq mi (0.16 km²)
    1,188 ft (362 m)
    1856; Incorporated June 17, 1871
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      Dman name cbsa: 
    Fremont, NE
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    2,514.22 residents per square mile of area (970.75/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
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Fremont was laid out in 1856 in anticipation that the railroad would be extended to that site. It was named after the American explorer, politician and military official General John C. Frémont. Fremont is located along the Platte River, approximately 35 miles (56 km) northwest of the largest city in the area, Omaha, and 50 miles (80 km) northeast of the state capitol, Lincoln. In 1976, the Pathfinder Hotel exploded due to a natural gas leak in the basement, killing 23 people and destroying most of the city block. In 2010, residents approved a referendum that would ban illegal immigrants from renting and working in the town. The city is the home of Midland University, which was founded by Luther H. Griffith and Edward Blewett in the early 1900s. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the city has a total of 8.85 square miles (22.92 km²) of land, of which 8.80 square miles of it is land and 0.05 sq miles (0.13km²) is water. It is located at an elevation of approximately 366 meters (1,203 ft) above sea level. In the 2010 census, there were 26,397 people, 10,725 households, and 6,862 families living in the city. The population was 27,141 at the 2020 census, and it is the county seat of Dodge County, Nebraska, and the financial and social center of the area. The area is growing rapidly as a bedroom community for Omaha.


Fremont is the primary city name, but also Inglewood are acceptable city names or spellings. Fremont was laid out in 1856 in anticipation that the railroad would be extended to that site. It was named after the American explorer, politician and military official General John C. Frémont. The Union Pacific Railroad reached the town in December 1865 becoming the first railroad into the future rail hub. The First Transcontinental Telegraph line (1861), railroad (1865) and highway (1913) passed through or very near Fremont. Original brick portions of the "Old Lincoln Highway" are located east of Fremont, on the way to Omaha. In 2010, residents approved a referendum that would ban illegal immigrants from renting and working in the town. The Pathfinder Hotel exploded due to a natural gas leak in the basement on January 10, 1976. The ensuing fire killed 23 people and destroyed most of the city block of the hotel. It is the namesake for the Fremont neighborhood in Seattle, which was settled by Luther H. Griffith and Edward Blewett from Fremont in the early 1900s. The city is located on the banks of the Elkhorn River, which is a major overland route for emigrant settlers going to the West, the military and hunters. It has a population of about 2,000 people, making it one of the largest cities in the state. The town is home to the University of Nebraska-Omaha, which has a campus that was founded in 1858. It also has a chapter of the College of Orem, where students study history.


Fremont is located along the Platte River, approximately 35 miles (56 km) northwest of the largest city in the area, Omaha. It is 50 miles (80 km) northeast of the state capitol, Lincoln. The city has a total area of 8.85 square miles (22.92 km²) according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Fremont lies in the river plain between the Platter and Elkhorn rivers, at an elevation of approximately 366 meters (1,203 ft) above sea level. It has a climate that is predominantly arid and semi-arid, with an average monthly temperature of °C (°F) to °F (°C to°C) The city is located on the eastern edge of the Great Plains region of the United States, and is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. It was the site of the Battle of the Pecos, which took place in 1858 and 1859. The town has a population of about 2,000. It lies on a river plain that is roughly 35 miles northwest of Omaha, and 50 miles northeast of Lincoln, the state's capitol. It also lies on the border of Nebraska and Iowa, and lies between the two states' largest cities, Omaha and Sioux City. The area is approximately 8.80 square miles of land, of which 8.79 square miles is land and 0.05 squaremile (0.13km²) is water.


Fremont is the county seat of Dodge County, Nebraska, and is likewise the financial and social center of the area. There were 11,427 housing units at an average density of 1,298.5 per square mile (501.4/km²) The racial makeup of the city was 89.2% White, 0.7% African American, 0,6% Native American,0.3% Pacific Islander, 7.1% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. The median income for a household in the city. was $36,700, and the median income. for a family of four was $45,000. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was. 2.94. For every 100 females, there were 90.8 males and there were 86.8 females for the city for the median per capita income of $18,006. The. median age of those living below the poverty line, including 10% of those under the age of. 18, was 18.9 years old. The city's median age was 38.2 years old and the. average age of all residents was 24.9. The gender makeup of. the city is 48.5% male and 51.5%. The median. age of residents in Omaha, Nebraska is 24.7 years old, and. the average age for all residents in the. city is 25.7.


As of 2016, Fremont's single largest employer was Hormel Foods, with an estimated 1000-1500 workers. The next-largest employers were Fremont Health Medical Center and Fremont Public Schools.Costco began building a poultry complex in 2019 that includes a processing facility, hatchery and feed mill. The facility is known as the Lincoln Premium Poultry. It is expected to be completed by the end of the year. It will be the largest poultry facility in the U.S. and will employ more than 1,000 people. The complex will be located on the former site of the Lincoln Poultry plant, which was closed in the 1990s. It has been replaced by a new facility that will be known as Lincoln Premiumoultry. The new facility will have a capacity of 1,500,000 birds and will be completed in 2018. The project will cost an estimated $100 million. It was the first poultry complex to be built in the United States in more than 50 years. It's expected to open in 2019 and employ about 500,000 workers. It'll be located in Fremont, California, near the town of Nye, Nevada. The town is home to the Nye County Medical Center, which has an estimated 5001000 employees. It also has a school system that has about 100,000 students. The city's largest employer is the Fremont School District, with about 5001000 students and adults. The school district has a budget of $1.2 billion.

Arts and culture

Historic downtown Fremont is known for its numerous antique stores, and a collection of historical buildings. John C. Fremont Days is a celebration of Fremont's history through a parade, Chautauqua, rodeo, classic car show and vendors with handmade crafts. The Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area (also known as "the State Lakes") attracts boaters, skiers, fishermen and beachgoers from the area to the group of 20 man-made tree-lined lakes. Two regional Boy Scout camps, Camp Cedars and Camp Eagle, are located near Fremont, along the Platte River. Several local buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). Among these is the Love-Larson Opera House on Broad Street, built in 1888. It was restored for theatre use by a non-profit group in the 1970s, and again in 2003 by the Fremont High Drama Club. Fremont forms part of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum collection. The city is home to the National Museum of American History, which is open to the public on weekdays from 9am to 5pm and on the weekend from 10am to 4pm. The museum is located in a Victorian house built by the first mayor, Theron Nye, in 1874. It is located on the corner of Broad Street and Main Street, in the heart of the historic downtown area. The town is also home to a number of other historic buildings, such as the Linn County Courthouse, which was built in 1872.

Parks and recreation

Fremont has 21 city-owned parks, with a combined area of over 400 acres. The FGC was completed in 1930 and features 6,390 yards (5,840 m) of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The park cost an estimated $5.1 million and features an interactive train slide, combination lap pool and wave pool, body slide and speed slide. It is located in the northwest corner of Fremont, near the "Washington Heights" neighborhood of the city. It was built in the 1930s and features a golf course, a swimming pool, a spa, a restaurant and a children's play area. It has a total area of 1.6 km² and is located on the edge of the Fremont Reservoir, which has a population of 2,000,000. The city also has a lake, a reservoir, a park and a park complex, which are all located near the FGC. It's located in Fremont's northwest corner and is known as the "Golf Club of the World" for its golf course. It cost $5 million to build and has a par 71 golf course with a par 72 driving range. It also has an interactive water slide, a wave pool and a speed slide, which is part of the park's "Splash Station" complex. The water park is located at the bottom of a hill and has an area of 3,000 square feet. It costs $1 million to complete.


Fremont is the home of the undergraduate liberal arts college, Midland University. The Metropolitan Community College system has a community college campus in Fremont as well. There is one public high school, Fremont Senior High, and one private school, Archbishop Bergan Catholic School (Pre-K-12). There is also one private elementary/middle school, Trinity Lutheran School. The city is also home to the Musbach Art Center, which houses the world-renowned Musbach Museum of Art. The Fremont Public School System has one high school and one middle school. There are also two public elementary schools, one public middle school, and two private elementary schools. The town is home to a number of cultural attractions, including the Fremont Opera House and Fremont Museum of Arts and Crafts, which opened in the 1950s and 1960s. It is also the home to Fremont High School, which was built in the 1960s and 1970s as part of the city's public school system. It was the first high school in the city to open in the 1970s and has since become a magnet for artists and musicians. It also has one public elementary school, as well as a private elementary school for pre-K to 12-year-olds and a private high school for the 13th and 14th graders.


U.S. Route 30, Route 77, Route 275, and Route 275 are among the nation's busiest highways. They are also the most traveled roads in the U.S., according to the National Highway System. The U.N. has a program to help drivers get around the country by reducing traffic congestion.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska = 87. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 30. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Fremont = 3.8 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 200,393 individuals with a median age of 38.3 age the population grows by 0.24% in Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,514.22 residents per square mile of area (970.75/km²). There are average 2.36 people per household in the 10,284 households with an average household income of $42,800 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 4.50% of the available work force and has dropped -3.79% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 27.92%. The number of physicians in Fremont per 100,000 population = 124.9.


The annual rainfall in Fremont = 30 inches and the annual snowfall = 32.4 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 84. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 213. 89 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 11.9 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 38, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska which are owned by the occupant = 60.07%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 47 years with median home cost = $98,900 and home appreciation of 1.52%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $14.60 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $5,078 per student. There are 15.6 students for each teacher in the school, 307 students for each Librarian and 422 students for each Counselor. 4.71% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 10.95% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 5.05% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Fremont's population in Dodge County, Nebraska of 7,241 residents in 1900 has increased 27,67-fold to 200,393 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 51.87% female residents and 48.13% male residents live in Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska.

    As of 2020 in Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska are married and the remaining 43.67% are single population.

  • 20.2 minutes is the average time that residents in Fremont require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    84.49% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 9.18% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.07% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.01% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska, 60.07% are owner-occupied homes, another 35.32% are rented apartments, and the remaining 4.61% are vacant.

  • The 66.15% of the population in Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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