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This page gives visitors of Cuming County the opportunity to reach out to the various local business and development groups within the four participating municipalities:


Bancroft

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The Bancroft Betterment Corporation is an economic and community development group with membership open to any person or business in the Bancroft area.

 Contact Name: Dr. Jon Cerny
Contact Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Contact Website: http://www.bancroftnebraska.org/


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Beemer Economic Development Corporation

The programs board was formed from each Village and City Board nominating one individual from their community and the County Board to nominate five individuals from throughout the county. The representation is an excellent group of multi-experienced business and community professionals. The current members are nominated for three years barring any changes due to elected official status.

Contact Name: Mr. Robert Jones, chairman
Contact Phone: (402) 528-3861
Contact Website: www.ci.beemer.ne.us/econdev.htm 


West Point 

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WEST POINT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Purpose of the West Point Chamber of Commerce is to aggressively seek to unite and promote economic, cultural and social resources of the community to insure the continued growth and prosperity of the West Point area.

Contact Name: Tina Welding
Contact Phone: (402) 372-2981
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Contact Website:http://www.westpointchamber.com/


Wisner

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WISNER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

To provide services to the business community of Wisner and the Wisner Area to assist and promote the endeavors of each individual business.

 Contact Name: Sonya Arduser
Contact Phone: 529-3581
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Contact Website: www.wisnerareachamberofcommerce.com 

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Nebraska continues to rank high

  • 4th Best Quality of Life
    Business Facilities Magazine, 2008 Annual Rankings Report
  • 5th Best Education Climate
    Business Facilities Magazine, 2008 Annual Rankings Report
  • 4th Best State for Jobs
    CareerBuilder.com, 2008
  • 4th Lowest Average Travel Time to Work
    U.S. Bureau of the Census
  • Top 10 States Receiving a 5-Star on the 2007 State's Healthcare Cost Quotient
    Expansion Management Magazine
  • Top 10 Best States for Business
    2008 Forbes Magazine

Cuming County Ranks:

  • 1st in the state for total value of agricultural products sold
  • 1st in the state for value of livestock, poultry and their products
Top crop items:
  • Corn for grain (23rd in the State)
  • Soybeans for beans (6th in the State
  • Corn for Silage (5th in the State)
Top Livestock inventory items :
  • Quail (1st in the state)
  • Cattle and calves (2nd in the state)
  • Hogs and Pigs (3rd in the state)
  • Colonies of Bees (5th in the state)
  • Sheep and lamb (12th in the state)

Cuming County Mission

To renew, retain, and recruit our businesses, people, and future.

To work in partnership with local citizens in our communities to support the economic opportunities of our county by retaining, expanding, and attracting business, industry, and agriculture.

Demographics

Demographics


Population: 9,306
(2008 estimate)
Projected Population: 9,118
(2013 estimate)
Median Age: 39.2 years
(2008 estimate)

 


Average Household Income:
$44,672
(2008 estimate)

Number of Business Establishments:
989
(2002 estimate)

Education: (2000 estimates)
78.7% have High School Diploma or higher
12.3% have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher

 

Major Economic Activities:

 
Agriculture - 48%;
Manufacturing - 27%;
Trade - 5%;

 

Finance, insurance, real estate - 4%;
Construction - 3%
Services - 5%;