Western is located in southeast Nebraska. Western is between the Saline, Jefferson county. Western has 0.49 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Western population is 326, which has grown 13.59% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 8.44% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Western median household income is $42,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.28% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 33.50% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Western median house value is $37,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 9.28% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 47.84% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Western is close to the state average in quality. The Western area code is 402.