About the Area

About the Area

Welcome to McCook

McCook, Nebraska - it's an entrepreneur's dream! With an urban feel and plenty of small-town charm, the city is a great place to raise a family and open a business.

Sitting at the intersection US Highway 83 and US Highway 6, the city serves as a major hub for southwest Nebraska. People living in surround communities travel to McCook for personal business, shopping, dining, and entertainment. 

We have all the resources you need right here, including a strong economy, great opportunities for business development, a quality workforce, business incentives, available retail space, and so much more. So explore your options in McCook, and find endless possibilities for success.

McCook at a Glance

  • Population: 7, 698 (2010 census)
  • Estimated Median Household Income: $32,500 (2005)
  • County: Red Willow
  • County Population: 11,055 (2010 census)

With a population of nearly 8,000, McCook is everything you could hope for in a community. Friendly people, well kept city parks, plenty of outdoor recreation, community events throughout the year, and excellent educational and medical services - it all combines to form a great place to live, work, and play.

Other great profile information about the McCook area can be found at Nebraska Community Fast Facts.

Living in McCook

The McCook area enjoys a progressive attitude from its people and businesses. Area residents are usually familiar with what McCook offers, but, as we all know, 'things do change'. 

See http://visitmccook.com/ for information on things to do in McCook. This site is a great resource to help keep our residents and visitors up-to-date and provide information to prospective and new residents. 

For your convenience, we have listed some important community resources on our website.

Moving to the McCook area? Contact McCook Welcome Service for a FREE welcome packet! 

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