Alexandria, Nebraska

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Population in 2019: 171 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -20.8%
 
Males: 77  (45.5%)
Females: 94  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

45.4 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 68303.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,668 (it was $22,083 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$45,668
NE:

$63,229

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,513 (it was $11,988 in 2000)

Alexandria village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $23,721 (it was $13,700 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$23,721
NE:

$172,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $41,527; detached houses: $41,560

Median gross rent in 2019: $547.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alexandria: 72.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.5%
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According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Alexandria, Nebraska as of October 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alexandria is 86 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (35.7%), American (16.1%), Irish (7.1%), Scandinavian (3.6%), French (1.8%), French Canadian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/24/1881

Elevation: 1420 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 427 people per square mile   (low).

Alexandria, Nebraska map

4 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.9%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $745 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $353 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (54.1 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (516.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Gilead, NE (2.7 miles),
Daykin, NE (2.7 miles),
Belvidere, NE (3.0 miles),
Bruning, NE (3.3 miles ),
Hebron, NE (3.4 miles ),
Ohiowa, NE (3.5 miles),
Tobias, NE (3.5 miles),
Reynolds, NE (3.6 miles)

Latitude: 40.25 N, Longitude: 97.39 W

Area code: 402

Distribution of median household income in Alexandria, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Alexandria, NE in 2019
Alexandria satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

1.8%
Nebraska:

2.7%
Most common industries in Alexandria, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.1%)
  • Social assistance (8.9%)
  • Rail transportation (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Apparel (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.7%)
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Rail transportation (12.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (8.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
  • Food (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Social assistance (14.3%)
  • Apparel (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Alexandria, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (8.3%)
  • Top executives (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.3%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7.1%)

Average climate in Alexandria, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alexandria-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Alexandria village center killed one person and injured 38 people and caused $160 million in damages.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 tornado 17.3 miles away from the village center .

Earthquake activity:

Alexandria-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 441% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 265.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 327.8 miles away from Alexandria center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 129.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 206.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 269.5 miles away from Alexandria center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 156.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Thayer County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alexandria topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Alexandria:

  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; HEBRON, NE)
  • THAYER COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; HEBRON, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alexandria:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 54 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 20,817)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 56 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 57 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Central Community College (about 69 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Kansas State University (about 85 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 96 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Bellevue University (about 100 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)

Library in Alexandria:

  • TUCKER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,914; Location: 313 HARBINE STREET; 3,109 books; 63 audio materials; 171 video materials; 8 state licensed databases; 6 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Alexandria: Alexandria (A), Bruning Grain and Feed Company Elevator (B), Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department (C), Alexandria Rescue Unit (D), Tucker Memorial Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alexandria include: Saint Mary Catholic Church (A), Alexandria United Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Thayer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.2 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

53.7%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Alexandria:

Marital status in Alexandria, NE
  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 70.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

For population 25 years and over in Alexandria:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Nebraska average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alexandria, NE (based on Thayer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,47417
Evangelical Protestant2,22415
Catholic4502
None80-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Thayer County:

7.73 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Thayer County:

11.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

23.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Thayer County:

29.5%
Nebraska:

28.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

40.1%
Nebraska:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.6%
Nebraska:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Alexandria:

29.6
Nebraska:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Alexandria:

31.7%
Nebraska:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alexandria:

19.4%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

46.2%
Nebraska:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

56.5%
State:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Alexandria:

87.6%
Nebraska:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alexandria, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 0$0 1$400
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$600
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,000

Alexandria government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $400,000 ($2339.18)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $48,000 ($280.70)
    Water Utilities: $39,000 ($228.07)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($175.44)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($81.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($76.02)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($64.33)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($46.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($29.24)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($23.39)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($11.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($5.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $135,000 ($789.47)
    Central Staff Services: $40,000 ($233.92)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($233.92)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($204.68)
    Financial Administration: $31,000 ($181.29)
    General Public Building: $6,000 ($35.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $82,000 ($479.53)

Alexandria government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $201,000 ($1175.44)
    Sewerage: $51,000 ($298.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($17.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($5.85)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $61,000 ($356.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($339.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $28,000 ($163.74)
    General Local Government Support: $17,000 ($99.42)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($111.11)

Alexandria government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000 ($157.89)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000 ($157.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000 ($157.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000 ($157.89)

Alexandria government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000 ($5.85)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alexandria:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGMT (1310 AM; 1 kW; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alexandria:

  • KUTT (99.5 FM; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFGE (98.1 FM; MILFORD, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTGL (92.9 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUCV (91.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KQIQ (88.3 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K202CJ (88.3 FM; DESHLER, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Alexandria:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 187ft / 56.5mTotal length
  • 1,735Total average daily traffic
  • 69Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,142Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Alexandria, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 91930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Alexandria, NE

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Alexandria)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Alan Mussman, Lat: 40.264444 Lon: -97.483333, Type: Mast, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQLZ773,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/2010, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: Brad D Pahl, Registrant: Diode Communications, 300 Commercial St, Diller, NE 68342, Phone: (402) 793-5125, Fax: (402) 739-5139, Email:
  • ALEXANDRIA, 6th Street (Lat: 40.248611 Lon: -97.393583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WRDW535,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2019, Expiration Date: 08/06/2029, Certifier: Thomas W Burnett, Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Avenue, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0MWK, Licensee ID: L00827267, Grant Date: 04/10/2014, Expiration Date: 05/31/2024, Certifier: Joseph A Summers, Registrant: Joseph A Summers, 311 5th St, Alexandria, NE 68303

Most common first names in Alexandria, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John779.4 years
Frank579.2 years
Ruth583.6 years
Charles482.0 years
William488.2 years
George476.0 years
Edna388.3 years
Anna380.6 years
Elizabeth379.7 years
Daryl383.7 years
Most common last names in Alexandria, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sinn887.1 years
Knigge585.4 years
Durflinger573.8 years
Gaston576.2 years
Huber483.2 years
Dewald475.7 years
Hosack484.3 years
Vostrez475.2 years
Vinkenberg478.8 years
Houser377.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alexandria, NE
  • 59.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.9%Electricity
  • 11.9%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Wood
  • 1.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alexandria, NE
  • 80.0%Electricity
  • 20.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Alexandria compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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