Alexandria, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 177 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.1%
 
Males: 91  (51.5%)
Females: 86  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  46.8 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68303.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,291 (it was $22,083 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$37,291
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,326 (it was $11,988 in 2000)

Alexandria village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $19,524 (it was $13,700 in 2000)
Alexandria:

$19,524
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $37,020; Detached houses: $37,159
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  • Races in Alexandria, NE (2010)

    Alexandria races chart
    • 16693.8%White alone
    • 63.4%Two or more races
    • 42.3%Hispanic
    • 10.6%American Indian alone

Races in Alexandria detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alexandria: 72.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.5%), American (11.9%), Irish (8.5%), English (3.4%), Scandinavian (3.4%), British (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/24/1881

Elevation: 1420 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 442 people per square mile   (low).

Alexandria, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Alexandria:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alexandria village:

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

4 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.9%
Nebraska:

4.4%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Alexandria, Nebraska as of January 23, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Alexandria to the number of sex offenders is 86 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $569 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $355 (1.9%)

Alexandria satellite photo by USGS

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

Alexandria household income distribution Alexandria home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.1%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-11.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Alexandria: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 191.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 293.3 miles away from Alexandria center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 449.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 100.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 108.6 miles away from Alexandria center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 739.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Thayer County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.1%
(24.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Nebraska average:

11.3

Alexandria travel time to work - commute Alexandria mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alexandria village (based on Thayer County data)

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:

40.5%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.4%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Alexandria:

29.9
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Alexandria:

38.8%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alexandria:

22.9%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.2
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

47.0%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

54.2%
State:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Alexandria:

88.0%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alexandria, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$881
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$951
Water Supply 0$0 1$551
Local Libraries 0$0 1$643
Totals for Government 0$0 4$3,026

Alexandria government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($90.40)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($90.40)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($73.45)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($56.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($50.85)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($33.90)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($11.30)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($11.30)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($45.20)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($11.30)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($11.30)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($5.65)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $35,000 ($197.74)

Alexandria government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,000 ($39.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($11.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($67.80)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($11.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($96.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $21,000 ($118.64)
    General Support: $14,000 ($79.10)
    All Other: $3,000 ($16.95)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($79.10)
    Public Utilities: $12,000 ($67.80)
    NEC: $6,000 ($33.90)

Alexandria government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $117,000 ($661.02)

4.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,071 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, NE  0.79% ($26,000 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.69% ($25,071)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lancaster County, NE  1.23% ($20,440 average AGI)

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.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Stephanie Decker, North Of W 6th St (Lat: 40.251306 Lon: -97.398528), Type: 93.0, Structure height: 31169 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100
  • Stephanie Decker, North Of W 6th St (Lat: 40.251306 Lon: -97.398528), Type: 93.0, Structure height: 31169 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100
  • Stephanie Decker, North Of W 6th St (Lat: 40.251306 Lon: -97.398528), Type: 93.0, Structure height: 31169 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/08/2010, Expiration Date: 06/08/2020, Certifier: Brad D PahlRegistrant: Diode Communications, 300 Commercial St, Diller, NE 68342, Phone: (402) 793-5125, Fax: (402) 739-5139, 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (66%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Wood (10%)

Alexandria compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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