Alvo, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 132 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 
Males: 68  (51.9%)
Females: 64  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  31.1 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 68304

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,998 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Alvo:

$40,998
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,077 (it was $15,069 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $92,441 (it was $55,800 in 2000)
Alvo:

$92,441
NE:

$148,100

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,064.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alvo: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.4%), American (8.2%), European (4.9%), Iraqi (1.6%), Czech (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1338 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,319 people per square mile   (low).

Alvo, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Alvo:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alvo village:

  • Never married: 15.4%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 25.8%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.5%
Nebraska:

6.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,515 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,522 (1.6%)

Alvo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (15.8 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (456.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Eagle, NE (2.1 miles ), Elmwood, NE (2.3 miles ), Murdock, NE (2.6 miles ), Greenwood, NE (2.6 miles ), Waverly, NE (2.8 miles ), Woodland Hills, NE (2.9 miles ), Walton, NE (3.2 miles ), Palmyra, NE (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.87 N, Longitude: 96.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 402

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

2.8%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-13.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

Average climate in Alvo, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alvo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/13/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Alvo village center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/22/2004, a category F4 tornado 11.9 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 38 people and caused $160 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alvo-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 72% 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 184.2 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 46.9 miles away from Alvo center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 277.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.2 miles away from Alvo 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 124.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cass County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alvo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Alvo:

  • WAVERLY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WAVERLY, NE)
  • ASHLAND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ASHLAND, NE)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; LINCOLN, NE)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF LINCOLN (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; LINCOLN, NE)
  • HEALTHCONNECT AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; LINCOLN, NE)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; LINCOLN, NE)
  • SAINT ELIZABETH REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; LINCOLN, NE)

Amtrak station near Alvo:

  • 18 miles: LINCOLN (201 N. 7TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alvo:

  • Southeast Community College Area (about 14 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 8,838)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 14 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 17 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Bellevue University (about 32 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 34 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 35 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Creighton University (about 36 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)

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Notable locations in Alvo: Alvo Grain and Feed Incorporated Elevator (A), Alvo Rescue Squad (B), Alvo Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cass County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 52.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.319. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.319
U.S.:

0.293

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.43
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.8%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  71.2%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Alvo village (based on Cass County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,00725
Catholic2,5574
Evangelical Protestant1,88613
Other3022
None16,489-
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: 5
Cass County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Cass County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Cass County:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

26.5%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

12.9%
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 8$1,174
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,174

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($219.70)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($166.67)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($106.06)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($45.45)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($30.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $3,000 ($22.73)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($15.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $40,000 ($303.03)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($7.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($136.36)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($22.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($128.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($90.91)
    General Support: $6,000 ($45.45)
    All Other: $3,000 ($22.73)
  • Tax - Property: $17,000 ($128.79)
    NEC: $10,000 ($75.76)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $128,000 ($969.70)

6.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
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 Douglas County, NE  1.54% ($48,039 average AGI)
from Sarpy County, NE  1.46% ($45,049)
from Lancaster County, NE  1.27% ($38,897)


7.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
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 Douglas County, NE  1.64% ($33,141 average AGI)
to Sarpy County, NE  1.61% ($37,481)
to Lancaster County, NE  1.20% ($32,681)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alvo:

  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KLMS (1480 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KFOR (1240 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KLIN (1400 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alvo:

  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KBBX-FM (97.7 FM; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KIBZ (106.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLCV (88.5 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBBK (107.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K220GT (91.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIWR (89.7 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KKUL (105.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRKR (95.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KTGL (92.9 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUCV (91.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

TV broadcast stations around Alvo:

  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • KWAZ-LP (Channel 22; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K18CD (Channel 18; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K27GX (Channel 27; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K58GD (Channel 58; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KVSS-LP (Channel 67; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K67CV (Channel 67; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • From Eagle Ne 4 Mi N 1/2 Mi W N Side Of Rd (Lat: 40.871667 Lon: -96.436111), Call Sign: KNAN745, Licensee ID: L00310872
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.335 MHzGrant Date: 11/02/2010, Expiration Date: 01/17/2021Registrant: Lavane R Johnson, 21012 Fletcher St, Alvo, NE 68304, Phone: (402) 781-2934

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA0HEO, Licensee ID: L01437783, Grant Date: 10/15/2008, Expiration Date: 11/16/2018, Registrant: Debra K Mc Naught, 4518 250th St, Alvo, NE 68304-2348
  • Call Sign: KC0FM, Licensee ID: L01123038, Grant Date: 03/01/2006, Expiration Date: 05/01/2016, Registrant: John R Mc Naught, 4518 250th, Alvo, NE 68304

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alvo and their reported violations in the past:

ALVO, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-22-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-21-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-10-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-08-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-2013)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Electricity (35%)

Alvo compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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