Arthur, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 118 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.6%
 
Males: 64  (54.9%)
Females: 54  (45.1%)
Median resident age:  52.5 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip code: 69121

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,981 (it was $24,821 in 2000)
Arthur:

$39,981
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,607 (it was $15,196 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $47,290 (it was $29,100 in 2000)
Arthur:

$47,290
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $42,283; Detached houses: $46,024; Mobile homes: $11,600

Median gross rent in 2012: $650.

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  • White alone - 116 (99.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.9%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Arthur: 74.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.9%), Irish (24.8%), English (18.8%), Czech (4.7%), Swedish (2.0%), Dutch (1.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3667 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 375 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Arthur:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arthur village:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.6%
  • Divorced: 22.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.4%
Nebraska:  6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $500 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $656 (2.0%)

Arthur satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (164.2 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (208.8 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (663.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lemoyne, NE (4.7 miles) , Martin, NE (4.7 miles) , Belmar, NE (4.7 miles ), Keystone, NE (5.0 miles) , Lewellen, NE (5.4 miles ), Hyannis, NE (5.5 miles ), Ogallala, NE (5.5 miles ), Roscoe, NE (5.6 miles) .

Latitude: 41.57 N, Longitude: 101.69 W

Area code: 308

Arthur household income distribution Arthur home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+12.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (44%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Extraction workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Food processing workers (15%)
  • Secondary school teachers (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Average climate in Arthur, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Arthur-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 44.1 miles away from the Arthur village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/15/1983, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Arthur-area historical earthquake activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 497.7 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 207.3 miles away from Arthur center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 282.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 637.7 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 284.1 miles away from Arthur center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 216.2 miles away from the city center
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 Arthur County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Arthur:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arthur:

  • Chadron State College (about 110 miles; Chadron, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 148 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 164 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 177 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Central Community College (about 179 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Aims Community College (about 180 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 190 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)

Public high school in Arthur:

Public elementary/middle schools in Arthur:

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Library in Arthur:

  • ARTHUR COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,760; Location: 205 FIRST STREET; 7,375 books; 56 audio materials; 118 video materials; 20 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Arthur: Arthur County Rural Fire District (A), Arthur County Library (B), Arthur County Sheriff Office (C), Courthouse Museum (D), Arthur County Courthouse (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Arthur include: Baptist Church (A), Pilgrim Holiness Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

THE BUNKHOUSE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.6%
Average household size:
This village:  1.9 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  57.4%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Arthur compared to Nebraska state average:

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

Banks with branches in Arthur (2011 data):

  • Bank of Keystone: Arthur Branch at Fir Street, branch established on 1984/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $56.0 mil, Deposits: $49.6 mil, headquarters in Keystone, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Keystone Investment, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Arthur village (based on Arthur County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.30%
Here: 72.3%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Arthur County:

28.25 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

28.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Arthur County:

28.1%
Nebraska:

28.0%
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 7$301
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$187
Totals for Government 0$0 8$488

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $19,000 ($161.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($152.54)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($50.85)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($42.37)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($8.47)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($8.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $24,000 ($203.39)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $9,000 ($76.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($33.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($76.27)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($8.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($127.12)
    All Other: $3,000 ($25.42)
    General Support: $2,000 ($16.95)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($93.22)
    NEC: $5,000 ($42.37)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $38,000 ($322.03)

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2010 and 2011.

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


10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties between 2010 and 2011.

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Arthur:

  • KOGA (930 AM; 5 kW; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOOQ (1410 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arthur:

  • KOGA-FM (99.7 FM; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Arthur fatal accident list:

Jul 6, 2004 00:45 AM, Sr-61, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Arthur)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 9 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 41.446389 Lon: -101.794889), Call Sign: KSI959
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2000 MHz, 47.2400 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/02/2005, Expiration Date: 10/28/2015
    Registrant: State Of Nebraska Department Of Roads, Lincoln, NE 68509-4759, Phone: (402) 479-4371, Email:
  • 12.9 Km Sw (Lat: 41.472222 Lon: -101.789333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 92 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: KBG805, Licensee ID: L00003457
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.330 MHz, 159.330 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/19/2003, Expiration Date: 08/18/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/31/2012, Certifier: Ted W Blume
    Registrant: State Of Nebraska, 2200 N 33rd, Lincoln, NE 68503, Phone: (402) 471-5531, Fax: (402) 471-5528
  • 10 Mi E Ne 1/4 Se 1/4 Section 30 Twp 19n Range 36w .5 Mi S St Hwy 92 (Lat: 41.588333 Lon: -101.504333), Call Sign: KTP465, Licensee ID: L00057428
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.360 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/1996, Expiration Date: 01/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Don Thompson Electronics, Hcr 72 Box 54, Sutherland, NE 69165, Phone: (308) 764-2329
  • 1 Mi E 9 Mi S (Lat: 41.440278 Lon: -101.687111), Call Sign: WZV552, Licensee ID: L00819243
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2004, Expiration Date: 03/02/2014
    Registrant: Gerald W Packard, 105 Packard Road, Arthur, NE 69121, Phone: (308) 764-2468

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WA0AES, Licensee ID: L00057428
    Grant Date: 09/01/2006, Expiration Date: 09/24/2016, Certifier: Donald E Thompson
    Registrant: Donald E Thompson, 222 East Marshall Street, Arthur, NE 69121

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
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