Atkinson, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 1,251 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 
Males: 585  (46.8%)
Females: 666  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 68713.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,107 (it was $28,490 in 2000)
Atkinson:

$53,107
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,388 (it was $17,085 in 2000)

Atkinson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $95,953 (it was $47,700 in 2000)
Atkinson:

$95,953
NE:

$155,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $158,466; detached houses: $160,851; mobile homes: $181,783

Median gross rent in 2017: $574.

March 2019 cost of living index in Atkinson: 73.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.3%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Atkinson, NE (2010)
    • 1,22698.5%White alone
    • 70.6%American Indian alone
    • 60.5%Hispanic
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%Two or more races
    • 10.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Atkinson, Nebraska as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Atkinson is 354 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (51.6%), Irish (8.2%), Czech (8.0%), English (6.6%), Italian (3.3%), American (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/7/1880

Elevation: 2105 feet

Land area: 1.33 square miles.

Population density: 938 people per square mile   (low).

Atkinson, Nebraska map

22 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,217 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $856 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (131.6 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (168.3 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (580.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Emmet, NE (3.1 miles),
Stuart, NE (3.1 miles ),
O'Neill, NE (4.2 miles ),
Newport, NE (4.3 miles),
Inman, NE (5.0 miles),
Chambers, NE (5.0 miles ),
Butte, NE (5.2 miles ),
Spencer, NE (5.3 miles )

Latitude: 42.53 N, Longitude: 98.98 W

Area code: 402

Distribution of median household income in Atkinson, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Atkinson, NE in 2017
Atkinson satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $330,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $330,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $254,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $291,300
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Atkinson, NE residents
Average permit cost in Atkinson, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Most common industries in Atkinson, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.4%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (23.4%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.3%)
  • Educational services (20.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Atkinson, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (13.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)

Average climate in Atkinson, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Atkinson-area historical tornado activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/29/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Atkinson city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1962, a category F4 tornado 28.7 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Atkinson-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 58% 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 601.5 miles away from Atkinson center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 16.9 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 118.4 miles away from Atkinson 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 336.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Holt County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atkinson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Atkinson:

  • WEST HOLT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 406 W NEELY ST)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ATKINSON (409 NEELY STREET)

Airports located in Atkinson:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atkinson:

  • Northeast Community College (about 88 miles; Norfolk, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,334)
  • Wayne State College (about 103 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • University of South Dakota (about 106 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Central Community College (about 118 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 127 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 133 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 135 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)

Public high school in Atkinson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Atkinson:

  • ATKINSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 161, Location: 1000 N MAIN, Grades: PK-6)
  • UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 47572 887TH ROAD, Grades: PK-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Atkinson:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 51, Location: 102 N TULLER, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Atkinson

Library in Atkinson:

  • ATKINSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $109,586; Location: 210 WEST STATE STREET; 18,380 books; 585 audio materials; 469 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Atkinson just opened a new hotel: Sandhills Guest House, located directly along highway 20

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Atkinson: Wheel Inn Motel/Campground (A), Atkinson (B), Vogel Grain Elevator (C), Grassland Grain and Irrigation Elevator (D), C O Grain Incorporated Elevator (E), Sturdevant-McKee Museum (F), Atkinson Fire and Rescue (G), Atkinson Police Department (H), Atkinson Township Library (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Atkinson include: Presbyterian Church (A), United Methodist Church (B), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (C), Reorganized Church of Latter Day Saints (D), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Woodlawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Race (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Sturdevant-Mckee Foundation Museum (308 South Main Street).

Hotel: Atkinson Wheel Inn Motel (304 West 5th Street).

Birthplace of: Logan Fontenelle - Native leader, Meagan Winings - Model.

Holt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

ATKINSON, CITY OF (Population served: 1,244, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2011)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.7%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.5%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
41 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
61 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Atkinson (2011 data):

  • The Tri-County Bank: - Atkinson Branc at 807 East Ash Street, branch established on 2005/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $79.8 mil, Deposits: $72.1 mil, headquarters in Stuart, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Tri-County Company
  • Great Western Bank: Atkinson Branch at State And Williams Streets, branch established on 1901/11/02. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited

For population 15 years and over in Atkinson:

Marital status in Atkinson, NE
  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Atkinson:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Nebraska average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Atkinson
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Atkinson, NE (based on Holt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,0446
Evangelical Protestant2,33815
Mainline Protestant1,70612
Other1342
None3,213-
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: 9
Holt County:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Here:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.64 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.2%
Nebraska:

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

10.6%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Atkinson:

46.5%
State:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Atkinson:

12.6%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

39.4%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Atkinson:

52.3%
State:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Atkinson:

81.1%
State:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Atkinson, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,652$42,6080$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,252$31,5127$1,500
Streets and Highways 2$6,020$36,1200$0
Sewerage 1$2,823$33,8760$0
Local Libraries 1$2,170$26,0402$1,853
Water Supply 1$2,484$29,8080$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$2,048$24,5760$0
Totals for Government 11$31,449$34,3089$3,353

Atkinson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $254,000 ($203.04)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($35.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($23.18)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($7.99)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($3.20)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($1.60)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.80)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $679,000 ($542.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $186,000 ($148.68)
    Regular Highways: $174,000 ($139.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $156,000 ($124.70)
    Police Protection: $140,000 ($111.91)
    Water Utilities: $134,000 ($107.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000 ($103.12)
    Central Staff Services: $128,000 ($102.32)
    Sewerage: $122,000 ($97.52)
    Financial Administration: $98,000 ($78.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $90,000 ($71.94)
    Libraries: $52,000 ($41.57)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($15.99)
    Air Transportation: $19,000 ($15.19)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $10,000 ($7.99)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($7.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($25.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($6.39)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($3.20)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($2.40)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($1.60)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($1.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($1.60)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,009,000 ($806.55)

Atkinson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $320,000 ($255.80)
    Sewerage: $172,000 ($137.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $100,000 ($79.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($27.18)
    Air Transportation: $14,000 ($11.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $50,000 ($39.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $57,000 ($45.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $352,000 ($281.37)
    Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($24.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $186,000 ($148.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $126,000 ($100.72)
    General Local Government Support: $39,000 ($31.18)
    Other: $36,000 ($28.78)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $504,000 ($402.88)
    Property: $306,000 ($244.60)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $281,000 ($224.62)
    Motor Vehicle License: $23,000 ($18.39)

Atkinson government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $808,000 ($645.88)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $618,000 ($494.00)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000 ($223.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $90,000 ($71.94)

Atkinson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,538,000 ($1229.42)

3.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.40%
Nebraska average:

6.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Businesses in Atkinson, NE

  • Ace Hardware: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Atkinson:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KBRX (1350 AM; 1 kW; O'NEILL, NE; Owner: RANCHLAND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atkinson:

  • KMNE-FM (90.3 FM; BASSETT, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KBRX-FM (102.9 FM; O'NEILL, NE; Owner: RANCHLAND BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGRD (105.3 FM; ORCHARD, NE; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Atkinson:

  • KMNE-TV (Channel 7; BASSETT, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K25GM (Channel 25; NEWPORT, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • K43FX (Channel 43; O'NEILL, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • K51CC (Channel 51; O'NEILL, NE; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)

Atkinson fatal accident list:

Aug 1, 2004 01:15 AM, Sr-11, Lat: 42.522250, Lon: -98.970920, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 23, 2000 11:55 PM, Sr-11, Lat: 42.522250, Lon: -98.970920, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 15, 1987 09:45 PM, 20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 27, 1980 09:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 27.5mTotal length
  • 4,050Total average daily traffic
  • 316Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,995Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Atkinson, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Atkinson, NE

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Atkinson)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Atkinson, NE)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0OWX, Licensee ID: L00694699, Grant Date: 08/22/2014, Expiration Date: 09/09/2024, Certifier: Harlan J Ninas, Registrant: Harlan J Ninas, 1200 North Wixon, Atkinson, NE 68713
  • Call Sign: WB0FBT, Licensee ID: L00323953, Grant Date: 12/30/2010, Expiration Date: 02/05/2021, Certifier: John C Ecklund, Registrant: John C Ecklund, 314 West Union, Atkinson, NE 68713
  • Call Sign: KD0FMN, Licensee ID: L01440922, Grant Date: 10/30/2018, Expiration Date: 10/30/2028, Certifier: Betty J Ziska, Registrant: Betty J Ziska 260, 302 E. Pearl St, Atkinson, NE 68713


FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Atkinson)
Most common first names in Atkinson, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4682.3 years
Mary3783.9 years
Charles2679.0 years
Robert1871.8 years
William1878.5 years
George1774.7 years
Anna1784.0 years
Frank1784.1 years
James1670.1 years
Fred1581.7 years
Most common last names in Atkinson, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1481.3 years
Kramer1275.3 years
Dobrovolny1181.5 years
Ziska1183.7 years
Slaymaker1180.5 years
Mlinar1084.8 years
Miller1079.1 years
Braun975.2 years
Schaaf981.9 years
Johnson982.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Atkinson, NE
  • 53.9%Utility gas
  • 34.4%Electricity
  • 9.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Atkinson, NE
  • 52.6%Electricity
  • 38.7%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Wood


Atkinson 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 12 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Richard L. Hendricks (3)
  • Eric W. Fritz (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2020.