Ayr, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 94 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.1%
 
Males: 51  (54.5%)
Females: 43  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 68925

Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,646 (it was $48,125 in 2000)
Ayr:

$53,646
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,214 (it was $16,179 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $78,203 (it was $38,300 in 2000)
Ayr:

$78,203
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $84,855; Detached houses: $85,173

Median gross rent in 2016: $726.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ayr: 75.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (76.7%), American (10.0%), Scotch-Irish (6.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1840 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 545 people per square mile   (low).

Ayr, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Ayr:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ayr village:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 68.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 3.5%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ayr, Nebraska as of January 17, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Ayr to the number of sex offenders is 39 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,708 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $862 (1.3%)

Ayr satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (96.2 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (536.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Roseland, NE (2.6 miles ), Blue Hill, NE (2.7 miles ), Glenvil, NE (3.3 miles ), Hastings, NE (3.3 miles ), Holstein, NE (3.3 miles ), Juniata, NE (3.4 miles ), Bladen, NE (3.4 miles ), Lawrence, NE (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.44 N, Longitude: 98.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 402

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

2.5%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+8.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (78%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (50%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (67%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Ayr, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ayr-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Ayr village center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ayr-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 61% 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 684.3 miles away from the city 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 162.9 miles away from Ayr 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 393.6 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 265.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from Ayr center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 298.4 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 Adams County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ayr topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ayr:

  • HOME HEALTH SERVICES OF MARY LANNING MEM HOSPICAL (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; HASTINGS, NE)
  • MARY LANNING HEALTHCARE Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; HASTINGS, NE)
  • MARY LANNING HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HASTINGS, NE)
  • HASTINGS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; HASTINGS, NE)

Amtrak station near Ayr:

  • 11 miles: HASTINGS (501 W. 1ST ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ayr:

  • Central Community College (about 32 miles; Grand Island, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 40 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 96 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 99 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 99 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 119 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Northeast Community College (about 125 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)

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Notable locations in Ayr: Ayr Grain Cooperative Elevator (A), Ayr (B), Hastings Rural Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Adams 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: 1.3%
Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  74.3%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.9%
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:

7.3
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ayr village (based on Adams County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,72917
Evangelical Protestant6,38521
Catholic4,8815
Other5312
Black Protestant741
None12,764-
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: 7
Adams County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Adams County:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

5.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

28.4%
Nebraska:

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

11.5%
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

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($95.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $38,000 ($404.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($42.55)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $3,000 ($31.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($42.55)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($10.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $26,000 ($276.60)
    Highways: $12,000 ($127.66)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($42.55)
    NEC: $2,000 ($21.28)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $50,000 ($531.91)

5.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,131 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Hall County, NE  0.76% ($27,477 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.48% ($32,857)
from Clay County, NE  0.46% ($33,528)


6.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,427 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
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 Hall County, NE  0.70% ($27,500 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.70% ($31,500)
to Douglas County, NE  0.38% ($35,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ayr:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KHAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: KHAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KICS (1550 AM; 1 kW; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: KHAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ayr:

  • KFGE (98.1 FM; MILFORD, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRGI-FM (96.5 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KQKY (105.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KLIQ (94.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KROR (101.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KHNE-FM (89.1 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K295AF (106.9 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KFKX (90.1 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: HASTINGS COLLEGE)
  • KROA (95.7 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRGY (97.3 FM; AURORA, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKPR-FM (98.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • K219BW (91.7 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Ayr:

  • KHAS-TV (Channel 5; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KGIN (Channel 11; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • K41FU (Channel 41; COLUMBUS & FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHNE-TV (Channel 29; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

Ayr fatal accident list:

Jul 7, 1987 08:08 AM, 281, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Gene A DeJordy, Se 1/4 Se 1/4 Section 16, Township 5 N, Range 10 W (Lat: 40.395250 Lon: -98.443611), Type: 120.4, Overall height: 115.8 m, Registrant: 2026545980, , 4014 9TH STREET, N.W., SUITE 550
  • William J Hackett, Se 1/4 Se 1/4 Section 16, Township 5 N, Range 10 W (Lat: 40.395250 Lon: -98.443611), Type: 120.4, Overall height: 115.8 m, Registrant: 2027833975, Bill.Hackett@alltel.Com, 601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., N.W., #720
  • Jerri L Janjua, Se 1/4 Se 1/4 Section 16, Township 5 N, Range 10 W (Lat: 40.395250 Lon: -98.443611), Type: 120.4, Overall height: 115.8 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #15 GASAREG
  • Jerri L Janjua, Se 1/4 Se 1/4 Section 16, Township 5 N, Range 10 W (Lat: 40.395250 Lon: -98.443611), Type: 120.4, Overall height: 115.8 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASAREG
  • On Us 281 3.2 Km E (Lat: 40.437222 Lon: -98.401667), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 91 m, Registrant: 4024794344

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 2 Mi E On Us 281 (Lat: 40.437222 Lon: -98.401722), Call Sign: KAP234
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2000 MHzGrant Date: 09/30/2015, Expiration Date: 12/17/2025Registrant: State Of Nebraska Department Of Roads, Lincoln, NE 68509-4759, Phone: (402) 479-4371, Email:
  • Us Hwy 281 2 Mi E (Lat: 40.437222 Lon: -98.401722), Call Sign: KNJH627
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.275 MHzGrant Date: 02/15/2014, Expiration Date: 05/15/2024Registrant: State Of Nebraska Department Of Roads, Lincoln, NE 68509-4759, Phone: (402) 479-4371, Email:
  • 4.75 Mi Se (Lat: 40.410000 Lon: -98.356444), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KAB306
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.325 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/2005, Expiration Date: 06/14/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2011Registrant: Nebraska Public Power District, York, NE 68467, Phone: (402) 362-6681

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, E Side Of Us Hwy 281 2 Mi E Of (Lat: 40.437222 Lon: -98.401722), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WEE357
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.700 MHzGrant Date: 07/30/2008, Expiration Date: 08/12/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2011Registrant: State Of Nebraska Department Of Roads, Lincoln, NE 68509-4759, Phone: (402) 479-4371, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K0HAZ, Grant Date: 07/03/1996, Expiration Date: 07/03/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/04/2008, Registrant: Milton A Woods, Ayr, NE 68925-0059
  • Call Sign: KB0VMN, Licensee ID: L01374569, Grant Date: 02/28/2008, Expiration Date: 03/05/2017, Certifier: Jeffrey M Marousek, Registrant: Jeffrey M Marousek, Box 53 12080 S 3rd Street, Ayr, NE 68925

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Wood (13%)

Ayr 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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