Battle Creek, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 1,201 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.7%
 
Males: 629  (52.4%)
Females: 572  (47.6%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 68701, 68715.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $79,864 (it was $43,906 in 2000)
Battle Creek:

$79,864
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,417 (it was $16,996 in 2000)

Battle Creek city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $149,564 (it was $78,300 in 2000)
Battle Creek:

$149,564
NE:

$155,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $630.

March 2019 cost of living index in Battle Creek: 74.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.2%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Battle Creek, NE (2010)
    • 1,17697.4%White alone
    • 141.2%American Indian alone
    • 100.8%Hispanic
    • 50.4%Two or more races
    • 10.08%Black alone
    • 10.08%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Battle Creek, Nebraska as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Battle Creek is 1,281 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (62.4%), Swedish (6.8%), American (4.8%), English (3.3%), Irish (2.5%), Czech (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/21/1873

Elevation: 1590 feet

Land area: 0.65 square miles.

Population density: 1,851 people per square mile   (low).

Battle Creek, Nebraska map

20 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,989 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,230 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (70.6 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (95.2 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (510.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Meadow Grove, NE (2.7 miles ),
Norfolk, NE (3.1 miles ),
Hadar, NE (3.2 miles ),
Tilden, NE (3.5 miles ),
Woodland Park, NE (3.7 miles ),
Madison, NE (3.7 miles ),
Pierce, NE (3.8 miles ),
Hoskins, NE (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 42.00 N, Longitude: 97.60 W

Area code: 402

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $239,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $277,700
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $170,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Battle Creek, NE residents
Average permit cost in Battle Creek, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +154 (+15.3%).
Most common industries in Battle Creek, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (11.6%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Utilities (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.2%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • U. S. Postal service (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Battle Creek, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)

Average climate in Battle Creek, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Battle Creek-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Battle Creek city center .

On 5/30/1954, a category F4 tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Battle Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 66% 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 85.0 miles away from Battle Creek center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 178.4 miles away from Battle Creek center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 680.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.7 miles away from the city 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 409.1 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 25.6 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 Madison County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Battle Creek topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Battle Creek:

  • COMMUNITY PRIDE CARE CENTER (901 SOUTH 4TH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Battle Creek:

  • FAITH REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; NORFOLK, NE)
  • LUTHERAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; NORFOLK, NE)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; NORFOLK, NE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - NORFOLK (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NORFOLK, NE)
  • ST JOSEPH'S NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NORFOLK, NE)
  • ST. JOSEPH'S REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NORFOLK, NE)
  • NORTHEAST NEBRASKA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; NORFOLK, NE)

Airports located in Battle Creek:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Battle Creek:

  • Northeast Community College (about 11 miles; Norfolk, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,334)
  • Wayne State College (about 35 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • University of South Dakota (about 65 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 73 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Central Community College (about 87 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 94 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 95 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)

Public high school in Battle Creek:

Public elementary/middle school in Battle Creek:

Private elementary/middle school in Battle Creek:

  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 141, Location: 102 W MARTIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Battle Creek

Library in Battle Creek:

  • BATTLE CREEK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $100,610; Location: 103 EAST MAIN STREET; 20,247 books; 11,980 e-books; 2,622 audio materials; 3,009 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Battle Creek: Battle Creek Farmers Co-op Elevator (A), Battle Creek Municipal Park Campground (B), Battle Creek Volunteer Fire Department (C), Battle Creek Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Battle Creek include: Saint Johns Lutheran Church (A), Saint Patricks Catholic Church (B), United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Battle Creek include: Parks of Pride Arboretum (1), Battle Creek City Park (2), Battle Creek Historical Marker (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

BATTLE CREEK, CITY OF (Population served: 1,204, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-22-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-22-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-2013 to MAR-17-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-22-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2008)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.2%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
41 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in Battle Creek (2011 data):

  • Battle Creek State Bank: at 202 W Main St, branch established on 1943/09/01. Info updated 2010/06/17: Bank assets: $26.5 mil, Deposits: $22.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Battle Creek State Company, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Battle Creek:

Marital status in Battle Creek, NE
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Battle Creek:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Battle Creek, NE (based on Madison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,20334
Catholic9,3644
Mainline Protestant4,84517
Other7272
None7,737-
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: 8
Madison County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Madison County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Madison County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Madison County:

7.93 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Madison County:

7.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.8%
State:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.8%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Battle Creek:

47.2%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Battle Creek:

48.5%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Battle Creek:

29.6
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Battle Creek:

19.5%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Battle Creek:

11.4%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Battle Creek:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Battle Creek:

34.0%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
Battle Creek:

53.6%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.1%
State:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Battle Creek, 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
Local Libraries 2$3,989$23,9341$293
Other Government Administration 2$6,210$37,2605$1,812
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,987$47,9221$3,486
Sewerage 1$3,553$42,6360$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,250$39,0000$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 8$24,989$37,4847$5,591

Battle Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Public Welfare Institutions: $927,000 ($771.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $118,000 ($98.25)
    Libraries: $39,000 ($32.47)
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $3,148,000 ($2621.15)
    Electric Utilities: $853,000 ($710.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $147,000 ($122.40)
    Regular Highways: $135,000 ($112.41)
    Police Protection: $131,000 ($109.08)
    Water Utilities: $124,000 ($103.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $84,000 ($69.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000 ($61.62)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($61.62)
    Libraries: $49,000 ($40.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $34,000 ($28.31)
    Central Staff Services: $32,000 ($26.64)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($20.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000 ($9.99)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($4.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $309,000 ($257.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,315,000 ($1927.56)

Battle Creek government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $123,000 ($102.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $56,000 ($46.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($26.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $258,000 ($214.82)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($21.65)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,143,000 ($951.71)
    Water Utilities: $186,000 ($154.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $127,000 ($105.75)
    General Local Government Support: $74,000 ($61.62)
  • Tax - Property: $217,000 ($180.68)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $87,000 ($72.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000 ($17.49)

Battle Creek government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,725,000 ($6432.14)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,205,000 ($3501.25)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,025,000 ($3351.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $505,000 ($420.48)

Battle Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,278,000 ($1064.11)

5.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,874 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Nebraska average:

6.35%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Stanton County, NE  0.47% ($40,797 average AGI)
from Pierce County, NE  0.42% ($36,632)
from Douglas County, NE  0.34% ($55,565)


6.95% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,635 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Nebraska average:

6.52%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Douglas County, NE  0.63% ($48,828 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.59% ($33,146)
to Stanton County, NE  0.52% ($41,681)

Strongest AM radio stations in Battle Creek:

  • WJAG (780 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NORFOLK, NE)
  • 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.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTCH (1590 AM; 3 kW; WAYNE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Battle Creek:

  • KNEN (94.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KEXL (106.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: WJAG, INC.)
  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KUSO (92.7 FM; ALBION, NE; Owner: FLOOD COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KXNE-FM (89.3 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KKOT (93.5 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • KPNO (90.9 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Battle Creek:

  • KXNE-TV (Channel 19; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KLKE (Channel 24; ALBION, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K35FM (Channel 35; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K48CH (Channel 48; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K53GC (Channel 53; NELIGH, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • K39AL (Channel 39; NELIGH, NE; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)

Battle Creek fatal accident list:

Mar 7, 1987 04:05 PM, 121, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 243ft / 74.0mTotal length
  • 73,200Total average daily traffic
  • 6,194Total average daily truck traffic
  • 104,804Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Battle Creek, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 102000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Battle Creek, NE

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Battle Creek)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 5 Mi S (Lat: 41.924444 Lon: -97.606389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152.4 m, Overall height: 153.3 m, Call Sign: WQIV341,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.012 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/2008, Expiration Date: 06/01/2021, Certifier: Michael J Flood, Registrant: Red Beacon Communications, LLC, 214 N. 7th Street, Suite 1, Norfolk, NE 68701, Phone: (402) 371-4844

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • City Hall 101 E Main St (Lat: 41.998056 Lon: -97.578111), Call Sign: KNGX396, Licensee ID: L00075536,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2003, Expiration Date: 05/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2012, Registrant: City Of Battle Creek, Battle Creek, NE 68715-0280, Phone: (402) 675-2165
  • .5 Mi W (Lat: 42.003056 Lon: -97.611444), Call Sign: KNAO954,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.745 MHz, Grant Date: 02/04/2006, Expiration Date: 02/04/2016, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2016, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Battle Creek, 54593 839th Road (Lat: 41.989500 Lon: -97.602194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQFM846,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2016, Expiration Date: 06/02/2026, Certifier: Francis J Dirico, Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1220 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 867-6767, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
  • BATTLE CREEK, 54747 843rd Street (Lat: 42.050167 Lon: -97.634333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 64 m, Call Sign: WQHL901,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 10/11/2017, Expiration Date: 09/05/2027, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • TILDEN, 84199 Hwy 45 (Lat: 42.033556 Lon: -97.835056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQSY524,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2013, Expiration Date: 12/10/2023, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • BAC, W Front St (Lat: 42.002111 Lon: -97.597444), Type: Silo, Structure height: 50 m, Overall height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQXU717,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 06/14/2016, Expiration Date: 06/14/2026, Certifier: Kim Messina, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East; Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:
  • BAC, W Front St (Lat: 42.002111 Lon: -97.597444), Type: Silo, Structure height: 50 m, Overall height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WRDD321,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2019, Expiration Date: 04/02/2029, Certifier: Donnie Happel, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Battle Creek)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: SMITH GLENN A RV6-A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4344X , Serial Number: 20259, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 10/11/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Allan W Renter, 302 S Preece St, Battle Creek, NE 68715
  • Aircraft: PATRICK HINTZ KITFOX SERIES #6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7840H , Serial Number: S60701-056, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 05/14/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 03/31/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Patrick M Hintz, Po Box 314, Battle Creek, NE 68715

Most common first names in Battle Creek, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George1477.7 years
William1281.2 years
John1177.2 years
Mary1077.6 years
Anna887.7 years
Walter884.1 years
Paul683.1 years
Leo676.5 years
Fred681.7 years
Albert682.2 years
Most common last names in Battle Creek, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Praeuner1483.0 years
Bierman1379.3 years
Werner1072.5 years
Prauner980.0 years
Unkel685.0 years
Tiedgen684.4 years
Zohner680.5 years
Finkral678.1 years
Knapp677.3 years
Carstens580.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Battle Creek, NE
  • 64.9%Utility gas
  • 30.5%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Battle Creek, NE
  • 52.3%Utility gas
  • 33.0%Electricity
  • 14.8%No fuel used


Battle Creek compared to Nebraska 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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