Beatrice, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 12,157 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 5,810  (47.8%)
Females: 6,347  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68310.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,432 (it was $33,735 in 2000)
Beatrice:

$38,432
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,147 (it was $17,816 in 2000)

Beatrice city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,022 (it was $69,600 in 2000)
Beatrice:

$98,022
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $104,562; Detached houses: $106,987; Townhouses or other attached units: $139,460; In 2-unit structures: $133,826; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $113,371; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $134,027; Mobile homes: $26,516

Median gross rent in 2012: $566.

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  • White alone - 11,881 (94.5%)
  • Two or more races - 277 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic - 227 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 72 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.10%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.10%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Beatrice: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (42.0%), Irish (10.5%), English (8.1%), United States (6.8%), Czech (3.8%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1873

Elevation: 1284 feet

Land area: 7.50 square miles.

Population density: 1,621 people per square mile   (low).

Beatrice,NE real estate house value index trend

Beatrice, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Beatrice:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beatrice city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

103 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
Nebraska:  6.1%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Beatrice, Nebraska as of May 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Beatrice to the number of sex offenders is 357 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,797 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,840 (2.1%)

Beatrice satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (37.6 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (484.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Holmesville, NE (2.6 miles) , Pickrell, NE (2.8 miles) , Blue Springs, NE (3.2 miles ), Wymore, NE (3.3 miles ), Filley, NE (3.3 miles) , De Witt, NE (3.6 miles ), Virginia, NE (3.6 miles) , Plymouth, NE (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2001: 37 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $189,900
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $199,400
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $220,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.27 N, Longitude: 96.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +967 (+7.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,766 (66.3%)

Area code: 402

Beatrice household income distribution Beatrice home values distribution

Crime rates in Beatrice by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00010100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.07.70.07.70.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 36148151524128219
per 100,000 23.846.6107.761.3115.7115.6185.993.863.0167.172.7
Robberies 24241122122
per 100,000 15.831.115.430.77.77.715.515.67.915.916.1
Assaults 2115243029302922274826
per 100,000 166.3116.5184.6229.9223.8231.3224.6172.0212.5381.9209.9
Burglaries 160781111061181069311211681104
per 100,000 1267.1605.6853.6812.3910.5817.1720.2875.5913.0644.4839.5
Thefts 591470606590475381447423357324342
per 100,000 4680.43649.14660.14521.43665.12937.13461.63306.52809.72577.62760.7
Auto thefts 4615182317192161156
per 100,000 364.3116.5138.4176.3131.2146.5162.646.986.639.848.4
Arson 44658585221
per 100,000 31.731.146.138.361.738.562.039.115.715.98.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 373.7276.1397.2383.3372.0353.9413.0321.4287.4377.9286.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Beatrice detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Nebraska average:

1.95

Beatrice tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.7%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +92 (+0.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Work and jobs in Beatrice: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Beatrice, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Beatrice-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the Beatrice city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/22/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 38 people and caused $160 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beatrice-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 70% 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 205.7 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 67.7 miles away from Beatrice center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 305.1 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 108.1 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) earthquake occurred 130.5 miles away from Beatrice center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 337.3 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 Gage County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beatrice topographic map

Birthplace of: Weldon Kees - Artist, Dennis Byars - Politician, James P. Collman - Chemist, Jim Faulkner - Baseball player, Michael Higgins (American football) - Player of football, Bob Hohn - Former professional football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Beatrice:

  • BEATRICE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL & HEALTH CENTER, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, P O BOX 278, 4800 HOSPITAL PARKWAY)
  • BEATRICE STATE DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (3000 LINCOLN BLVD)
  • MOSAIC-BEATRICE CAMPUS ("P O BOX 607, 722 SOUTH 12TH STREET")
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF BEATRICE (1110 N. 10TH ST.)
  • BEATRICE COMM HOSP HOME CARE (1201 SOUTH 9TH STREET)
  • BEATRICE MANOR (1800 IRVING STREET)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - BEATRICE (1306 SOUTH 9TH STREET)

Airports located in Beatrice:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beatrice:

  • Southeast Community College Area (about 38 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 8,838)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 39 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 40 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Bellevue University (about 75 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Kansas State University (about 76 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 79 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 80 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Public high schools in Beatrice:

Public elementary/middle schools in Beatrice:

Private elementary/middle schools in Beatrice:

  • ST PAULS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 143; Location: 930 PRAIRIE LN; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 74; Location: 420 N 6TH ST; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Beatrice, School District: BEATRICE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Beatrice:

  • BEATRICE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $565,544; Location: 100 NORTH 16TH STREET; 98,845 books; 17,011 e-books; 4,028 audio materials; 3,630 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 96 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Christ Community Church 2727 Lincoln Ave

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Notable locations in Beatrice: Martin-Luther Home (A), Beatrice Country Club (B), Searcey Grain Company Elevator (C), Southeast Nebraska Co-operative Company Elevator (D), Beatrice (E), Diamond T Travel Plaza and RV Park (F), Riverside Park Campground (G), Chautauqua Park Campground (H), Gage County Courthouse (I), Gage County Sheriffs Office (J), Beatrice Public Library (K), Beatrice Police Department (L), Beatrice Fire and Rescue (M), Gage County Historical Museum (N), Beatrice Rural Fire District (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Indian Creek Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Beatrice include: Church of Christ (A), Wast Side Baptist Church (B), West Side Community Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), Centenary United Methodist Church (E), Holy Cross Lutheran Church (F), Church of Christ (G), Bible Baptist Church (H), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Dusenbery-Doyle Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Indian Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Beatrice include: Chautauqua Park (1), Nichols Park (2), Astro Park (3), Charles Park (4), Roszell Park (5), Christenson Field (6), Robertson Park (7), Riverside Park (8), Homestead Movement Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Reading Unlimited (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 100 North 16th Street), Heartland Motors - Heartland Motors (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3801 North 6th Street), C & C Tours (Tours & Charters; 815 Court Street), Bagby Travel Agency (Tours & Charters; 516 Ella Street).

Hotels: Carriage House Bed & Breakfast (25478 South 23rd Road), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (4005 North 6th Street), Econo Lodge Beatrice (3210 North 6th Street), Beatrice Inn Motel Restaurant & Lounge (3500 North 6th Street), Beatrice Super 8 (3721 North 6th Street), Victorian Inn 4 Less (1903 North 6th Street).

Gage 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 Beatrice and their reported violations in the past:

BEATRICE, CITY OF (Population served: 12,476, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-10-2007)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2009)
  • 4 other older health violations
LOWER BIG BLUE NRD - WYMORE (Population served: 856, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-24-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-24-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-03-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-13-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-06-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-03-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-03-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LOWER BIG BLUE NRD - BEATRICE WEST (Population served: 126, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Beatrice that have no violations reported:

  • BEATRICE STATE DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.9%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 47.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 10.0% for other race residents, 13.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.8%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Beatrice in 2010:

  • 95 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 62 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Beatrice in 2000:

  • 223 people in nursing homes
  • 129 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Beatrice, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Beatrice compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Beatrice (2011 data):

  • Security First Bank: Villa Branch, North 6th Street Branch, Auto Bank Branch, The First National Bank & Trust Comp. Info updated 2010/02/19: Bank assets: $829.2 mil, Deposits: $644.3 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Stockmens Limited Partnership
  • Pinnacle Bank: Motor Branch at 523 North Sixth Street, branch established on 1973/10/29; Beatrice Branch at 523 Court Street, branch established on 1883/11/22. Info updated 2010/12/10: Bank assets: $3,171.2 mil, Deposits: $2,710.9 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 60 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Omaha: Auxiliary Tellers' Branch at 720 East Court Street, branch established on 1976/11/18; Indian Creek Mall at 2205 North Sixth Street, branch established on 1969/04/21. Info updated 2010/10/13: Bank assets: $13,433.1 mil, Deposits: $10,746.6 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 102 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation
  • Great Western Bank: Court Branch at 1000 East Court Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Beatrice Branch at 200 North 6th Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of the West: Beatrice Branch at 633 North 6th Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Beatrice, Nebraska:

  • Econo Lodge, 3210 N 6TH St, Beatrice, NE 68310 , Phone: (402) 223-3536
  • Victorian Inn, 1903 N 6TH St, Beatrice, NE 68310 , Phone: (402) 228-5955, Fax: (402) 228-2020
  • Holiday Inn Express, 4005 N 6TH, Beatrice, NE 68310 , Phone: (402) 228-7000
  • New Victorian Inn, 3721 N 6th St, Beatrice, NE 68310 , Phone: (402) 228-8808, Fax: (402) 228-8878
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 4005 N 6th St, Beatrice, NE 68310 , Phone: (402) 228-7000, Fax: (402) 228-7004
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Beatrice, Nebraska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Beatrice city (based on Gage County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.57%
Here: 73.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents36.0%14.4%12.2%11.5%4.4%
Congregations19.3%8.8%17.5%7.0%1.8%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Mennonite Church USAWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents3.6%3.3%2.9%2.0%9.7%
Congregations3.5%7.0%3.5%3.5%28.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Gage County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Gage County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Gage County:

29.6%
Nebraska:

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

16.0%
State:

12.9%
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
Financial Administration 9$29,727$39,6360$0
Other Government Administration 5$29,298$70,3159$16,912
Judicial and Legal 1$8,487$101,8440$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$120,925$72,5550$0
Police - Other 11$34,870$38,0403$1,925
Firefighters 20$104,834$62,9005$381
Streets and Highways 9$37,679$50,2390$0
Airports 4$15,492$46,4763$1,688
Solid Waste Management 4$13,574$40,7222$5,049
Sewerage 7$27,275$46,7570$0
Parks and Recreation 5$15,476$37,1422$904
Water Supply 12$51,248$51,2480$0
Electric Power 18$91,261$60,8410$0
Local Libraries 4$16,364$49,09220$9,749
Other and Unallocable 5$26,047$62,5130$0
Totals for Government 134$622,557$55,75144$36,608

Beatrice government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,036,000 ($85.22)
    Electric Utilities: $928,000 ($76.33)
    Water Utilities: $522,000 ($42.94)
    Sewerage: $498,000 ($40.96)
    General - Other: $489,000 ($40.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $299,000 ($24.59)
    Libraries: $99,000 ($8.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($5.68)
    Police Protection: $62,000 ($5.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $44,000 ($3.62)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $9,472,000 ($779.14)
    Police Protection: $1,976,000 ($162.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,803,000 ($148.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,595,000 ($131.20)
    Water Utilities: $1,147,000 ($94.35)
    Regular Highways: $929,000 ($76.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $698,000 ($57.42)
    Sewerage: $661,000 ($54.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $624,000 ($51.33)
    Libraries: $344,000 ($28.30)
    Central Staff Services: $296,000 ($24.35)
    Financial Administration: $223,000 ($18.34)
    General - Other: $120,000 ($9.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $102,000 ($8.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $81,000 ($6.66)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($0.25)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $48,000 ($3.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $298,000 ($24.51)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $11,000 ($0.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $141,000 ($11.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000 ($4.11)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,678,000 ($467.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($3.54)

Beatrice government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,087,000 ($171.67)
    Sewerage: $1,063,000 ($87.44)
    All Other: $905,000 ($74.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000 ($11.52)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($1.89)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $6,000 ($0.49)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($0.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $30,000 ($2.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $138,000 ($11.35)
    All Other: $55,000 ($4.52)
    Highways: $18,000 ($1.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $659,000 ($54.21)
    Special Assessments: $198,000 ($16.29)
    Interest Earnings: $162,000 ($13.33)
    Donations From Private Sources: $81,000 ($6.66)
    Rents: $39,000 ($3.21)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,829,000 ($890.76)
    Water Utilities: $1,545,000 ($127.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,688,000 ($138.85)
    All Other: $615,000 ($50.59)
    General Local Government Support: $255,000 ($20.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,666,000 ($219.30)
    Property: $1,188,000 ($97.72)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $571,000 ($46.97)
    Other License: $106,000 ($8.72)

Beatrice government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,580,000 ($705.77)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,192,000 ($591.59)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,480,000 ($204.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,092,000 ($89.82)

Beatrice government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $349,000 ($28.71)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,919,000 ($486.88)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $120,000 ($9.87)

4.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
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 Lancaster County, NE  1.23% ($44,581 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, NE  0.46% ($24,205)
from Saline County, NE  0.33% ($22,250)


6.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
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 Lancaster County, NE  2.16% ($33,032 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.40% ($34,086)
to Jefferson County, NE  0.33% ($28,276)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beatrice:

  • KWBE (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, 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.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beatrice:

  • KUTT (99.5 FM; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTGL (92.9 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUCV (91.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KSLI-FM (104.1 FM; CRETE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQIQ (88.3 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KIBZ (106.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFLV (89.9 FM; WILBER, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K205DU (88.9 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KNDY-FM (95.5 FM; MARYSVILLE, KS; Owner: DIERKING COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBBK (107.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Beatrice:

  • K23AA (Channel 23; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUC. TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K17CI (Channel 17; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Beatrice fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 50 meters (164ft)
Total costs: $3,162,000
Total average daily traffic: 49,645
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,420

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Beatrice, NE
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Beatrice)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Beatrice, NE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Beatrice)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Beatrice)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 118
  • Hazardous Condition: 62
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Beatrice

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Beatrice, NE
Most common first names in Beatrice, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18677.2 years
William14377.1 years
Mary10282.5 years
Anna9984.5 years
Robert8469.3 years
Henry8381.0 years
Charles8177.3 years
George7977.5 years
Helen6881.3 years
Fred6681.9 years
Most common last names in Beatrice, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5479.8 years
Miller3773.3 years
Smith3674.8 years
Zimmerman3578.5 years
Parde3075.3 years
Penner3080.5 years
Claassen2981.8 years
Meyer2779.4 years
Walker2777.0 years
Frerichs2679.8 years
Businesses in Beatrice, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Maurices1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's1
AutoZone1New Balance2
Burger King1Nike3
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Holiday Inn1UPS4
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
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