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Population in 2012: 603 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 

Males: 273  (45.3%)
Females: 330  (54.7%)

Median resident age:  47.1 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68926.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,829 (it was $27,443 in 2000)
Beaver City:

$22,829
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,744

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $33,518 (it was $30,900 in 2000)
Beaver City:

$33,518
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $40,966; Detached houses: $41,932; Townhouses or other attached units: $35,215; Mobile homes: $18,962

Median gross rent in 2012: $333.

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Beaver City races chart
  • White alone - 578 (94.9%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Beaver City: 73.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (40.4%), English (14.4%), Irish (12.2%), Polish (3.8%), Czech (3.7%), Dutch (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/3/1887

Elevation: 2170 feet

Land area: 0.96 square miles.

Population density: 630 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Beaver City:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beaver City city:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.2%
Nebraska:  5.5%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Beaver City, Nebraska as of November 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Beaver City to the number of sex offenders is 151 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $765 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $816 (2.5%)

Beaver City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (172.3 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (534.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hendley, NE (2.7 miles) , Edison, NE (3.2 miles) , Arapahoe, NE (3.5 miles ), Stamford, NE (3.5 miles ), Oxford, NE (3.6 miles ), Wilsonville, NE (3.9 miles) , Holbrook, NE (3.9 miles ), Almena, KS (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.14 N, Longitude: 99.83 W

Area code: 308

Beaver City household income distribution Beaver City home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.4%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-8.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Average climate in Beaver City, Nebraska

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Tornado activity:

Beaver City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Beaver City city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the city center caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beaver City-area historical earthquake activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from Beaver City center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.7 miles away from Beaver City center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Furnas County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beaver City topographic map

Birthplace of: Roy Olmstead - Prohibition bootlegger.


Hospital/medical center in Beaver City:

  • BEAVER CITY MANOR (Nursing Home, P O BOX 70, 905 FLOYD STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Beaver City:

  • WALKER POST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; OXFORD, NE)
  • FRITZER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; OXFORD, NE)

Political contributions by individuals in Beaver City, NE

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beaver City:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 55 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,780)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 92 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Central Community College (about 93 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 172 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 175 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 176 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Northeast Community College (about 184 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)

Public elementary/middle school in Beaver City:

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Library in Beaver City:

  • BEAVER CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $29,250; Location: 408 10TH STREET; 16,728 books; 514 audio materials; 723 video materials; 20 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Beaver City: Beaver City (A), Westside Park Campground (B), Furnas County Fairground (C), Beaver City Ambulance (D), Beaver City Volunteer Fire Department (E), Furnas County Courthouse (F), Furnas County Sheriffs Office (G), Beaver City Public Library (H), Beaver City Police Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Beaver City include: First Christian Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), Wesleyan Evangelical Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Friendship Center for Christian Living (E), Grace Brethren Church (F), Free Methodist Church (G), Seventh Day Adventist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Beaver City include: Westside Park (1), Nebraskas Flying Doctor Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Motel Furnas County (Highway 89 & 10), Inn-Convenience Corner (Highway 89 & 10).

Courts: Furnas County - County Court (912 R Street), Beaver City County Offices - Clerk District Court (912 R Street).

 
Furnas 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 Beaver City and their reported violations in the past:

BEAVER CITY, CITY OF (Population served: 641, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-16-2000), St Public Notif received (MAR-23-2000)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.2%
(33.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.4%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
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: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Beaver City, NE

18 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
33 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Beaver City compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Beaver City (2011 data):

  • Banner County Bank, Inc.: First State Bank Branch at 401 9th St, branch established on 1887/01/25. Info updated 2011/03/28: Bank assets: $116.5 mil, Deposits: $103.2 mil, headquarters in Harrisburg, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Banner County Ban Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Beaver City travel time to work - commute


Beaver City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Beaver City city (based on Furnas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 82.34%
Here82.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents29.6%20.7%12.5%9.9%8.6%
Congregations26.9%7.7%11.5%11.5%11.5%
NameUnited Church of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Baptist General ConferenceOther
Adherents6.0%4.4%2.8%2.0%3.6%
Congregations3.8%3.8%3.8%3.8%15.4%
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: 6
Furnas County:

12.76 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Furnas County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

10.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Furnas County:

30.1%
Nebraska:

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

9.0%
State:

12.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,469$29,6289$2,914
Solid Waste Management 2$3,868$23,2080$0
Electric Power 2$5,526$33,1560$0
Local Libraries 0$0 4$830
Totals for Government 5$11,863$28,47113$3,744

Beaver City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $199,000 ($330.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $37,000 ($61.36)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($3.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($3.32)
  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $117,000 ($194.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $56,000 ($92.87)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($69.65)
    Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($67.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($66.33)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($53.07)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($49.75)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($33.17)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($9.95)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($1.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $67,000 ($111.11)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($13.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $292,000 ($484.25)

Beaver City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $206,000 ($341.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000 ($69.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($19.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($1.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $217,000 ($359.87)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($23.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $116,000 ($192.37)
    Highways: $61,000 ($101.16)
    General Support: $35,000 ($58.04)
  • Tax - NEC: $119,000 ($197.35)
    Property: $47,000 ($77.94)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $503,000 ($834.16)

6.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,185 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Red Willow County, NE  0.67% ($25,231 average AGI)


7.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,908 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Buffalo County, NE  1.17% ($27,304 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.51% ($24,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beaver City:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KQNK (1530 AM; 1 kW; NORTON, KS; Owner: PIONEER COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beaver City:

  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KRVN-FM (93.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KQNK-FM (106.7 FM; NORTON, KS; Owner: PIONEER COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Beaver City:

  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K39BS (Channel 39; NORTON, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 50


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA0TCI, Licensee ID: L00748578
    Grant Date: 12/07/2005, Expiration Date: 12/07/2015, Certifier: Wesley W Wilmot
    Registrant: Wesley W Wilmot, Box 165, Beaver City, NE 68926
  • Call Sign: KA0TEM, Licensee ID: L00874377
    Grant Date: 06/07/2004, Expiration Date: 09/02/2014, Certifier: George E Robinson
    Registrant: George E Robinson, 1015 O St, Beaver City, NE 68926
  • Call Sign: N0XBU, Licensee ID: L00243014
    Grant Date: 03/03/1997, Expiration Date: 05/25/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2005
    Registrant: Ashley J Ives, 710 N Rr 1 Box 109b, Beaver City, NE 68926
  • Call Sign: KD5JHS, Licensee ID: L00204730
    Grant Date: 12/02/2009, Expiration Date: 02/23/2020, Certifier: Judie C Torbett
    Registrant: Judie C Torbett, 905 Floyd St. Stop 3, Beaver City, NE 68926
  • Call Sign: K9UTM, Previous Call Sign: KC9BGV, Licensee ID: L00480973
    Grant Date: 05/09/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022, Certifier: Thomas A Biros Jr
    Registrant: Thomas A Biros Jr, 522 R Street, Beaver City, NE 68926
  • Call Sign: WB5OB, Previous Call Sign: KA5LQA, Licensee ID: L00163955
    Grant Date: 01/15/2010, Expiration Date: 01/15/2020, Certifier: Robert D Torbett Mr.
    Registrant: Robert D Torbett, 905 Floyd St. Stop 3, Beaver City, NE 68926


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Beaver City, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1481.4 years
John1377.3 years
George1279.3 years
Robert1176.8 years
Mary1183.7 years
Charles980.4 years
Albert785.3 years
Ralph781.1 years
Paul782.2 years
James777.0 years
Most common last names in Beaver City, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1882.6 years
Martin1582.3 years
Hardin976.7 years
Warner785.9 years
Fleming687.5 years
Wentling680.2 years
Weaver681.5 years
Johnson684.4 years
Bates678.5 years
Phillips683.8 years
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