Bee, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 192 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.9%
 
Males: 96  (50.4%)
Females: 96  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  49.1 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68314.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,580 (it was $42,917 in 2000)
Bee:

$32,580
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,355 (it was $18,388 in 2000)

Bee village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $91,362 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Bee:

$91,362
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $182,887; Detached houses: $188,537; Townhouses or other attached units: $159,096; In 2-unit structures: $183,984; Mobile homes: $27,148

Median gross rent in 2016: $799.

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  • Races in Bee, NE (2010)

    Bee races chart
    • 18596.9%White alone
    • 63.1%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bee: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.9%), Czech (28.0%), American (9.3%), European (6.5%), English (5.6%), Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1560 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 774 people per square mile   (low).

Bee,NE real estate house value index trend

Bee, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Bee:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bee village:

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 31.3%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.3%
Nebraska:

4.4%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Bee, Nebraska as of January 23, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Bee to the number of sex offenders is 78 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,364 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,253 (1.7%)

Bee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (24.2 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (489.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Garland, NE (2.4 miles ), Dwight, NE (2.4 miles ), Staplehurst, NE (2.5 miles ), Seward, NE (2.6 miles ), Ulysses, NE (3.0 miles ), Tamora, NE (3.4 miles) , Malcolm, NE (3.5 miles ), Brainard, NE (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.01 N, Longitude: 97.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 402

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

2.4%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Public administration (59%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (71%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (1%)

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

Average climate in Bee, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bee-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Bee village center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 69% 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 154.3 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 252.1 miles away from Bee center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.0 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) earthquake occurred 83.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.2 miles away from Bee 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 88.5 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 Seward County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bee:

  • BETHESDA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SEWARD, NE)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; SEWARD, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bee:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 23 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 25 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 27 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 58 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 59 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Bellevue University (about 61 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Creighton University (about 61 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)

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Notable locations in Bee: Blue Valley Cooperative Elevator (A), Bee Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Bee: Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 52.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.319. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.319
U.S.:

0.293

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.43
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.7%
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.9%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Bee village (based on Seward County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,81524
Mainline Protestant2,66412
Catholic1,9934
Other31
None5,275-
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: 4
Seward County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Seward County:

4.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Seward County:

27.1%
Nebraska:

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

13.1%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$881
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$991
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$661
Sewerage 0$0 1$220
Water Supply 0$0 1$220
Totals for Government 0$0 14$2,973

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($156.25)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($119.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($62.50)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($46.88)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($41.67)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($26.04)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($10.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $29,000 ($151.04)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($135.42)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($98.96)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $42,000 ($218.75)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $38,000 ($197.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $40,000 ($208.33)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($26.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($104.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($104.17)
    Highways: $19,000 ($98.96)
    General Support: $7,000 ($36.46)
  • Tax - NEC: $22,000 ($114.58)
    Property: $17,000 ($88.54)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $241,000 ($1255.21)

6.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
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  2.24% ($42,933 average AGI)
from York County, NE  0.38% ($35,609)
from Butler County, NE  0.28% ($53,941)


7.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.55%
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  3.08% ($36,963 average AGI)
to Saline County, NE  0.44% ($34,593)
to York County, NE  0.39% ($35,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bee:

  • 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.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KLIN (1400 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFOR (1240 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bee:

  • KZKX (96.9 FM; SEWARD, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KLIR (101.1 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KIBZ (106.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRKR (95.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KTGL (92.9 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUCV (91.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KBBK (107.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKUL (105.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bee:

  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • K48FF (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K53GH (Channel 53; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: MARY E. HARDERS)
  • K40FH (Channel 46; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K28EN (Channel 28; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K18CD (Channel 18; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K27GX (Channel 27; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWAZ-LP (Channel 22; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K28FS (Channel 28; FREMONT & OMAHA, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K47FK (Channel 39; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K49FP (Channel 49; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K52EX (Channel 52; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K55HX (Channel 55; COLUMBUS/FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K50EG (Channel 50; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: WB0DMY, Licensee ID: L00252426, Grant Date: 08/08/2007, Expiration Date: 10/06/2017, Registrant: William E Lintt Jr, 1806 Davey Rd, Bee, NE 68314

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

BEE, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-20-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-10-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-09-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-13-2012)
  • 5 other older health violations
Most common first names in Bee, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Frank879.4 years
Agnes674.0 years
Louis680.2 years
Joseph668.9 years
Mary685.8 years
Anna576.6 years
Joe481.3 years
John472.5 years
Edward385.0 years
Rose372.0 years
Most common last names in Bee, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Policky973.3 years
Pavel472.0 years
Jirovsky472.0 years
Sedlak481.5 years
Vondra483.5 years
Kunasek369.3 years
Hain378.0 years
Maixner381.6 years
Moravec383.7 years
Divis263.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (3%)

Bee compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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