Belden, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 112 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.5%
 
Males: 58  (52.6%)
Females: 54  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  47.3 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 68717

Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,263 (it was $43,000 in 2000)
Belden:

$56,263
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,996 (it was $20,581 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $42,391 (it was $51,500 in 2000)
Belden:

$42,391
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $58,639; Detached houses: $58,859
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Belden: 75.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.4%), American (23.4%), French (6.4%), Irish (6.4%), Swiss (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1580 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 717 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Belden:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belden village:

  • Never married: 14.4%
  • Now married: 72.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.0%
Nebraska:

6.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $897 (1.5%)

Belden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (41.9 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (100.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (490.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Laurel, NE (2.4 miles ), Coleridge, NE (2.6 miles ), Sholes, NE (2.6 miles) , Randolph, NE (2.8 miles ), Carroll, NE (3.1 miles ), Dixon, NE (3.3 miles) , Concord, NE (3.4 miles) , McLean, NE (3.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $65,000

Latitude: 42.41 N, Longitude: 97.21 W

Area code: 402

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

2.6%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-12.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (29%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (38%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (27%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Legal occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

Average climate in Belden, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Belden-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Belden village center killed one person and caused $4 million in damages.

On 5/8/1965, a category F4 tornado 18.5 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 53 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 68% 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 89.4 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 166.8 miles away from Belden center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 690.2 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 18.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 232.6 miles away from Belden center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cedar County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Belden:

  • HILLCREST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LAUREL, NE)
  • PARK VIEW HAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; COLERIDGE, NE)
  • CAREAGE OF WAYNE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WAYNE, NE)
  • PROVIDENCE MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; WAYNE, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belden:

  • Wayne State College (about 16 miles; Wayne, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,121)
  • Northeast Community College (about 27 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of South Dakota (about 30 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 45 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 84 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 100 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 101 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)

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Notable locations in Belden: Belden Grain and Feed Elevator (A), Circle E Grain Incorporated Elevator (B), Belden (C), Belden Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Belden: Rabdau Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cedar 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 2002 was 37.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 7.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.1%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  79.2%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Belden (2011 data):

  • Citizens State Bank: Belden Branch at 114 Nebraska Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/30: Bank assets: $291.3 mil, Deposits: $257.1 mil, headquarters in Wisner, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Belden village (based on Cedar County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,7759
Mainline Protestant2,38510
Evangelical Protestant3023
Other6-
None1,384-
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: 5
Cedar County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Cedar County:

8.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

8.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cedar County:

27.8%
Nebraska:

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

20.2%
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$2,804
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$4,398
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 6$1,969
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$2,693
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$2,938
Sewerage 0$0 1$661
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,196
Electric Power 0$0 1$1,733
Totals for Government 0$0 13$18,392

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $16,000 ($142.86)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($98.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($89.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($80.36)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($71.43)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($71.43)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($17.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $6,000 ($53.57)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($35.71)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($8.93)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $35,000 ($312.50)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $12,000 ($107.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($17.86)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($71.43)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($8.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($89.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($116.07)
    General Support: $7,000 ($62.50)
    All Other: $2,000 ($17.86)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($107.14)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($71.43)
    NEC: $4,000 ($35.71)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $52,000 ($464.29)

4.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,646 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
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 Madison County, NE  0.41% ($26,000 average AGI)
from Yankton County, SD  0.38% ($33,615)
from Dixon County, NE  0.35% ($78,583)


5.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
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 Yankton County, SD  0.67% ($39,435 average AGI)
to Madison County, NE  0.52% ($27,389)
to Douglas County, NE  0.32% ($57,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belden:

  • KTCH (1590 AM; 3 kW; WAYNE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belden:

  • KXNE-FM (89.3 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCH-FM (104.9 FM; WAYNE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KNEN (94.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KEXL (106.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: WJAG, INC.)
  • KKYA (93.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KPNO (90.9 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Belden:

  • KXNE-TV (Channel 19; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K31DP (Channel 31; YANKTON, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Belden fatal accident list:

May 31, 1995 04:15 PM, 20, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 29, 1988 00:45 AM, Co Rd-Park, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Belden)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Nppd 115 Kv Sub .5 Mi W 1 Mi N (Lat: 42.416667 Lon: -97.235056), Call Sign: KAA560, Licensee ID: L00003451
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9600 MHz, 48.1800 MHzGrant Date: 02/27/2003, Expiration Date: 05/24/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2005Registrant: Nebraska Public Power District, York, NE 68467, Phone: (402) 362-6681
  • BELDEN SUBSTATION, Nppd 115 Kv Sub .5 Mi West 1 Mi North (Lat: 42.424083 Lon: -97.212639), Type: Pole, Structure height: 28.5 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQFW408, Licensee ID: L00003451
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9600 MHz, 48.1800 MHzGrant Date: 10/19/2006, Expiration Date: 10/19/2016, Cancellation Date: 02/10/2014, Certifier: David W WebbRegistrant: Nebraska Public Power District, York, NE 68467, Phone: (402) 362-6681

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

BELDEN, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 131, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-30-1995), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2012)
  • 24 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (15%)

Belden compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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