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Population in 2012: 236 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.1%
 

Males: 135  (57.5%)
Females: 101  (42.5%)

Median resident age:  40.2 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68316.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,639 (it was $38,125 in 2000)
Benedict:

$43,639
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,446

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,542 (it was $48,800 in 2000)
Benedict:

$67,542
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $62,140; Detached houses: $65,868; Mobile homes: $41,636

Median gross rent in 2012: $920.

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  • White alone - 231 (98.7%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Benedict: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (42.3%), Irish (14.6%), Swedish (7.5%), English (4.3%), United States (4.3%), French Canadian (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1685 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 1,244 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Benedict:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Benedict village:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,102 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $860 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (50.5 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (517.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Thayer, NE (2.5 miles) , Stromsburg, NE (2.8 miles ), York, NE (3.1 miles ), Polk, NE (3.2 miles ), Waco, NE (3.3 miles ), Gresham, NE (3.3 miles ), Bradshaw, NE (3.3 miles ), Osceola, NE (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $22,400
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $30,800
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $54,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $67,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $35,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $30,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 41.01 N, Longitude: 97.61 W

Area code: 402

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +48 (+20.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Construction laborers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (14%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Benedict-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 227% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Benedict village center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/25/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Benedict-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.3 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 58.8 miles away from Benedict center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in York County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Benedict:

  • YORK GENERAL DIALYSIS SERVICES (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; YORK, NE)
  • YORK GENERAL HOSP HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; YORK, NE)
  • YORK GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 12 miles away; YORK, NE)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Benedict:

  • Central Community College (about 41 miles; Grand Island, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 49 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 54 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • Northeast Community College (about 73 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 81 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 85 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 9,853)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 89 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,774)

Public elementary/middle school in Benedict:

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Notable locations in Benedict: United Co-op Elevator (A), Benedict (B), Benedict Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
York 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 Benedict and their reported violations in the past:

BENEDICT, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 278, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2004), St Public Notif received (MAR-30-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite
  • 4 other older health violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.0%

Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  77.0%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Benedict compared to Nebraska state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Benedict travel time to work - commute


Benedict mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Benedict village (based on York County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.31%
Here69.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchMennonite Church USACatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents27.8%15.4%13.8%9.9%8.3%
Congregations15.8%18.4%2.6%7.9%7.9%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of Christ U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren ChurchesChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.6%5.2%2.2%1.9%9.8%
Congregations5.3%2.6%2.6%2.6%34.2%
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
York County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
York County:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.5%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

30.4%
State:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
York County:

14.2%
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$1,647$19,7645$742
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,297
Totals for Government 1$1,647$19,7646$2,039

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $94,000 ($398.31)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($177.97)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($148.31)
    Gas Utilities: $28,000 ($118.64)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($114.41)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($29.66)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($21.19)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($4.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($38.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $32,000 ($135.59)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($29.66)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($29.66)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($8.47)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($4.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $112,000 ($474.58)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $64,000 ($271.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($8.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $67,000 ($283.90)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($16.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $23,000 ($97.46)
    All Other: $5,000 ($21.19)
    General Support: $3,000 ($12.71)
  • Tax - NEC: $37,000 ($156.78)
    Property: $28,000 ($118.64)

Benedict government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $131,000 ($555.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $131,000 ($555.08)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $100,000 ($423.73)

6.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
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 Lancaster County, NE  0.82% ($26,023 average AGI)
from Fillmore County, NE  0.46% ($32,625)
from Polk County, NE  0.46% ($24,458)


7.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,787 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.83%
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 Lancaster County, NE  2.08% ($23,591 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.51% ($29,444)
to Fillmore County, NE  0.49% ($26,808)

Strongest AM radio stations in Benedict:

  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KAWL (1370 AM; 1 kW; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 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.)
  • KJSK (900 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Benedict:

  • 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.)
  • KHNE-FM (89.1 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KRGY (97.3 FM; AURORA, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKOT (93.5 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Benedict:

  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KHNE-TV (Channel 29; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHAS-TV (Channel 5; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Hwy 34 N Side Of Rd 9 Mi N & 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 41.001694 Lon: -97.736444), Call Sign: KNEZ907, Licensee ID: L00054223
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.355 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/1998, Expiration Date: 04/26/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2003
    Registrant: Daniel Graves, Rfd, Bradshaw, NE 68319

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Benedict, Lat: 41.007139 Lon: -97.607278, Type: Building, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 31 m, Call Sign: WQIU804
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/20/2008, Expiration Date: 05/20/2018, Certifier: Collin E Nicholes
    Registrant: Ste Wireless, Inc, 301 Hwy 34, Utica, NE 68456, Phone: (402) 534-2502, Fax: (402) 534-3402, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K0DGW
    Grant Date: 09/29/1987, Expiration Date: 09/29/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/30/1999
    Registrant: Clarence C Heiden, Box 195, Benedict, NE 68316
  • Call Sign: N0LAM, Previous Call Sign: KB0BZG
    Grant Date: 09/19/1989, Expiration Date: 09/19/1999, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2001
    Registrant: Oren A Tankersley, Benedict, NE 68316
  • Call Sign: WA0BOK
    Grant Date: 12/15/1987, Expiration Date: 12/15/1997, Cancellation Date: 12/16/1999
    Registrant: John D Crowdell, Box 44, Benedict, NE 68316



Most common first names in Benedict, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Arthur385.0 years
John374.7 years
Mildred377.7 years
Paul382.3 years
Charles266.5 years
Albert287.0 years
Edwin281.5 years
Elsie288.0 years
Laura286.0 years
Mabel288.0 years
Most common last names in Benedict, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Heiden684.1 years
Peterson578.4 years
Junge481.0 years
Richardson478.5 years
Foster381.7 years
Myers385.0 years
Schoch394.0 years
Baker272.0 years
Hirschfeld279.0 years
Cuda275.0 years
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