For population 25 years and over in Benkelman:
For population 15 years and over in Benkelman city:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $607 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greeley, CO (170.3 miles , pop. 76,930).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (175.5 miles , pop. 276,393).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (566.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Max, NE (2.9 miles) , Parks, NE (3.2 miles) , Stratton, NE (4.2 miles ), McDonald, KS (4.5 miles) , Bird City, KS (4.6 miles ), Haigler, NE (4.7 miles ), St. Francis, KS (4.9 miles ), Wauneta, NE (5.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.05 N, Longitude: 101.53 W
Area code: 308
Population change in the 1990s: -193 (-16.1%).
Work and jobs in Benkelman: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Benkelman, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Benkelman-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/15/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Benkelman city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 10/17/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Benkelman-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 98% 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 70.3 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 56.6 miles away from Benkelman center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Dundy County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ward Bond - (1903-1960), actor.
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Airports located in Benkelman:
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Local government website: BENKELMAN.ORG/CITYINFO.HTM
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Public high school in Benkelman:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Benkelman and their reported violations in the past:BENKELMAN, CITY OF (Population served: 1106, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.7%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
56 people in nursing homes in 2000
Benkelman compared to Nebraska state average:
Banks with branches in Benkelman (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Benkelman city (based on Dundy County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Benkelman government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Benkelman government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
4.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,000 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
7.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,368 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $135,000
Total average daily traffic: 200
Total average daily truck traffic: 20
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 260
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Benkelman)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Benkelman, NE)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6 (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 Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Benkelman)
Businesses in Benkelman, NE
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.