For population 25 years and over in Bern:
For population 15 years and over in Bern city:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $867 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (61.9 miles , pop. 73,990).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (69.4 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (452.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Du Bois, NE (2.5 miles) , Oneida, KS (2.6 miles) , Sabetha, KS (3.2 miles ), Seneca, KS (3.2 miles ), Dawson, NE (3.7 miles ), Baileyville, KS (3.7 miles) , Humboldt, NE (3.7 miles ), Pawnee City, NE (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 39.96 N, Longitude: 95.97 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+3.0%).
Work and jobs in Bern: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bern, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bern-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 186% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/6/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.3 miles away from the Bern city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/18/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bern-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.1 miles away from Bern center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Nemaha County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Bern:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bern:
Public high school in Bern:
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Public elementary/middle school in Bern:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bern and their reported violations in the past:BERN, CITY OF (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.0%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 79.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Bern compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Bern (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Bern city (based on Nemaha County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 89.12%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
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Bern government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Bern government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
4.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,433 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,626 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: