Blair, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 7,990 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.4%
 
Males: 3,751  (46.9%)
Females: 4,239  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68008.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,191 (it was $41,214 in 2000)
Blair:

$50,191
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,214 (it was $19,240 in 2000)

Blair city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $145,555 (it was $100,500 in 2000)
Blair:

$145,555
NE:

$132,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $662.

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  • Races in Blair, NE (2013)

    Blair races chart
    • 7,55393.1%White alone
    • 2092.6%Hispanic
    • 1371.7%Two or more races
    • 861.1%Black alone
    • 320.4%American Indian alone
    • 270.3%Asian alone
    • 230.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Blair: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.4%), Irish (14.5%), Danish (11.9%), English (5.6%), Swedish (4.6%), Norwegian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/7/1869

Elevation: 1090 feet

Land area: 4.64 square miles.

Population density: 1,720 people per square mile   (low).

Blair,NE real estate house value index trend

Blair, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Blair:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blair city:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

183 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).

This city:

2.4%
Nebraska:

4.4%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Blair, Nebraska as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Blair to the number of sex offenders is 444 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,753 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,835 (2.0%)

Blair satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Omaha, NE (20.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (437.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kennard, NE (2.5 miles ), California Junction, IA (2.7 miles) , Modale, IA (2.9 miles ), Fort Calhoun, NE (2.9 miles ), Herman, NE (3.1 miles ), Washington, NE (3.3 miles) , Missouri Valley, IA (3.5 miles ), Bennington, NE (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $194,100
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $162,100
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2004: 45 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2005: 48 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $213,400
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $201,400
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $239,500
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $254,800
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $228,000
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $227,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.55 N, Longitude: 96.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,338 (+16.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,147 (51.2%)

Area code: 402

Blair household income distribution Blair home values distribution

Crime rates in Blair by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 047460427025
per 100,000 0.051.789.451.676.90.050.525.689.70.024.862.7
Robberies 001022000122
per 100,000 0.00.012.80.025.625.10.00.00.012.424.825.1
Assaults 372212502231
per 100,000 39.590.525.525.812.825.163.20.025.624.837.212.5
Burglaries 4256312013127121981930
per 100,000 553.3724.1395.7257.8166.5150.788.5153.5243.499.2235.5376.0
Thefts 1351029712312911780101101879284
per 100,000 1,778.41,318.91,238.21,585.71,652.41,469.51,010.91,291.61,294.01,079.31,140.21,052.9
Auto thefts 2522211510149852135
per 100,000 329.3284.5268.1193.4128.1175.8113.7102.364.124.8161.162.7
Arson 314120104201
per 100,000 39.512.951.112.925.60.012.60.051.224.80.012.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 145.7187.8181.1145.0161.597.0110.092.1152.561.5110.9135.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Blair detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Nebraska average:

1.92
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.7%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +499 (+7.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Information (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Blair, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blair-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Blair city center killed 3 people and injured 133 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/15/1950, a category F4 tornado 19.5 miles away from the city center injured 33 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blair-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 73% 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 164.9 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 248.2 miles away from Blair center
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 70.1 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 57.0 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 98.5 miles away from Blair center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 285.2 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 Washington County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blair topographic map

Birthplace of: Kent Bellows - Artist, Gene Williams - Football player, Kent Rogert - Politician, Otto Diller Schmidt - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Tom Seaton - Baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Blair: Otto Diller Schmidt.

Hospitals and medical centers in Blair:

  • MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 810 NORTH 22ND ST)
  • CROWELL MEMORIAL HOME (245 SOUTH 22ND STREET)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN HOME (2242 WRIGHT STREET)

Airports located in Blair:

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Operable nuclear power plant near Blair:

  • 9 miles: Fort Calhoun in Fort Calhoun, NE.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blair:

  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 19 miles; Omaha, NE; Full-time enrollment: 12,236)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 21 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • Creighton University (about 22 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 22 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 26 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Bellevue University (about 30 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 56 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)

Public high school in Blair:

  • Blair High School (Students: 705; Location: 440 N 10th Street P. O. Box 288; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Blair:

See full list of schools located in Blair

Library in Blair:

  • BLAIR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $278,137; Location: 210 SOUTH 17TH STREET; 36,401 books; 1,307 audio materials; 1,739 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 98 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Blair: Municipal RV Park (A), Blair Feed Mill Elevator (B), Mathiesen Grain Company Elevator (C), Tyson Elevators (D), Blair Golf Club (E), Blair (F), Omaha Village Apartments (G), C A Dana Hall of Science (H), Madsen Fine Arts Center (I), C A Dana - Life Library (J), Blair Hall (K), Mickelsen Hall (L), Borup Coliseum (M), Rasmussen Hall (N), Holling Hall (O), E C Hunt Campus Center (P), Argo Hall (Q), Elk Horn Hall Conference-Retreat Center (R), Pioneer Memorial Building (S), Dana Classroom Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Blair include: United Church of Christ (A), First United Methodist Church (B), Saint Marys Episcopal Church (C), Cornerstone Assembly of God Church (D), First Lutheran Church (E), Church of Christ (F), First Baptist Church (G), Trinity Lutheran Church (H), First Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Blair Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Blair include: Rhoades Park (1), Congregational Church of Blair Historical Marker (2), Tower of the Four Winds (3), Peterson Field (4), Zimmerman Field (5), Viking Field (6), Veterans Memorial Ball Field (7), Ralph Steyer Park (8), Lions Club Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (558 South 13th Street), Motel California (2829 South Highway 30), Ray's Towing (East Highway 30), Econo Lodge Blair (1355 Highway 30), Starlite Motel (648 East Highway 30), Econo Lodge (1355 South Highway 30), Super 8 Blair NE (558 South 13th Street), Landmark Inn (1465 Front Street).

Courts: Blair - Washington County Court House- Extension Services (1718 Washington Street), Washington County Court House - Attorney (1555 Colfax Street), Washington County Court House - Assessor (1555 Colfax Street).

Washington 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 2012 was 87.0. This is about average.

City:

87.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.207. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.207
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.36. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.36
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.47
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.0298. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0298
U.S.:

0.0147

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

BLAIR, CITY OF (Population served: 8,000, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2009)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2008. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2009)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2008. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2009)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2008. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2009)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2008. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2009)
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
SHANNON ESTATES (Population served: 70, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2007)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.0%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.9% for Black residents, 36.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.5%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Blair in 2010:

  • 357 people in college/university student housing
  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Blair in 2000:

  • 314 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 193 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Blair, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Blair compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Blair (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Blair Branch at 1865 Washington, branch established on 1907/09/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Two Rivers Bank: at 555 South 19th Street, branch established on 1997/02/03. Info updated 2008/11/25: Bank assets: $129.8 mil, Deposits: $96.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Arlington State Banc Holding Company
  • Lincoln FSB of Nebraska: Blair Branch at 1822 Washington Street, branch established on 1994/06/20. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $331.9 mil, Deposits: $232.1 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices
  • Washington County Bank: at 1523 Washington Street, branch established on 1915/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $290.1 mil, Deposits: $223.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Blair, Nebraska:

  • Rath Inn, RR 1 Box 268e, Blair, NE 68008 , Phone: (402) 426-2340
  • Super 8 Motel, 558 S 13TH St, Blair, NE 68008 , Phone: (402) 426-8888
  • Econo Lodge, 1355 South Hwy 30, Blair, NE 68008 , Phone: (402) 426-2340, Fax: (402) 426-8703
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Blair, Nebraska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blair city (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,4213
Mainline Protestant4,24011
Evangelical Protestant2,36810
Other2832
None4,922-
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
Washington County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

7.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

27.2%
Nebraska:

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

11.0%
State:

12.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$13,503$54,0120$0
Other Government Administration 6$37,600$75,20010$6,111
Police Protection - Officers 14$84,289$72,2482$1,100
Police - Other 1$3,593$43,1160$0
Streets and Highways 7$27,527$47,1891$255
Sewerage 2$9,385$56,3100$0
Parks and Recreation 3$11,624$46,4960$0
Water Supply 10$38,435$46,1220$0
Local Libraries 3$10,255$41,0205$2,794
Other and Unallocable 2$8,263$49,5782$593
Totals for Government 51$244,474$57,52320$10,853

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $980,000 ($122.65)
    Housing & Community Development: $474,000 ($59.32)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,500,000 ($187.73)
    Regular Highways: $705,000 ($88.24)
    Police Protection: $533,000 ($66.71)
    Sewerage: $395,000 ($49.44)
    Fire Protection: $355,000 ($44.43)
    Housing & Community Development: $340,000 ($42.55)
    Central Staff Services: $298,000 ($37.30)
    Financial Administration: $229,000 ($28.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $200,000 ($25.03)
    Libraries: $173,000 ($21.65)
    Welfare - Other: $53,000 ($6.63)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($5.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $842,000 ($105.38)
    Financial Administration: $648,000 ($81.10)
    General Public Building: $130,000 ($16.27)
    Police Protection: $119,000 ($14.89)
    Fire Protection: $79,000 ($9.89)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($6.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $42,000 ($5.26)
    Welfare - Other: $15,000 ($1.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,200,000 ($275.34)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $550,000 ($68.84)
    All Other: $377,000 ($47.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $91,000 ($11.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $63,000 ($7.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $670,000 ($83.85)
    Interest Earnings: $84,000 ($10.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,200,000 ($275.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,047,000 ($131.04)
    Highways: $467,000 ($58.45)
    General Support: $279,000 ($34.92)
  • Tax - Property: $1,133,000 ($141.80)
    Total General Sales: $969,000 ($121.28)
    Public Utilities: $644,000 ($80.60)
    NEC: $335,000 ($41.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,083,000 ($385.86)

6.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
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 Douglas County, NE  2.66% ($59,626 average AGI)
from Dodge County, NE  0.42% ($38,406)
from Sarpy County, NE  0.38% ($43,552)


7.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
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 Douglas County, NE  3.21% ($35,352 average AGI)
to Dodge County, NE  0.69% ($30,113)
to Sarpy County, NE  0.34% ($34,654)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blair:

  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCRO (660 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blair:

  • KKYY (101.3 FM; WHITING, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KDCV-FM (91.1 FM; BLAIR, NE; Owner: DANA COLLEGE)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIWR (89.7 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KVNO (90.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF NEBRASKA)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KKCD (105.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBLR-FM (97.3 FM; BLAIR, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KVSS (88.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIOS-FM (91.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 001)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRQC (93.3 FM; BENNINGTON, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFMT-FM (105.5 FM; FREMONT, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Blair:

  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K68AV (Channel 68; BLAIR, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDTV COMMISSION)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KVSS-LP (Channel 67; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K61GA (Channel 61; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KKAZ-CA (Channel 24; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KOHA-LP (Channel 65; OMAHA, NE; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)
Blair fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Blair fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 106m348ftTotal length
  • $1,367,000Total costs
  • 87,465Total average daily traffic
  • 6,439Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Blair, NE
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blair)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Blair, NE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blair)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Blair)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Blair

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blair, NE
Most common first names in Blair, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13275.8 years
Mary12283.7 years
James9272.9 years
William9078.6 years
Helen8085.0 years
George7877.4 years
Robert7874.8 years
Margaret7483.7 years
Anna6887.9 years
Dorothy5879.7 years
Most common last names in Blair, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hansen13881.7 years
Jensen12883.3 years
Johnson7881.9 years
Thompson7078.1 years
Nelson6878.0 years
Anderson6681.1 years
Larsen6283.3 years
Miller6075.5 years
Smith5480.2 years
Rasmussen5279.9 years
Businesses in Blair, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Econo Lodge1Super 81
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walgreens1
McDonald's1YMCA1
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