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Population in 2012: 7,984 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.3%
 

Males: 3,899  (48.8%)
Females: 4,085  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  36.0 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68008.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,217 (it was $41,214 in 2000)
Blair:

$56,217
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,929

Blair city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $146,629 (it was $100,500 in 2000)
Blair:

$146,629
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $162,957; Detached houses: $167,131; Townhouses or other attached units: $184,888; In 2-unit structures: $121,413; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $114,658; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,176; Mobile homes: $19,844

Median gross rent in 2012: $679.

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  • White alone - 7,459 (93.5%)
  • Hispanic - 223 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 113 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 78 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 36 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 25 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 22 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blair: 91.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.8%), Danish (12.1%), Irish (11.6%), English (8.3%), Swedish (5.5%), French (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/7/1869

Elevation: 1090 feet

Land area: 4.64 square miles.

Population density: 1,719 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Blair:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blair city:

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

131 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
Nebraska:  5.5%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Blair, Nebraska as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Blair to the number of sex offenders is 470 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 2012: $2,629 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,553 (1.8%)

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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.55 N, Longitude: 96.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,459 (+18.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,121 (54.5%)

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
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 04746042702
per 100,000 0.051.789.451.676.90.050.525.689.70.024.8
Robberies 00102200012
per 100,000 0.00.012.80.025.625.10.00.00.012.424.8
Assaults 37221250223
per 100,000 39.590.525.525.812.825.163.20.025.624.837.2
Burglaries 42563120131271219819
per 100,000 553.3724.1395.7257.8166.5150.788.5153.5243.499.2235.5
Thefts 13510297123129117801011018792
per 100,000 1778.41318.91238.21585.71652.41469.51010.91291.61294.01079.31140.2
Auto thefts 252221151014985213
per 100,000 329.3284.5268.1193.4128.1175.8113.7102.364.124.8161.1
Arson 31412010420
per 100,000 39.512.951.112.925.60.012.60.051.224.80.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 145.7187.7181.1144.9161.597.0110.092.1152.561.5110.9

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Crime rate in Blair detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Nebraska average:

1.95

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Blair, Nebraska accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.1%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +499 (+7.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Blair-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 172% 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 98% 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 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 Blair 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 the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), 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: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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 Recipient born in Blair: Otto Diller Schmidt.


Hospitals/medical centers in Blair:

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

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Airports located in Blair:


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Operable nuclear power plant near Blair:

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

Local government website: www.ci.blair.ne.us

College/University in Blair:

  • Dana College (Full-time enrollment: 576; Location: 2848 College Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.dana.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blair:

  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 19 miles; Omaha, NE; Full-time enrollment: 7,095)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 21 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 9,853)
  • Creighton University (about 22 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 6,479)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 23 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 26 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 3,574)
  • Bellevue University (about 30 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 3,237)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 58 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)

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:

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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
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.5. This is about average.
City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.50. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.50
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 0.0378. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0378
U.S.:

0.0997
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.499. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.499
U.S.:

0.444
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.84. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.84
U.S.:

2.43

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

BLAIR, CITY OF (Population served: 7512, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-07-1999), St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-07-1999), St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-1998), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-1998)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blair that have no violations reported:

  • SHANNON ESTATES (Population served: 31, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.0%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 37.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 40.1% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Blair, NE

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 compared to Nebraska state average:

Blair, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Blair travel time to work - commute


Blair mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • 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)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.43%
Here53.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents27.2%23.2%13.9%13.9%6.0%
Congregations17.4%8.7%13.0%13.0%4.3%
NameUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents5.3%2.0%2.0%1.8%4.8%
Congregations8.7%4.3%4.3%4.3%21.7%
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: 5
This 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.
Nebraska:

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

7.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.2%
Nebraska:

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

11.0%
Nebraska:

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
Financial Administration 2$7,368$44,2080$0
Other Government Administration 9$19,144$25,5250$0
Police Protection - Officers 15$64,826$51,8611$724
Police - Other 2$5,278$31,6680$0
Streets and Highways 5$16,747$40,1930$0
Health 1$2,818$33,8161$664
Sewerage 2$9,013$54,0780$0
Parks and Recreation 3$9,542$38,1680$0
Water Supply 10$37,585$45,1020$0
Local Libraries 3$9,206$36,8244$2,001
Other and Unallocable 3$8,608$34,4320$0
Totals for Government 55$190,135$41,4846$3,389

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $980,000 ($122.75)
    Housing & Community Development: $474,000 ($59.37)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,500,000 ($187.88)
    Regular Highways: $705,000 ($88.30)
    Police Protection: $533,000 ($66.76)
    Sewerage: $395,000 ($49.47)
    Fire Protection: $355,000 ($44.46)
    Housing & Community Development: $340,000 ($42.59)
    Central Staff Services: $298,000 ($37.32)
    Financial Administration: $229,000 ($28.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $200,000 ($25.05)
    Libraries: $173,000 ($21.67)
    Welfare - Other: $53,000 ($6.64)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($5.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $842,000 ($105.46)
    Financial Administration: $648,000 ($81.16)
    General Public Building: $130,000 ($16.28)
    Police Protection: $119,000 ($14.90)
    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 ($275.55)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $550,000 ($68.89)
    All Other: $377,000 ($47.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $91,000 ($11.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $63,000 ($7.89)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $670,000 ($83.92)
    Interest Earnings: $84,000 ($10.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,200,000 ($275.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,047,000 ($131.14)
    Highways: $467,000 ($58.49)
    General Support: $279,000 ($34.94)
  • Tax - Property: $1,133,000 ($141.91)
    Total General Sales: $969,000 ($121.37)
    Public Utilities: $644,000 ($80.66)
    NEC: $335,000 ($41.96)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,083,000 ($386.15)

7.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,293 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.96%
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 Douglas County, NE  3.35% ($50,631 average AGI)
from Dodge County, NE  0.70% ($37,294)
from Sarpy County, NE  0.37% ($46,593)


8.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
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 Douglas County, NE  3.32% ($36,988 average AGI)
to Dodge County, NE  0.82% ($29,067)
to Sarpy County, NE  0.55% ($46,425)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Blair, Nebraska:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 37
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Nebraska average:
  • Fatal accident count: 103
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 161
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 112
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 261
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of Blair fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 106 meters (348ft)
Total costs: $1,367,000
Total average daily traffic: 85,815
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,225

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 6
  • 2000-2009: 3
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 Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Econo Lodge1Super 81
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1
McDonald's1Walgreens1
New Balance1YMCA1
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Rachel Barkley (2)
  • Layne D. Beemer (2)
  • Jeffrey Willis (2)
  • Eric Bell (2)
  • Richard William Schumacher (1)
  • Jerry Miller (1)
  • John Menichetti (1)
  • Paul G. Cech (1)
  • Joseph Michael Lewis (1)
  • Jerome Eisenbarth (1)

Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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