Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,148 (1.9%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $727 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (64.1 miles , pop. 85,013).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (125.0 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (512.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities:Wausa, NE (3.0 miles ),
Lindy, NE (3.3 miles)
Center, NE (3.4 miles)
Crofton, NE (3.5 miles ),
Magnet, NE (3.6 miles)
Bazile Mills, NE (3.8 miles)
Fordyce, NE (4.0 miles)
Creighton, NE (4.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bloomfield-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/8/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Bloomfield city center killed 4 peopleand injured 53 peopleand causedbetween $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/23/2003, a category F4 tornado 18.0 miles away from the city center killed one personand caused $4 million in damages.
Bloomfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 66% 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 64.6 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 142.6 miles away from Bloomfield center On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 665.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 7.9 miles away from the city center On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 226.9 miles away from Bloomfield center On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
The number of natural disasters in Knox County (11) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10 Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals and medical centers in Bloomfield:
BLOOMFIELD GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (300 N SECOND PO BOX 307)
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - BLOOMFIELD (P O BOX 307, 300 NORTH SECOND ST)
Other hospitals and medical centers near Bloomfield:
GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - WAUSA (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WAUSA, NE)
BLOOMFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $42,397; Location: 121 SOUTH BROADWAY; 14,121 books; 486 audio materials; 1,140 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 54 print serial subscriptions)
Notable locations in Bloomfield: M G Waldbaum Company Elevator (A), Butte Creek Farmers Co-op Elevator (B), Bloomfield Public Library (C), Bloomfield Police Department (D), Bloomfield Ambulance Service (E), Bloomfield Fire Department - Bloomfield Rural Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Bloomfield include: Saint Marks Lutheran Church (A), First Trinity Lutheran Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), Saint Andrews Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 37.0. This is significantly better than average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 7.59. This is better than average.Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bloomfield and their reported violations in the past:
BLOOMFIELD, CITY OF (Population served: 1,028, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-19-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2008)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.5%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 67.3% for two or more races residents)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
Gay men: 0.2% of all households
46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
60 people in nursing homes in 2000
16 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Bloomfield compared to Nebraska state average:
Median household income below state average.
Median house value significantly below state average.
Unemployed percentage below state average.
Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
Median age significantly above state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
Number of college students below state average.
Banks with branches in Bloomfield (2011 data):
Farmers and Merchants State Bank, Bloomfield, Nebraska: Farmers And Merchants State Bank, Bloomfield, Nebraska at 103 N Broadway St, branch established on 1895/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $112.5 mil, Deposits: $99.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Investments, Incorporated
Great Western Bank: 103 Main St Branch at 103 Main Street, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
Religion statistics for Bloomfield city (based on Knox County data)
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: 6
6.94 / 10,000 pop.
2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
3.47 / 10,000 pop.
0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
9.25 / 10,000 pop.
4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
10.41 / 10,000 pop.
7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
James E McDonald, Sw 1/4, Sec. 3-T6n-R11e (Lat: 42.612583 Lon: -97.622611), Type: 93.9, Overall height: 91.4 m Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F02-A, Phone: (Sup) erv-isor
Jerri L Janjua, Sw 1/4, Sec. 3-T6n-R11e (Lat: 42.612583 Lon: -97.622611), Type: 93.9, Overall height: 91.4 m Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASAREG
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:
S Side N84 1 Mi E (Lat: 42.597222 Lon: -97.627833), Structure height: 16 m, Call Sign: WNWF906 Assigned Frequencies: 47.0400 MHz, 47.1400 MHz Grant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 05/06/2021 Registrant: State Of Nebraska Department Of Roads, Lincoln, NE 68509-4759, Phone: (402) 479-4371, Email:
North Broadway St (Lat: 42.599167 Lon: -97.648389), Call Sign: KAZ466 Assigned Frequencies: 469.100 MHz Grant Date: 02/26/1991, Expiration Date: 02/26/1996, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2000 Registrant: Schmeckpepper Implement Co Inc, North First St, Bloomfield, NE 68718, Phone: (402) 373-4449
Nppd Office 123 N Broadway (Lat: 42.600000 Lon: -97.637833), Call Sign: KBT913, Licensee ID: L00003451 Assigned Frequencies: 47.9600 MHz, 48.1800 MHz Grant Date: 03/26/1998, Expiration Date: 06/13/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/26/2002 Registrant: Nebraska Public Power District, York, NE 68467, Phone: (402) 362-6681
DEVILS NEST, 89460 537th Ave (Lat: 42.801750 Lon: -97.787361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPVB556 Assigned Frequencies: 458.400 MHz, 458.825 MHz, 458.637 MHz, 155.752 MHz, 154.987 MHz, 155.527 MHz Grant Date: 03/22/2012, Expiration Date: 06/12/2022, Certifier: Connie J Janecek Registrant: Knox County, 206 Main St, Center, NE 68724, Phone: (402) 288-4261, Fax: (402) 288-4263, Email:
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
BEE HIVE, 88471 540th Ave (Lat: 42.651694 Lon: -97.724639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 124.9 m, Call Sign: WQJG286 Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz Grant Date: 08/26/2008, Expiration Date: 08/26/2018, Certifier: John E Rooney Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
FCC Registered Paging Towers:
3 7/8 Miles East Of Highway 84 (Lat: 42.598056 Lon: -97.568111), Call Sign: KNKD829 Assigned Frequencies: 454.225 MHz, 152.630 MHz Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009 Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4124, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
Call Sign: K0ISG Grant Date: 11/19/1997, Expiration Date: 11/19/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/20/2009 Registrant: Arnold P Doerr Sr, Rt 2 Box 121, Bloomfield, NE 68718-9554
Call Sign: WL7MV, Licensee ID: L00186153 Grant Date: 03/31/1998, Expiration Date: 09/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2003, Certifier: Kenneth W Hunt Registrant: Kenneth W Hunt, 409 S Clark, Bloomfield, NE 68718
Call Sign: AB0YN, Previous Call Sign: WL7MV, Licensee ID: L00186153 Grant Date: 06/16/2003, Expiration Date: 09/14/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2003, Certifier: Kenneth W Hunt Registrant: Kenneth W Hunt, 409 S Clark, Bloomfield, NE 68718
Call Sign: KC0YPP, Licensee ID: L01201727 Grant Date: 10/12/2006, Expiration Date: 10/12/2016, Certifier: George A Beaudette Registrant: George A Beaudette, 54042 880 Rd, Bloomfield, NE 68718