Bloomington, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 99 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.2%
 
Males: 50  (50.6%)
Females: 49  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  30.1 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68929, 68939.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,945 (it was $15,000 in 2000)
Bloomington:

$37,945
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,006 (it was $13,334 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $30,095 (it was $22,000 in 2000)
Bloomington:

$30,095
NE:

$148,100

Median gross rent in 2016: $374.

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    • 10097.1%White alone
    • 11.0%Black alone
    • 11.0%American Indian alone
    • 11.0%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bloomington: 73.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (68.8%), English (16.7%), French (2.1%), Italian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1943 feet

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 124 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Bloomington:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bloomington village:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.6%
Nebraska:

4.4%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bloomington, Nebraska as of December 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Bloomington to the number of sex offenders is 160 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bloomington village:  2.0% ($442)
Nebraska:  1.7% ($1,478)

Bloomington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (133.8 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (519.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Franklin, NE (2.1 miles ), Naponee, NE (2.4 miles) , Republican City, NE (3.1 miles ), Riverton, NE (3.8 miles) , Huntley, NE (4.0 miles) , Hildreth, NE (4.1 miles ), Upland, NE (4.1 miles) , Alma, NE (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.09 N, Longitude: 99.04 W

Area code: 308

Bloomington household income distribution Bloomington home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.1%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-3.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (36%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (2%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (2%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (45%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Average climate in Bloomington, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bloomington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the Bloomington village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 tornado 25.9 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bloomington-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 668.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 375.0 miles away from Bloomington center
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 185.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 264.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from Bloomington center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 285.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bloomington topographic map

Birthplace of: Kid Willson - Major League Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bloomington:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - FRANKLIN (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FRANKLIN, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bloomington:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 43 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 66 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 87 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 119 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 133 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 136 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 137 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)

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Notable location: Bloomington Public Library (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Bloomington: Sacred Heart Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 34.2%
(35.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  55.1%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Bloomington village (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,7128
Evangelical Protestant3585
Catholic2162
None939-
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: 3
Franklin County:

9.52 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Franklin County:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Franklin County:

9.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

28.6%
Nebraska:

28.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bloomington:

43.5%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bloomington:

34.6%
State:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

26.9%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bloomington:

9.9%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bloomington:

34.3%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

47.4%
State:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.3%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bloomington, NE Residents
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$621
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$932
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$116
Water Supply 0$0 1$342
Electric Power 0$0 2$777
Totals for Government 0$0 7$2,788

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($10.10)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $30,000 ($303.03)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($60.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($30.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($60.61)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $14,000 ($141.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($10.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($141.41)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($30.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($60.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $23,000 ($232.32)
    General Support: $5,000 ($50.51)
    All Other: $3,000 ($30.30)
  • Tax - NEC: $8,000 ($80.81)
    Property: $8,000 ($80.81)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $146,000 ($1474.75)

6.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,849 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
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 Buffalo County, NE  1.11% ($27,214 average AGI)
from Kearney County, NE  0.95% ($37,500)


6.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,531 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
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 Buffalo County, NE  1.59% ($19,550 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bloomington:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKAN (1490 AM; 1 kW; PHILLIPSBURG, KS; Owner: WALTER C. SEIDEL)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bloomington:

  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KQKY (105.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KLIQ (94.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KROR (101.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bloomington:

  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KGIN (Channel 11; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Bloomington fatal accident list:

May 19, 1986 07:30 PM, Central, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Frank DiRico, 891 27 1/2 Road (Lat: 40.117444 Lon: -99.038889), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Frank DiRico, 891 27 1/2 Road (Lat: 40.117444 Lon: -99.038889), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1/2 Mi S 1/4 Mi E 1/4 Mi S (Lat: 40.102778 Lon: -99.086472), Call Sign: KZE201
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHzGrant Date: 03/04/2013, Expiration Date: 01/22/2023Registrant: Platte Valley Communications Of Kearney, 2215 Ave I, Kearney, NE 68848, Phone: (308) 237-9512, Fax: (308) 236-5728, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BLOOMINGTON, 891 27 1/2 Road (Lat: 40.117444 Lon: -99.038889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQSU507
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 11/18/2013, Expiration Date: 11/18/2023, Certifier: Thomas W BurnettRegistrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0DBY, Grant Date: 07/26/1988, Expiration Date: 07/26/1998, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2000, Registrant: James L Hill Sr, Bloomington, NE 68929
  • Call Sign: KC6KPV, Licensee ID: L00303934, Grant Date: 02/04/2014, Expiration Date: 04/27/2024, Certifier: Michael D Mc Donald, Registrant: Michael D Mc Donald, 606 8th Street, Bloomington, NE 68929
  • Call Sign: KE6FED, Licensee ID: L00938905, Grant Date: 11/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/01/2024, Certifier: Laurel J Mc Donald, Registrant: Laurel J Mc Donald, 606 8th Street, Bloomington, NE 68929

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8363K , Serial Number: 663B
    Registrant (Partnership): Duane E Donovan, 690 Highway 136, Bloomington, NE 68929, Other Owners: Rena M Donovan

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

BLOOMINGTON, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-29-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2010)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2010)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (9%)

Bloomington 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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