Bristow, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 64 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -27.3%
Males: 36  (56.7%)
Females: 28  (43.3%)
Median resident age:  63.5 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip code: 68719

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,680 (it was $28,125 in 2000)
Bristow:

$24,680
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $53,920 (it was $11,737 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $23,392 (it was $15,300 in 2000)
Bristow:

$23,392
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $33,185; Detached houses: $33,185
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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bristow: 73.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (52.1%), Czech (12.7%), Irish (8.5%), Dutch (4.2%), Swedish (4.2%), Danish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1471 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 368 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Bristow:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bristow village:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $242 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $427 (1.8%)

Bristow satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (105.1 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (171.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (561.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lynch, NE (2.5 miles ), Spencer, NE (2.5 miles ), Gross, NE (2.7 miles) , Monowi, NE (3.6 miles) , Marty, SD (3.6 miles ), Butte, NE (3.8 miles ), Anoka, NE (3.8 miles) , Pickstown, SD (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 42.84 N, Longitude: 98.58 W

Area code: 402

Bristow household income distribution Bristow home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.0%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-17.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (28%)
  • Other services, except public administration (24%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (21%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Construction (32%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)

Average climate in Bristow, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bristow-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Bristow village center .

On 5/21/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bristow-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 60% 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 614.7 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 16.6 miles away from Bristow center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 103.7 miles away from the city center
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 356.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from Bristow center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 232.7 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 Boyd County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Bristow:

  • BUTTE HEALTHCARE CENTER, INC. (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BUTTE, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bristow:

  • Northeast Community College (about 82 miles; Norfolk, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of South Dakota (about 85 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 91 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 105 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 117 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Central Community College (about 136 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • South Dakota State University (about 137 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

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Notable location: Bristow Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Bristow: Trinity Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Boyd County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

BRISTOW, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2014)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.0%
Average household size:
This village:  1.8 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  51.4%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Bristow compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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 above 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 below state average.

Banks with branches in Bristow (2011 data):

  • Nebraska State Bank: at 301 Prairie Street, branch established on 1924/11/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $14.6 mil, Deposits: $12.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Wood (25%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bristow village (based on Boyd County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 90.44%
Here: 90.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents43.0%13.2%12.0%10.1%21.8%
Congregations21.1%15.8%10.5%15.8%36.8%
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: 3
Boyd County:

14.22 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Boyd County:

9.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

14.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Boyd County:

28.2%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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 8$881
Totals for Government 0$0 8$881

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

  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $23,000 ($359.38)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($234.38)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($156.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($125.00)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($78.13)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($62.50)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($46.88)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($15.63)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($15.63)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($15.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $15,000 ($234.38)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($15.63)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $33,000 ($515.63)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($15.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($171.88)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($46.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($171.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($171.88)
    General Support: $6,000 ($93.75)
    All Other: $2,000 ($31.25)
  • Tax - NEC: $6,000 ($93.75)
    Property: $5,000 ($78.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $144,000 ($2250.00)

3.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.35%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


5.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Bristow:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRX (1350 AM; 1 kW; O'NEILL, NE; Owner: RANCHLAND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bristow:

  • KBRX-FM (102.9 FM; O'NEILL, NE; Owner: RANCHLAND BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bristow:

  • K57BX (Channel 57; LAKE ANDES, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • K10KU (Channel 10; LYNCH, NE; Owner: LYNCH COMMUNITY CLUB)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $523,000
Total average daily traffic: 180
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 198


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-4-220C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6V 350 SERIES (235 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40657 , Serial Number: 2172C, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 02/13/1973
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard L Frickel, 30191 Eagle Dr, Bristow, NE 68719, Other Owners: Thomas L Frickel

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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