Broken Bow, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 3,546 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 
Males: 1,739  (49.0%)
Females: 1,807  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 68822.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,041 (it was $29,355 in 2000)
Broken Bow:

$46,041
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,277 (it was $17,571 in 2000)

Broken Bow city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $98,579 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Broken Bow:

$98,579
NE:

$155,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $624.

March 2019 cost of living index in Broken Bow: 75.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.7%
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  • Races in Broken Bow, NE (2017)
    • 3,30892.8%White alone
    • 842.4%Hispanic
    • 742.1%Asian alone
    • 621.7%Black alone
    • 60.2%Two or more races
    • 30.08%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Broken Bow, Nebraska as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Broken Bow is 223 to 1.


Crime rates in Broken Bow by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(59.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(61.8)
1
(32.1)
7
(224.4)
2
(63.7)
5
(139.2)
1
(28.0)
6
(173.2)
1
(28.9)
2
(56.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(56.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(90.1)
1
(30.9)
5
(160.5)
1
(32.1)
7
(222.9)
4
(111.4)
1
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(115.5)
7
(197.1)
2
(56.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(237.2)
10
(300.4)
6
(185.5)
2
(64.2)
6
(192.4)
14
(445.9)
4
(111.4)
8
(224.0)
5
(144.3)
2
(57.7)
8
(225.3)
2
(56.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(1,542)
59
(1,772)
28
(865.5)
35
(1,124)
40
(1,282)
48
(1,529)
37
(1,030)
49
(1,372)
28
(808.3)
29
(837.2)
46
(1,295)
29
(817.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(29.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.9)
4
(128.4)
1
(32.1)
2
(63.7)
1
(27.8)
4
(112.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(169.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)128.1109.9105.7117.5253.3193.0184.9107.5181.083.7165.664.9

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City-data.com crime index in Broken Bow, NE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Nebraska average:

1.90
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Ancestries: German (30.5%), Irish (15.4%), American (7.7%), English (7.6%), Swedish (5.2%), Russian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2475 feet

Land area: 1.62 square miles.

Population density: 2,183 people per square mile   (low).

Broken Bow, Nebraska map

151 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America).

This city:

4.2%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,638 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,819 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (159.9 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (615.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Berwyn, NE (2.9 miles),
Merna, NE (2.9 miles ),
Westerville, NE (3.7 miles),
Ansley, NE (4.0 miles ),
Callaway, NE (4.1 miles ),
Anselmo, NE (4.3 miles),
Oconto, NE (4.4 miles),
Sargent, NE (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.40 N, Longitude: 99.64 W

Area code: 308

Distribution of median household income in Broken Bow, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Broken Bow, NE in 2017
Broken Bow satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $149,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $283,300
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $276,200
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Broken Bow, NE residents
Average permit cost in Broken Bow, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Historical population in Broken Bow, NE
Historical housing units in Broken Bow, NE
Most common industries in Broken Bow, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.8%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.4%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Utilities (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Social assistance (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Broken Bow, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.0%)
  • Child care workers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.6%)

Average climate in Broken Bow, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Broken Bow-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Broken Bow city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1953, a category F4 tornado 27.0 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Broken Bow-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 53% 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 598.0 miles away from Broken Bow 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 312.6 miles away from the city 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 101.8 miles away from Broken Bow center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 194.7 miles away from Broken Bow center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.3 miles away from Broken Bow center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 160.3 miles away from Broken Bow 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 Custer County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Broken Bow topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Broken Bow:

  • JENNIE M MELHAM MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 145 MEMORIAL DRIVE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - BROKEN BOW (224 EAST SOUTH E STREET)
  • JENNIE M MELHAM MEDICAL CENTER (P O BOX 250, 145 MEMORIAL DRIVE)

Airports located in Broken Bow:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Broken Bow:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 57 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 76 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Northeast Community College (about 125 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Wayne State College (about 148 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 159 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 161 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 163 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)

Public high school in Broken Bow:

Public elementary/middle schools in Broken Bow:

See full list of schools located in Broken Bow

Library in Broken Bow:

  • BROKEN BOW PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $162,773; Location: 626 SOUTH D STREET; 26,093 books; 533 audio materials; 370 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 21 state licensed databases; 110 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Broken Bow: Broken Bow (A), Tomahawk Park Campground (B), Broken Bow Public Library (C), Custer County Historical Museum (D), Custer County Courthouse (E), Broken Bow Police Department (F), Custer County Sheriffs Office (G), Broken Bow Fire Department Station 1 (H), Broken Bow Rural Fire District 1 (I), Broken Bow Fire Department Station 2 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Broken Bow include: Evangelical Free Church (A), First Christian Church (B), Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Faith Bible Fellowship (D), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (E), Church of the Nazarene (F), Christian Life Center (G), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (H), Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: North Branch Mud Creek (A), South Branch Mud Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Broken Bow include: Indian Hills Park (1), North Park (2), South Park (3), Melham Park (4), Custer Community Park (5), Tomahawk Park (6), Broken Bow Historical Marker (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Historical Museum (445 South 9th Avenue).

Hotels: Super 8 Broken Bow NE (215 East Southeast Street), Big 12 Motel (853 East South E Street), Bosselman's Pump & Pantry Motel (1037 East South E Street), Super Eight Motel (Po Box 66), Gateway Motel (628 East South Street East), Arrow Hotel (Bv) (509 S 9th Ave).

Court: Custer County - Arnold & Callaway- Broken Bow- District Court- District Court C (Court Hse).

Birthplace of: Earl J. Atkisson - Colonel of the 1st Gas Regiment in World War I.

Custer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BROKEN BOW, CITY OF (Population served: 3,100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2012), St Public Notif received (2 times from JAN-07-2013 to JAN-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2013)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.7%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
98 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Broken Bow in 2000:

  • 125 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Broken Bow (2011 data):

  • Nebraska State Bank and Trust Company: Nebraska State Bank & Trust Company at 538 East South E Street, branch established on 2011/10/13; Nebraska State Bank And Trust Compan at 945 South D Street, branch established on 1917/02/23. Info updated 2008/02/19: Bank assets: $176.4 mil, Deposits: $156.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Central Nebraska Co.
  • Bruning State Bank: Bank Of Broken Bow, A Branch Of Branch at 803 South D Street, branch established on 2005/04/04. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $260.5 mil, Deposits: $196.1 mil, headquarters in Bruning, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bruning Bancshares, Inc.
  • Custer Federal Savings and Loan Association: Custer Federal Savings And Loan Asso at 341 South 10th Avenue, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $73.7 mil, Deposits: $67.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Great Western Bank: Broken Bow at 901 South D Street, branch established on 1899/01/01. 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
  • Heritage Bank: Broken Bow Branch at 2526 South F Street, Suite 1, branch established on 2010/06/10. Info updated 2009/02/18: Bank assets: $539.7 mil, Deposits: $373.4 mil, headquarters in Wood River, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Broken Bow:

Marital status in Broken Bow, NE
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Broken Bow:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Nebraska average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Broken Bow
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Broken Bow, NE (based on Custer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,00218
Evangelical Protestant1,74121
Catholic8094
Other1652
None5,222-
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: 7
Here:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Custer County:

11.07 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Custer County:

8.3%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Custer County:

31.1%
State:

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

10.0%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Broken Bow:

49.3%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.1%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Broken Bow:

28.5
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.9%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.2%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Broken Bow:

34.3%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
Broken Bow:

52.7%
State:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.3%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Broken Bow, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$30,854$52,8930$0
Streets and Highways 5$19,333$46,3991$421
Electric Power 4$24,180$72,5400$0
Other Government Administration 4$13,935$41,80510$1,253
Water Supply 4$15,057$45,1710$0
Sewerage 3$11,291$45,1640$0
Local Libraries 3$10,179$40,7163$735
Parks and Recreation 2$9,161$54,9660$0
Welfare 1$2,620$31,4401$95
Firefighters 1$3,009$36,1080$0
Financial Administration 1$5,066$60,7920$0
Police - Other 1$2,763$33,1560$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$1,118
Totals for Government 36$147,448$49,14918$3,622

Broken Bow government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,400,000 ($1522.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $803,000 ($226.45)
    Libraries: $268,000 ($75.58)
    Central Staff Services: $62,000 ($17.48)
    Financial Administration: $48,000 ($13.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $30,000 ($8.46)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($2.82)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $756,000 ($213.20)
    Police Protection: $605,000 ($170.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $488,000 ($137.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $387,000 ($109.14)
    Central Staff Services: $320,000 ($90.24)
    Financial Administration: $246,000 ($69.37)
    Libraries: $163,000 ($45.97)
    General - Other: $64,000 ($18.05)
    General Public Buildings: $49,000 ($13.82)
    Public Welfare - Other: $39,000 ($11.00)
    Health - Other: $27,000 ($7.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $202,000 ($56.97)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,477,000 ($416.53)

Broken Bow government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $10,896,000 ($3072.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $107,000 ($30.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $47,000 ($13.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $31,000 ($8.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $53,000 ($14.95)
    General Revenue - Other: $51,000 ($14.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $391,000 ($110.27)
    Other: $267,000 ($75.30)
    General Local Government Support: $217,000 ($61.20)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,172,000 ($330.51)
    Property: $1,149,000 ($324.03)
    Other License: $74,000 ($20.87)
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000 ($5.64)

Broken Bow government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,510,000 ($1553.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,055,000 ($1425.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,231,000 ($911.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,776,000 ($782.85)

Broken Bow government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,665,000 ($751.55)

5.37% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Nebraska average:

6.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.
Businesses in Broken Bow, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1RadioShack1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Broken Bow:

  • KCNI (1280 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BROKEN BOW, NE; Owner: CUSTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOOQ (1410 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Broken Bow:

  • KBBN-FM (98.3 FM; BROKEN BOW, NE; Owner: CUSTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K210CB (89.9 FM; BROKEN BOW, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE BROADCASTING ASSOC., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Broken Bow:

  • K09GW (Channel 9; BROKEN BOW, NE; Owner: BROKEN BOW JR. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE)
  • K04CV (Channel 4; BROKEN BOW, NE; Owner: BROKEN BOW JR. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE)
  • K06EY (Channel 6; BROKEN BOW, NE; Owner: BROKEN BOW JR. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE)
  • K18DH (Channel 18; BROKEN BOW, NE; Owner: NORTH PLATTE TELEVISION, INC.)
Broken Bow fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Broken Bow fatal accident list:

Jul 3, 1984 03:15 PM, 10th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 30, 1984 11:00 PM, Memorial, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 23, 1982 06:45 PM, N-2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 7, 1981 08:13 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 25.5mTotal length
  • 28,370Total average daily traffic
  • 2,550Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,293Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Broken Bow, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Broken Bow, NE

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of fire incidents - 28 took place in 2010, and the least - 4 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Broken Bow, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.9%), and Structure Fires (25.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Broken Bow, NE
    • 11945.9%Outside Fires
    • 6525.1%Structure Fires
    • 5922.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 166.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Broken Bow, NE

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Broken Bow, Nebraska:

  • America's Best Value Inn, 215 E S ""e"" St, Broken Bow, Nebraska 68822 , Phone: (308) 872-6428, Fax: (308) 872-5031
  • Cobblestone Hotel And Suites, 2750 S 27th Ave, Broken Bow, Nebraska 68822 , Phone: (308) 767-2060
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Broken Bow, Nebraska
Most common first names in Broken Bow, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5378.4 years
William4378.7 years
Mary3982.9 years
George3681.0 years
Robert3077.2 years
James2978.5 years
Harold2678.0 years
Anna2687.0 years
Charles2576.6 years
Ruth2582.9 years
Most common last names in Broken Bow, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2981.3 years
Miller2580.7 years
Myers2083.8 years
Smith1981.9 years
Nelson1882.2 years
Brown1583.2 years
Anderson1577.2 years
Kleeb1480.7 years
Thompson1381.0 years
Ferguson1380.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Broken Bow, NE
  • 59.3%Utility gas
  • 37.1%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Broken Bow, NE
  • 50.4%Electricity
  • 49.6%Utility gas


Broken Bow compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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