For population 25 years and over in Broken Bow:
For population 15 years and over in Broken Bow city:
34 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,187 (1.7%)
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 ), 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 ), Mason City, NE (4.7 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.40 N, Longitude: 99.64 W
Area code: 308
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Broken Bow detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -291 (-7.7%).
Work and jobs in Broken Bow: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Broken Bow, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Broken Bow-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 103% 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 near Nebraska state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 the city center
On 8/26/1991 at 11:49:15, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.7 miles away from Broken Bow center
On 1/25/1994 at 02:44:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from Broken Bow center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Custer County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Earl J. Atkisson - Colonel of the 1st Gas Regiment in World War I.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Broken Bow and their reported violations in the past:BROKEN BOW, CITY OF (Population served: 3474, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.3%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
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Religion statistics for Broken Bow (based on Custer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.53%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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Broken Bow government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
4.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,964 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,689 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,375
Total average daily truck traffic: 10
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 5,400
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Broken Bow)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Broken Bow, NE)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Broken Bow)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Broken Bow)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.