Bruning, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 278 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 153  (55.2%)
Females: 125  (44.8%)
Median resident age:  52.5 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68322.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,137 (it was $30,972 in 2000)
Bruning:

$45,137
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,747 (it was $17,148 in 2000)

Bruning village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $55,983 (it was $43,400 in 2000)
Bruning:

$55,983
NE:

$132,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $61,216; Detached houses: $61,315

Median gross rent in 2013: $556.

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    • 27799.3%White alone
    • 20.7%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bruning: 75.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (56.5%), English (8.3%), United States (7.1%), Irish (6.5%), Czech (5.2%), Danish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1582 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 992 people per square mile   (low).

Bruning,NE real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Bruning:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bruning village:

  • Never married: 15.3%
  • Now married: 68.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

14 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

This village:

4.7%
Nebraska:

4.4%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bruning, Nebraska as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bruning to the number of sex offenders is 274 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $630 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $915 (1.6%)

Bruning satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (57.1 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (523.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Strang, NE (2.4 miles) , Belvidere, NE (2.4 miles) , Carleton, NE (2.5 miles) , Ohiowa, NE (2.8 miles) , Shickley, NE (3.2 miles ), Alexandria, NE (3.3 miles ), Hebron, NE (3.4 miles ), Davenport, NE (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 40.34 N, Longitude: 97.56 W

Area code: 402

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

2.9%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -34 (-10.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (20%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Bruning: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bruning, Nebraska

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Tornado activity:

Bruning-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Bruning village center killed one person and injured 38 people and caused $160 million in damages.

On 4/25/1957, a category F4 tornado 16.9 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bruning-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 181.8 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 284.4 miles away from Bruning 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 439.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 728.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 98.2 miles away from Bruning center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 108.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Thayer County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Bruning:

  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; HEBRON, NE)
  • THAYER COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; HEBRON, NE)
  • HERITAGE CROSSINGS (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GENEVA, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bruning:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 57 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 20,817)
  • Central Community College (about 58 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 60 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 60 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 85 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Kansas State University (about 96 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Bellevue University (about 104 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)

Public high school in Bruning:

Public elementary/middle school in Bruning:

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Library in Bruning:

  • BRUNING PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,148; Location: 141 MAIN STREET; 5,344 books; 86 audio materials; 235 video materials; 10 state licensed databases; 8 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bruning: Bruning Grain and Feed Company Elevator (A), Bruning (B), Bruning Public Library (C), Bruning Volunteer Fire and Rescue (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bruning include: United Methodist Church (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Thayer 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 Bruning and their reported violations in the past:

BRUNING, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 290, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-12-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-09-2008)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.9%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  59.3%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Bruning compared to Nebraska state average:

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

Banks with branches in Bruning (2011 data):

  • Bruning State Bank: at 104 Main Street, branch established on 1891/09/01. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $260.5 mil, Deposits: $196.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bruning Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bruning village (based on Thayer County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,47417
Evangelical Protestant2,22415
Catholic4502
None80-
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: 4
Thayer County:

7.73 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Thayer County:

11.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

23.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Thayer County:

29.5%
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 2$3,797$22,7824$155
Water Supply 1$2,792$33,5040$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$283
Totals for Government 3$6,589$26,3565$438

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $455,000 ($1636.69)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($161.87)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($125.90)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($122.30)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($57.55)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($46.76)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($25.18)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($17.99)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($14.39)
    Gas Utilities: $3,000 ($10.79)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($14.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $40,000 ($143.88)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($118.71)
    Fire Protection: $22,000 ($79.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $76,000 ($273.38)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $49,000 ($176.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $52,000 ($187.05)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($53.96)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $3,000 ($10.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $626,000 ($2251.80)
    Highways: $29,000 ($104.32)
    General Support: $1,000 ($3.60)
  • Tax - Property: $60,000 ($215.83)
    NEC: $29,000 ($104.32)

Bruning government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Gas Utilities: $73,000 ($262.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Gas Utilities: $54,000 ($194.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Gas Utilities: $19,000 ($68.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $768,000 ($2762.59)

4.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,071 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
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 Jefferson County, NE  0.79% ($26,000 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.69% ($25,071)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
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 Lancaster County, NE  1.23% ($20,440 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bruning:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • 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.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bruning:

  • KFGE (98.1 FM; MILFORD, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHNE-FM (89.1 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KUTT (99.5 FM; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K202CJ (88.3 FM; DESHLER, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Bruning:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHAS-TV (Channel 5; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KHNE-TV (Channel 29; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • CITY WATER TOWER, City Water Tower (Lat: 40.335556 Lon: -97.561667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPSY604
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.237 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/2011, Expiration Date: 08/08/2021, Certifier: Wayne Bowman
    Registrant: H.C.I, Rr3 Box 9, Seneca, KS 66538, Phone: (785) 336-3579, Fax: (785) 336-3400, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: AARON T SCHARDT ROTORWAY 162F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTORWAY RW-162 (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 162WT , Serial Number: AS7050, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Aaron T Schardt, 2329 Road 6300, Bruning, NE 68322
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE POWERED PARACHUTE INC BUCKEYE DM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582ULDCDI-99 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 61181 , Serial Number: 6214, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 10/14/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Steven D Dba Lemke, 6630 Highway 4, Bruning, NE 68322, Other Owners: D Lemke Const Steven
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 642DG , Serial Number: 670158, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Aaron Schardt, 2329 Road 6300, Bruning, NE 68322
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8670S , Serial Number: 15061970, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1965
    Registrant (Corporation): Southeast Valley Irrigation LLC, 6630 Highway 4, Bruning, NE 68322

Most common first names in Bruning, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Herman584.2 years
Frank585.4 years
Minnie588.8 years
Anna488.7 years
John486.0 years
Ernest481.8 years
Fred485.3 years
Leona486.8 years
Martha489.3 years
Robert486.5 years
Most common last names in Bruning, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bruning1486.6 years
Schoenholz1175.1 years
Bowman975.6 years
Johnson684.3 years
Heinrichs679.2 years
Henkel690.3 years
Mammen578.2 years
Remmers574.2 years
Schweer584.8 years
Hinrichs491.6 years
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