Butte, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 314 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.2%
 
Males: 159  (50.7%)
Females: 155  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  53.5 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68722.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,110 (it was $20,417 in 2000)
Butte:

$31,110
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,517 (it was $14,453 in 2000)

Butte village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $33,175 (it was $21,800 in 2000)
Butte:

$33,175
NE:

$132,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $102,743; Detached houses: $102,910

Median gross rent in 2013: $418.

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  • Races in Butte, NE (2010)

    Butte races chart
    • 31295.7%White alone
    • 82.5%Asian alone
    • 30.9%Hispanic
    • 20.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Butte: 73.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.5%), Irish (10.4%), Czech (9.9%), English (7.7%), United States (4.7%), Polish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1811 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 744 people per square mile   (low).

Butte, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Butte:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 0.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Butte village:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 8.6%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Butte, Nebraska as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Butte to the number of sex offenders is 107 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $469 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $620 (2.4%)

Butte satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (115.0 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (183.4 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (575.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Anoka, NE (1.6 miles) , Spencer, NE (2.8 miles ), Fairfax, SD (2.9 miles) , Bonesteel, SD (3.5 miles ), Naper, NE (3.6 miles) , Bristow, NE (3.8 miles) , Gross, NE (3.8 miles) , St. Charles, SD (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 42.91 N, Longitude: 98.85 W

Area code: 402

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

3.0%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -86 (-19.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Butte, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Butte-area historical tornado activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Butte village center .

On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 44.6 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Butte-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 59% 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 600.5 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 10.2 miles away from Butte center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 94.4 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 343.7 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 63.9 miles away from Butte center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 235.9 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).
Butte topographic map

Birthplace of: George Wagner - Professional wrestler.

Hospitals and medical centers in Butte:

  • BUTTE HEALTHCARE CENTER, INC. (210 BROADWAY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butte:

  • Northeast Community College (about 95 miles; Norfolk, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of South Dakota (about 98 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 105 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 114 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 131 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Central Community College (about 142 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • South Dakota State University (about 142 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

Public high school in Butte:

  • Butte High School (Students: 53; Location: 402 Butte Street P. O. Box 139; Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Butte:

See full list of schools located in Butte

Library in Butte:

  • DAVIES MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,142; Location: 612 THAYER STREET; 5,461 books; 111 audio materials; 301 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 10 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Butte: Butte Golf Course (A), Boyd County Courthouse (B), Boyd County Sheriffs Office (C), Butte Fire Department (D), Boyd County Ambulance Service (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Butte include: Community Bible Church (A), Full Gospel Church (B), Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Butte: Butte City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Boyd Motel (610 Carl).

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 Butte that have no violations reported:

  • BUTTE, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 366, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.3%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  57.6%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported
27 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
46 people in nursing homes in 2000

Butte compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income below 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Butte (2011 data):

  • Butte State Bank: at Thayer And Park Streets, branch established on 1944/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $44.7 mil, Deposits: $39.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Butte State Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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 Butte village (based on Boyd County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant73510
Catholic5431
Mainline Protestant4266
None395-
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
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$2,774
Water Supply 1$1,492$17,9042$503
Totals for Government 1$1,492$17,90410$3,277

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $235,000 ($748.41)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $210,000 ($668.79)
    Central Staff Services: $82,000 ($261.15)
    Financial Administration: $63,000 ($200.64)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($162.42)
    Regular Highways: $47,000 ($149.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($82.80)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($41.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($28.66)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($12.74)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($6.37)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($3.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $3,000 ($9.55)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($9.55)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($3.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $245,000 ($780.25)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $60,000 ($191.08)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($6.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($9.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $64,000 ($203.82)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($22.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $284,000 ($904.46)
    Highways: $39,000 ($124.20)
    General Support: $23,000 ($73.25)
  • Tax - NEC: $35,000 ($111.46)
    Property: $24,000 ($76.43)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $559,000 ($1780.25)

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 Butte:

  • 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.)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KBRX (1350 AM; 1 kW; O'NEILL, NE; Owner: RANCHLAND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Butte:

  • KVCX (101.5 FM; GREGORY, SD; Owner: VCY/AMERICA, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Butte:

  • KMNE-TV (Channel 7; BASSETT, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K25GM (Channel 25; NEWPORT, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fire House (Lat: 42.910278 Lon: -96.841722), Call Sign: KAL231, Licensee ID: L00058346
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.9000 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/2011, Expiration Date: 01/28/2022
    Registrant: County Of Boyd, Butte, NE 68722, Phone: (402) 775-2331
  • From Jct 11 N & 12 2 Blks S W Side Of Rd (Lat: 42.909444 Lon: -98.809250), Call Sign: KNEG681
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/1998, Expiration Date: 12/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2003
    Registrant: Joseph F Schulte, Box 230, Butte, NE 68722

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3256E , Serial Number: 11AC-1625, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 04/30/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Allen J Koskan, Po Box 115, Butte, NE 68722

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Butte, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1578.0 years
William1580.4 years
Clara888.5 years
Mary887.7 years
James774.1 years
Emma688.5 years
Edward573.0 years
Joseph583.2 years
Marie586.7 years
Martha586.6 years
Most common last names in Butte, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Reiser979.4 years
Liewer881.8 years
Zeisler881.5 years
Fernau687.8 years
Lewis678.8 years
Fuhrer683.2 years
Ellwanger581.0 years
Davis576.0 years
Anderson583.0 years
Hansen582.0 years
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