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Population in 2012: 321 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.3%
 

Males: 164  (51.1%)
Females: 157  (48.9%)

Median resident age:  51.8 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68722.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,475 (it was $20,417 in 2000)
Butte:

$26,475
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,289

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $30,581 (it was $21,800 in 2000)
Butte:

$30,581
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $39,595; Detached houses: $39,595

Median gross rent in 2012: $275.

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  • White alone - 312 (95.7%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (2.5%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Butte: 73.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (41.5%), Irish (11.8%), Czech (10.2%), English (8.0%), French (4.1%), United States (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1811 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 761 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Butte:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Butte village:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 7.0%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Butte, Nebraska as of September 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Butte to the number of sex offenders is 161 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $383 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $563 (2.0%)

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.7%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -86 (-19.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Food processing workers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Accountants and auditors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Butte-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 70% 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 significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 90% 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 10.2 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 94.4 miles away from Butte 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 the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from Butte center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Butte topographic map

Birthplace of: George Wagner - Professional wrestler.


Hospital/medical center in Butte:

  • BUTTE HEALTHCARE CENTER, INC. (Nursing Home, 210 BROADWAY)

Political contributions by individuals in Butte, NE

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butte:

  • Northeast Community College (about 96 miles; Norfolk, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,268)
  • University of South Dakota (about 98 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 5,598)
  • Wayne State College (about 105 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 131 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,536)
  • South Dakota State University (about 142 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 9,084)
  • Central Community College (about 143 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 154 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)

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:

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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 and their reported violations in the past:

BUTTE, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 366, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-1998), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-1998), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-19-1997), St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-1997), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and AUG-21-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2000), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2000)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2000), St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAY-02-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-16-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2000)
  • Notification, Public - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-1999)
  • Notification, Public - In SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-1998)
  • One other older monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.1%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Butte, NE

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.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Butte travel time to work - commute


Butte mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 90.44%
Here90.4%
USA50.2%

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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$1,254$15,0485$220
Water Supply 1$2,454$29,4481$75
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$661
Totals for Government 2$3,708$22,2488$956

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $235,000 ($732.09)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $210,000 ($654.21)
    Central Staff Services: $82,000 ($255.45)
    Financial Administration: $63,000 ($196.26)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($158.88)
    Regular Highways: $47,000 ($146.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($81.00)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($40.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($28.04)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($12.46)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($6.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($3.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $3,000 ($9.35)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($9.35)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($3.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $245,000 ($763.24)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $60,000 ($186.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($6.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($9.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $64,000 ($199.38)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($21.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $284,000 ($884.74)
    Highways: $39,000 ($121.50)
    General Support: $23,000 ($71.65)
  • Tax - NEC: $35,000 ($109.03)
    Property: $24,000 ($74.77)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $559,000 ($1741.43)

2.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.97%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



6.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,596 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


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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