Byron, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 83 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -42.4%
Males: 37  (44.7%)
Females: 46  (55.3%)
Median resident age:  55.9 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 68325

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,945 (it was $36,875 in 2000)
Byron:

$37,945
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,857 (it was $18,801 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $47,677 (it was $21,300 in 2000)
Byron:

$47,677
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $49,944; Detached houses: $49,945
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Byron: 74.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (85.7%), American (6.1%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1880

Elevation: 1674 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 537 people per square mile   (low).

Byron, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Byron:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Byron village:

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 7.7%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Byron, Nebraska as of December 12, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Byron to the number of sex offenders is 85 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $738 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $571 (1.2%)

Byron satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (80.1 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (501.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Republic, KS (2.5 miles) , Chester, NE (2.8 miles ), Hardy, NE (2.9 miles) , Deshler, NE (3.1 miles ), Ruskin, NE (3.3 miles) , Munden, KS (3.7 miles) , Hubbell, NE (3.8 miles) , Scandia, KS (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.00 N, Longitude: 97.77 W

Area code: 402

Byron household income distribution Byron home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.1%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+3.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (35%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (52%)
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Byron, Nebraska

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Tornado activity:

Byron-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Byron village center .

On 5/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Byron-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 199.9 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 438.1 miles away from Byron center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 289.8 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 729.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 303.1 miles away from Byron center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 103.2 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 Thayer County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Byron:

  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; HEBRON, NE)
  • THAYER COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; HEBRON, NE)
  • RIDGEVIEW HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BELLEVILLE, KS)
  • REPUBLIC COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; BELLEVILLE, KS)
  • BELLEVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BELLEVILLE, KS)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - SUPERIOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SUPERIOR, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Byron:

  • Central Community College (about 70 miles; Grand Island, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 80 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 82 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 83 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Kansas State University (about 85 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 86 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 115 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)

Library in Byron:

  • BYRON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,400; Location: 119 KANSAS AVE.; 11,164 books; 316 video materials; 20 state licensed databases; 5 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Byron: Byron (A), Byron Volunteer Fire Department (B), Byron Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Byron: Saint Peters Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Thayer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.9%
Average household size:
This village:  1.7 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  52.1%
Whole state:  64.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Byron (2011 data):

  • Byron State Bank: at 115 Kansas, branch established on 1976/10/20. Info updated 2008/05/16: Bank assets: $39.1 mil, Deposits: $34.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Byron State, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Byron 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
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$250
Totals for Government 0$0 1$250

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $16,000 ($192.77)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($180.72)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($144.58)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($108.43)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($60.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($36.14)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($24.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $16,000 ($192.77)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $29,000 ($349.40)

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

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($132.53)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($180.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($144.58)
    General Support: $6,000 ($72.29)
    All Other: $4,000 ($48.19)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($132.53)
    Public Utilities: $10,000 ($120.48)
    NEC: $5,000 ($60.24)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $70,000 ($843.37)

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 Byron:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRFS (1600 AM; 1 kW; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: CK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Byron:

  • K202CJ (88.3 FM; DESHLER, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFGE (98.1 FM; MILFORD, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCKS (94.9 FM; CONCORDIA, KS; Owner: KNCK, INC.)
  • KREP (92.1 FM; BELLEVILLE, KS; Owner: FIRST REPUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRFS-FM (103.9 FM; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: CK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K294AI (106.7 FM; SCANDIA, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Byron:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • From Post Ofc 2 Blks E & 1/2 N (Lat: 40.140556 Lon: -97.783917), Call Sign: KYU265
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2015, Expiration Date: 05/09/2025Registrant: Pierce Electronics, 1970 V Road, Mankato, KS 66596, Phone: (785) 378-3158, Email:
  • Lat: 40.005222 Lon: -97.768111, Call Sign: WQLT600
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.837 MHzGrant Date: 04/21/2010, Expiration Date: 04/21/2020, Certifier: Jason KuhlmannRegistrant: Pierce Electronics, 1970 V Road, Mankato, KS 66956, Phone: (785) 378-3158, Fax: (785) 378-3403, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • BYRON WATER NORTH, Lat: 40.004111 Lon: -97.768306, Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 39.9 m, Call Sign: WQLE391
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 12/25/2009, Expiration Date: 12/25/2019, Certifier: Dennis ShuckRegistrant: Edgar Rental Corp., 313 North C Street Pobox 427, Edgar, NE 68935-0427, Phone: (402) 224-8125, Fax: (402) 224-4300, Email:
  • BYRON WATER EAST, Lat: 40.004111 Lon: -97.768306, Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 39.9 m, Call Sign: WQLE391
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 12/25/2009, Expiration Date: 12/25/2019, Certifier: Dennis ShuckRegistrant: Edgar Rental Corp., 313 North C Street Pobox 427, Edgar, NE 68935-0427, Phone: (402) 224-8125, Fax: (402) 224-4300, Email:
  • BYRON WATER WEST, Lat: 40.004111 Lon: -97.768306, Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 39.9 m, Call Sign: WQLE391
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 12/25/2009, Expiration Date: 12/25/2019, Certifier: Dennis ShuckRegistrant: Edgar Rental Corp., 313 North C Street Pobox 427, Edgar, NE 68935-0427, Phone: (402) 224-8125, Fax: (402) 224-4300, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KI0OE, Previous Call Sign: KB0UQZ, Licensee ID: L01111393, Grant Date: 01/27/2006, Expiration Date: 01/27/2016, Certifier: Debra L Sams, Registrant: Debra L Reinke, 411 Madison St, Byron, NE 68325

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

BYRON, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 145, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-17-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2008)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (38%)

Byron 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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