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Ancestries: German (34.8%), Irish (14.2%), English (12.6%), United States (9.0%), Scottish (3.0%), Czech (2.8%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Incorporated on 01/13/1888
Elevation: 2556 feet
Land area: 0.69 square miles.
Population density: 764 people per square mile (low).
Home Value Estimate
For population 25 years and over in Callaway:
High school or higher: 94.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Callaway village:
Never married: 12.9%
Now married: 61.1%
4 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Callaway, Nebraska as of August 02, 2015. The ratio of number of residents in Callaway to the number of sex offenders is 527 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,496 (1.4%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,354 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (172.6 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (612.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Callaway-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/18/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Callaway village center causedbetween $500 and $5000 in damages.
On 5/30/1961, a category F4 tornado 22.9 miles away from the village center causedbetween $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Callaway-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 51% 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 588.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage 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 300.7 miles away from Callaway center 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 115.0 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 203.8 miles away from the city center On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 156.9 miles away from Callaway center 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 69.1 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
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: 11, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Robert D. Booker - Army Medal of Honor recipient.
Medal of Honor Recipients
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Callaway: Robert D. Booker.
Hospitals and medical centers in Callaway:
CALLAWAY DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, P O BOX 100, 211 E KIMBALL ST)
GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - CALLAWAY (P O BOX 250, 600 WEST KIMBALL STREET)
Notable locations in Callaway: Callaway Feeds Elevator (A), Seven Valleys Grain Company Elevator (B), Morgan Park Campground (C), Woodward Trailer Park (D), Seven Valleys Museum (E), Callaway Police Department (F), Callaway Volunteer Fire and Rescue (G), Nigel Sprouse Memorial Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Callaway include: Saint Boniface Catholic Church (A), Callaway Lutheran Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), Callaway Community Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
Gay men: 0.0% of all households
43 people in nursing homes in 2000
Callaway compared to Nebraska 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 significantly below state average.
Renting percentage below state average.
Length of stay since moving in below state average.
Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
Banks with branches in Callaway (2011 data):
Great Western Bank: Callaway at 101 E Kimball St, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
Nebraska State Bank and Trust Company: Callaway Branch at 108 North Grand Avenue, branch established on 2010/02/09. Info updated 2008/02/19: Bank assets: $176.4 mil, Deposits: $156.6 mil, headquarters in Broken Bow, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Central Nebraska Co.
Religion statistics for Callaway village (based on Custer County data)
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: 7
6.46 / 10,000 pop.
2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
1.85 / 10,000 pop.
0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
6.46 / 10,000 pop.
4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
11.07 / 10,000 pop.
7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
High School Bldg (Lat: 41.287500 Lon: -99.924833), Call Sign: KUZ714 Assigned Frequencies: 47.4600 MHz Grant Date: 12/04/2012, Expiration Date: 12/11/2022 Registrant: Platte Valley Communications Of Kearney, 2215 Ave I, Kearney, NE 68848, Phone: (308) 237-9512, Fax: (308) 236-5728, Email:
Grant & Morris St (Lat: 41.291667 Lon: -99.926778), Type: Building, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPJP471 Assigned Frequencies: 457.175 MHz Grant Date: 09/15/2011, Expiration Date: 08/20/2021, Certifier: Stan Mitchell Registrant: Platte Valley Communications, 2215 Avenue 1, Kearney, NE 68848, Phone: (308) 237-9512, Fax: (308) 236-5728, Email:
Lot 22-23-24 Blk 4 Railroad Addition (Lat: 41.291667 Lon: -99.925389), Call Sign: KFG54 Assigned Frequencies: 452.050 MHz Grant Date: 11/24/2011, Expiration Date: 01/15/2022 Registrant: Platte Valley Communications Of Kearney, 2215 Ave I, Kearney, NE 69947, Phone: (308) 237-9512, Fax: (308) 236-5728, Email:
175 S Int Of Kimball & Grand (Lat: 41.291667 Lon: -99.919833), Call Sign: WNJS816 Assigned Frequencies: 173.237 MHz Grant Date: 06/12/2012, Expiration Date: 09/01/2022 Registrant: Village Of Callaway, 157 E Kimball, Callaway, NE 68825-0157, Phone: (308) 836-2262, Fax: (308) 836-2927, Email:
Lat: 41.291389 Lon: -99.920000, Call Sign: WPUC363 Assigned Frequencies: 159.997 MHz Grant Date: 03/09/2012, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Certifier: James Phelps Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
Lat: 41.141667 Lon: -99.968444, Call Sign: WQAU975 Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz Grant Date: 08/11/2004, Expiration Date: 08/11/2014, Certifier: Fritz Kleinknecht Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
CALLAWAY, 79023 Road 424 (Lat: 41.281111 Lon: -99.934333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQMC720 Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz Grant Date: 06/29/2010, Expiration Date: 06/29/2020, Certifier: John E Rooney Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
Call Sign: K0CGM, Licensee ID: L01297816 Grant Date: 06/26/2007, Expiration Date: 06/26/2017 Registrant: Robert L Thomas, 404 E Dorrance, Callaway, NE 68825-0006
Call Sign: KC0BBL, Licensee ID: L01280672 Grant Date: 05/07/2007, Expiration Date: 05/23/2017, Certifier: Kurt P Kleinknecht Registrant: Kurt P Kleinknecht, Hc 78 Box 15 A, Callaway, NE 68825
Call Sign: KC0CLP, Licensee ID: L00848102 Grant Date: 09/25/2007, Expiration Date: 12/24/2017, Certifier: Fritz Kleinknecht Registrant: Fritz Kleinknecht, Hc 78 Box 15a, Callaway, NE 68825
FAA Registered Aircraft:
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 29608 , Serial Number: 2450, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1956 Registrant (Individual): Johnie B Witthuhn, Po Box 308, Callaway, NE 68825
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 4487Y , Serial Number: 25-4150, Year manufactured: 1966 Registrant (Individual): Johnie B Witthuhn, Box 308, Callaway, NE 68825
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 5824D , Serial Number: 22-4499, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1956 Registrant (Individual): Johnie B Witthuhn, Po Box 308, Callaway, NE 68825
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 6048G , Serial Number: 18801172T, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1973 Registrant (Individual): Johnie B Witthuhn, Po Box 308, Callaway, NE 68825
Aircraft: BEECH E35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 7390B , Serial Number: D-3852, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1956 Registrant (Individual): Johnie B Witthuhn, Po Box 308, Callaway, NE 68825
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 7856D , Serial Number: 22-5506, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/1957 Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 308, Callaway, NE 68825
Most common first names in Callaway, NE among deceased individuals
Most common last names in Callaway, NE among deceased individuals