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Ancestries: German (47.2%), Irish (10.5%), English (7.2%), United States (5.6%), Czech (4.9%), Swedish (4.0%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Incorporated on 07/28/1882
Elevation: 1650 feet
Land area: 1.18 square miles.
Population density: 934 people per square mile (low).
For population 25 years and over in Creighton:
High school or higher: 90.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Creighton city:
Never married: 23.8%
Now married: 52.8%
11 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $733 (1.3%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $873 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (77.1 miles , pop. 85,013).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (128.3 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (525.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Bazile Mills, NE (1.8 miles)
Winnetoon, NE (2.1 miles)
Brunswick, NE (3.1 miles)
Plainview, NE (3.1 miles ),
Center, NE (3.2 miles)
Verdigre, NE (3.3 miles ),
Royal, NE (3.8 miles)
Bloomfield, NE (4.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Creighton-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/8/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Creighton city center killed 4 peopleand injured 53 peopleand causedbetween $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/8/1965, a category F4 tornado 19.8 miles away from the city center .
Creighton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 64% 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 54.5 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 655.0 miles away from Creighton 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 142.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 18.9 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) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from Creighton 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 391.0 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
The number of natural disasters in Knox County (11) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10 Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Tony Wragge - 2005 NFL player (San Francisco 49ers, born: Aug 14, 1979), Tressa Thompson - Shot putter.
Hospitals and medical centers in Creighton:
AVERA CREIGHTON HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, P O BOX 186, 1503 MAIN ST)
AVERA CREIGHTON CARE CENTRE (P O BOX 289, 1603 MAIN STREET)
Notable locations in Creighton: Creighton Community Golf Course (A), Bruce Park Campground (B), Creighton Public Library (C), Creighton Volunteer Fire Department (D), Creighton Police Department (E), Morrill Grain Company Incorporated Elevator (F), Creighton Ambulance Service (G). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Creighton include: United Church of Christ (A), United Methodist Church (B), Congregational Baptist Church (C), Saint Ludgers Catholic Church (D), Grace Bible Church (E), Zion Lutheran Church (F), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map
Hotels: Drovers Steakhouse (408 Rice Street), Black Horse Inn (408 Rice Street).
Knox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest PotentialPercentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.8%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 84.6% for two or more races residents)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
Gay men: 0.0% of all households
38 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
42 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000
Banks with branches in Creighton (2011 data):
Midwest Bank National Association: Creighton Branch at 606 Main Street, branch established on 1930/12/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $477.7 mil, Deposits: $399.5 mil, headquarters in Pierce, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Midwest Banc Holding Co.
The Tilden Bank: Branch at Po Box 260, branch established on 2003/10/27. Info updated 2009/09/10: Bank assets: $76.8 mil, Deposits: $66.9 mil, headquarters in Tilden, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Tilden Bancshares, Inc.
Religion statistics for Creighton city (based on Knox 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
Approx 2 Nautical Mi W Of Creighton Municipal Airport (Lat: 42.467778 Lon: -97.920556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 97 m, Call Sign: WGN467 Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHzGrant Date: 07/19/2011, Expiration Date: 09/05/2021Registrant: North Central Ppd, 1409 Main St., Creighton, NE 68729, Phone: (402) 358-5112, Fax: (402) 358-5129, Email:
N Of Hwy 49 1/4 Mi W (Lat: 42.467778 Lon: -97.920611), Structure height: 97 m, Call Sign: KAE809, Licensee ID: L00003451 Assigned Frequencies: 47.9600 MHz, 48.1800 MHzGrant Date: 04/28/2002, Expiration Date: 06/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/15/2012Registrant: Nebraska Public Power District, York, NE 68467, Phone: (402) 564-8561
Lat: 42.466944 Lon: -97.908333, Call Sign: WQBU403 Assigned Frequencies: 155.925 MHz, 155.925 MHzGrant Date: 12/15/2004, Expiration Date: 12/15/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/14/2015, Certifier: Pat WintzRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
CREIGHTON, Ne 1/4 N/E 1/4 Section 17, Township 28 N, Range 4 W (Lat: 42.406111 Lon: -97.797556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WQHL905 Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6585.00 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 09/05/2007, Expiration Date: 09/05/2017, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
Aircraft: PIPER J4A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 25844 , Serial Number: 4-826, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1957 Registrant (Individual): Harvey L Sorensen, 52409 Highway 59, Creighton, NE 68729
Aircraft: SORENSEN HARVEY L RV-9A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-D2A (160 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 51HS , Serial Number: 91126, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/2006 Registrant (Individual): Harvey L Sorensen, 52409 Highway 59, Creighton, NE 68729
Aircraft: VANS AIRCRAFT INC RV-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle) N-Number: 73HS , Serial Number: 120311, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/2011 Registrant (Individual): Harvey L Sorensen, 52409 Highway 59, Creighton, NE 68729
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: 7446D , Serial Number: 22-5210, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1970 Registrant (Co-Owned): Dana A Greeno, Po Box 391, Creighton, NE 68729, Other Owners: Leann J Greeno
Drinking water stations with addresses in Creighton and their reported violations in the past:
CREIGHTON, CITY OF (Population served: 1,109, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2013)
MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2011)
MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-28-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2011)
MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2011)
MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-29-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2011)
Most common first names in Creighton, NE among deceased individuals
Most common last names in Creighton, NE among deceased individuals
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Utility gas (50%)
Other fuel (1%)
Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Creighton, NE
U.S. Cellular: 1
Creighton 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 significantly below state average.
Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
House age above state average.
Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and no other airmen in this city.