Crookston, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 69 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -29.6%
Males: 34  (50.0%)
Females: 35  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  57.4 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 69212

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,562 (it was $27,000 in 2000)
Crookston:

$40,562
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,380 (it was $13,945 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $40,450 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Crookston:

$40,450
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $50,955; Detached houses: $56,936; Mobile homes: $27,364
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  • Races in Crookston, NE (2010)

    Crookston races chart
    • 6289.9%White alone
    • 45.8%Two or more races
    • 22.9%American Indian alone
    • 11.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Crookston: 72.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (22.2%), English (11.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2720 feet

Land area: 0.43 square miles.

Population density: 162 people per square mile   (very low).

Crookston, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Crookston:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 22.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crookston village:

  • Never married: 7.0%
  • Now married: 33.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 21.2%
  • Divorced: 38.4%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Crookston, Nebraska as of January 21, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Crookston to the number of sex offenders is 18 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $280 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $219 (0.4%)

Crookston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (147.4 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (256.0 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (671.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kilgore, NE (3.2 miles) , Valentine, NE (3.3 miles ), St. Francis, SD (4.1 miles ), Nenzel, NE (4.2 miles) , Spring Creek, SD (4.4 miles) , Two Strike, SD (4.6 miles) , Rosebud, SD (4.7 miles ), Cody, NE (5.0 miles) .

Latitude: 42.93 N, Longitude: 100.75 W

Area code: 402

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

1.8%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-1.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (43%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (55%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (43%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (29%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (36%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Crookston, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Crookston-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 52.5 miles away from the Crookston village center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crookston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 45% 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 507.3 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 247.7 miles away from Crookston center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 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 53.8 miles away from Crookston center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 274.3 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 Cherry County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crookston:

  • Chadron State College (about 115 miles; Chadron, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 147 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 177 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Northeast Community College (about 182 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Central Community College (about 187 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Black Hills State University (about 190 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • University of South Dakota (about 195 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)

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Notable locations in Crookston: Crookston Grain and Fertilizer Incorporated Elevator (A), Crookston (B), Crookston Fire Department Satellite Station (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Crookston include: Lakeview Christian Reformed Church (A), Zion Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cherry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.3%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  48.6%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Crookston village (based on Cherry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,01411
Catholic8002
Mainline Protestant7615
Other1291
None3,009-
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
Cherry County:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Cherry County:

10.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

10.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cherry County:

29.1%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.0%
State:

12.9%
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 and Unallocable 0$0 1$230
Totals for Government 0$0 1$230

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($144.93)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($72.46)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($72.46)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($57.97)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($14.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($115.94)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $5,000 ($72.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($14.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($72.46)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($28.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($86.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $14,000 ($202.90)
    Highways: $10,000 ($144.93)
    All Other: $2,000 ($28.99)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($101.45)
    NEC: $3,000 ($43.48)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $82,000 ($1188.41)

7.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,748 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
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 Lancaster County, NE  0.50% ($32,909 average AGI)
from Todd County, SD  0.50% ($28,909)


7.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
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  0.45% ($21,000 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crookston:

  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crookston:

  • KINI (96.1 FM; CROOKSTON, NE; Owner: THE ROSEBUD EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY)
  • K258AI (99.5 FM; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: DUANE WITTE)

TV broadcast stations around Crookston:

  • K08BE (Channel 8; CROOKSTON, NE; Owner: VILLAGE OF CROOKSTON)
  • K82BP (Channel 82; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: BEAVER-VALENTINE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 1,245Total average daily traffic
  • 186Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,619Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Mike Jeffres, 8 Km W 9 Km S (Lat: 42.848333 Lon: -100.845556), Type: 91.0, Structure height: 31031 m, Overall height: 91 m, Registrant: 4024794344
  • Steven A Regitz, Maple Street (Lat: 42.910111 Lon: -100.760583), Type: 90.8, Structure height: 31031 m, Overall height: 88.3 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG Mcgas-a5reg
  • Steven A Regitz, Maple Street (Lat: 42.910111 Lon: -100.760583), Type: 90.8, Structure height: 31031 m, Overall height: 88.3 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG Mcgas-a5reg
  • 8 Km W 9 Km S (Lat: 42.848333 Lon: -100.845556), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 91 m, Registrant: 4024794344

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 5 Mi W & 6 Mi S (Lat: 42.848333 Lon: -100.845417), Call Sign: KAP245
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0800 MHz, 47.1600 MHz, 47.2000 MHz, 47.2400 MHzGrant Date: 12/04/2012, Expiration Date: 03/02/2023Registrant: State Of Nebraska Department Of Roads, Lincoln, NE 68509-4759, Phone: (402) 479-4371, Email:
  • 5 Mi W 6 Mi S (Lat: 42.848333 Lon: -100.845417), Call Sign: KBB93
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.050 MHzGrant Date: 08/28/2015, Expiration Date: 10/28/2025Registrant: State Of Nebraska Department Of Roads, Lincoln, NE 68509-4759, Phone: (402) 479-4371, Email:
  • 5 Mi W & 6 Mi S (Lat: 42.848333 Lon: -100.845417), Call Sign: WFX445
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.6600 MHzGrant Date: 02/04/2014, Expiration Date: 05/02/2024Registrant: State Of Nebraska Department Of Roads, Lincoln, NE 68509-4759, Phone: (402) 479-4371, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Call Sign: KE5607
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.670 MHzGrant Date: 07/11/2000, Expiration Date: 06/01/2021Registrant: St. Francis Mission, St. Francis, SD 57572, Phone: (605) 747-2291

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 73000 , Serial Number: 10205, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Clint J Vanderway, 26626 302nd St, Crookston, NE 69212

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

CROOKSTON, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 98, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUL-30-2013 to AUG-15-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-03-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-03-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2011)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (70%)
  • Electricity (25%)

Crookston compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2019.