Culbertson, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 589 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 
Males: 271  (46.2%)
Females: 318  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 69024.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,033 (it was $32,727 in 2000)
Culbertson:

$48,033
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,955 (it was $16,238 in 2000)

Culbertson village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $56,501 (it was $37,800 in 2000)
Culbertson:

$56,501
NE:

$132,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $60,782; Detached houses: $64,550; Mobile homes: $21,709

Median gross rent in 2013: $541.

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  • Races in Culbertson, NE (2010)

    Culbertson races chart
    • 57797.0%White alone
    • 91.5%Hispanic
    • 50.8%Two or more races
    • 40.7%Black alone

Races in Culbertson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Culbertson: 75.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.9%), Irish (15.7%), English (10.7%), United States (5.3%), French (3.3%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2600 feet

Land area: 0.85 square miles.

Population density: 697 people per square mile   (low).

Culbertson,NE real estate house value index trend

Culbertson, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Culbertson:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Culbertson village:

  • Never married: 13.2%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

4 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.7%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $990 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $983 (1.8%)

Culbertson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greeley, CO (205.4 miles , pop. 76,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (213.8 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (560.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Trenton, NE (3.2 miles ), McCook, NE (3.4 miles ), Palisade, NE (4.1 miles ), Stratton, NE (4.6 miles ), Hayes Center, NE (4.7 miles ), Indianola, NE (4.7 miles ), Herndon, KS (4.7 miles) , Hamlet, NE (4.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000

Latitude: 40.23 N, Longitude: 100.84 W

Area code: 308

Culbertson household income distribution Culbertson home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.7%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -201 (-25.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)

Work and jobs in Culbertson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Culbertson, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Culbertson-area historical tornado activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.4 miles away from the Culbertson village center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/29/1956, a category F4 tornado 38.3 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Culbertson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 42% 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 583.8 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 287.8 miles away from Culbertson center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 312.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 202.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 258.1 miles away from Culbertson center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 37.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hitchcock County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Culbertson topographic map

Birthplace of: Steve Brooks (jockey) - Jockey.

Hospitals and medical centers near Culbertson:

  • MCCOOK DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MCCOOK, NE)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE AND HOSPIC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MCCOOK, NE)

Airports located in Culbertson:

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Amtrak station near Culbertson:

  • 12 miles: MCCOOK (101 NORRIS AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Culbertson:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 98 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 124 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Central Community College (about 138 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Barton County Community College (about 170 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 205 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 208 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Chadron State College (about 212 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)

Public elementary/middle school in Culbertson:

See full list of schools located in Culbertson

Library in Culbertson:

  • CULBERTSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $14,515; Location: 503 NEW YORK; 11,260 books; 240 audio materials; 529 video materials; 20 state licensed databases; 18 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Culbertson High School is no longer open. There is an elementary school (k-6). The school is now called Hitchcock County Elementary at Culbertson

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Notable locations in Culbertson: Culbertson (A), Frenchman Valley Farmers Cooperative Elevator (B), Culbertson Elevator (C), Culbertson Public Library (D), Culbertson Rescue Squad (E), Culbertson Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Culbertson include: United Methodist Church (A), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Frenchman Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Culbertson include: Culbertson First Hitchcock County Seat Historical Marker (1), Culbertson City Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hitchcock 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 Culbertson and their reported violations in the past:

CULBERTSON, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 594, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2013)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.9%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.7%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Culbertson 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Culbertson (2011 data):

  • The Culbertson Bank: at 318 Taylor St, branch established on 1886/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $14.7 mil, Deposits: $12.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Culbertson village (based on Hitchcock County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7758
Mainline Protestant7265
Catholic2923
None1,115-
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 convenience stores (with gas): 2
Hitchcock County:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

21.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hitchcock County:

29.1%
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
Financial Administration 1$1,187$14,2441$87
Water Supply 2$6,157$36,9420$0
Local Libraries 2$594$3,5641$45
Totals for Government 5$7,938$19,0512$132

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $333,000 ($565.37)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($23.77)
    General: $5,000 ($8.49)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($1.70)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($1.70)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $56,000 ($95.08)
    Financial Administration: $47,000 ($79.80)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($73.01)
    Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($61.12)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($47.54)
    Fire Protection: $19,000 ($32.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($20.37)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($11.88)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($11.88)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($3.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $18,000 ($30.56)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($23.77)
    General Public Building: $3,000 ($5.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $222,000 ($376.91)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $170,000 ($288.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($5.09)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($3.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($18.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $179,000 ($303.90)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($15.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $376,000 ($638.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $62,000 ($105.26)
    General Support: $26,000 ($44.14)
    All Other: $24,000 ($40.75)
  • Tax - Property: $125,000 ($212.22)
    NEC: $99,000 ($168.08)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $448,000 ($760.61)

7.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,732 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
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 Red Willow County, NE  2.16% ($26,250 average AGI)


8.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,832 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.47%
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 Red Willow County, NE  2.85% ($26,906 average AGI)
to Buffalo County, NE  0.89% ($28,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Culbertson:

  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KNGN (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: KANSAS NEBRASKA GOOD NEWS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOGA (930 AM; 5 kW; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOOQ (1410 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Culbertson:

  • KIOD (105.3 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: AUSTIN MCCOOK LLC)
  • KSWN (93.9 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: AUSTIN-MCCOOK, L.L.C.)
  • KRKU (98.5 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KICX-FM (96.1 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KFNF (101.1 FM; OBERLIN, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Culbertson:

  • K44FN (Channel 44; MCCOOK/CULBERTSON, NE; Owner: NEBR. ED. TV COMMISSION)
  • KSNK (Channel 8; McCOOK, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KWNB-TV (Channel 6; HAYES CENTER, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • 5,080Total average daily traffic
  • 649Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,859Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Culbertson)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Culbertson, NE)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • CULBERTSON, Canal Rd 4.8mi Sw & Lr 6.0mi S Of (Lat: 40.138333 Lon: -100.909861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WNEY391
    Assigned Frequencies: 6675.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/31/2009, Expiration Date: 06/17/2019
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Culbertson, 71815 Road 374 (Lat: 40.237472 Lon: -100.835806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQFC800
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/2006, Expiration Date: 06/02/2016, Certifier: Francis J Dirico
    Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
  • Culbertson, 71815 Road 374 (Lat: 40.237472 Lon: -100.835806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQFV242
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/11/2006, Expiration Date: 06/02/2016, Certifier: Francis J Dirico
    Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Avenue, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
  • TRENTON, 36965 Road 717 (Lat: 40.220583 Lon: -100.916694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 149.3 m, Overall height: 151.7 m, Call Sign: WQMJ565
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6815.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2010, Expiration Date: 08/24/2020, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    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:

1
  • Call Sign: KA0PKC, Licensee ID: L00473161
    Grant Date: 10/31/2008, Expiration Date: 10/31/2018, Certifier: Robert D Funk
    Registrant: Robert D Funk, 612 Myrtle St Box 74, Culbertson, NE 69024


FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Culbertson)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Culbertson, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1681.3 years
William1080.2 years
Charles984.5 years
Anna986.2 years
Carl783.5 years
Albert784.3 years
Henry784.4 years
Donald764.6 years
James769.5 years
Elmer683.5 years
Most common last names in Culbertson, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wagner1178.5 years
Gohl1080.3 years
Propp777.9 years
Sitzman774.9 years
Cook685.2 years
Fassler676.2 years
Wilson676.9 years
Buzzell685.2 years
Mccollum669.9 years
Fahrenbruch581.1 years
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