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Ancestries: German (40.4%), Irish (9.7%), Danish (7.9%), English (7.0%), Swedish (5.9%), United States (4.4%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Incorporated in 1886
Elevation: 2559 feet
Land area: 1.20 square miles.
Population density: 768 people per square mile (low).
Home Value Estimate
For population 25 years and over in Curtis:
High school or higher: 95.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Curtis city:
Never married: 36.2%
Now married: 44.4%
8 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Curtis, Nebraska as of February 06, 2016. The ratio of number of residents in Curtis to the number of sex offenders is 935 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,393 (1.9%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,011 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (201.6 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (579.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Curtis-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/15/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Curtis city center injured one personand causedbetween $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/18/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the city center causedbetween $500 and $5000 in damages.
Curtis-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 46% 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 583.0 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 288.7 miles away from Curtis 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 169.7 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 254.1 miles away from the city 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 344.2 miles away from Curtis center On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 286.0 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)
The number of natural disasters in Frontier County (12) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11 Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Notable locations in Curtis: Klyte Burt Memorial Library (A), Frontier County Sheriffs Office (B), Curtis Volunteer Fire Department (C), Frontier County Ambulance Services Curtis (D). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Curtis include: Baha'i Faith (A), Saint James Catholic Church (B), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (C), Berean Fundamental Church (D), United Church of Christ (E), United Methodist Church (F), Vineyard Faith Fellowship Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map
Hotel: Hi-Line Motel (323 Center Avenue).
Frontier 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 Curtis and their reported violations in the past:
CURTIS, CITY OF (Population served: 938, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-29-2010)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.1%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 81.8% for two or more races residents)
110 people in college/university student housing in 2010
3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
44 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Curtis compared to Nebraska state average:
Median house value 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 below state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Length of stay since moving in below state average.
Number of college students above state average.
Banks with branches in Curtis (2011 data):
Curtis State Bank: at 301 Center Avenue, branch established on 1910/12/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $36.1 mil, Deposits: $28.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Western Investment Group, Llc
Religion statistics for Curtis city (based on Frontier 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: 3
11.29 / 10,000 pop.
2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
11.29 / 10,000 pop.
7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
1 Mi South Of (Lat: 40.613333 Lon: -100.522083), Call Sign: KZP882 Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz Grant Date: 07/23/1996, Expiration Date: 08/27/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2001 Registrant: Maywood Co Op, Maywood, NE 69038, Phone: (308) 362-4243
5 3/4 Mi N & 1 1/2 Mi West (Lat: 40.713056 Lon: -100.557639), Call Sign: WQW969 Assigned Frequencies: 158.325 MHz Grant Date: 08/29/2000, Expiration Date: 11/07/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006 Registrant: Schick, Don W:schick, D Kathryn, Rt 1 Box 110, Curtis, NE 69025
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
CURTIS, 74437 Road 389 (Lat: 40.619083 Lon: -100.521583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQMK740 Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz Grant Date: 09/07/2010, Expiration Date: 09/07/2020, 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:
CURTIS, 510 W. 6th. (Lat: 40.636917 Lon: -100.521444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.3 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: WQPI469 Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz Grant Date: 05/29/2012, Expiration Date: 05/29/2022, Certifier: Thomas W Burnett Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Avenue, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
MAYWOOD, 2 Miles Northeast Of Maywood (Lat: 40.686028 Lon: -100.591972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WQQS763 Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
Call Sign: N0OYN, Licensee ID: L00434797 Grant Date: 11/19/2011, Expiration Date: 12/18/2021 Registrant: Dean L Cosgrove, 510 Center Ave., Curtis, NE 69025
Call Sign: W0DP Grant Date: 11/28/1995, Expiration Date: 11/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 10/15/2002 Registrant: Donald P Wilkinson, Curtis, NE 69025
Call Sign: WA0ECS, Licensee ID: L00728561 Grant Date: 11/19/2003, Expiration Date: 02/15/2014, Certifier: Carey A Walton Registrant: Carey A Walton, Curtis, NE 69025
Call Sign: WB0QGB, Licensee ID: L01248175 Grant Date: 02/21/2007, Expiration Date: 02/21/2017 Registrant: Dale T Nutt, Rt. 1 Box 70, Curtis, NE 69025
FAA Registered Aircraft:
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 14269 , Serial Number: 18-7409059, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 02/06/1974 Registrant (Individual): Roger Andersen, 38912 Road 749, Curtis, NE 69025
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 56390 , Serial Number: 28R-7335431, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1973 Registrant (Co-Owned): Jerry Renard, Rr 1 Box 42, Curtis, NE 69025, Other Owners: Nancy Renard
Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 6704Q , Serial Number: 220B, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 03/17/1977 Registrant (Corporation): Meyer Flying Service Inc, Po Box 232, Curtis, NE 69025
Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 6773Q , Serial Number: 283B, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/24/1977 Registrant (Corporation): Meyer Flying Service Inc, Po Box 232, Curtis, NE 69025
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 7603W , Serial Number: 28-1562, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 02/04/1964 Registrant (Individual): Thomas E Brown, Po Box 131, Curtis, NE 69025
Most common first names in Curtis, NE among deceased individuals
Most common last names in Curtis, NE among deceased individuals