Dakota City, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 1,860 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 1,009  (54.3%)
Females: 851  (45.7%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 68731, 68776.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,378 (it was $43,438 in 2000)
Dakota City:

$63,378
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,348 (it was $16,923 in 2000)

Dakota City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $120,679 (it was $79,400 in 2000)
Dakota City:

$120,679
NE:

$155,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $146,770; detached houses: $157,569; townhouses or other attached units: $206,341; in 2-unit structures: $175,536; mobile homes: $37,815

Median gross rent in 2017: $697.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dakota City: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.6%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.7% for other race residents)
  • Races in Dakota City, NE (2017)
    • 1,45369.8%White alone
    • 56327.1%Hispanic
    • 542.6%Asian alone
    • 100.5%Two or more races
    • 60.3%Black alone
    • 70.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Dakota City, Nebraska as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dakota City is 173 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (28.0%), Irish (6.1%), American (4.2%), Swedish (3.0%), English (2.1%), Polish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/5/1858

Elevation: 1102 feet

Land area: 1.05 square miles.

Population density: 1,766 people per square mile   (low).

Dakota City, Nebraska map

236 residents are foreign born (9.8% Latin America, 1.9% Asia).

This city:

11.3%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,331 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,422 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (5.8 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (82.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (449.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sergeant Bluff, IA (1.8 miles ),
South Sioux City, NE (2.0 miles ),
Sioux City, IA (2.4 miles ),
Dakota Dunes, SD (2.5 miles ),
Homer, NE (2.7 miles ),
Jackson, NE (2.8 miles ),
North Sioux City, SD (3.0 miles ),
Hubbard, NE (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 42.42 N, Longitude: 96.42 W

Area code: 402

Distribution of median household income in Dakota City, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dakota City, NE in 2017

Dakota City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $132,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Dakota City, NE residents
Average permit cost in Dakota City, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +342 (+23.1%).
Most common industries in Dakota City, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (24.1%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (29.4%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (18.1%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Dakota City, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Food processing workers (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Food processing workers (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Food processing workers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Dakota City, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dakota City, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 5.85. This is significantly better than average.

City:

5.85
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 0.693. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.693
U.S.:

1.789

Tornado activity:

Dakota City-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Dakota City city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dakota City-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 72% 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 128.5 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 195.3 miles away from Dakota City center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 225.8 miles away from Dakota 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 57.8 miles away from Dakota 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 140.9 miles away from Dakota City center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dakota County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dakota City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dakota City:

  • REGENCY SQUARE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE)
  • MATNEY'S COLONIAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE)
  • BLUFF VIEW HOMES (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SERGEANT BLUFF, IA)
  • EMBASSY REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SERGEANT BLUFF, IA)
  • PARK VIEW HOMES (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • SIOUXLAND DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • MORNINGSIDE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dakota City:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 6 miles; Sioux City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,544)
  • Wayne State College (about 33 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • University of South Dakota (about 37 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Northeast Community College (about 57 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Buena Vista University (about 64 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 81 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 82 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)

Public elementary/middle school in Dakota City:

See full list of schools located in Dakota City

Library in Dakota City:

  • DAKOTA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,173; Location: 1710 BROADWAY; 7,822 books; 189 audio materials; 467 video materials; 20 state licensed databases; 21 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dakota City: H and W Incorporated Elevator (A), Dakota County Courthouse (B), Dakota City Fire Department (C), Dakota City Public Library (D), Dakota Covington Rural Fire District (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Dakota City: United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Dakota City include: Cottonwood Cove Park (1), Territorial Church Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Dakota 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 Dakota City that have no violations reported:

  • DAKOTA CITY, CITY OF (Population served: 1,919, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.8%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
65 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
10 people in nursing homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Dakota City:

Marital status in Dakota City, NE
  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in Dakota City:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Nebraska average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dakota City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dakota City, NE (based on Dakota County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,5987
Mainline Protestant3,45010
Evangelical Protestant1,93910
Other3131
None10,706-
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: 4
Here:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Dakota County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Here:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Dakota County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

8.4%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.7%
State:

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

15.5%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.8%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.8%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dakota City:

24.4%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dakota City:

6.7
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dakota City:

31.8%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.0%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.5%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dakota City, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 6$5,132$10,2640$0
Streets and Highways 3$9,074$36,2960$0
Sewerage 1$2,538$30,4560$0
Water Supply 1$2,900$34,8000$0
Financial Administration 1$2,919$35,0280$0
Firefighters 1$680$8,1600$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,570
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 13$23,243$21,4551$1,570

Dakota City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $413,000 ($222.04)
    Water Utilities: $128,000 ($68.82)
    Electric Utilities: $110,000 ($59.14)
    Central Staff Services: $92,000 ($49.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $85,000 ($45.70)
    Sewerage: $82,000 ($44.09)
    Police Protection: $75,000 ($40.32)
    Financial Administration: $71,000 ($38.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $52,000 ($27.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000 ($27.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $48,000 ($25.81)
    Libraries: $17,000 ($9.14)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($7.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $56,000 ($30.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $48,000 ($25.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $392,000 ($210.75)

Dakota City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $279,000 ($150.00)
    Sewerage: $97,000 ($52.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $86,000 ($46.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($5.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($8.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($16.67)
    General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($13.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $208,000 ($111.83)
    Electric Utilities: $157,000 ($84.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $154,000 ($82.80)
    General Local Government Support: $109,000 ($58.60)
    Other: $44,000 ($23.66)
  • Tax - Property: $364,000 ($195.70)
    Other: $82,000 ($44.09)
    Motor Vehicle License: $29,000 ($15.59)

Dakota City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,402,000 ($753.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,304,000 ($701.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $573,000 ($308.06)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $475,000 ($255.38)

Dakota City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,543,000 ($829.57)

8.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.98%
Nebraska average:

6.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Woodbury County, IA  3.67% ($32,083 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.31% ($35,440)
to Union County, SD  0.31% ($76,560)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dakota City:

  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMNS (620 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KTFJ (1250 AM; 1 kW; DAKOTA CITY, NE; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dakota City:

  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSUX (105.7 FM; WINNEBAGO, NE; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • K205DC (88.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KAYA (91.3 FM; HUBBARD, NE; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMSC (88.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE)
  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZSR (102.3 FM; ONAWA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • K283AG (104.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dakota City:

  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K38DU (Channel 38; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CORNERSTONE FAITH CENTER)
  • KXNE-TV (Channel 19; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

Dakota City fatal accident list:

Sep 28, 2010 05:06 PM, Sr-35, Lat: 42.415347, Lon: -96.430264, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 12, 2007 02:39 PM, Us-75, Sr-35, Lat: 42.415392, Lon: -96.432556, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 1, 1994 09:20 AM, 35, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 27, 1980 08:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.3mTotal length
  • 13,940Total average daily traffic
  • 1,910Total average daily truck traffic
Most common first names in Dakota City, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Dorothy1373.3 years
Mary1080.0 years
Earl977.4 years
Frank978.2 years
George981.4 years
Robert971.9 years
John871.0 years
Henry877.1 years
Harry677.8 years
Harold668.2 years
Most common last names in Dakota City, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Beermann977.9 years
Heikes871.9 years
Swanson771.7 years
Graham674.0 years
Johnson574.6 years
Krumwiede584.8 years
Zastrow576.0 years
Anderson475.2 years
Jones478.0 years
Albenesius485.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dakota City, NE
  • 49.7%Utility gas
  • 45.8%Electricity
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dakota City, NE
  • 51.9%Electricity
  • 43.7%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Dakota City compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Dakota City on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Laos (population 500+)"
  • #81 (68776) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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