Dalton, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 317 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 164  (51.9%)
Females: 153  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 69131.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,296 (it was $28,967 in 2000)
Dalton:

$54,296
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,577 (it was $18,600 in 2000)

Dalton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,276 (it was $39,100 in 2000)
Dalton:

$78,276
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $86,913; Detached houses: $93,120; Mobile homes: $16,042

Median gross rent in 2012: $625.

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Dalton races chart
  • White alone - 303 (96.2%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dalton: 75.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.5%), Irish (17.0%), English (9.7%), Czech (2.8%), Italian (2.8%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4270 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 923 people per square mile   (low).

Dalton,NE real estate house value index trend

Dalton, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Dalton:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dalton village:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.6%
Nebraska:  6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,679 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,233 (1.9%)

Dalton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (96.8 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (149.9 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (685.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Gurley, NE (2.4 miles ), Broadwater, NE (3.8 miles) , Sidney, NE (4.3 miles ), Bridgeport, NE (4.4 miles ), Cisco, NE (4.4 miles) , Lisco, NE (4.4 miles) , Sunol, NE (4.5 miles) , Potter, NE (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $103,100
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $48,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.41 N, Longitude: 102.97 W

Area code: 308

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

2.7%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+5.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Retail trade (51%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Secondary school teachers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Dalton, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dalton-area historical tornado activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.8 miles away from the Dalton village center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dalton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 11% 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 445.6 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 150.0 miles away from Dalton center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 579.7 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 245.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 247.3 miles away from Dalton center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 452.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cheyenne County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dalton topographic map

Airports located in Dalton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dalton:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 97 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • Chadron State College (about 98 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 115 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 117 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 125 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • University of Wyoming (about 136 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 136 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)

Public high school in Dalton:

See full list of schools located in Dalton

Library in Dalton:

  • DALTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $250; Location: 306 MAIN STREET; 900 books; 65 audio materials; 78 video materials; 20 state licensed databases; 1 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The closest and strongest radio stations coming in to Dalton Nebraska would be 98.7 KSID FM and 1340 KSID AM. These are the closest and strongest signals to Dalton Nebraska. added by bob
  • The closest and strongest radio stations coming in to Dalton Nebraska would be 98.7 KSID FM and 1340 KSID AM. These are the closest and strongest signals to Dalton Nebraska. added by bob

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Notable locations in Dalton: Dalton (A), Crossroads Cooperative Association Elevator (B), Dalton Volunteer Fire Department (C), Dalton Public Library (D), Prairie Schooner Museum (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dalton include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Saint Marys Catholic Church (B), Assembly of God Church (C), Presbyterian Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Dalton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cheyenne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

DALTON, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 315, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-22-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-16-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-26-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2006)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.1%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  57.0%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Dalton compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Dalton (2011 data):

  • Points West Community Bank: Dalton Branch at 301 Main Street, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2011/05/17: Bank assets: $318.8 mil, Deposits: $273.3 mil, headquarters in Sidney, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First Nebraska Bancs, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dalton village (based on Cheyenne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.22%
Here: 64.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents25.1%22.9%16.9%12.3%4.8%
Congregations10.0%20.0%10.0%13.3%6.7%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents3.2%3.2%2.6%2.1%7.0%
Congregations3.3%3.3%3.3%3.3%26.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Cheyenne County:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

1.01 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Cheyenne County:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cheyenne County:

28.2%
Nebraska:

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

10.5%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$15,132
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$367
Streets and Highways 1$12,000$144,0000$0
Sewerage 1$2,000$24,0000$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,000$24,0000$0
Water Supply 1$17,000$204,0000$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$3,300
Totals for Government 4$33,000$99,0008$18,799

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $81,000 ($255.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($110.41)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($88.33)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($69.40)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($53.63)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($9.46)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.15)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($3.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $72,000 ($227.13)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $34,000 ($107.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $36,000 ($113.56)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($15.77)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $75,000 ($236.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $29,000 ($91.48)
    All Other: $7,000 ($22.08)
    General Support: $4,000 ($12.62)
  • Tax - Property: $43,000 ($135.65)
    NEC: $20,000 ($63.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $230,000 ($725.55)

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,718 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
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 Kimball County, NE  0.32% ($33,308 average AGI)
from Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.27% ($34,909)
from Logan County, CO  0.25% ($34,500)


6.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
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  0.47% ($43,526 average AGI)
to Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.39% ($20,250)
to Kimball County, NE  0.27% ($28,455)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dalton:

  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KNEB (960 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSID (1340 AM; 1 kW; SIDNEY, NE; Owner: KSID RADIO, INC.)
  • KOLT (1320 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dalton:

  • KTNE-FM (91.1 FM; ALLIANCE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KAAQ (105.9 FM; ALLIANCE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KSID-FM (98.7 FM; SIDNEY, NE; Owner: KSID RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dalton:

  • KTNE-TV (Channel 13; ALLIANCE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K23EU (Channel 31; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BROADAHL)
  • K33EM (Channel 33; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K65GE (Channel 65; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KDUH-TV (Channel 4; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)

Dalton fatal accident list:

Dec 8, 2007 05:30 PM, Euclid St, Lat: 41.40902, Lon: -102.97024, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 24, 2001 10:26 PM, Us-385, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dalton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB9DHM, Licensee ID: L00873445
    Grant Date: 06/11/2004, Expiration Date: 06/11/2014
    Registrant: Mina J Tank Mrs, 508 Elm Street, Dalton, NE 69131
  • Call Sign: N0RLV, Licensee ID: L00433859
    Grant Date: 01/19/2012, Expiration Date: 03/10/2022, Certifier: James L Schmitt
    Registrant: James L Schmitt, Dalton, NE 69131
  • Call Sign: WD0BOX, Licensee ID: L01324317
    Grant Date: 09/17/2007, Expiration Date: 12/09/2017, Certifier: Lyle D Kurth
    Registrant: Lyle D Kurth, 306 Broad St, Dalton, NE 69131

Most common first names in Dalton, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John781.9 years
James585.4 years
Harold576.2 years
Mary570.6 years
George484.0 years
Leonard474.9 years
Clarence480.5 years
Charles485.0 years
William480.0 years
Robert475.3 years
Most common last names in Dalton, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller875.4 years
Ravert772.7 years
Worth773.0 years
Pelster578.1 years
Thompson478.8 years
Aurich474.5 years
Schuler488.0 years
Gilgren481.0 years
Graff475.3 years
Brestel469.2 years
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