Dix, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 251 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 133  (53.0%)
Females: 118  (47.0%)
Median resident age:  46.1 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 69133.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,200 (it was $31,094 in 2000)
Dix:

$36,200
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,128 (it was $15,997 in 2000)

Dix village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $72,810 (it was $29,700 in 2000)
Dix:

$72,810
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $76,397; Detached houses: $77,040; Mobile homes: $47,461

Median gross rent in 2016: $851.

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  • Races in Dix, NE (2010)

    Dix races chart
    • 23792.9%White alone
    • 114.3%Hispanic
    • 31.2%Asian alone
    • 20.8%American Indian alone
    • 20.8%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dix: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.7%), English (7.9%), American (6.1%), Irish (6.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4552 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,151 people per square mile   (low).

Dix,NE real estate house value index trend

Dix, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Dix:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dix village:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

7 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 1.2% Latin America).

This village:

2.8%
Nebraska:

6.7%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Dix, Nebraska as of March 19, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Dix to the number of sex offenders is 82 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,449 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,377 (1.9%)

Dix satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (68.7 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (122.8 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (690.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Kimball, NE (3.0 miles ), Potter, NE (3.0 miles ), Bushnell, NE (4.6 miles) , Lorenzo, NE (5.0 miles) , Harrisburg, NE (5.1 miles) , Peetz, CO (5.2 miles ), Sidney, NE (5.2 miles ), Gurley, NE (5.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $183,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.23 N, Longitude: 103.49 W

Area code: 308

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

2.9%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+17.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (10%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (37%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Dix, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dix-area historical tornado activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Dix village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/27/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.1 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dix-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 1% 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 429.9 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 134.0 miles away from Dix center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 559.9 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 241.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 242.6 miles away from Dix 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 437.1 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 Kimball County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dix topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dix:

  • KIMBALL COUNTY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KIMBALL, NE)
  • KIMBALL COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; KIMBALL, NE)
  • KIMBALL HEALTH SERVICES Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; KIMBALL, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dix:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 68 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 86 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 88 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 95 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • University of Wyoming (about 109 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 110 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • Chadron State College (about 113 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)

Public elementary/middle school in Dix:

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Notable locations in Dix: Dix (A), Dix Fire and Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dix include: Western Nebraska Missionary Baptist Church (A), Dix Bible Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.0%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  71.8%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dix village (based on Kimball County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7465
Evangelical Protestant4066
Catholic3001
Other-1
None2,369-
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: 1
Kimball County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Kimball County:

8.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

19.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Kimball County:

28.5%
Nebraska:

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

11.7%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dix:

47.4%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.6%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Dix:

28.9
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dix:

27.6%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dix:

11.0%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dix:

6.9
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dix:

36.1%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
Dix:

52.2%
State:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Dix:

75.0%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dix, NE Residents
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 Government Administration 0$0 8$1,868
Streets and Highways 2$4,039$24,2340$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$167
Totals for Government 2$4,039$24,2349$2,035

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $34,000 ($135.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($103.59)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($103.59)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($47.81)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($39.84)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($31.87)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($7.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($23.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $38,000 ($151.39)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $29,000 ($115.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($115.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $30,000 ($119.52)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($19.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($123.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000 ($95.62)
    All Other: $19,000 ($75.70)
    General Support: $7,000 ($27.89)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($75.70)
    NEC: $17,000 ($67.73)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $238,000 ($948.21)

6.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,451 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
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 Laramie County, WY  0.86% ($16,417 average AGI)
from Cheyenne County, NE  0.79% ($28,455)


8.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.34%
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 Laramie County, WY  0.99% ($38,214 average AGI)
to Cheyenne County, NE  0.92% ($33,308)
to Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.92% ($25,769)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dix:

  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • 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)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOLT (1320 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKWY (1630 AM; 10 kW; FOX FARM, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dix:

  • KBFZ (100.1 FM; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSID-FM (98.7 FM; SIDNEY, NE; Owner: KSID RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNE-FM (91.1 FM; ALLIANCE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KOLT-FM (101.3 FM; BRIDGEPORT, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCMI (96.9 FM; TERRYTOWN, NE; Owner: CHRISTIAN MEDIA INCORPORATED)
  • KREO (105.3 FM; PINE BLUFFS, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Dix:

  • KTNE-TV (Channel 13; ALLIANCE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dix)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • High Planes Co-Op Elevator (Lat: 41.235250 Lon: -103.489944), Type: Silo, Structure height: 51 m, Call Sign: WGR300
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.225 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2011, Expiration Date: 12/04/2021, Certifier: Harold P PrintzRegistrant: Prairie States Communications, 60 N Hwy 61, Imperial, NE 69033, Phone: (308) 882-4694, Fax: (308) 882-2264, Email:
  • 5 Miles North (Lat: 41.309139 Lon: -103.506611), Call Sign: WRL550, Licensee ID: L00001523
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.025 MHzGrant Date: 09/15/2004, Expiration Date: 10/24/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2013Registrant: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, 1717 E Interstate Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501, Phone: (701) 223-0441

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: NL7KK, Previous Call Sign: WL7CPZ, Licensee ID: L01522777, Grant Date: 10/08/2009, Expiration Date: 10/08/2019, Registrant: Donald J Bowdre, 108 Pine, Dix, NE 69133
  • Call Sign: KC0PEH, Licensee ID: L00641753, Grant Date: 02/19/2003, Expiration Date: 02/19/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/20/2015, Certifier: Dennis D Davis, Registrant: Dennis D Davis, 125 Maple St, Dix, NE 69133

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 41469 , Serial Number: 3257154, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Daum & Sons Inc, 5588 Road 24 S, Dix, NE 69133

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

DIX, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 267, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Most common first names in Dix, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles573.8 years
Hazel471.3 years
George471.5 years
Anna383.0 years
Robert374.3 years
Eleanor271.5 years
Dennis262.0 years
Franklin280.0 years
Fred282.6 years
Helen288.0 years
Most common last names in Dix, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1181.8 years
Gunderson568.0 years
Brothers580.8 years
Manning474.3 years
James475.5 years
Peterson485.5 years
Campbell382.1 years
Forsyth385.9 years
Petersen366.3 years
Shaw384.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

Dix compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income below 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 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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