Dix, Nebraska

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Population in 2019: 242 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.4%
 
Males: 119  (49.5%)
Females: 123  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 69133.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,600 (it was $31,094 in 2000)
Dix:

$53,600
NE:

$63,229

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,961 (it was $15,997 in 2000)

Dix village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $80,032 (it was $29,700 in 2000)
Dix:

$80,032
NE:

$172,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $87,201; detached houses: $88,021; mobile homes: $64,432

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,096.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dix: 75.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.3%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dix, NE (2019)
    • 27187.1%White alone
    • 237.4%Hispanic
    • 123.9%Two or more races
    • 31.0%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Dix, Nebraska as of April 15, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dix is 82 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (33.3%), Polish (11.5%), Irish (7.9%), English (6.1%), Danish (3.6%), American (3.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4552 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,109 people per square mile   (low).

Dix, Nebraska map

9 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This village:

2.9%
Nebraska:

7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,287 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,184 (1.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.23 N, Longitude: 103.49 W

Area code: 308

Distribution of median household income in Dix, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dix, NE in 2019
Dix satellite photo by USGS

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 Dix, NE residents
Average permit cost in Dix, NE
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.4%
Nebraska:

2.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+17.6%).
Most common industries in Dix, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (8.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (21.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (11.4%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (8.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.7%)
  • Rail transportation (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.8%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Dix, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (15.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)

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 509% greater 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 Dix 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 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 295.7 miles away from Dix 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
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 (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 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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Points of interest:

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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

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
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

For population 15 years and over in Dix:

Marital status in Dix, NE
  • Never married: 14.6%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Dix:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.2
Nebraska average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dix, NE (based on Kimball County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.35 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

19.49 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kimball County:

10.3%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.5%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
Nebraska:

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 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 1$3,831$45,9720$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$3,236
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$291
Totals for Government 1$3,831$45,97210$3,527

Dix government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $616,000 ($2545.45)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $46,000 ($190.08)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($185.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($128.10)
    Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($123.97)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($95.04)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($20.66)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($12.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($61.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $60,000 ($247.93)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($107.44)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($53.72)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($41.32)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($41.32)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($8.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $86,000 ($355.37)

Dix government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $177,000 ($731.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($95.04)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($20.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $272,000 ($1123.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $53,000 ($219.01)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $68,000 ($280.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $35,000 ($144.63)
    General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($66.12)
    Other: $2,000 ($8.26)
  • Tax - Property: $41,000 ($169.42)

Dix government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $384,000 ($1586.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $378,000 ($1561.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,000 ($227.27)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,000 ($202.48)

Dix government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,000 ($128.10)

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 33.8mTotal length
  • 39,775Total average daily traffic
  • 23,586Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Dix, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dix, NE

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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • High Planes Co-Op Elevator (Lat: 41.235250 Lon: -103.489944), Type: Silo, Structure height: 51 m, Call Sign: WGR300,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.225 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2011, Expiration Date: 12/04/2021, Certifier: Kyle Sorensen, Registrant: Frenchman Valley Farmers Cooperative, Inc, Imperial, NE 69033, Phone: (308) 882-3200, Fax: (308) 882-3242
  • 5 Miles North (Lat: 41.309139 Lon: -103.506611), Call Sign: WRL550, Licensee ID: L00001523,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.025 MHz, Grant Date: 09/15/2004, Expiration Date: 10/24/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2013, Registrant: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, 1717 E Interstate Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501, Phone: (701) 223-0441
  • POTTER-DIX ELEM., 304 Horrum Street (Lat: 41.230806 Lon: -103.488528), Call Sign: WREA882,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.112 MHz, 457.112 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2019, Expiration Date: 09/07/2029, Certifier: Adam Patrick, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (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, Certificate Issue Date: 07/28/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Daum & Sons Inc, 5588 Road 24 S, Dix, NE 69133

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dix, NE
  • 60.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.8%Electricity
  • 9.9%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Other fuel
  • 4.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dix, NE
  • 90.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.0%Electricity


Dix 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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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