Dixon, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 83 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -23.1%
 
Males: 42  (50.6%)
Females: 41  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  51.6 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 68732

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,509 (it was $27,188 in 2000)
Dixon:

$37,509
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,085 (it was $12,870 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $43,146 (it was $23,100 in 2000)
Dixon:

$43,146
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $49,699; Detached houses: $49,886

Median gross rent in 2016: $601.

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    • 8698.9%White alone
    • 11.1%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dixon: 74.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (42.4%), German (18.2%), Irish (12.1%), American (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 1440 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 540 people per square mile   (low).

Dixon, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Dixon:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dixon village:

  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 7.1%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dixon, Nebraska as of January 23, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Dixon to the number of sex offenders is 77 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $500 (4.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $796 (1.4%)

Dixon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (31.1 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (94.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (479.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Concord, NE (1.5 miles) , Laurel, NE (2.2 miles ), Allen, NE (2.8 miles ), Martinsburg, NE (3.2 miles) , Belden, NE (3.3 miles) , Wakefield, NE (3.5 miles ), Coleridge, NE (3.5 miles ), Wayne, NE (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 42.42 N, Longitude: 97.00 W

Area code: 402

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

2.7%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (29%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (24%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Wholesale trade (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (36%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Dixon, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dixon-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Dixon village center killed one person and caused $4 million in damages.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 tornado 18.3 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dixon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 69% 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 99.8 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 173.8 miles away from Dixon 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 28.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 229.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 700.5 miles away from Dixon center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 121.0 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 Dixon County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Dixon:

  • HILLCREST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LAUREL, NE)
  • WAKEFIELD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WAKEFIELD, NE)
  • CAREAGE OF WAYNE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WAYNE, NE)
  • PROVIDENCE MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; WAYNE, NE)
  • PARK VIEW HAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; COLERIDGE, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dixon:

  • Wayne State College (about 13 miles; Wayne, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,121)
  • University of South Dakota (about 26 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Northeast Community College (about 33 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 34 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 81 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Buena Vista University (about 93 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 94 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

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

Churches in Dixon include: United Methodist Church (A), Saint Anne Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Dixon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 37.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 7.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 32.9%
(34.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  59.0%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Dixon village (based on Dixon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,7789
Evangelical Protestant1,0169
Catholic9753
Other1-
None2,230-
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
Dixon County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

8.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Dixon County:

29.9%
Nebraska:

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

25.2%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

41.1%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.8%
State:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dixon:

22.4%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.0%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

53.5%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Dixon:

84.2%
State:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dixon, 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

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $19,000 ($228.92)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($96.39)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($84.34)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($72.29)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($36.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($24.10)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $7,000 ($84.34)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($24.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($24.10)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($265.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($24.10)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $12,000 ($144.58)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($48.19)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($156.63)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($96.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($132.53)
    General Support: $5,000 ($60.24)
    All Other: $2,000 ($24.10)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($108.43)
    NEC: $7,000 ($84.34)

Dixon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($385.54)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $16,000 ($192.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($373.49)
    Other, NEC: $14,000 ($168.67)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($24.10)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($12.05)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $63,000 ($759.04)

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
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 Dakota County, NE  0.84% ($32,684 average AGI)
from Woodbury County, IA  0.53% ($31,333)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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 Wayne County, NE  0.66% ($28,733 average AGI)
to Woodbury County, IA  0.61% ($41,429)
to Dakota County, NE  0.57% ($34,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dixon:

  • KTCH (1590 AM; 3 kW; WAYNE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMNS (620 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dixon:

  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXNE-FM (89.3 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KTCH-FM (104.9 FM; WAYNE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KSUX (105.7 FM; WINNEBAGO, NE; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KAYA (91.3 FM; HUBBARD, NE; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KKYA (93.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)

TV broadcast stations around Dixon:

  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KXNE-TV (Channel 19; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • 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.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Dan M Korus, 57835 Highway 20 (Lat: 42.467500 Lon: -96.974444), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 77.7 m, Registrant: 6056657532, D.Korus@ehresmannengineering.Com, 4400 W31 STREET
  • Dan Korus, 57835 Highway 20 (Lat: 42.467500 Lon: -96.974444), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 77.7 m, Registrant: 6056657532, D.Korus@ehresmannengineering.Com, 4400 W31 STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 57924 878 Rd (Lat: 42.551361 Lon: -96.953111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WNBT383, Licensee ID: L00488327
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHzGrant Date: 12/08/2004, Expiration Date: 02/15/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2012, Certifier: Paul ShermanRegistrant: Sherman, Paul

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA0VTA, Licensee ID: L00287856, Grant Date: 09/29/2010, Expiration Date: 12/24/2020, Certifier: Jack L Karmann, Registrant: Jack L Karmann, Dixon, NE 68732
  • Call Sign: KB0NCM, Licensee ID: L00192877, Grant Date: 05/20/2014, Expiration Date: 06/21/2024, Registrant: Kevin W Garvin, 609 E Browning St, Dixon, NE 68732-3205
  • Call Sign: KB0RWB, Licensee ID: L00961557, Grant Date: 02/17/2015, Expiration Date: 04/03/2025, Certifier: Barbara A Karmann, Registrant: Barbara A Karmann, Dixon, NE 68732
  • Call Sign: KB0RYZ, Grant Date: 03/26/1998, Expiration Date: 04/06/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/07/2007, Registrant: Tri State Amateur Radio Assn, 609 E Browning St, Dixon, NE 68732-3205
  • Call Sign: KB0VPU, Grant Date: 03/13/1996, Expiration Date: 03/13/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2008, Registrant: Laura L Karmann, Dixon, NE 68732

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

DIXON, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (71%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Wood (6%)

Dixon compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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