Du Bois, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 144 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.3%
 
Males: 79  (55.2%)
Females: 65  (44.8%)
Median resident age:  56.6 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 68345

Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,908 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Du Bois:

$39,908
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,288 (it was $10,335 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $51,776 (it was $26,900 in 2000)
Du Bois:

$51,776
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $54,014; Detached houses: $57,423; Mobile homes: $7,819

Median gross rent in 2016: $939.

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  • Races in Du Bois, NE (2010)

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    • 13692.5%White alone
    • 64.1%Hispanic
    • 53.4%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Du Bois: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.3%), American (17.5%), European (10.5%), Czech (8.8%), English (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1065 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 316 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Du Bois:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Du Bois village:

  • Never married: 11.8%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.5%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

8 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America, 1.6% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

This village:

6.4%
Nebraska:

6.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $680 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $913 (1.8%)

Du Bois satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (63.0 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (454.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bern, KS (2.5 miles ), Pawnee City, NE (2.8 miles ), Table Rock, NE (3.2 miles ), Humboldt, NE (3.3 miles ), Oneida, KS (3.6 miles) , Dawson, NE (3.7 miles ), Seneca, KS (3.7 miles ), Baileyville, KS (3.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $122,900
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $240,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.03 N, Longitude: 96.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 402

Du Bois household income distribution Du Bois home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.2%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +47 (+39.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (32%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (21%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Average climate in Du Bois, Nebraska

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Tornado activity:

Du Bois-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.3 miles away from the Du Bois village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Du Bois-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.1 miles away from the city center
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 239.9 miles away from Du Bois center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 450.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.5 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 336.5 miles away from Du Bois center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pawnee County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Du Bois:

  • COLONIAL ACRES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HUMBOLDT, NE)
  • CRESTVIEW MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SENECA, KS)
  • COUNTRY VIEW ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SENECA, KS)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SENECA (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SENECA, KS)
  • NEMAHA VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; SENECA, KS)
  • LAKESIDE TERRACE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; SABETHA, KS)
  • SABETHA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SABETHA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Du Bois:

  • Highland Community College (about 43 miles; Highland, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,148)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 62 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 64 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 65 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Kansas State University (about 65 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 66 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 70 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)

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Notable locations in Du Bois: DuBois Grain Elevator (A), DuBois Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pawnee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.5%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  59.1%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.6%
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:

7.1
Nebraska average:

11.3

Du Bois travel time to work - commute Du Bois mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Du Bois village (based on Pawnee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7226
Catholic6962
Evangelical Protestant4585
Other3-
None894-
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
Pawnee County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Pawnee County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Pawnee County:

28.1%
Nebraska:

28.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.1%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.3%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Du Bois:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.5%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Du Bois:

11.7%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Du Bois:

6.9
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.7%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

50.1%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

71.2%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Du Bois, 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 3$2
Totals for Government 0$0 3$2

Du Bois government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $25,000 ($173.61)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($152.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($62.50)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($62.50)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($48.61)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($48.61)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($20.83)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($6.94)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($6.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($41.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $4,000 ($27.78)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($20.83)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($6.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $39,000 ($270.83)

Du Bois government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $25,000 ($173.61)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($166.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($62.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($6.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $26,000 ($180.56)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($13.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($111.11)
    All Other: $6,000 ($41.67)
    General Support: $3,000 ($20.83)
  • Tax - NEC: $14,000 ($97.22)
    Property: $11,000 ($76.39)

Du Bois government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $93,000 ($645.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $91,000 ($631.94)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($13.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $112,000 ($777.78)

5.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,136 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
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 Richardson County, NE  0.92% ($29,900 average AGI)


5.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
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  0.93% ($43,500 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Du Bois:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTNC (1230 AM; 1 kW; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: C.R. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Du Bois:

  • KMZA (92.1 FM; SENECA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • K219CE (91.7 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KLZA (101.3 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: KNZA, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Du Bois:

  • K46FG (Channel 46; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDTV COMMISSION)

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

DUBOIS, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 140, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-28-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-16-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-22-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (79%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Du Bois compared to Nebraska 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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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