Duncan, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 365 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 
Males: 193  (53.1%)
Females: 172  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68634.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $66,077 (it was $36,932 in 2000)
Duncan:

$66,077
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,809 (it was $15,475 in 2000)

Duncan village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $96,001 (it was $64,100 in 2000)
Duncan:

$96,001
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $101,812; Detached houses: $101,815

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,142.

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  • Races in Duncan, NE (2010)

    Duncan races chart
    • 34397.7%White alone
    • 51.4%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone
    • 10.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Duncan: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.1%), Polish (31.2%), European (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%), Czech (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1913

Elevation: 1492 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 905 people per square mile   (low).

Duncan, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Duncan:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Duncan village:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

5 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.4%
Nebraska:

4.4%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Duncan, Nebraska as of December 19, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Duncan to the number of sex offenders is 245 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,135 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,606 (1.8%)

Duncan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (58.6 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (508.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Columbus, NE (2.8 miles ), Monroe, NE (2.8 miles ), Lakeview, NE (3.1 miles ), Silver Creek, NE (3.2 miles ), Platte Center, NE (3.2 miles ), Genoa, NE (3.6 miles ), Bellwood, NE (3.7 miles ), Shelby, NE (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $170,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.39 N, Longitude: 97.50 W

Area code: 402

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

2.5%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -28 (-7.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (31%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Duncan, Nebraska

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Tornado activity:

Duncan-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Duncan village center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the village center injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Duncan-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 66% 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 119.4 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 218.1 miles away from Duncan center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 700.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from Duncan center
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 421.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Platte County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Duncan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Duncan:

  • COLUMBUS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; COLUMBUS, NE)
  • HOME HEALTH OF COLUMBUS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; COLUMBUS, NE)
  • MORYS HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COLUMBUS, NE)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF COLUMBUS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; COLUMBUS, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Duncan:

  • Northeast Community College (about 46 miles; Norfolk, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 58 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Central Community College (about 58 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 59 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 61 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Wayne State College (about 64 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 78 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)

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Notable locations in Duncan: Husker Co-op Elevator (A), Duncan (B), Duncan Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Duncan: Saint Stanislaus Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Duncan: Duncan 1871-1971 Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Platte 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: 6.9%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  72.3%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.3%
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:

6.5
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

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Religion statistics for Duncan village (based on Platte County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,54310
Evangelical Protestant8,32720
Mainline Protestant4,21413
Other5593
None5,594-
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: 7
Platte County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Platte County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Platte County:

28.9%
Nebraska:

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

16.6%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.0%
State:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.6%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Duncan:

29.9
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Duncan:

28.0%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Duncan:

16.5%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

39.5%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
Duncan:

51.0%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Duncan:

77.4%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Duncan, 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$1,850
Sewerage 0$0 1$440
Water Supply 0$0 1$771
Totals for Government 0$0 10$3,061

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($63.01)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($49.32)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($43.84)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($41.10)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($35.62)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($19.18)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($13.70)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($10.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($2.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $148,000 ($405.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($13.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $37,000 ($101.37)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $10,000 ($27.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($5.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($43.84)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($35.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $34,000 ($93.15)
    All Other: $8,000 ($21.92)
    General Support: $1,000 ($2.74)
  • Tax - Property: $23,000 ($63.01)
    Public Utilities: $16,000 ($43.84)
    NEC: $8,000 ($21.92)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $70,000 ($191.78)

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,210 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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 Colfax County, NE  0.65% ($33,812 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.59% ($25,078)
from Madison County, NE  0.48% ($31,290)


6.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
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 Douglas County, NE  0.76% ($33,616 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.67% ($29,318)
to Colfax County, NE  0.45% ($31,746)

Strongest AM radio stations in Duncan:

  • KJSK (900 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KTTT (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, NE)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Duncan:

  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KLIR (101.1 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KKOT (93.5 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • KNEN (94.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KEXL (106.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: WJAG, INC.)
  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTLX (91.9 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: TLC EDUCATIONAL CORPORATION)
  • K212AV (90.3 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

TV broadcast stations around Duncan:

  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K57HV (Channel 57; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS, A CA LIMITED P/SHIP)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • K48FF (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • K53GH (Channel 53; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: MARY E. HARDERS)
  • K40FH (Channel 46; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K28EN (Channel 28; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K28FS (Channel 28; FREMONT & OMAHA, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K47FK (Channel 39; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K49FP (Channel 49; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Duncan, 28115 158th Street (Lat: 41.393250 Lon: -97.486083), Type: Building, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQWN765
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/14/2015, Expiration Date: 10/14/2025, Certifier: Dennis HoeferRegistrant: Central Valley Ag, 2803 N Nebraska Ave, York, NE 68467, Phone: (402) 362-0253, Fax: (402) 362-8411, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA0FSF, Licensee ID: L01029614, Grant Date: 06/14/2005, Expiration Date: 05/01/2015, Certifier: Harold E Ksiazek, Registrant: Harold E Ksiazek, Box 203, Duncan, NE 68634

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

DUNCAN, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 365, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2009)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
Most common first names in Duncan, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John679.3 years
Rose585.6 years
Edward476.0 years
Helen487.3 years
Josephine489.5 years
Victoria483.5 years
Alex374.1 years
Frank381.3 years
Dorothy373.7 years
Leo375.7 years
Most common last names in Duncan, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Boruch672.0 years
Robak678.2 years
Sokol680.2 years
Ernst585.6 years
Karges474.2 years
Micek478.3 years
Stempek484.0 years
Blaser384.1 years
Liss376.3 years
Dush387.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Duncan 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below 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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