Dwight, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 200 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.8%
Males: 100  (50.3%)
Females: 100  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  47.0 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68635.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,338 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Dwight:

$52,338
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,409 (it was $26,010 in 2000)

Dwight village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $95,569 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Dwight:

$95,569
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $117,383; Detached houses: $117,823

Median gross rent in 2016: $619.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dwight: 75.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Czech (67.6%), German (13.0%), Italian (3.7%), American (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/29/1904

Elevation: 1623 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 826 people per square mile   (low).

Dwight, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Dwight:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dwight village:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,323 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,409 (1.5%)

Dwight satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (26.1 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (486.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bee, NE (2.4 miles ), Brainard, NE (2.7 miles ), Ulysses, NE (3.1 miles ), Garland, NE (3.1 miles ), Garrison, NE (3.1 miles) , Valparaiso, NE (3.1 miles ), Staplehurst, NE (3.3 miles ), Seward, NE (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 41.08 N, Longitude: 97.02 W

Area code: 402

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

2.4%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+14.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
  • Finance and insurance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (44%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Dwight, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dwight-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Dwight village center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dwight-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 151.3 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 248.3 miles away from Dwight center
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 50.0 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 102.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.1 miles away from Dwight center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dwight topographic map

Birthplace of: Ernest R. Kouma - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Ad Liska - Baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Dwight: Ernest R. Kouma.

Hospitals and medical centers near Dwight:

  • BETHESDA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SEWARD, NE)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; SEWARD, NE)
  • BUTLER COUNTY HEALTH CARE CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; DAVID CITY, NE)
  • DAVID PLACE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DAVID CITY, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dwight:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 25 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 26 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 28 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 54 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 56 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Creighton University (about 58 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 58 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

Public elementary/middle school in Dwight:

See full list of schools located in Dwight

Library in Dwight:

  • DWIGHT COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,615; Location: 142 WEST PINE; 9,000 books; 186 audio materials; 60 video materials; 20 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Dwight: Dwight Volunteer Fire Department (A), Dwight Community Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dwight include: United Methodist Church (A), Assumption Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Butler 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 2013 was 48.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.2%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  60.6%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dwight village (based on Butler County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,65411
Mainline Protestant8007
Evangelical Protestant7664
None3,175-
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: 2
Butler County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Butler County:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

29.3%
Nebraska:

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

14.7%
State:

12.9%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$220
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$59
Sewerage 0$0 1$300
Water Supply 0$0 1$300
Local Libraries 0$0 1$145
Totals for Government 0$0 11$1,224

Dwight government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $31,000 ($155.00)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $37,000 ($185.00)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($145.00)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($140.00)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($95.00)
    Gas Utilities: $9,000 ($45.00)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($35.00)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($30.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($25.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $11,000 ($55.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $66,000 ($330.00)

Dwight government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $4,000 ($20.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $28,000 ($140.00)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($10.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($75.00)
    Gas Utilities: $7,000 ($35.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($110.00)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($40.00)
    All Other: $5,000 ($25.00)
  • Tax - Property: $32,000 ($160.00)
    NEC: $15,000 ($75.00)

Dwight government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $113,000 ($565.00)

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,726 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Lancaster County, NE  1.18% ($25,590 average AGI)
from Platte County, NE  1.18% ($33,462)
from Saunders County, NE  0.39% ($34,308)


7.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
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 Platte County, NE  1.31% ($30,432 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  1.25% ($26,310)
to Seward County, NE  0.51% ($53,941)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dwight:

  • 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.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLIN (1400 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dwight:

  • KZKX (96.9 FM; SEWARD, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KRKR (95.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KIBZ (106.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBBK (107.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Dwight:

  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K48FF (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • 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)
  • K52EX (Channel 52; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K55HX (Channel 55; COLUMBUS/FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K50EG (Channel 50; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K18CD (Channel 18; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K27GX (Channel 27; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWAZ-LP (Channel 22; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dwight)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • DWIGHT, S 1/2, Ne 1/4, Sec. 19-T13n-R4e (Dwight) (Lat: 41.086028 Lon: -97.013889), Type: Mast, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.8 m, Call Sign: WQQP506
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/07/2023, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • BEE, 2170 O Road (Lat: 41.057639 Lon: -97.098944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQUJ841
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 07/29/2014, Expiration Date: 07/29/2024, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WA0RAI, Licensee ID: L01230692, Grant Date: 01/05/2007, Expiration Date: 02/10/2017, Registrant: David L Hotovy, 261 W Elm St, Dwight, NE 68635

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dwight that have no violations reported:

  • DWIGHT, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 259, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Dwight, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph1476.4 years
Frank1277.9 years
John1272.9 years
Mary888.1 years
Emil773.7 years
Agnes680.9 years
Richard669.5 years
Charles585.0 years
Louis579.8 years
Adolph476.3 years
Most common last names in Dwight, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hotovy982.2 years
Hain569.8 years
Hottovy588.0 years
Sisel578.2 years
Prochaska575.4 years
Kouma478.7 years
Nemec475.5 years
Lavicky480.0 years
Voboril475.5 years
Jelinek477.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Dwight 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Dwight on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
  • #9 (68635) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries"
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