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Ancestries: German (34.9%), Swedish (6.8%), English (6.2%), Irish (5.9%), United States (4.6%), French Canadian (3.8%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Incorporated in 1872
Elevation: 1728 feet
Land area: 0.76 square miles.
Population density: 642 people per square mile (low).
Home Value Estimate
For population 25 years and over in Edgar:
High school or higher: 89.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Edgar city:
Never married: 15.2%
Now married: 56.7%
4 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Edgar, Nebraska as of February 07, 2016. The ratio of number of residents in Edgar to the number of sex offenders is 492 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,116 (1.9%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $962 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (74.5 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (527.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Edgar-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Edgar city center killed 4 peopleand injured 50 peopleand causedbetween $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the city center injured 2 peopleand causedbetween $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Edgar-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 64% 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 172.7 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 708.3 miles away from Edgar 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 418.2 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 275.9 miles away from the city center On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from Edgar center On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 305.6 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
The number of natural disasters in Clay County (10) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9 Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals and medical centers in Edgar:
ROSE BROOK CARE CENTER (106 5TH STREET)
Other hospitals and medical centers near Edgar:
NELSON GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NELSON, NE)
Notable locations in Edgar: Edgar (A), Aurora Cooperative Elevator Company Elevator (B), Edgar Grain and Supply Company Elevator (C), Edgar Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map
Clay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Drinking water stations with addresses in Edgar and their reported violations in the past:
EDGAR, CITY OF (Population served: 236, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-25-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2014)
MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-25-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-22-2014)
MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-25-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2013)
MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-25-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2013)
MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-10-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-15-2013 to APR-26-2013)
MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-25-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2013)
29 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.0%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
28 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
Edgar 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.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Length of stay since moving in below state average.
House age above state average.
Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
Banks with branches in Edgar (2011 data):
The Guide Rock State Bank: Edgar Branch at 307 North C Street, branch established on 1935/07/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $27.3 mil, Deposits: $23.8 mil, headquarters in Guide Rock, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices
Religion statistics for Edgar city (based on Clay County data)
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: 6
9.47 / 10,000 pop.
2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
4.74 / 10,000 pop.
4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
6.31 / 10,000 pop.
7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Grand & D St (Lat: 40.361111 Lon: -97.967000), Call Sign: KIR700, Licensee ID: L00566871 Assigned Frequencies: 152.420 MHz Grant Date: 09/06/2002, Expiration Date: 09/14/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2012 Registrant: Shuck Engineering Co Inc, Rfd 1 Box 19, Edgar, NE 68935, Phone: (402) 224-5365
1 1/2 Blocks E Of Main St (Lat: 40.368056 Lon: -97.973944), Call Sign: KVS475, Licensee ID: L00712449 Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz Grant Date: 09/16/2003, Expiration Date: 07/08/2013 Registrant: Monte B Moore, 1 1/2 Blocks E Of Main St, Edgar, NE 68935
City Water Tower Prosser & D St (Lat: 40.375000 Lon: -97.967000), Call Sign: KAO793, Licensee ID: L00059488 Assigned Frequencies: 152.360 MHz Grant Date: 02/16/2012, Expiration Date: 03/28/2022 Registrant: Edgar Rental Corporation
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
Edgar, 1691 Road 302 (Lat: 40.364583 Lon: -97.977722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQNR965 Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz Grant Date: 05/04/2011, Expiration Date: 06/02/2020, Certifier: Frank Dirico Registrant: Industrial Tower And Wireless, LLC, 40 Lone Street, Marshfield, MA 02050, Phone: (781) 319-1011, Fax: (781) 837-4000, Email:
EDGAR, Grand And D Street (Lat: 40.362639 Lon: -97.971000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQNS436, Licensee ID: L00059488 Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz Grant Date: 05/09/2011, Expiration Date: 05/09/2021, Certifier: Dennis Shuck Registrant: Superior Inet, 313 North C St., Edgar, NE 68935, Phone: (402) 224-8125, Fax: (402) 216-0950, Email:
EDGAR, 1.6 Km North Of Sr-4; 6.6 Km East Of Sr-14; 4.8 Km Ssw Of (Lat: 40.321056 Lon: -97.990611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 104.8 m, Call Sign: WQQS793 Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
FCC Registered Paging Towers:
1 Mi N Of Sr 4, 4.1 Mi W Of Sr 14, 3.0 Mi Ssw Of (Lat: 40.320833 Lon: -97.990028), Overall height: 104.9 m, Call Sign: KNLQ470 Assigned Frequencies: 931.837 MHz Grant Date: 02/16/1996, Expiration Date: 02/16/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2005 Registrant: Alltel Communications, Inc., One Allied Drive, B2f02-A, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
Call Sign: KB0BJE, Licensee ID: L01343476 Grant Date: 11/20/2007, Expiration Date: 01/16/2018, Certifier: Orin R Dillon Registrant: Orin R Dillon, 807 Nc, Edgar, NE 68935-0024
Call Sign: KI0OE, Previous Call Sign: KB0UQZ, Licensee ID: L01111393 Grant Date: 01/27/2006, Expiration Date: 01/27/2016, Certifier: Debra L Sams Registrant: Debra L Shapiro, 408 North C Street, Edgar, NE 68935
Call Sign: WB0SMD, Licensee ID: L01352666 Grant Date: 12/20/2007, Expiration Date: 03/18/2018, Certifier: Michael R Taylor Registrant: Michael R Taylor, 408 8th St Box 171, Edgar, NE 68935
Call Sign: KC0UUF, Licensee ID: L00763150 Grant Date: 06/30/2005, Expiration Date: 06/30/2015, Certifier: Dustin M Williams Registrant: Dustin M Williams, 401 N E. St, Edgar, NE 68935
Call Sign: KD0HZS, Licensee ID: L01495353 Grant Date: 06/01/2009, Expiration Date: 06/01/2019, Certifier: Alan T Nelson Registrant: Alan T Nelson, 2051 Road 310, Edgar, NE 68935
Call Sign: KD0KNF, Licensee ID: L01550767 Grant Date: 03/01/2010, Expiration Date: 03/01/2020, Certifier: Dustin M Williams Registrant: Central Nebraska Repeater System, 401 N E St, Edgar, NE 68935