Edison, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 132 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 
Males: 80  (60.8%)
Females: 52  (39.2%)
Median resident age:  48.6 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 68936

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,509 (it was $24,250 in 2000)
Edison:

$37,509
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,449 (it was $15,330 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $29,232 (it was $14,400 in 2000)
Edison:

$29,232
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $44,623; Detached houses: $44,625

Median gross rent in 2016: $559.

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  • Races in Edison, NE (2010)

    Edison races chart
    • 13097.7%White alone
    • 10.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.8%Two or more races
    • 10.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Edison: 73.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (24.3%), German (15.7%), American (14.3%), Irish (10.0%), Scottish (8.6%), English (7.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/3/1907

Elevation: 2116 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 509 people per square mile   (low).

Edison, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Edison:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edison village:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 68.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $660 (1.0%)

Edison satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (167.1 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (543.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Arapahoe, NE (2.6 miles ), Oxford, NE (2.8 miles ), Beaver City, NE (3.2 miles ), Holbrook, NE (3.5 miles ), Stamford, NE (3.7 miles ), Hendley, NE (3.8 miles) , Atlanta, NE (4.1 miles) , Bertrand, NE (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.28 N, Longitude: 99.78 W

Area code: 308

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

2.2%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+4.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (44%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Legal occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Community and social service occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (3%)

Average climate in Edison, Nebraska

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Tornado activity:

Edison-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the Edison village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1990, a category F4 tornado 39.8 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Edison-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 629.0 miles away from the city 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 334.5 miles away from Edison 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 178.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 266.0 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 272.9 miles away from Edison center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.0 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 Furnas County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Edison:

  • WALKER POST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OXFORD, NE)
  • FRITZER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; OXFORD, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edison:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 47 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 86 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 100 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 142 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 166 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 169 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 170 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)

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

Church in Edison: Edison Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Edison: Small Schoolhouse Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Furnas 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: 22.5%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  60.0%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.7% of all households

Banks with branches in Edison (2011 data):

  • First Central Bank: Edison Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $85.2 mil, Deposits: $74.2 mil, headquarters in Cambridge, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancshares, Inc.

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

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Edison village (based on Furnas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,96412
Evangelical Protestant1,57911
Catholic7293
None687-
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
Furnas County:

12.76 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Furnas County:

30.1%
Nebraska:

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

9.0%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$30
Firefighters 0$0 14$221
Health 0$0 1$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$834
Water Supply 1$2,083$24,9960$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$510
Totals for Government 1$2,083$24,99622$2,461

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

  • Construction - Welfare - Other: $25,000 ($189.39)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($22.73)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($15.15)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($174.24)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($128.79)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($98.48)
    Housing & Community Development: $7,000 ($53.03)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($22.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($37.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $33,000 ($250.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $49,000 ($371.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $10,000 ($75.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($22.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($121.21)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($53.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($189.39)
    Highways: $16,000 ($121.21)
    General Support: $2,000 ($15.15)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($143.94)
    NEC: $9,000 ($68.18)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $75,000 ($568.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $74,000 ($560.61)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,000 ($7.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $327,000 ($2477.27)

6.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,071 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
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 Buffalo County, NE  0.80% ($23,933 average AGI)
from Red Willow County, NE  0.75% ($29,643)


7.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,593 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
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 Red Willow County, NE  0.96% ($30,889 average AGI)
to Buffalo County, NE  0.74% ($26,929)

Strongest AM radio stations in Edison:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Edison:

  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KRVN-FM (93.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KMTY (97.7 FM; HOLDREGE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Edison:

  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)

Edison fatal accident list:

May 30, 1993 07:25 PM, 136, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • EDISON, 101 Smith Street (Lat: 40.275556 Lon: -99.780611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQSY574
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/2013, Expiration Date: 12/10/2023, Certifier: Thomas W BurnettRegistrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0BXP, Grant Date: 03/01/1988, Expiration Date: 03/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2000, Registrant: Eric D Maaske, Rr 1 Box 56, Edison, NE 68936
  • Call Sign: KD0AN, Licensee ID: L00848508, Grant Date: 12/05/2014, Expiration Date: 02/27/2025, Certifier: Ihling L Carskadon, Registrant: Ihling L Carskadon, 42805 Drive 720, Edison, NE 68936-3029

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

  • EDISON, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 154, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (7%)

Edison compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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