Elyria, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 50 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 
Males: 19  (39.2%)
Females: 31  (60.8%)
Median resident age:  32.8 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 68837

Estimated median household income in 2016: $69,348 (it was $18,750 in 2000)
Elyria:

$69,348
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,417 (it was $10,695 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $114,662 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Elyria:

$114,662
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $105,699; Detached houses: $105,703
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elyria: 73.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Czech (48.6%), English (18.9%), German (16.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1939

Elevation: 2097 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 193 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Elyria:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elyria village:

  • Never married: 8.4%
  • Now married: 72.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,479 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,790 (2.9%)

Elyria satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (135.4 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (584.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ord, NE (2.6 miles ), Burwell, NE (3.1 miles ), Comstock, NE (3.8 miles) , North Loup, NE (4.2 miles ), Ericson, NE (4.3 miles) , Arcadia, NE (4.3 miles ), Sargent, NE (4.4 miles ), Taylor, NE (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 41.68 N, Longitude: 99.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 308

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

2.2%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-11.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (31%)
  • Management of companies and enterprises (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (38%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (31%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (29%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (29%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Elyria, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elyria-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Elyria village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1953, a category F4 tornado 7.9 miles away from the village center killed 11 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elyria-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 57% 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 620.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 75.5 miles away from Elyria 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 340.6 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 176.4 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 23.1 miles away from Elyria center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.7 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 Valley County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elyria topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elyria:

  • VALLEY COUNTY HEALTH SYSTEM Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; ORD, NE)
  • VALLEY COUNTY HEALTH SYSTEM LONG TERM CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ORD, NE)
  • VALLEY CO HOSP LTC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ORD, NE)
  • VCHS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ORD, NE)
  • VALLEY COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ORD, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elyria:

  • Central Community College (about 64 miles; Grand Island, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 68 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Northeast Community College (about 87 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Wayne State College (about 110 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • University of South Dakota (about 132 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 134 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 136 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)

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Valley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.6%
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  62.5%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
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

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elyria village (based on Valley County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,0166
Catholic9701
Evangelical Protestant8516
None1,423-
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
Valley County:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Valley County:

9.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

16.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Valley County:

28.9%
Nebraska:

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

8.4%
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$159
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$599
Totals for Government 0$0 6$758

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($120.00)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($100.00)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($100.00)
    Gas Utilities: $2,000 ($40.00)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($20.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($180.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $3,000 ($60.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($60.00)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($20.00)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $3,000 ($60.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($140.00)
    General Support: $3,000 ($60.00)
    All Other: $1,000 ($20.00)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($80.00)
    NEC: $1,000 ($20.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $32,000 ($640.00)

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

6.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Elyria:

  • KNLV (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ORD, NE; Owner: SANDHILLS ADVERTISING CORP.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • 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)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elyria:

  • KNLV-FM (103.9 FM; ORD, NE; Owner: SANDHILLS ADVERTISING CORP.)
  • K205CU (88.9 FM; BURWELL, NE; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSYZ-FM (107.7 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING-GRAND ISLAND, I)

TV broadcast stations around Elyria:

  • KMNE-TV (Channel 7; BASSETT, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KLKE (Channel 24; ALBION, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K02HJ (Channel 2; ORD, NE; Owner: CITY OF ORD)
  • K04HL (Channel 4; ORD, NE; Owner: CITY OF ORD)

Elyria fatal accident list:

Jun 18, 1994 01:20 AM, 11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Utility gas (32%)

Elyria compared to Nebraska 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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