Falls City, Nebraska

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Population in 2021: 4,074 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.8%
 
Males: 1,986  (48.8%)
Females: 2,088  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Nebraska median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 68355.

Estimated median household income in 2021: $37,810 (it was $26,773 in 2000)
Falls City:

$37,810
NE:

$66,817

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $24,912 (it was $17,254 in 2000)

Falls City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $85,797 (it was $42,400 in 2000)
Falls City:

$85,797
NE:

$204,900

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $108,551; detached houses: $108,297

Median gross rent in 2021: $655.

March 2022 cost of living index in Falls City: 75.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 14.5%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.5% for American Indian residents)

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  • Races in Falls City, NE (2021)
    • 3,70689.2%White alone
    • 3027.3%Two or more races
    • 1353.2%American Indian alone
    • 150.4%Hispanic
    • 90.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Falls City, Nebraska as of February 23, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Falls City is 357 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Falls City by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.4)
1
(24.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.2)
2
(50.6)
3
(69.4)
2
(45.8)
4
(92.0)
2
(46.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(71.6)
2
(47.9)
6
(143.0)
2
(48.0)
6
(145.3)
13
(317.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(364.2)
18
(452.7)
32
(809.7)
20
(462.4)
14
(320.8)
9
(207.1)
15
(349.3)
10
(238.5)
3
(71.6)
14
(335.5)
21
(500.5)
10
(240.0)
2
(48.4)
12
(293.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
53
(1,287)
53
(1,333)
38
(961.5)
45
(1,040)
43
(985.3)
36
(828.3)
41
(954.8)
52
(1,240)
27
(644.1)
18
(431.3)
17
(405.1)
29
(695.9)
36
(871.7)
32
(781.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(121.4)
1
(25.2)
5
(126.5)
3
(69.4)
9
(206.2)
1
(23.0)
5
(116.4)
3
(71.6)
5
(119.3)
1
(24.0)
1
(23.8)
4
(96.0)
6
(145.3)
5
(122.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(24.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(71.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.4)
City-Data.com crime index86.792.1115.493.487.567.981.372.054.671.481.761.9117.7144.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 254.8. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Falls City, NE

Crime rate in Falls City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 12 (8 officers - 8 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Nebraska average:

2.02
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Ancestries: German (43.3%), American (10.6%), English (8.7%), Irish (8.6%), French (2.0%), Polish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1124 feet

Land area: 2.62 square miles.

Population density: 1,557 people per square mile   (low).

Falls City, Nebraska map

58 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Nebraska:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,199 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $893 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (45.7 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (76.6 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (431.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Preston, NE (2.2 miles),
Reserve, KS (2.5 miles),
Salem, NE (2.6 miles),
Verdon, NE (2.9 miles ),
Rulo, NE (3.0 miles ),
Hamlin, KS (3.2 miles),
Morrill, KS (3.2 miles ),
Barada, NE (3.3 miles)

Latitude: 40.06 N, Longitude: 95.60 W

Area code: 402

Distribution of median household income in Falls City, NE in 2021
Distribution of house value in Falls City, NE in 2021
Falls City satellite photo by USGS

Falls City tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 6 buildings, average cost: $244,800
  • 2020: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $285,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2015: 45 buildings, average cost: $61,900
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $10,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Falls City, NE residents
Average permit cost in Falls City, NE
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

1.5%
Nebraska:

2.0%
Historical population in Falls City, NE
Historical housing units in Falls City, NE
Most common industries in Falls City, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Utilities (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Utilities (6.2%)
  • Rail transportation (6.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.8%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Falls City, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)

Average climate in Falls City, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Falls City, Nebraska average temperatures Falls City, Nebraska average precipitation Falls City, Nebraska humidity Falls City, Nebraska wind speed Falls City, Nebraska snowfall Falls City, Nebraska sunshine Falls City, Nebraska clear and cloudy days

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Tornado activity:

Falls City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/5/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the Falls City city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Falls City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 446% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 261.7 miles away from Falls City center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 319.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 221.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 299.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 190.0 miles away from Falls City center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 211.9 miles away from Falls City center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richardson County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Falls City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Falls City:

  • COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, P O BOX 399, 2307 BARADA ST)
  • IN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC. (116 WEST 19TH STREET)
  • CAREAGE ESTATES OF FALLS CITY (1720 BURTON DRIVE)
  • FALLS CITY CARE CENTER (2800 TOWLE STREET)
  • KETTER MANOR INC (1010 E 21ST ST)

Airports located in Falls City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Falls City:

  • Highland Community College (about 23 miles; Highland, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,148)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 43 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 49 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Washburn University (about 72 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 75 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Grantham University (about 76 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 77 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)

Public high school in Falls City:

Private high school in Falls City:

  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 231, Location: 1820 FULTON ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Falls City:

See full list of schools located in Falls City

Library in Falls City:

  • FALLS CITY LIBRARY AND ARTS CENTER (Operating income: $317,611; Location: 1400 STONE STREET; 43,588 books; 26 e-books; 1,890 audio materials; 5,212 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 322 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Falls City: Falls City Grain Company Elevator (A), Stanton Lake Campground (B), Stephenson Motel and Trailer Park (C), Lydia Bruun Woods Memorial Library (D), Richardson County Military History Museum (E), Richardson County Historical Society Museum (F), Richardson County Courthouse (G), Falls City Volunteer Ambulance Squad (H), Richardson County Sheriffs Office (I), Falls City Police Department (J), Falls City Volunteer Fire Department (K), Falls City Rural Fire Department (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Falls City include: Christ Lutheran Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church (C), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), First Brethren Church (F), Immanuel United Methodist Church (G), Good News Assembly of God Church (H), Faith Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Stanton Lake (A), Crystal Beach Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Falls City include: Itha-Krumme Memorial Arboretum (1), Legion Park (2), Pioneer Park (3), Water Tower Mini Park (4), Stanton Lake Park (5), Jug Brown Stadium (6), John Falter Memorial Park (7), Grandview Park (8), Dallas Jones Memorial Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Stephenson Hotel (1800 Stone Street), Stephenson Motel (North Harlan), Check-In Motel (North Highway 73).

Courts: Richardson County - County Court (Court House), Richardson County - Clerk Of District Court (Court House), Richardson County - District Court (Court House).

Birthplace of: Charlie Abbey - Baseball player, Edwin William Hurst - Soilder, Jim Bethke - Baseball player, Donald Dorr - Politician.

Richardson 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 Falls City that have no violations reported:

  • FALLS CITY, CITY OF (Population served: 4,325, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SALEM, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 160, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.4%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
98 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
148 people in nursing homes in 2000
9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Falls City (2011 data):

  • First National Bank and Trust Company: Drive-In Branch at 1501 Stone Street, branch established on 1961/02/01; First National Bank And Trust Compan at 1701 Stone Street, branch established on 1882/01/01. Info updated 2008/05/16: Bank assets: $104.6 mil, Deposits: $93.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Ambage, Inc.
  • American National Bank: Falls City Branch at 1818 Harlan Street, branch established on 1934/09/01. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $1,928.1 mil, Deposits: $1,460.0 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: American National Corporation
  • Richardson County Bank & Trust Company: Richardson County Bank & Trust Compa at 1616 Harlan Street, branch established on 1880/05/01. Info updated 2011/06/24: Bank assets: $99.5 mil, Deposits: $85.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Frontier Holdings, Llc
  • Great Western Bank: 114 West 15th Street Branch at 114 West 15th Street, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited

For population 15 years and over in Falls City:

Marital status in Falls City, NE
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Falls City:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Nebraska average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Falls City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Falls City, NE (based on Richardson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,31219
Catholic1,6605
Evangelical Protestant1,32211
Other21
None3,067-
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
Here:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

10.79 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Richardson County:

8.8%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.9%
State:

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

19.6%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Falls City:

51.3%
State:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.3%
Nebraska:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Falls City:

28.8
Nebraska:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.8%
Nebraska:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.3%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Falls City:

35.4%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

57.0%
Nebraska:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.1%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Falls City, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 15$90,149$72,1190$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$27,014$40,5210$0
Gas Supply 5$30,987$74,3690$0
Other and Unallocable 5$20,944$50,2660$0
Streets and Highways 4$23,808$71,4240$0
Sewerage 4$12,509$37,5270$0
Police - Other 4$10,088$30,2642$1,887
Local Libraries 3$6,860$27,4402$1,554
Water Supply 3$16,643$66,5720$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,385$32,3100$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$812
Firefighters 0$0 6$1,776
Totals for Government 53$244,386$55,33317$6,029

Falls City government finances - Expenditure in 2020 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $1,950,000 ($478.65)
    Electric Utilities: $667,000 ($163.72)
    Regular Highways: $473,000 ($116.10)
    General - Other: $403,000 ($98.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $254,000 ($62.35)
    Public Welfare - Other: $198,000 ($48.60)
    Health - Other: $137,000 ($33.63)
    Libraries: $85,000 ($20.86)
    Gas Utilities: $60,000 ($14.73)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($13.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($2.70)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,280,000 ($1296.02)
    General - Other: $4,745,000 ($1164.70)
    Gas Utilities: $2,251,000 ($552.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,364,000 ($334.81)
    Water Utilities: $1,055,000 ($258.96)
    Police Protection: $920,000 ($225.82)
    Sewerage: $675,000 ($165.68)
    Regular Highways: $664,000 ($162.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $588,000 ($144.33)
    Central Staff Services: $300,000 ($73.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $294,000 ($72.16)
    Financial Administration: $230,000 ($56.46)
    Libraries: $98,000 ($24.05)
    Public Welfare - Other: $62,000 ($15.22)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($11.29)
    Health - Other: $43,000 ($10.55)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $247,000 ($60.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $562,000 ($137.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $843,000 ($206.92)
    Police Protection: $153,000 ($37.56)
    Electric Utilities: $135,000 ($33.14)
    Water Utilities: $129,000 ($31.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $106,000 ($26.02)
    Gas Utilities: $88,000 ($21.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $83,000 ($20.37)
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000 ($2.70)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($2.45)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($1.72)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,320,000 ($1305.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $101,000 ($24.79)

Falls City government finances - Revenue in 2020 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $11,650,000 ($2859.60)
    Sewerage: $864,000 ($212.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000 ($15.95)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,101,000 ($270.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $600,000 ($147.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $162,000 ($39.76)
    General Revenue - Other: $142,000 ($34.86)
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000 ($4.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($0.98)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,812,000 ($1426.61)
    Gas Utilities: $2,892,000 ($709.87)
    Water Utilities: $1,161,000 ($284.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,503,000 ($368.92)
    Highways: $530,000 ($130.09)
    General Local Government Support: $482,000 ($118.31)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,638,000 ($402.06)
    Property: $1,430,000 ($351.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $559,000 ($137.21)
    Other: $254,000 ($62.35)
    Other License: $218,000 ($53.51)

Falls City government finances - Debt in 2020 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,512,000 ($6998.53)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,137,000 ($6661.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,375,000 ($337.51)

Falls City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,962,000 ($3672.56)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $773,000 ($189.74)
Businesses in Falls City, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Kroger1U-Haul1
New Balance1U.S. Cellular1
Nike1

Strongest AM radio stations in Falls City:

  • KTNC (1230 AM; 1 kW; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: C.R. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Falls City:

  • KLZA (101.3 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: KNZA, INC)
  • K219CE (91.7 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KNCY-FM (103.1 FM; AUBURN, NE; Owner: RADIO 2000 NE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Falls City:

  • K46FG (Channel 46; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDTV COMMISSION)
Falls City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021

Falls City fatal accident list:

Oct 21, 1977 04:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 413ft / 126mTotal length
  • 26,935Total average daily traffic
  • 2,083Total average daily truck traffic
  • 33,067Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Falls City, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 101930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 22010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Falls City, NE

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 41 took place in 2007, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Falls City, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.4%), and Structure Fires (32.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Falls City, NE
    • 12143.4%Outside Fires
    • 9032.3%Structure Fires
    • 4415.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 248.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Falls City, NE
Most common first names in Falls City, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8781.9 years
John7380.5 years
William6778.7 years
Charles4980.8 years
Robert4868.5 years
Ruth3879.2 years
Helen3880.3 years
George3778.8 years
Emma3784.3 years
Henry3481.2 years
Most common last names in Falls City, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sailors2975.1 years
Zimmerman2380.2 years
Miller2378.0 years
Smith2280.5 years
Shafer2178.5 years
Kirkendall2172.3 years
Schawang1979.6 years
Brown1980.6 years
Johnson1978.4 years
Bauman1980.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Falls City, NE
  • 71.3%Utility gas
  • 23.5%Electricity
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Falls City, NE
  • 59.1%Electricity
  • 40.9%Utility gas


Falls City 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Donald W. Hoppe (1)
  • Paul Kiekhaefer (1)
  • William Hinz (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2024.