Falls City, Nebraska
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|Median resident age:||44.7 years|
|Nebraska median age:||36.3 years|
Zip codes: 68355.
Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,431 (it was $17,254 in 2000)
Falls City city income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,685 (it was $42,400 in 2000)
Median gross rent in 2013: $474.
Races in Falls City, NE (2013)
- 3,97191.1%White alone
- 2545.8%Two or more races
- 90.2%American Indian alone
- 70.2%Asian alone
- 10.02%Black alone
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Ancestries: German (37.1%), Irish (11.9%), United States (6.0%), English (5.9%), French (2.6%), Polish (2.3%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Elevation: 1124 feet
Land area: 2.62 square miles.
Population density: 1,611 people per square mile(low).
For population 25 years and over in Falls City:
- High school or higher: 92.8%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
- Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
- Unemployed: 5.8%
- Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Falls City city:
- Never married: 21.5%
- Now married: 57.2%
- Separated: 1.6%
- Widowed: 8.4%
- Divorced: 11.3%
77 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Falls City, Nebraska as of May 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Falls City to the number of sex offenders is 2,150 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,020 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,226 (2.1%)
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) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
- 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,000
- 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,500
- 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $89,100
- 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,000
- 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,000
- 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $159,300
- 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $94,800
- 2005: 1 building, cost: $10,000
- 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,000
- 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $124,000
- 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
- 2010: 1 building, cost: $260,000
- 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
- 2012: 1 building, cost: $225,000
- 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $211,000
- 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $196,300
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
Latitude: 40.06 N, Longitude: 95.60 W
Area code: 402
|Crime rates in Falls City by Year|
|City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5)||89.6||147.7||99.6||162.1||123.6||90.1||95.7||120.0||107.4||91.0||70.6||84.5||74.9|
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Crime rate in Falls City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
|Officers per 1,000 residents here:||1.91|
Unemployment by year (%)
Historical housing units
Population change in the 1990s: -183 (-3.8%).
- Manufacturing (15%)
- Construction (13%)
- Retail trade (12%)
- Transportation and warehousing (10%)
- Public administration (8%)
- Wholesale trade (8%)
- Health care and social assistance (6%)
- Health care and social assistance (36%)
- Educational services (14%)
- Public administration (11%)
- Retail trade (10%)
- Other services, except public administration (6%)
- Accommodation and food services (5%)
- Manufacturing (5%)
- Sales and related occupations (15%)
- Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
- Transportation occupations (10%)
- Production occupations (10%)
- Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
- Management occupations (7%)
- Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
- Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
- Personal care and service occupations (15%)
- Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
- Health technologists and technicians (12%)
- Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
- Sales and related occupations (6%)
- Production occupations (6%)
Average climate in Falls City, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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 below Nebraska state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 427.8 miles away from Falls City 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 253.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 384.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.6 miles away from Falls City center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Richardson County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Charlie Abbey - Baseball player, Edwin William Hurst - Soilder, Jim Bethke - Baseball player, Donald Dorr - Politician.
Hospitals and medical centers in Falls City:
airports located in Falls City:
- Brenner Field Airport (FNB) (Runways: 1, Itinerant Ops: 1,950, Local Ops: 2,500, Military Ops: 20)
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:
- FALLS CITY SENIOR HIGH (Students: 288, Location: 1400 FULTON, Grades: 9-12)
Private high school in Falls City:
Public elementary/middle schools in Falls City:
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).
(21.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 88.3% for American Indian residents, 25.1% for two or more races residents)
|This city:||2.2 people|
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
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
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
Educational Attainment (%) in 2013
School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013
Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Falls City city (based on Richardson County data)
Food Environment Statistics:
|Richardson County:||2.40 / 10,000 pop.|
|Nebraska:||2.60 / 10,000 pop.|
|Richardson County:||4.80 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||4.83 / 10,000 pop.|
|Here:||10.79 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||7.76 / 10,000 pop.|
Health and Nutrition:
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|Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)|
|Function||Full-time employees||Monthly full-time payroll||Average yearly full-time wage||Part-time employees||Monthly part-time payroll|
|Other Government Administration||3||$12,566||$50,264||13||$1,995|
|Police Protection - Officers||8||$31,804||$47,706||0||$0|
|Police - Other||4||$12,597||$37,791||4||$4,038|
|Streets and Highways||4||$14,021||$42,063||0||$0|
|Parks and Recreation||2||$6,565||$39,390||0||$0|
|Other and Unallocable||2||$6,911||$41,466||0||$0|
|Totals for Government||59||$217,097||$44,155||18||$7,251|
Falls City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
- Construction - Regular Highways: $350,000 ($83.02)
- Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $477,000 ($113.14)
Police Protection: $436,000 ($103.42)
Regular Highways: $341,000 ($80.88)
Fire Protection: $291,000 ($69.02)
Welfare - Other: $148,000 ($35.10)
Central Staff Services: $114,000 ($27.04)
Financial Administration: $87,000 ($20.64)
General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($4.03)
Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $17,000 ($4.03)
General - Other: $1,000 ($0.24)
- General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($3.56)
- Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $404,000 ($95.83)
Parks & Recreation: $291,000 ($69.02)
Police Protection: $75,000 ($17.79)
Regular Highways: $60,000 ($14.23)
Fire Protection: $50,000 ($11.86)
Central Staff: $7,000 ($1.66)
Financial Administration: $5,000 ($1.19)
General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.24)
- Total Salaries & Wages: $1,450,000 ($343.93)
Falls City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
- Charges - All Other: $177,000 ($41.98)
Parks & Recreation: $169,000 ($40.09)
- Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $407,000 ($96.54)
- Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $128,000 ($30.36)
Interest Earnings: $74,000 ($17.55)
- State Intergovernmental - All Other: $785,000 ($186.20)
Highways: $355,000 ($84.20)
General Support: $242,000 ($57.40)
- Tax - Property: $486,000 ($115.28)
Total General Sales: $374,000 ($88.71)
Public Utilities: $123,000 ($29.17)
NEC: $64,000 ($15.18)
Falls City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
- Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $210,000 ($49.81)
- Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $170,000 ($40.32)
- Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $40,000 ($9.49)
Falls City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
- Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,313,000 ($785.82)
- Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $170,000 ($40.32)
4.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,348 average adjusted gross income)
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||0.73% ($31,167 average AGI)|
|from Brown County, KS||0.39% ($23,692)|
|from Nemaha County, NE||0.39% ($38,000)|
5.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,292 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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)
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)
Falls City fatal accident list:
- National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
- 4Number of bridges
- 21m69ftTotal length
- 9,280Total average daily traffic
- 596Total average daily truck traffic
- 11,547Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
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)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
- Fire: 19
- Hazardous Condition: 6
Incident types - Falls City
|Most common first names in Falls City, NE among deceased individuals|
|Most common last names in Falls City, NE among deceased individuals|
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Most commonly used house heating fuel:
- Utility gas (87%)
- Electricity (12%)
- Wood (1%)
|Businesses in Falls City, NE|
|Ace Hardware||1||Pizza Hut||1|
|H&R Block||1||True Value||1|
|New Balance||1||U.S. Cellular||1|
Falls City compared to Nebraska state average:
- Median house value 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 below state average.
- House age above state average.
- Number of college students below state average.
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2016.