Funk, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 192 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 95  (49.6%)
Females: 97  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68940.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $65,423 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Funk:

$65,423
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,356 (it was $15,658 in 2000)

Funk village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $106,356 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Funk:

$106,356
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $136,555; Detached houses: $146,688; Mobile homes: $14,460

Median gross rent in 2016: $778.

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  • Races in Funk, NE (2010)

    Funk races chart
    • 18494.8%White alone
    • 63.1%Two or more races
    • 31.5%Hispanic
    • 10.5%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Funk: 75.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.3%), Swedish (13.8%), American (7.3%), Irish (4.9%), English (4.1%), Danish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2245 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 724 people per square mile   (low).

Funk,NE real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Funk:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Funk village:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.2%
Nebraska:

6.7%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Funk, Nebraska as of December 19, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Funk to the number of sex offenders is 246 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,863 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,319 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (137.2 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (547.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Axtell, NE (2.6 miles ), Holdrege, NE (2.6 miles ), Wilcox, NE (2.8 miles ), Ragan, NE (3.3 miles) , Atlanta, NE (3.7 miles) , Loomis, NE (3.7 miles ), Hildreth, NE (3.7 miles ), Minden, NE (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700

Latitude: 40.46 N, Longitude: 99.25 W

Area code: 308

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

2.0%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+3.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (28%)
  • Transportation occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Funk: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Funk, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Funk-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.7 miles away from the Funk village center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.9 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Funk-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 56% 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 646.2 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 353.7 miles away from Funk 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 160.4 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 259.5 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 285.1 miles away from Funk 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 79.4 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 Phelps County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Funk topographic map

Birthplace of: John Robert Brown (judge) - Federal judge.

Hospitals and medical centers near Funk:

  • CHRISTIAN HOMES HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HOLDREGE, NE)
  • HOLDREGE MEMORIAL HOMES, INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HOLDREGE, NE)
  • PHELPS MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; HOLDREGE, NE)

Amtrak station near Funk:

  • 7 miles: HOLDREGE (100 WEST AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Funk:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 19 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 55 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 111 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 136 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 139 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 140 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Barton County Community College (about 146 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)

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Notable locations in Funk: Midland Co-op Elevator (A), Funk (B), Funk First Response Team (C), Funk Rural Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Funk: Fridhem Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Funk include: Funk Nebraska Historical Marker (1), Harmony Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Phelps 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: 5.3%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.4%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.8%
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:

8.6
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Funk village (based on Phelps County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,12114
Mainline Protestant2,5359
Catholic5271
Other1242
None2,881-
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: 3
Phelps County:

3.28 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Phelps County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Phelps County:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Phelps County:

29.5%
Nebraska:

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

12.2%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.5%
State:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.6%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.5%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Funk:

14.2%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Funk:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.9%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Funk:

55.1%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Funk:

74.0%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Funk, NE Residents
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$165
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$75
Sewerage 0$0 1$100
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$144
Water Supply 0$0 1$215
Totals for Government 0$0 5$699

Funk government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $21,000 ($109.38)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($98.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($78.13)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($36.46)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($26.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($26.04)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($26.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($20.83)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($15.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($10.42)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($5.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($41.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,000 ($213.54)

Funk government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $3,000 ($15.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($5.21)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($5.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($5.21)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $17,000 ($88.54)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($15.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($88.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($104.17)
    All Other: $4,000 ($20.83)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($15.63)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($114.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $16,000 ($83.33)
    NEC: $8,000 ($41.67)

Funk government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $192,000 ($1000.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $175,000 ($911.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,000 ($88.54)

Funk government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $173,000 ($901.04)

5.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,531 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
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  0.96% ($32,794 average AGI)
from Kearney County, NE  0.51% ($29,722)
from Harlan County, NE  0.37% ($36,538)


6.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
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 Buffalo County, NE  1.09% ($28,949 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.67% ($22,750)
to Douglas County, NE  0.39% ($47,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Funk:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KUVR (1380 AM; 1 kW; HOLDREGE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KGFW (1340 AM; 1 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • 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 Funk:

  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KQKY (105.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KMTY (97.7 FM; HOLDREGE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KLIQ (94.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KROR (101.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRVN-FM (93.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • K209CF (89.7 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KRGI-FM (96.5 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKPR-FM (98.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • K260AF (99.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Funk:

  • 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)
  • K14IY (Channel 14; HOLDREGE, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KGIN (Channel 11; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHAS-TV (Channel 5; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Funk, NE)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Funk)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 100 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2926T , Serial Number: 046, Airworthiness Date: 10/14/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Mike L Gintzler, 73889 T Rd, Funk, NE 68940

Drinking water stations with addresses in Funk and their reported violations in the past:

FUNK, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 201, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-03-2008)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
Most common first names in Funk, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Harold477.5 years
Carl392.6 years
John370.1 years
William370.0 years
Bert282.5 years
Esther288.5 years
Barbara276.0 years
Elmer270.0 years
George276.5 years
Evelyn283.0 years
Most common last names in Funk, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson674.5 years
Gustafson572.4 years
Larson382.6 years
Beisel379.0 years
Nelson376.3 years
Johnson380.7 years
Lindquist379.3 years
Peterson380.0 years
Silver379.0 years
Almquist289.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)

Funk 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
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