Gering, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 8,480 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.4%
 
Males: 3,961  (46.7%)
Females: 4,519  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  38.7 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 69341.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,199 (it was $35,185 in 2000)
Gering:

$50,199
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,830 (it was $18,775 in 2000)

Gering city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $108,756 (it was $72,700 in 2000)
Gering:

$108,756
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $120,374; Detached houses: $121,373; Townhouses or other attached units: $182,000; Mobile homes: $31,889

Median gross rent in 2012: $580.

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  • White alone - 6,886 (80.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1,595 (18.6%)
  • Black alone - 31 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 30 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 11 (0.1%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gering: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.5%), English (10.8%), Irish (7.5%), Dutch (3.7%), French (3.4%), United States (3.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 03/14/1918

Elevation: 3914 feet

Land area: 3.75 square miles.

Population density: 2,262 people per square mile   (low).

Gering,NE real estate house value index trend

Gering, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Gering:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gering city:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

195 residents are foreign born (0.5% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This city:  2.3%
Nebraska:  6.1%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Gering, Nebraska as of February 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Gering to the number of sex offenders is 369 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,084 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,565 (1.7%)

Gering satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (75.3 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (151.6 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (729.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Terrytown, NE (1.3 miles ), Scottsbluff, NE (1.7 miles ), Melbeta, NE (2.9 miles) , Minatare, NE (2.9 miles ), Mitchell, NE (3.3 miles ), McGrew, NE (3.7 miles) , Morrill, NE (4.1 miles ), Bayard, NE (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 41.82 N, Longitude: 103.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,750 (-20.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,172 (27.7%)

Area code: 308

Gering household income distribution Gering home values distribution

Crime rates in Gering by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001010000000
per 100,000 0.00.012.80.012.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 110100000000
per 100,000 12.912.80.012.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 100010000010
per 100,000 12.90.00.00.012.80.00.00.00.00.011.70.0
Assaults 331292946833
per 100,000 38.738.312.825.4115.525.6117.252.478.2102.235.035.0
Burglaries 161441253135323534503523
per 100,000 206.2178.8524.8317.7397.9448.2416.8458.5443.2639.0408.1268.1
Thefts 126113102154152152177137129141115109
per 100,000 1623.71442.81305.71957.31951.01946.52305.61794.81681.41801.91341.01270.7
Auto thefts 534618416119776
per 100,000 64.438.351.276.3231.051.2208.4144.1117.389.581.669.9
Arson 101021100200
per 100,000 12.90.012.80.025.712.813.00.00.025.60.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 112.796.5128.4129.1187.4125.4171.0133.3130.6152.9105.187.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Gering detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Nebraska average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.1%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -263 (-3.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Gering, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gering-area historical tornado activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Gering city center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gering-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 1% greater 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 400.0 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 105.3 miles away from Gering center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 535.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 201.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 203.1 miles away from Gering center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 406.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Scotts Bluff County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gering topographic map

Birthplace of: Teresa Scanlan - Beauty pageant winner.

Hospitals and medical centers in Gering:

  • NORTHFIELD VILLA HEALTH CARE CENTER (2550 21ST STREET)
  • NORTHFIELD VILLA INC (2550 21ST ST)
  • THE LODGE AT HERITAGE ESTATES (2325 LODGE DRIVE)

College/University in Gering:

  • Summit Christian College (Full-time enrollment: 30; Location: 2025 21st Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.summitcc.net)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gering:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 77 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • Chadron State College (about 77 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Wyoming (about 105 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 106 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 113 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 114 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 114 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)

Public high school in Gering:

Public elementary/middle schools in Gering:

See full list of schools located in Gering

Library in Gering:

  • GERING PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $316,379; Location: 1055 P STREET; 30,976 books; 28,084 e-books; 2,354 audio materials; 1,441 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 78 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Gering: Gering (A), Kelley Bean Company Incorporated Elevator (B), Gering Municipal Golf Course (C), Oregon Trail Park (D), Robidoux RV Park (E), Gering Police Department (F), Gering Volunteer Fire Department (G), Scotts Bluff County Courthouse (H), Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Office (I), Gering Public Library (J), Farm and Ranch Museum (K), North Platte Valley Museum (L), Wyo-Braska Natural History Museum (M), Wildlife World (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gering include: Oregon Trail Church of the Nazarene (A), Rejoice Lutheran Church (B), Saint Timothys Episcopal Church (C), Tekon Ministries (D), Bahai Faith Church (E), Bible Missionary Church (F), Calvary Memorial Evangelical Free Church (G), Central Church of Christ (H), Christ the King Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gering include: Gardner Park (1), Legion Park (2), Northfield Park (3), Union Pacific Park (4), Carl Gray Park (5), Johannes Park (6), Gentry Park (7), Hampton Park (8), McLellan Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Mike Boone Office (Museums; 950 U Street), Steen Don (Museums; 950 U Street), United States Government - Garden County Soil Survey- National Park Ser (Recreation Areas; 190276 Highway 92), Gering Convention & Visitors Bureau (1050 M Street).

Hotels: Circle-S-Lodge (Highway 92 East), Cavalier Motel (3655 10th Street).

Courts: Scotts Bluff County - Courts- Gering- District Court- Court Reporter For Judge Lipps (1825 10th Street), Scotts Bluff County - Courts- County Court- Clerk Magistrate Judges (1725 10th Street), Scotts Bluff County - Courts- County Court- Traffic (1825 10th Street), Scotts Bluff County - Courts- District Court- Judges (1825 10th Street), The Scotts Bluff County - Clerk Of The District Court Passports- Courts- Gering- District C (1825 10th Street), Scotts Bluff County - Courts- Gering- District Court- Court Reporter For Judge H (1825 10th Street).

Scotts Bluff County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 50.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.42. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.42
U.S.:

9.14

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

GERING, CITY OF (Population served: 8,500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-22-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-22-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-22-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-22-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2013)
  • 15 other older health violations
SCOTTS BLUFF CO SID 10 - WILDCAT HILLS (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
WILDCAT HILLS SRA - NG & PC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.8%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 2.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 9.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.8%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Gering in 2010:

  • 114 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 96 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in college/university student housing
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Gering in 2000:

  • 114 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Gering, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Gering compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Gering (2011 data):

  • Valley Bank and Trust Co.: 1425 10th Street Branch at 1425 10th Street, branch established on 1988/07/25; Gering Branch at 1940 10th Street, branch established on 1991/09/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $323.0 mil, Deposits: $280.2 mil, headquarters in Scottsbluff, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First Express Of Nebraska, Inc.
  • First State Bank: Tenth Street Branch at 1540 Tenth Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $215.2 mil, Deposits: $184.9 mil, headquarters in Scottsbluff, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Great Western Bank: 1850 10th St Branch at 1850 10th Street, branch established on 1988/06/30. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Gering Branch at 1650 Tenth Street, branch established on 1910/04/10. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gering, Nebraska:

  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 1130 M St, Gering, NE 69361 , Phone: (308) 436-1950
  • Circle S Lodge, 400 M St, Gering, NE 69341 , Phone: (308) 436-2157
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gering, Nebraska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gering city (based on Scotts Bluff County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.07%
Here: 52.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchConservative Congregational Christian ConferenceChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents32.8%13.5%9.7%7.1%6.7%
Congregations9.8%9.8%6.6%8.2%6.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents5.4%4.4%3.9%2.6%14.0%
Congregations3.3%11.5%4.9%4.9%34.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Scotts Bluff County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Scotts Bluff County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Scotts Bluff County:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

10.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Scotts Bluff County:

30.3%
Nebraska:

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

16.6%
State:

12.9%
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
Financial Administration 4$17,517$52,5510$0
Other Government Administration 6$31,609$63,2180$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$71,953$61,6740$0
Police - Other 3$9,243$36,9721$416
Firefighters 1$6,908$82,8960$0
Streets and Highways 6$20,761$41,5220$0
Solid Waste Management 13$42,531$39,2590$0
Sewerage 7$29,690$50,8970$0
Parks and Recreation 9$37,587$50,1167$2,838
Water Supply 2$7,935$47,6100$0
Electric Power 8$34,611$51,9171$390
Local Libraries 4$16,036$48,1085$2,626
Totals for Government 77$326,381$50,86514$6,270

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

  • Construction - General: $357,000 ($42.10)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,055,000 ($360.26)
    General - Other: $1,436,000 ($169.34)
    Police Protection: $702,000 ($82.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $665,000 ($78.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $654,000 ($77.12)
    Regular Highways: $549,000 ($64.74)
    Water Utilities: $487,000 ($57.43)
    Fire Protection: $468,000 ($55.19)
    Housing & Community Development: $457,000 ($53.89)
    Central Staff Services: $385,000 ($45.40)
    Gas Utilities: $379,000 ($44.69)
    Sewerage: $319,000 ($37.62)
    Financial Administration: $296,000 ($34.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $94,000 ($11.08)
    General Public Buildings: $59,000 ($6.96)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $118,000 ($13.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $758,000 ($89.39)
    General - Other: $724,000 ($85.38)
    Electric Utilities: $161,000 ($18.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $106,000 ($12.50)
    Police Protection: $81,000 ($9.55)
    Gas Utilities: $67,000 ($7.90)
    Fire Protection: $54,000 ($6.37)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($3.18)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($1.53)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($0.71)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($0.35)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.24)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,702,000 ($554.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $118,000 ($13.92)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $700,000 ($82.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $152,000 ($17.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $71,000 ($8.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,573,000 ($303.42)
    Interest Earnings: $134,000 ($15.80)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,563,000 ($420.17)
    Water Utilities: $500,000 ($58.96)
    Gas Utilities: $380,000 ($44.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $746,000 ($87.97)
    Highways: $542,000 ($63.92)
    General Support: $334,000 ($39.39)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $2,474,000 ($291.75)
    NEC: $1,287,000 ($151.77)
    Property: $664,000 ($78.30)
    Total General Sales: $636,000 ($75.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,961,000 ($231.25)
    Gas Utilities: $1,961,000 ($231.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,847,000 ($217.81)
    Gas Utilities: $1,710,000 ($201.65)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Gas Utilities: $251,000 ($29.60)
    Water Utilities: $114,000 ($13.44)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,702,000 ($790.33)

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,070 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
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 Morrill County, NE  0.39% ($24,698 average AGI)
from Goshen County, WY  0.25% ($33,118)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.19% ($38,038)


5.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,570 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
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 Lancaster County, NE  0.37% ($26,431 average AGI)
to Goshen County, WY  0.26% ($35,833)
to Morrill County, NE  0.22% ($26,133)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gering:

  • KNEB (960 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOAQ (690 AM; 1 kW; TERRYTOWN, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOLT (1320 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gering:

  • KNEB-FM (94.1 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZY-FM (103.9 FM; GERING, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOLT-FM (101.3 FM; BRIDGEPORT, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMOR (92.9 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCMI (96.9 FM; TERRYTOWN, NE; Owner: CHRISTIAN MEDIA INCORPORATED)
  • K269DO (101.7 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: HALSTEAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLJV (88.3 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTNE-FM (91.1 FM; ALLIANCE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K208CK (89.5 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K212EJ (90.3 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAAQ (105.9 FM; ALLIANCE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KREO (105.3 FM; PINE BLUFFS, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKAW (107.3 FM; ALBIN, WY; Owner: TSB II, INC)
  • K204CV (88.7 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K218DL (91.7 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Gering:

  • K02NT (Channel 2; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KSTF (Channel 10; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CHEYENNE, LLC)
  • K23EU (Channel 31; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BROADAHL)
  • K33EM (Channel 33; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K65GE (Channel 65; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KDUH-TV (Channel 4; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KTNE-TV (Channel 13; ALLIANCE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Gering, Nebraska:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Nebraska average:
  • Fatal accident count: 102
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 160
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 111
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 260
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13
See more detailed statistics of Gering fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 2,520
Total average daily truck traffic: 151
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 3,402
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gering)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Gering, NE)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gering)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gering)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 76
  • Hazardous Condition: 27
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Gering

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gering, NE
Most common first names in Gering, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6679.4 years
Helen5583.6 years
Mary5480.8 years
Henry5181.4 years
Robert5173.3 years
George4479.5 years
William4280.5 years
James4075.9 years
Harold4075.2 years
Anna3385.0 years
Most common last names in Gering, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3778.4 years
Johnson2480.8 years
Miller2171.7 years
Gross1578.6 years
Brown1376.4 years
Nelson1378.4 years
Davis1277.5 years
Lewis1280.5 years
Ross1180.8 years
Williams1179.8 years
Businesses in Gering, NE
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
Kroger1UPS1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Pizza Hut1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Omar F. Jimenez (10)
  • William D. Bauer (3)

Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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