Gilead, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 39 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.5%
 
Males: 28  (72.0%)
Females: 11  (28.0%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip code: 68362

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,052 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Gilead:

$49,052
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,665 (it was $15,321 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,200 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Gilead:

$72,200
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $61,429; Detached houses: $61,429
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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gilead: 72.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (79.3%), Irish (13.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/26/1903

Elevation: 1550 feet

Land area: 0.07 square miles.

Population density: 573 people per square mile   (low).

Gilead, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Gilead:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gilead village:

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 67.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $388 (0.5%)

Gilead satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (60.2 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (509.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Alexandria, NE (2.7 miles ), Reynolds, NE (2.7 miles) , Hebron, NE (3.0 miles ), Hubbell, NE (3.2 miles) , Belvidere, NE (3.3 miles) , Mahaska, KS (3.4 miles) , Fairbury, NE (3.5 miles ), Narka, KS (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 40.15 N, Longitude: 97.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 402

Gilead household income distribution Gilead home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.9%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+8.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (57%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (57%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

Average climate in Gilead, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gilead-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Gilead village center .

On 5/22/2004, a category F4 tornado 12.9 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 38 people and caused $160 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gilead-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 196.9 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 299.4 miles away from Gilead center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 451.3 miles away from the city center
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 103.9 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 308.5 miles away from Gilead center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 113.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Thayer County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gilead topographic map

Birthplace of: Glenn Presnell - Football player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers near Gilead:

  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; HEBRON, NE)
  • THAYER COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; HEBRON, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilead:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 60 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 20,817)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 62 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 63 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Central Community College (about 72 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Kansas State University (about 80 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 97 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Bellevue University (about 105 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)

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Thayer 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 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.8%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Gilead compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value below 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Other fuel (20%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Gilead village (based on Thayer County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 93.82%
Here: 93.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents42.4%22.9%10.8%9.0%5.3%
Congregations25.0%18.8%15.6%6.3%6.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the BrethrenAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.3%2.7%1.4%1.1%1.1%
Congregations9.4%3.1%3.1%3.1%9.4%
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: 4
Thayer County:

7.73 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Thayer County:

11.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

23.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Thayer County:

29.5%
Nebraska:

28.0%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$415
Totals for Government 0$0 6$415

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $20,000 ($512.82)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($230.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($51.28)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($51.28)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($25.64)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($25.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $7,000 ($179.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,000 ($410.26)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $11,000 ($282.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($307.69)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($25.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($153.85)
    General Support: $2,000 ($51.28)
    All Other: $2,000 ($51.28)
  • Tax - NEC: $6,000 ($153.85)
    Property: $5,000 ($128.21)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $32,000 ($820.51)

4.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,071 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
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 Jefferson County, NE  0.79% ($26,000 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.69% ($25,071)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
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  1.23% ($20,440 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gilead:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGMT (1310 AM; 1 kW; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gilead:

  • KUTT (99.5 FM; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFGE (98.1 FM; MILFORD, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K202CJ (88.3 FM; DESHLER, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KQIQ (88.3 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Gilead:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • ROBERT L ROBESKI, 1.5 Mi Wsw (Lat: 40.146111 Lon: -97.443333), Type: 95.0, Overall height: 94 m
    Registrant: 4403388121, Amps@modex.Com, 9730 KINSMAN ROAD
  • Edward G Roach, 1.5 Mi Wsw (Lat: 40.146111 Lon: -97.443333), Type: 95.0, Overall height: 94 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • James R Pracker, 1.5 Mi Wsw (Lat: 40.146111 Lon: -97.443333), Type: 95.0, Overall height: 94 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • 1.5 Mi Wsw (Lat: 40.146111 Lon: -97.443333), Type: 95.0, Overall height: 94 m
    Registrant: 4403388121, Amps@modex.Com, 9730 KINSMAN RD

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.5 Mi Wsw Of Gilead Ne (Lat: 40.146111 Lon: -97.443361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 95 m, Call Sign: WPPW500
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/2000, Expiration Date: 02/10/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2010, Certifier: Charles P Oden Sr
    Registrant: Nebraska Radio Telephone System Inc, 3120 O Street Suite B, Lincoln, NE 68510, Fax: (402) 476-3918

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