Gilead, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 38 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 
Males: 16  (43.1%)
Females: 22  (56.9%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip code: 68362

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,294 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Gilead:

$46,294
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,186 (it was $15,321 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $46,171 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Gilead:

$46,171
NE:

$155,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $43,160; detached houses: $42,977
March 2019 cost of living index in Gilead: 71.1 (very low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 47.1%
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Ancestries: Czech (55.5%), German (22.2%), American (11.1%), English (11.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/26/1903

Elevation: 1550 feet

Land area: 0.07 square miles.

Population density: 558 people per square mile   (low).

Gilead, Nebraska map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,000 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $408 (1.3%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Gilead, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gilead, NE in 2017

Gilead satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+8.1%).

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 Gilead 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 the city 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 Gilead 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 the city 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 Gilead 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gilead topographic map

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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Birthplace of: Glenn Presnell - Football player and coach.

Thayer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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

For population 15 years and over in Gilead:

Marital status in Gilead, NE
  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 21.2%

For population 25 years and over in Gilead:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Nebraska average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gilead, NE (based on Thayer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,47417
Evangelical Protestant2,22415
Catholic4502
None80-
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: 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.
Nebraska:

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

23.19 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

10.2%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This 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
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 6$415

Gilead government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $33,000 ($868.42)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($157.89)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($78.95)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($78.95)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($78.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($52.63)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($26.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($26.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,000 ($631.58)

Gilead government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,000 ($105.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($52.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($26.32)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $34,000 ($894.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($157.89)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($105.26)
    Other: $2,000 ($52.63)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($131.58)

Gilead government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,000 ($631.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($552.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($78.95)

Gilead government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $74,000 ($1947.37)

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.6mTotal length
  • 1,355Total average daily traffic
  • 98Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,751Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gilead, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gilead, NE

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • ROBERT L ROBESKI, 1.5 Mi Wsw (Lat: 40.146111 Lon: -97.443333), Type: 95.0, Overall height: 94 m, Registrant: Cli Towers Inc., Amps@modex.Com, , Novel-ty, Phone: (440) 338-8121
  • Edward G Roach, 1.5 Mi Wsw (Lat: 40.146111 Lon: -97.443333), Type: 95.0, Overall height: 94 m, Registrant: Aat Communications Corporation, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • James R Pracker, 1.5 Mi Wsw (Lat: 40.146111 Lon: -97.443333), Type: 95.0, Overall height: 94 m, Registrant: Aat Communications Corporation, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Michael Umano, Front Avenue (Lat: 40.145917 Lon: -97.417139), Type: 47.2, Structure height: 31169 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Industrial Tower And Wireless, LLC, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, , Marsh-field, Phone: (781) 319-1111
  • Michael Umano, Front Avenue (Lat: 40.145917 Lon: -97.417139), Type: 47.2, Structure height: 31169 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Industrial Tower And Wireless, LLC, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, , Marsh-field, Phone: (781) 319-1111
  • 1.5 Mi Wsw (Lat: 40.146111 Lon: -97.443333), Type: 95.0, Overall height: 94 m, Registrant: Communication Leasing Inc, Amps@modex.Com, , Novel-ty, Phone: (440) 338-8121

FCC Registered Private 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gilead, NE
  • 31.8%Utility gas
  • 27.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 27.3%Other fuel
  • 13.6%Electricity


Gilead compared to Nebraska state average:

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