Glenwood, Nebraska

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Population in 2010: 466.
Males: 213  (45.8%)
Females: 253  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 68845, 68847.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,162
Glenwood:

$61,162
NE:

$63,229

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,975

Glenwood CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $193,761
Glenwood:

$193,761
NE:

$172,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $233,382; detached houses: $234,087
March 2019 cost of living index in Glenwood: 73.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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  • Races in Glenwood, NE (2010)
    • 45196.8%White alone
    • 40.9%Black alone
    • 40.9%Two or more races
    • 40.9%Hispanic
    • 30.6%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (39.0%), Swedish (32.6%), European (14.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (126.0 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (564.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Kearney, NE (1.9 miles ),
Riverdale, NE (2.2 miles ),
Odessa, NE (3.1 miles),
Amherst, NE (3.4 miles ),
Gibbon, NE (3.5 miles ),
Pleasanton, NE (3.8 miles ),
Elm Creek, NE (4.0 miles ),
Poole, NE (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 40.76 N, Longitude: 99.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 308

Distribution of median household income in Glenwood, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Glenwood, NE in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.0%
Nebraska:

2.7%

Tornado activity:

Glenwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Glenwood place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.9 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Glenwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 418% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 321.3 miles away from Glenwood center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 108.0 miles away from Glenwood center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 644.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 382.6 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) earthquake occurred 354.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 253.4 miles away from Glenwood 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 Buffalo County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Glenwood:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ST JOHNS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; KEARNEY, NE)
  • EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN GSS HOME CARE OF CENTRAL NE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; KEARNEY, NE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ST LUKE'S VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; KEARNEY, NE)
  • MOTHER HULL HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; KEARNEY, NE)
  • MT CARMEL HOME- KEENS MEMORIAL (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; KEARNEY, NE)
  • GIBBON GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GIBBON, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glenwood:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 4 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 39 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 125 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Northeast Community College (about 126 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 128 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 129 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 131 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)

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Buffalo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.1 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

87.3%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Glenwood:

Marital status in Glenwood, NE
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

For population 25 years and over in Glenwood:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Nebraska average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Glenwood, NE (based on Buffalo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,50519
Catholic9,0437
Evangelical Protestant8,31334
Other6133
Orthodox901
None18,538-
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: 7
This county:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Buffalo County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Buffalo County:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
This county:

8.68 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.3%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
Nebraska:

12.9%

7.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,302 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
Nebraska average:

6.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lancaster County, NE  0.86% ($49,133 average AGI)
to Kearney County, NE  0.52% ($40,937)
to Hall County, NE  0.51% ($32,149)

Strongest AM radio stations in Glenwood:

  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KGFW (1340 AM; 1 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • 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.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT 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 Glenwood:

  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • K260AF (99.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • K209CF (89.7 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KROR (101.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KQKY (105.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KLPR (91.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA @ KEARNEY)
  • KLIQ (94.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KKPR-FM (98.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KRGI-FM (96.5 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KSYZ-FM (107.7 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING-GRAND ISLAND, I)
  • KRVN-FM (93.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Glenwood:

  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • 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.)
  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

Glenwood fatal accident list:

Jul 22, 1999 87:99 PM, Sr-10, Lat: 40.742907, Lon: -99.083730, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 34.7mTotal length
  • 31,220Total average daily traffic
  • 840Total average daily truck traffic
  • 53,038Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Glenwood, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Glenwood, NE
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Glenwood, NE
  • 60.7%Utility gas
  • 39.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Glenwood, NE
  • 100.0%Electricity


Glenwood compared to Nebraska state average:

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