Gothenburg, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 3,472 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.1%
 
Males: 1,690  (48.7%)
Females: 1,782  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 69138.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,685 (it was $35,990 in 2000)
Gothenburg:

$58,685
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,555 (it was $17,034 in 2000)

Gothenburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $108,535 (it was $65,300 in 2000)
Gothenburg:

$108,535
NE:

$155,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $132,860; detached houses: $139,781; townhouses or other attached units: $198,335; mobile homes: $55,793

Median gross rent in 2017: $708.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gothenburg: 75.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.1%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.0% for other race residents, 59.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Gothenburg, NE (2010)
    • 3,35393.8%White alone
    • 1734.8%Hispanic
    • 250.7%Two or more races
    • 90.3%Asian alone
    • 60.2%Black alone
    • 60.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Gothenburg, Nebraska as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gothenburg is 297 to 1.


Crime rates in Gothenburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
1
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(27.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.1)
2
(53.3)
1
(27.7)
3
(83.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(56.3)
1
(28.3)
1
(28.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(54.0)
1
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.1)
1
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(83.1)
1
(28.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.3)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(323.9)
13
(350.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(80.9)
5
(135.3)
11
(293.1)
9
(249.6)
5
(138.6)
14
(393.6)
7
(197.0)
15
(424.4)
5
(144.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
93
(2,510)
44
(1,185)
46
(1,227)
49
(1,321)
57
(1,543)
54
(1,439)
34
(942.9)
61
(1,691)
74
(2,080)
62
(1,745)
39
(1,104)
37
(1,070)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(108.0)
1
(26.9)
1
(26.7)
1
(27.0)
1
(27.1)
1
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(110.9)
2
(56.2)
6
(168.8)
2
(56.6)
5
(144.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(27.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)164.179.5125.960.6100.4189.4132.8169.3120.9142.1106.787.6

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City-data.com crime index in Gothenburg, NE

Crime rate in Gothenburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Nebraska average:

1.90
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Ancestries: German (51.9%), American (10.1%), Swedish (10.1%), English (4.7%), Danish (3.0%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2567 feet

Land area: 2.54 square miles.

Population density: 1,365 people per square mile   (low).

Gothenburg, Nebraska map

65 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,929 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,862 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (182.4 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (592.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Willow Island, NE (2.3 miles),
Cozad, NE (3.2 miles ),
Brady, NE (3.5 miles ),
Farnam, NE (4.0 miles ),
Eustis, NE (4.4 miles ),
Moorefield, NE (4.6 miles),
Maxwell, NE (4.7 miles ),
Lexington, NE (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.93 N, Longitude: 100.16 W

Area code: 308

Distribution of median household income in Gothenburg, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gothenburg, NE in 2017
Gothenburg satellite photo by USGS

Gothenburg tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $400,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $287,700
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $288,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $215,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Gothenburg, NE residents
Average permit cost in Gothenburg, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Historical population in Gothenburg, NE
Historical housing units in Gothenburg, NE

Population change in the 1990s: +326 (+9.9%).
Most common industries in Gothenburg, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.5%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.2%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Utilities (8.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Machinery (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Machinery (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Gothenburg, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (11.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Gothenburg, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gothenburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Gothenburg city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 6/18/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gothenburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 49% 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 588.8 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 297.2 miles away from Gothenburg 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 142.7 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 230.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 171.1 miles away from Gothenburg center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 371.7 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 Dawson County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Snows: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gothenburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Gothenburg:

  • GOTHENBURG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 910 20TH ST)
  • HILLTOP ESTATES (P O BOX 429, 2520 AVENUE M)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Gothenburg:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - COZAD (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COZAD, NE)

Airports and heliports located in Gothenburg:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gothenburg:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 58 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 94 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 149 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Northeast Community College (about 163 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 181 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 184 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 185 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)

Public high school in Gothenburg:

Private high school in Gothenburg:

  • EAGLE CREST ACADEMY (Students: 8, Location: 1710 AVENUE A, Grades: 5-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Gothenburg:

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Library in Gothenburg:

  • GOTHENBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $217,997; Location: 1104 LAKE AVENUE; 24,426 books; 1,170 audio materials; 491 video materials; 20 state licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gothenburg: Farmland Service Coop Incorporated Elevator (A), Nebraska Salt and Grain Company Elevator (B), Gothenburg (C), Veterans War Memorial (D), Pony Express Station (E), Sod House Museum (F), Gothenburg Public Library (G), Gothenburg Police Department (H), Gothenburg Volunteer Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gothenburg include: Faith Chapel (A), Our Lady of Good Counsel Church (B), Nebraska Synod Lutheran Church (C), American Lutheran Church (D), Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Victory Assembly of God Church (G), Evangelical Free Church (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Helen (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Gothenburg include: Lake Helen Recreation Area (1), E G West Park (2), Ehmen Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Sodding House Museum (300 South Lake Avenue).

Hotels: Super 8 Gothenburg Ne (401 Platte River Drive), Super 8 Motel (401 Platte River Road).

Birthplace of: Ben Kuroki - Air Force airmen.

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

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

GOTHENBURG, CITY OF (Population served: 3,578, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2010)
WILD HORSE GOLF CLUB (Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2010), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-02-2010 to NOV-03-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gothenburg that have no violations reported:

  • WALKERS STEAKHOUSE AND LOUNGE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.2%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
15 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
110 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Gothenburg (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Detached Tellers' Facility at 605 Tenth Street, branch established on 1978/06/15; at 914 Lake Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2007/03/14: Bank assets: $290.7 mil, Deposits: $179.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Nebraska Bankshares, Inc.
  • Great Western Bank: 1004 Avenue D Branch at 1004 Avenue D, branch established on 1989/06/30. 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
  • Gothenburg State Bank: at 900 Lake, branch established on 1902/05/01. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $124.2 mil, Deposits: $98.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Williams Financial Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Gothenburg:

Marital status in Gothenburg, NE
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Gothenburg:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Nebraska average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gothenburg
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Religion statistics for Gothenburg, NE (based on Dawson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,65019
Catholic4,9495
Evangelical Protestant3,84132
Other7793
None9,107-
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: 6
Here:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Here:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dawson County:

8.1%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dawson County:

17.0%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.3%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.6%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.0%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.0%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.1%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Gothenburg:

53.6%
State:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.7%
State:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gothenburg, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$22,581$54,1941$952
Electric Power 4$18,418$55,2541$830
Local Libraries 3$9,245$36,9802$804
Sewerage 3$9,495$37,9801$379
Other Government Administration 3$14,625$58,5001$1,346
Other and Unallocable 3$9,183$36,7324$1,189
Streets and Highways 3$12,234$48,9360$0
Water Supply 2$5,274$31,6441$379
Police - Other 1$2,985$35,8200$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,437$41,2440$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$128
Totals for Government 28$107,477$46,06212$6,007

Gothenburg government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $387,000 ($111.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($11.81)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($4.03)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,939,000 ($1422.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,940,000 ($846.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $477,000 ($137.38)
    Central Staff Services: $472,000 ($135.94)
    Sewerage: $461,000 ($132.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $437,000 ($125.86)
    Police Protection: $387,000 ($111.46)
    Regular Highways: $386,000 ($111.18)
    Financial Administration: $363,000 ($104.55)
    Water Utilities: $348,000 ($100.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $247,000 ($71.14)
    Libraries: $159,000 ($45.79)
    General Public Buildings: $73,000 ($21.03)
    Public Welfare - Other: $39,000 ($11.23)
    Health - Other: $27,000 ($7.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($0.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($12.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $3,226,000 ($929.15)
    Sewerage: $1,862,000 ($536.29)
    Regular Highways: $1,529,000 ($440.38)
    Water Utilities: $1,209,000 ($348.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $247,000 ($71.14)
    Central Staff Services: $133,000 ($38.31)
    Financial Administration: $102,000 ($29.38)
    Police Protection: $40,000 ($11.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($8.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000 ($7.20)
    General Public Building: $20,000 ($5.76)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($2.88)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,515,000 ($1588.42)

Gothenburg government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $807,000 ($232.43)
    Sewerage: $770,000 ($221.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $328,000 ($94.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $105,000 ($30.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,888,000 ($543.78)
    Sale of Property: $61,000 ($17.57)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($10.08)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,618,000 ($1906.11)
    Water Utilities: $521,000 ($150.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $400,000 ($115.21)
    General Local Government Support: $62,000 ($17.86)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $830,000 ($239.06)
    Property: $739,000 ($212.85)
    Public Utilities Sales: $726,000 ($209.10)
    Other License: $14,000 ($4.03)

Gothenburg government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,320,000 ($380.18)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,060,000 ($305.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $698,000 ($201.04)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $438,000 ($126.15)

Gothenburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,770,000 ($509.79)

6.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Nebraska average:

6.35%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Buffalo County, NE  0.60% ($37,875 average AGI)
from Hall County, NE  0.44% ($34,463)
from Lincoln County, NE  0.28% ($40,885)


7.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.91%
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 Buffalo County, NE  0.96% ($42,143 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.47% ($35,909)
to Hall County, NE  0.44% ($28,452)
Businesses in Gothenburg, NE
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Super 81
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Gothenburg:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KAMI (1580 AM; 1 kW; COZAD, NE; Owner: VECTO RADIO, INC.)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KOOQ (1410 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gothenburg:

  • KAMI-FM (104.5 FM; COZAD, NE; Owner: VECTO RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN-FM (93.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KICX-FM (96.1 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KJLT-FM (94.9 FM; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Gothenburg:

  • K28GC (Channel 28; GOTHENBURG, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KNOP-TV (Channel 2; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)
Gothenburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Gothenburg fatal accident list:

Feb 13, 2005 01:14 AM, Avenue F, Lat: 40.930440, Lon: -100.158770, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 29, 1992 03:58 PM, 47, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 8, 1988 08:29 AM, Highland, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 3, 1987 03:06 AM, Ave I, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 30, 1981 01:42 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 23, 1980 06:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 49Number of bridges
  • 446ft / 136mTotal length
  • 115,962Total average daily traffic
  • 31,101Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Gothenburg, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 101930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 131980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gothenburg, NE

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of fire incidents - 36 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Gothenburg, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.2%), and Structure Fires (23.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gothenburg, NE
    • 14352.2%Outside Fires
    • 6523.7%Structure Fires
    • 6523.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gothenburg, NE
Most common first names in Gothenburg, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4777.8 years
John3779.0 years
Mary2181.4 years
George2078.9 years
Ruth2082.6 years
Anna1985.5 years
Dorothy1782.3 years
Arthur1680.0 years
Paul1676.4 years
Robert1568.7 years
Most common last names in Gothenburg, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Block3778.7 years
Anderson2982.9 years
Johnson2979.8 years
Aden2782.2 years
Peterson2680.9 years
Larson2379.9 years
Franzen1779.3 years
Jobman1682.9 years
Nelson1483.5 years
Haynes1478.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gothenburg, NE
  • 64.2%Utility gas
  • 32.1%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gothenburg, NE
  • 56.4%Utility gas
  • 39.9%Electricity
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Gothenburg compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 19 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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