Greeley Center, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 456 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.1%
 
Males: 222  (48.8%)
Females: 234  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  49.8 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68842.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,722 (it was $31,667 in 2000)
Greeley Center:

$40,722
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,703 (it was $15,791 in 2000)

Greeley Center village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $50,935 (it was $39,400 in 2000)
Greeley Center:

$50,935
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $74,862; Detached houses: $74,862

Median gross rent in 2012: $621.

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Greeley Center races chart
  • White alone - 449 (96.4%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Greeley Center: 74.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (42.8%), German (28.7%), English (4.7%), Danish (3.1%), Polish (2.9%), French Canadian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 725 people per square mile   (low).

Greeley Center, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Greeley Center:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greeley Center village:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,281 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $900 (2.0%)

Greeley Center satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (109.3 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (560.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Scotia, NE (3.2 miles ), Wolbach, NE (3.5 miles ), North Loup, NE (3.6 miles ), Spalding, NE (3.6 miles ), Cotesfield, NE (3.8 miles) , Primrose, NE (4.0 miles) , Ericson, NE (4.2 miles) , Elba, NE (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $65,900
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $167,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.55 N, Longitude: 98.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 308

Greeley Center household income distribution Greeley Center home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.8%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -30 (-5.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (38%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (31%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secondary school teachers (4%)

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

Average climate in Greeley Center, Nebraska

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Tornado activity:

Greeley Center-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Greeley Center village center injured 11 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/30/1961, a category F4 tornado 21.4 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greeley Center-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 60% 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 646.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 86.4 miles away from Greeley Center center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 189.7 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 366.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 5.5 miles away from Greeley Center center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.9 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 Greeley County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greeley Center:

  • Central Community College (about 47 miles; Grand Island, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 66 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Northeast Community College (about 68 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Wayne State College (about 92 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 108 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 110 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 112 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)

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Notable locations in Greeley Center: Spalding Co-op Elevator (A), Greeley County Sheriffs Office (B), Greeley Volunteer Fire and Rescue (C), Greeley Public Library (D), Greeley County Courthouse (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Greeley Center include: Sacred Heart Church (A), United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Greeley 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: 16.0%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  56.9%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported
29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
30 people in nursing homes in 2000

Greeley Center compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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

Greeley Center travel time to work - commute Greeley Center mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Greeley Center village (based on Greeley County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 114.52%
Here: 114.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents70.8%10.1%9.6%4.8%4.7%
Congregations38.5%7.7%23.1%7.7%23.1%
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: 3
Greeley County:

12.98 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Greeley County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Greeley County:

30.2%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,526
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$150
Water Supply 1$1,306$15,6720$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$364
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$47
Totals for Government 1$1,306$15,6728$2,087

Greeley Center government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Welfare - Other: $725,000 ($1589.91)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($35.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($13.16)
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $951,000 ($2085.53)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($149.12)
    Regular Highways: $67,000 ($146.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $40,000 ($87.72)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($76.75)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($59.21)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($35.09)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($28.51)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($19.74)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($10.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($15.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Welfare - Other: $20,000 ($43.86)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($13.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($6.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $537,000 ($1177.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($19.74)

Greeley Center government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,698,000 ($3723.68)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($48.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($19.74)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $58,000 ($127.19)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($24.12)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $96,000 ($210.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $745,000 ($1633.77)
    Highways: $47,000 ($103.07)
    General Support: $26,000 ($57.02)
  • Tax - Property: $75,000 ($164.47)
    NEC: $26,000 ($57.02)

Greeley Center government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $133,000 ($291.67)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $173,000 ($379.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($4.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $114,000 ($250.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $171,000 ($375.00)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($41.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $556,000 ($1219.30)

5.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


6.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,597 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Greeley Center:

  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KNLV (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ORD, NE; Owner: SANDHILLS ADVERTISING CORP.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greeley Center:

  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KSYZ-FM (107.7 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING-GRAND ISLAND, I)
  • KNLV-FM (103.9 FM; ORD, NE; Owner: SANDHILLS ADVERTISING CORP.)
  • KKOT (93.5 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Greeley Center:

  • KLKE (Channel 24; ALBION, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
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