Halsey, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 80 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +35.6%
Males: 33  (41.7%)
Females: 47  (58.3%)
Median resident age:  54.8 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip code: 69142

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,381 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Halsey:

$57,381
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,454 (it was $20,144 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $44,758 (it was $18,800 in 2000)
Halsey:

$44,758
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $57,773; Detached houses: $78,986; Mobile homes: $7,393

Median gross rent in 2012: $588.

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  • White alone - 71 (93.4%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (5.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (1.3%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Halsey: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (47.8%), English (17.7%), French (7.1%), Irish (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), Polish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2695 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 405 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Halsey:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Halsey village:

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

9 residents are foreign born

This village:  10.6%
Nebraska:  6.1%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Halsey, Nebraska as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Halsey to the number of sex offenders is 78 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $390 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $838 (1.9%)

Halsey satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (201.2 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (647.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dunning, NE (3.1 miles) , Thedford, NE (4.1 miles ), Brewster, NE (4.6 miles) , Anselmo, NE (5.3 miles) , Seneca, NE (5.5 miles) , Gandy, NE (5.6 miles) , Stapleton, NE (5.6 miles ), Brownlee, NE (5.7 miles) .

Latitude: 41.90 N, Longitude: 100.27 W

Area code: 308

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

3.1%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -51 (-46.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (24%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (56%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

Average climate in Halsey, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Halsey-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Halsey village center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 5/30/1961, a category F4 tornado 28.4 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Halsey-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 48% 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 554.4 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 273.9 miles away from Halsey 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 92.2 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 165.7 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 113.0 miles away from Halsey center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 327.9 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 Thomas County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Halsey:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 103 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 121 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Northeast Community College (about 148 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Chadron State College (about 154 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Wayne State College (about 169 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • University of South Dakota (about 182 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 200 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)

Public elementary/middle school in Halsey:

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Notable locations in Halsey: Halsey (A), Halsey Rural Fire District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Halsey: United Church of Christ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.2%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.6%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Halsey 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Halsey village (based on Thomas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.22%
Here: 60.2%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Thomas County:

16.67 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

16.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

33.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Thomas County:

29.0%
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 1$375
Sewerage 0$0 1$120
Totals for Government 0$0 2$495

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($125.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($62.50)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($62.50)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($50.00)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($37.50)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($12.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($50.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($100.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $5,000 ($62.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($75.00)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($25.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($150.00)
    All Other: $3,000 ($37.50)
    General Support: $3,000 ($37.50)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($112.50)
    NEC: $3,000 ($37.50)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $84,000 ($1050.00)

14.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,150 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.98%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

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


9.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,304 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.20%
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 Halsey:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KOOQ (1410 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOGA (930 AM; 5 kW; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Halsey:

  • KMNE-FM (90.3 FM; BASSETT, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

TV broadcast stations around Halsey:

  • KMNE-TV (Channel 7; BASSETT, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Frank DiRico, 83526 Purdum Ave (Lat: 41.931639 Lon: -100.276778), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Frank DiRico, 83526 Purdum Ave (Lat: 41.931639 Lon: -100.276778), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191111, , 40 LONE STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Ranger Station Natl Forest 2 Mi W (Lat: 41.895833 Lon: -100.600417), Call Sign: KXM675, Licensee ID: L00003457
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.9000 MHz, 39.9800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/1999, Expiration Date: 07/07/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2004
    Registrant: State Of Nebraska, 105 Plant Industry E Campus, Lincoln, NE 68583-0815, Phone: (402) 472-6629
  • 2 Km West (Lat: 41.905806 Lon: -100.289861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPXH692
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.007 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/2003, Expiration Date: 04/07/2013, Certifier: John Seeley
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Halsey, 83526 Purdum Ave (Lat: 41.931639 Lon: -100.276778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQHQ298
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/03/2007, Expiration Date: 06/02/2017, Certifier: Francis J Dirico
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8694, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 61612 , Serial Number: 17264675, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 02/06/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Circle 4 Fertilizer Inc, Po Box 123, Halsey, NE 69142

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
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