Harrisburg, Nebraska

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Population in 2010: 100. Population change since 2000: +33.3%
Males: 58  (58.3%)
Females: 42  (41.7%)
Median resident age:  49.5 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 69345

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,132 (it was $47,083 in 2000)
Harrisburg:

$26,132
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,545 (it was $19,992 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $20,423 (it was $41,700 in 2000)
Harrisburg:

$20,423
NE:

$132,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $417.

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  • Races in Harrisburg, NE (2010)

    Harrisburg races chart
    • 9292.0%White alone
    • 44.0%Two or more races
    • 33.0%Hispanic
    • 11.0%American Indian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Harrisburg: 73.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.8%), English (17.5%), Irish (14.0%), Scottish (14.0%), Swedish (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4488 feet

Land area: 5.35 square miles.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (very low).

Harrisburg, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Harrisburg:

  • High school or higher: 98.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrisburg CDP:

  • Never married: 10.0%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 32.0%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Harrisburg, Nebraska as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Harrisburg to the number of sex offenders is 50 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $314 (1.5%)

Harrisburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (62.0 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (133.4 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (716.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Gering, NE (4.4 miles ), Melbeta, NE (4.4 miles) , Terrytown, NE (4.5 miles ), Albin, WY (4.6 miles) , McGrew, NE (4.6 miles) , Minatare, NE (4.6 miles ), Scottsbluff, NE (4.7 miles ), Kimball, NE (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 41.55 N, Longitude: 103.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 308

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

2.4%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (60%)
  • Educational services (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (40%)
  • Accommodation and food services (40%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (60%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (40%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (40%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (30%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Harrisburg, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harrisburg-area historical tornado activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Harrisburg place center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harrisburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 3% greater 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 406.6 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 110.5 miles away from Harrisburg center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 539.1 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 215.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 413.7 miles away from Harrisburg center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 216.8 miles away from the city 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 Banner County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrisburg topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrisburg:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 63 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 95 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Chadron State College (about 96 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Aims Community College (about 96 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • University of Wyoming (about 97 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 98 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 98 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)

Public high school in Harrisburg:

Public elementary/middle school in Harrisburg:

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Notable locations in Harrisburg: Banner County Volunteer Fire Department (A), Banner County Museum (B), Banner County Sheriffs Office (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harrisburg include: Hull United Methodist Church (A), Harrisburg Community Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Harrisburg Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 50.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.42. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.42
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.3%
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.9%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Harrisburg compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Harrisburg (2011 data):

  • Banner County Bank, Inc.: at 205 State St, branch established on 1964/10/10. Info updated 2011/03/28: Bank assets: $116.5 mil, Deposits: $103.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Banner County Ban Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.7
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (85%)
  • Electricity (15%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harrisburg CDP (based on Banner County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant621
Mainline Protestant161
None612-
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:

Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Banner County:

28.3%
Nebraska:

28.0%

6.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,944 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

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


9.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.22%
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 Harrisburg:

  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KNEB (960 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOLT (1320 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOAQ (690 AM; 1 kW; TERRYTOWN, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrisburg:

  • KCMI (96.9 FM; TERRYTOWN, NE; Owner: CHRISTIAN MEDIA INCORPORATED)
  • KOLT-FM (101.3 FM; BRIDGEPORT, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMOR (92.9 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNEB-FM (94.1 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZY-FM (103.9 FM; GERING, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KREO (105.3 FM; PINE BLUFFS, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKAW (107.3 FM; ALBIN, WY; Owner: TSB II, INC)
  • KTNE-FM (91.1 FM; ALLIANCE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

TV broadcast stations around Harrisburg:

  • K23EU (Channel 31; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BROADAHL)
  • K33EM (Channel 33; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K65GE (Channel 65; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KDUH-TV (Channel 4; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KTNE-TV (Channel 13; ALLIANCE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KSTF (Channel 10; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CHEYENNE, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 50Total average daily traffic
  • 85Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Harrisburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Courthouse State St (Lat: 41.559139 Lon: -102.742694), Call Sign: KNEG773, Licensee ID: L00081417
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.8200 MHz, 39.9000 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/08/1998, Expiration Date: 12/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/15/2004
    Registrant: County Of Banner, Harrisburg, NE 69345, Phone: (308) 436-5271
  • Courthouse (Lat: 41.605528 Lon: -103.735222), Call Sign: KUO893
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.145 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/1998, Expiration Date: 09/30/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/28/2001
    Registrant: County Of Banner, County Courthouse, Harrisburg, NE 69345, Phone: (308) 436-4460
  • W 1/2 34-18-55 17.5 Mi N Of Kimball (Lat: 41.487472 Lon: -103.656889), Call Sign: KNBT273, Licensee ID: L00051542
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2001, Expiration Date: 10/10/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2011
    Registrant: Oscar G Linn Jr, Hc50 Box 15, Harrisburg, NE 69345-9604, Phone: (308) 235-3402
  • Rt 2 (Lat: 41.679694 Lon: -103.946333), Call Sign: KNEJ568, Licensee ID: L00048567
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.335 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2002, Expiration Date: 11/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/26/2013
    Registrant: Milton Sundin, 4071 Stegall Rd, Harrisburg, NE 69345, Phone: (308) 436-4369, Fax: (308) 436-4369
  • 5 Miles East South East (Lat: 41.531917 Lon: -103.650778), Call Sign: WRL549, Licensee ID: L00001523
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/15/2004, Expiration Date: 10/24/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2013
    Registrant: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, 1717 E Interstate Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501, Phone: (701) 223-0441
  • 3 Miles East 1 Mile South (Lat: 41.541361 Lon: -103.673500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 18.2 m, Call Sign: WQDJ206
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.007 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2005, Expiration Date: 09/08/2015, Certifier: Robert Post
    Registrant: Lao 20520901, 102 E Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1938, Phone: (717) 337-9630, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HARRISBURG, 2082 Highway 71 (Lat: 41.536500 Lon: -103.650611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQQN235
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2013, Expiration Date: 01/31/2023, Certifier: Thomas W Burnett
    Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Avenue, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
  • HARRISBURG, 4.8 Kilometers East Of (Lat: 41.541361 Lon: -103.671889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Overall height: 120.1 m, Call Sign: WQQS802
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, 5 Mi Ese (Lat: 41.531917 Lon: -103.650750), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WEF609
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/1999, Expiration Date: 09/29/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/05/2009
    Registrant: Phone: (701) 223-0441

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA0JSI, Licensee ID: L00256818
    Grant Date: 03/03/2005, Expiration Date: 03/08/2015, Certifier: Max A Olsen
    Registrant: Max A Olsen, 3476 Hwy 71, Harrisburg, NE 69345
  • Call Sign: KC0WWF, Licensee ID: L01156088
    Grant Date: 05/26/2006, Expiration Date: 05/26/2016, Certifier: Peter J Neal
    Registrant: Peter J Neal, Harrisburg, NE 69345

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: HILL STANLEY A RV6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 234SH , Serial Number: 21573
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 6375 Highway 88 E, Harrisburg, NE 69345
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4131K , Serial Number: NAV-4-1131, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): Lane Darnall, 3020 Road 67, Harrisburg, NE 69345

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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