For population 25 years and over in Harrisburg:
For population 15 years and over in Harrisburg CDP:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $700 (2.0%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Average climate in Harrisburg, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Harrisburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 37% greater 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 below Nebraska state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/18/1998 at 16:26:38, a magnitude 3.4 (3.1 MB, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/1992 at 06:54:10, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from Harrisburg center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
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, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.9%
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No gay or lesbian households reported
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Religion statistics for Harrisburg (based on Banner County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 12.70%
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10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2005 and 2006.1,000 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties between 2005 and 2006.1,000 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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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
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
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