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Population in 2012: 69 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.5%
 

Males: 39  (57.8%)
Females: 30  (42.2%)

Median resident age:  39.3 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68844, 68852.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,685 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Hazard:

$26,685
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,324

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $93,668 (it was $36,000 in 2000)
Hazard:

$93,668
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $91,965; Detached houses: $91,965
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  • White alone - 65 (92.9%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (5.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hazard: 76.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (37.0%), Danish (10.9%), Irish (10.9%), Norwegian (10.9%), Polish (8.7%), Swedish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2110 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 273 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hazard:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 48.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hazard village:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 72.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 20.0%

3 residents are foreign born (6.7% Europe).

This village:  6.7%
Nebraska:  5.5%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hazard, Nebraska as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hazard to the number of sex offenders is 69 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $967 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $780 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (127.0 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (587.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Litchfield, NE (2.5 miles ), Pleasanton, NE (2.9 miles ), Poole, NE (3.1 miles) , Ravenna, NE (3.1 miles ), Rockville, NE (3.6 miles) , Loup City, NE (3.8 miles ), Mason City, NE (3.8 miles) , Ashton, NE (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 41.09 N, Longitude: 99.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 308

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.4%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-15.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (56%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Finance and insurance (45%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


Average climate in Hazard, Nebraska

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Tornado activity:

Hazard-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 178% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Hazard village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1953, a category F4 tornado 16.8 miles away from the village center killed 11 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hazard-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 37.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.5 miles away from Hazard center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sherman County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Hazard:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - RAVENNA (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RAVENNA, NE)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 15 miles away; LOUP CITY, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hazard:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 27 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,780)
  • Central Community College (about 40 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Northeast Community College (about 110 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 126 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 130 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • Wayne State College (about 133 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 155 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)

Public elementary/middle school in Hazard:

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Notable locations in Hazard: Hazard (A), Hazard Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hazard include: Saint Gabriel Catholic Church (A), Faith Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 28.5. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

28.5
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 15.2. This is worse than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.2
U.S.:

11.7


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.7%

Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  50.0%
Whole state:  64.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hazard compared to Nebraska state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Other fuel (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hazard village (based on Sherman County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.35%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents64.1%11.3%9.6%8.5%6.6%
Congregations28.6%14.3%14.3%14.3%28.6%
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: 2
This county:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Sherman County:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.9%
Nebraska:

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

20.1%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$300
Totals for Government 0$0 1$300

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($144.93)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($28.99)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($28.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($72.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($101.45)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $4,000 ($57.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($57.97)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($14.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($159.42)
    All Other: $2,000 ($28.99)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($43.48)
    NEC: $2,000 ($28.99)

Hazard government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $82,000 ($1188.41)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $82,000 ($1188.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $69,000 ($1000.00)

4.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,374 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Buffalo County, NE  1.83% ($22,227 average AGI)
to Hall County, NE  0.92% ($30,455)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.83% ($26,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hazard:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGFW (1340 AM; 1 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNLV (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ORD, NE; Owner: SANDHILLS ADVERTISING CORP.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hazard:

  • KSYZ-FM (107.7 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING-GRAND ISLAND, I)
  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KQKY (105.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KROR (101.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KKPR-FM (98.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KLIQ (94.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KRGI-FM (96.5 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K209CF (89.7 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hazard:

  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHAS-TV (Channel 5; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KGIN (Channel 11; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Hazard, Sr10 4mi W & 370th Rd 2mi E Fr (Lat: 41.031944 Lon: -99.043139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WNEW717
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6775.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/31/2009, Expiration Date: 05/16/2019
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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