Hazard, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 69 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.5%
 
Males: 35  (50.7%)
Females: 34  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68844, 68852.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,888 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Hazard:

$38,888
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,484 (it was $11,629 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,937 (it was $36,000 in 2000)
Hazard:

$82,937
NE:

$132,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $98,096; Detached houses: $98,256
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  • Races in Hazard, NE (2010)

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    • 6592.9%White alone
    • 45.7%Hispanic
    • 11.4%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hazard: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.7%), Irish (12.3%), Danish (9.6%), Norwegian (6.8%), Polish (6.8%), Czech (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2110 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 273 people per square mile   (very low).

Hazard, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Hazard:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 48.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hazard village:

  • Never married: 5.3%
  • Now married: 68.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 19.6%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hazard, Nebraska as of July 27, 2015.
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 2013: $986 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $941 (1.0%)

Hazard satellite photo by USGS

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

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

3.1%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-15.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Finance and insurance (48%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (53%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (26%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Hazard, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hazard-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 87% 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 near Nebraska state average. It is 57% 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 633.9 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 116.4 miles away from Hazard 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 346.8 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 216.7 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 37.4 miles away from Hazard 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 196.3 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 Sherman County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 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 and 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: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 40 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Northeast Community College (about 110 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 126 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 129 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 130 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Wayne State College (about 134 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.5%
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 house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,5403
Evangelical Protestant4376
Mainline Protestant3695
None806-
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:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Sherman 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.
State:

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

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Sherman County:

29.9%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.1%
State:

12.9%
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 6$1,200
Totals for Government 0$0 6$1,200

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)

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,720 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Buffalo County, NE  1.59% ($29,263 average AGI)
from Hall County, NE  0.84% ($34,900)


6.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Buffalo County, NE  1.74% ($28,619 average AGI)

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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