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Kearney County

Population in 2012: 70 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 

Males: 39  (56.3%)
Females: 31  (43.7%)

Median resident age:  37.8 years
Nebraska median age:  43.7 years

Zip code: 68945

Estimated median household income in 2011: $31,315 (it was $35,417 in 2000)
Heartwell:

$31,315
Nebraska:

$50,296
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $10,162

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $23,265 (it was $30,800 in 2000)
Heartwell:

$23,265
Nebraska:

$127,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $18,037; Detached houses: $17,671; Mobile homes: $22,250

Median gross rent in 2011: $669.

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  • White alone - 57 (80.3%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (18.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Heartwell: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.1%), English (6.8%), Norwegian (3.7%), Dutch (3.1%), Irish (3.1%), Swedish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1913

Elevation: 2095 feet

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 925 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Heartwell:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Heartwell village:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

24 residents are foreign born (19.4% Latin America).

This village:  19.4%
Nebraska:  5.5%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Heartwell, Nebraska as of April 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Heartwell to the number of sex offenders is 76 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $375 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $475 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (112.1 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (548.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Norman, NE (2.5 miles) , Kenesaw, NE (2.8 miles ), Minden, NE (3.1 miles ), Holstein, NE (3.2 miles ), Gibbon, NE (3.6 miles ), Prosser, NE (3.7 miles) , Roseland, NE (3.7 miles ), Shelton, NE (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.57 N, Longitude: 98.79 W

Area code: 308

Heartwell household income distribution Heartwell home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.4%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+15.9%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)


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Tornado activity:

Heartwell-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 222% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Heartwell village center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 53 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Heartwell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 98% 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 65.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from Heartwell center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kearney County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Heartwell:

  • KEARNEY COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; MINDEN, NE)

Political contributions by individuals in Heartwell, NE

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Heartwell:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 19 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,780)
  • Central Community College (about 31 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 111 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 115 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 122 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Northeast Community College (about 126 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Wayne State College (about 148 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)

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Notable location: Cargill Incorporated Elevator (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Heartwell: Holy Family Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Kearney County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.1%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This village:  75.0%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Heartwell compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income below 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 above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Heartwell travel time to work - commute


Heartwell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Other fuel (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Heartwell (based on Kearney County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.39%
Here67.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents28.3%19.3%16.3%13.3%22.8%
Congregations23.5%17.6%11.8%11.8%35.3%
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: 3
This county:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Kearney County:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Kearney County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
Nebraska:

28.0%

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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$75
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$75
Totals for Government 0$0 2$150

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($85.71)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($71.43)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($57.14)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($14.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($128.57)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($114.29)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $5,000 ($71.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($85.71)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($14.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($28.57)
    All Other: $1,000 ($14.29)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($57.14)
    NEC: $3,000 ($42.86)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $50,000 ($714.29)

8.84% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,918 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.84%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Buffalo County, NE  3.47% ($31,581 average AGI)
from Phelps County, NE  0.52% ($27,308)
from Adams County, NE  0.40% ($34,600)


10.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,208 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.46%
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  3.57% ($28,867 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.87% ($19,864)
to Adams County, NE  0.63% ($29,688)

Strongest AM radio stations in Heartwell:

  • 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)
  • KGFW (1340 AM; 1 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KHAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: KHAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Heartwell:

  • KQKY (105.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KLIQ (94.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KROR (101.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRGI-FM (96.5 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KKPR-FM (98.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KFGE (98.1 FM; MILFORD, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHNE-FM (89.1 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K209CF (89.7 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSYZ-FM (107.7 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING-GRAND ISLAND, I)
  • KROA (95.7 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFKX (90.1 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: HASTINGS COLLEGE)
  • K260AF (99.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Heartwell:

  • KGIN (Channel 11; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K41FU (Channel 41; COLUMBUS & FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KHNE-TV (Channel 29; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Heartwell fatal accident list:

Jun 6, 1980 05:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Heartwell)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3 Mi N Of Hwy 6 .25 Mi E (Lat: 40.611139 Lon: -98.797583), Call Sign: KEB969, Licensee ID: L00074181
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/05/2001, Expiration Date: 12/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/25/2012
    Registrant: Michael Ryan, 1870 40 Rd, Heartwell, NE 68945, Phone: (308) 563-2604

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • KGIN Transmitter, 10 Mi E Of Minden Ne (Lat: 40.587222 Lon: -98.803056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 292.8 m, Overall height: 326.5 m, Call Sign: WPVM519, Licensee ID: L00036388
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/16/2002, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014, Certifier: Robert A Beizer Esq
    Registrant: Gray Television Licensee, LLC
  • Heartwell, NE, 3 Mi E (Lat: 40.554167 Lon: -98.736389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 109.8 m, Overall height: 110.6 m, Call Sign: WQER865
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.668 MHz, 952.668 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2006, Expiration Date: 03/30/2016, Certifier: Gary S Wester
    Registrant: Kinder Morgan, Inc., 370 Van Gordon St, Lakewood, CO 80228, Phone: (303) 763-3229, Email:
  • HEARTWELL, 145 43 Road (Lat: 40.539333 Lon: -98.743972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 125 m, Call Sign: WQPB952
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/02/2012, Expiration Date: 04/02/2022, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Heartwell, Heartwell (Lat: 40.587222 Lon: -98.802778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 125 m, Call Sign: KB97001
    Grant Date: 02/22/1989, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014
    Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 719-7438, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Hc69 Box 186, 1 1/4 Mi Nnw Of (Lat: 40.588917 Lon: -98.803111), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 82.9 m, Overall height: 325.9 m, Call Sign: KLF603
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Certifier: Frank A Schueneman
    Registrant: Windstream Communications, Inc., 1101 17th Street, Nw, Suite 802, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 223-7664, Fax: (202) 223-7669, Email:
  • Hc69 Box 186 11/4 Miles Nnw Of Heartwell (Lat: 40.588889 Lon: -98.803056), Structure height: 82.9 m, Call Sign: KQZ736
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Certifier: Frank A Schueneman
    Registrant: Windstream Communications, Inc., 1101 17th Street, Nw, Suite 802, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 223-7664, Fax: (202) 223-7669, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K0ICI, Licensee ID: L01203281
    Grant Date: 10/17/2006, Expiration Date: 11/12/2016, Certifier: Ervin A Siemoneit
    Registrant: Ervin A Siemoneit, 1719 40 Road, Heartwell, NE 68945-2048
  • Call Sign: N0UAX, Licensee ID: L00191079
    Grant Date: 12/23/2003, Expiration Date: 12/23/2013
    Registrant: James M Kuehn, Heartwell, NE 68945
  • Call Sign: N0WWO, Licensee ID: L00181330
    Grant Date: 01/13/2004, Expiration Date: 01/13/2014
    Registrant: James O Kuehn, 2036 Q Road, Heartwell, NE 68945

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7GCAA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11087 , Serial Number: 71, Year manufactured: 1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James O Kuehn, 2036 Q Rd, Heartwell, NE 68945, Other Owners: James M Kuehn
  • 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: 5142K , Serial Number: NAV-4-2042, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 09/23/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James M Kuehn, Po Box 85, Heartwell, NE 68945, Other Owners: James O Kuehn


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6

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