Holbrook, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 201 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.7%
 
Males: 100  (50.0%)
Females: 101  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68948.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,403 (it was $25,313 in 2000)
Holbrook:

$36,403
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,370 (it was $11,588 in 2000)

Holbrook village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $36,252 (it was $19,100 in 2000)
Holbrook:

$36,252
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $47,858; Detached houses: $49,067; Mobile homes: $38,672

Median gross rent in 2012: $488.

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Holbrook races chart
  • White alone - 191 (92.3%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (6.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.5%)

Races in Holbrook detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Holbrook: 74.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (43.4%), English (11.2%), French (5.3%), Irish (5.3%), Swedish (3.9%), United States (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2210 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,000 people per square mile   (low).

Holbrook,NE real estate house value index trend

Holbrook, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Holbrook:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Holbrook village:

  • Never married: 12.1%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 16.3%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

5 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe).

This village:  2.3%
Nebraska:  6.1%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Holbrook, Nebraska as of May 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Holbrook to the number of sex offenders is 23 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $394 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $614 (2.6%)

Holbrook satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (178.7 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (549.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Arapahoe, NE (2.4 miles ), Cambridge, NE (2.9 miles ), Hendley, NE (3.5 miles) , Edison, NE (3.5 miles) , Wilsonville, NE (3.8 miles) , Beaver City, NE (3.9 miles ), Bartley, NE (4.0 miles ), Oxford, NE (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.30 N, Longitude: 100.01 W

Area code: 308

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

3.5%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-3.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (29%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (26%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (32%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

Work and jobs in Holbrook: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Holbrook, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Holbrook-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Holbrook village center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/29/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Holbrook-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 51% 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 617.6 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 322.7 miles away from Holbrook center
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 179.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 265.7 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 272.2 miles away from Holbrook center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.7 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 Furnas County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Holbrook topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Holbrook:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 56 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 96 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 106 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 149 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 178 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 181 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 182 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)

Public high school in Holbrook:

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Notable locations in Holbrook: Ag Valley Co-op Elevator (A), Holbrook (B), Holbrook Emergency Medical Services (C), Holbrook Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Holbrook: Church of God (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Holbrook include: Holbrook City Park (1), Burtons Bend Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Holbrook and their reported violations in the past:

HOLBROOK, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 237, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-27-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-02-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-12-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-23-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2010)
  • 4 other older health violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 32.0%
(28.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  62.2%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  12.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Holbrook compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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 below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Holbrook (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Branch at 123 Center Ave, branch established on 2005/12/06. Info updated 2009/02/26: Bank assets: $45.7 mil, Deposits: $30.9 mil, headquarters in Farnam, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Nebraska Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Holbrook village (based on Furnas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 82.34%
Here: 82.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents29.6%20.7%12.5%9.9%8.6%
Congregations26.9%7.7%11.5%11.5%11.5%
NameUnited Church of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Baptist General ConferenceOther
Adherents6.0%4.4%2.8%2.0%3.6%
Congregations3.8%3.8%3.8%3.8%15.4%
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: 6
Furnas County:

12.76 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Furnas County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

10.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Furnas County:

30.1%
Nebraska:

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

9.0%
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 5$36
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$3,119
Sewerage 1$2,358$28,2960$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,518
Electric Power 1$3,342$40,1040$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,903$34,8360$0
Totals for Government 3$8,603$34,4128$4,673

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $218,000 ($1084.58)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($84.58)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($74.63)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($59.70)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($29.85)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($19.90)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($9.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $110,000 ($547.26)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($44.78)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $218,000 ($1084.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $23,000 ($114.43)
    General Support: $4,000 ($19.90)
    All Other: $4,000 ($19.90)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($119.40)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $246,000 ($1223.88)

6.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,071 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
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  0.80% ($23,933 average AGI)
from Red Willow County, NE  0.75% ($29,643)


7.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,593 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
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 Red Willow County, NE  0.96% ($30,889 average AGI)
to Buffalo County, NE  0.74% ($26,929)

Strongest AM radio stations in Holbrook:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Holbrook:

  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KRVN-FM (93.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KICX-FM (96.1 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KRKU (98.5 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Holbrook:

  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K30FV (Channel 30; CAMBRIDGE, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)

Holbrook fatal accident list:

Aug 28, 1991 12:00 AM, 6, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1 Km E (Lat: 40.305556 Lon: -100.000972), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WNBS338
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.160 MHz, 161.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2003, Expiration Date: 09/21/2013, Certifier: Robert C Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • 1 Mi N And 1/2 Mi E (Lat: 40.321111 Lon: -99.991250), Call Sign: WYH273
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/09/1998, Expiration Date: 11/08/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/11/2004
    Registrant: Roger Long, Rr 1 Box 36, Holbrook, NE 68948
  • Railroad Milepost 252.6 (Lat: 40.311667 Lon: -99.967917), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNQW307
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.215 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/30/2004, Expiration Date: 12/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2011
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: HAVIR HARVEY H AVID FLYER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 248H , Serial Number: 248, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Lonny G Klinkebiel, 41747 Road 717, Holbrook, NE 68948

Most common first names in Holbrook, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Arthur583.0 years
Herbert473.2 years
Charles481.2 years
Gerald370.7 years
Betty363.0 years
Lela381.7 years
Frank375.0 years
Henry384.7 years
Dorothy377.7 years
Robert383.9 years
Most common last names in Holbrook, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stagemeyer880.3 years
Barnett582.8 years
Johnson574.6 years
Hilker576.0 years
Mollring479.5 years
Reese480.2 years
Schroeder481.2 years
Phillipson487.8 years
Wendland462.3 years
Robeson484.5 years
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