Holdrege, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 5,439 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 
Males: 2,638  (48.5%)
Females: 2,801  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

41.4 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 68949.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,743 (it was $36,225 in 2000)
Holdrege:

$51,743
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,782 (it was $20,569 in 2000)

Holdrege city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,555 (it was $67,700 in 2000)
Holdrege:

$121,555
NE:

$155,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $558.

March 2019 cost of living index in Holdrege: 74.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.2%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Holdrege, NE (2017)
    • 5,06790.9%White alone
    • 3235.8%Hispanic
    • 1272.3%Two or more races
    • 140.3%Asian alone
    • 130.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Black alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Holdrege, Nebraska as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Holdrege is 256 to 1.


Crime rates in Holdrege by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(90.6)
6
(111.6)
1
(18.9)
2
(39.1)
1
(19.5)
1
(19.5)
2
(36.1)
1
(18.1)
3
(54.1)
2
(36.1)
3
(54.4)
2
(35.9)
3
(55.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(58.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.9)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(54.4)
3
(55.8)
6
(113.6)
2
(39.1)
2
(39.0)
3
(58.5)
6
(108.2)
2
(36.2)
3
(54.1)
0
(0.0)
6
(108.9)
4
(71.7)
2
(36.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(308.1)
18
(334.7)
21
(397.7)
9
(175.9)
13
(253.8)
18
(351.0)
19
(342.7)
10
(180.8)
29
(522.7)
39
(704.5)
12
(217.7)
10
(179.4)
2
(36.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
128
(2,320)
122
(2,269)
105
(1,988)
101
(1,974)
95
(1,855)
93
(1,814)
102
(1,840)
104
(1,880)
90
(1,622)
85
(1,535)
112
(2,032)
112
(2,009)
57
(1,049)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(217.5)
7
(130.2)
8
(151.5)
1
(19.5)
6
(117.1)
1
(19.5)
3
(54.1)
5
(90.4)
3
(54.1)
4
(72.3)
4
(72.6)
6
(107.6)
6
(110.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(18.1)
1
(18.6)
3
(56.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)215.2225.0157.4149.5124.8126.0152.4116.8159.9150.8167.6155.3104.9

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City-data.com crime index in Holdrege, NE

Crime rate in Holdrege detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Nebraska average:

1.90
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Ancestries: German (37.2%), Swedish (12.1%), English (8.7%), American (7.2%), Irish (5.0%), Polish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/14/1884

Elevation: 2335 feet

Land area: 3.76 square miles.

Population density: 1,446 people per square mile   (low).

Holdrege, Nebraska map

124 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.2%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,941 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,758 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (144.0 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (547.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Funk, NE (2.6 miles ),
Atlanta, NE (2.7 miles),
Loomis, NE (2.7 miles ),
Ragan, NE (3.2 miles),
Wilcox, NE (3.5 miles ),
Axtell, NE (3.6 miles ),
Bertrand, NE (3.9 miles ),
Huntley, NE (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 40.44 N, Longitude: 99.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +677 (+12.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,111 (72.7%)

Area code: 308

Distribution of median household income in Holdrege, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Holdrege, NE in 2017
Holdrege satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $255,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $229,600
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $229,600
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $236,000
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $257,000
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $226,300
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $276,900
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $272,900
  • 2015: 20 buildings, average cost: $254,900
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $260,700
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $289,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Holdrege, NE residents
Average permit cost in Holdrege, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Historical population in Holdrege, NE
Historical housing units in Holdrege, NE

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+0.1%).
Most common industries in Holdrege, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.8%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Holdrege, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Holdrege, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Holdrege-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.4 miles away from the Holdrege city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/6/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Holdrege-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 55% 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 641.3 miles away from Holdrege 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 348.4 miles away from the city 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 162.9 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 261.0 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 281.7 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 83.7 miles away from Holdrege 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 Phelps County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Holdrege topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Holdrege:

  • PHELPS MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1215 TIBBALS ST)
  • CHRISTIAN HOMES HEALTH CARE CENTER (1923 WEST 4TH AVENUE)
  • HOLDREGE MEMORIAL HOMES, INC (1320 11TH AVENUE)

Airports located in Holdrege:

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Amtrak station:

HOLDREGE (100 WEST AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Holdrege:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 24 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 62 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 109 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 143 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Barton County Community College (about 146 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 146 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 147 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)

Public high school in Holdrege:

Public elementary/middle schools in Holdrege:

  • HOLDREGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 294, Location: 600 14TH AVE, Grades: 5-8)
  • R7 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1421 13TH ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1015 SHERMAN, Grades: PK-3)
  • WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 115 8TH AVE, Grades: PK-4)

Private elementary/middle school in Holdrege:

  • ALL SAINTS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 55, Location: 1206 LOGAN ST, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Holdrege

Library in Holdrege:

  • HOLDREGE AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $418,422; Location: 604 EAST AVENUE; 53,701 books; 4,296 audio materials; 2,642 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 88 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Holdrege: Prairie Hill Landfill (A), South Central Co-op Elevator (B), Holdrege (C), Cargill Elevator (D), Holdrege City Campground (E), Holdrege Country Club (F), Phelps County Fairgrounds (G), Phelps County Courthouse (H), Phelps County Sheriffs Office (I), Phelps County Historical Museum (J), Holdrege Public Library (K), Holdrege Police Department (L), Holdrege Fire and Rescue (M), Holdrege Rural Fire Protection District 6 (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Holdrege include: First United Methodist Church of Holdrege (A), Bethel Lutheran Church (B), Saint Elizabeths Episcopal Church (C), Church of Christ (D), First Baptist Church (E), Seventh Day Adventist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), All Saints Catholic Church (H), Cornerstone Community Church of the Nazarene (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Holdrege include: Winquest Memorial Tennis Court (1), North Park (2), Jaycee Field (3), Harold P Kenfield Memorial Court (4), Holdrege City Park (5), Keifer Field (6), Phelps County Historical Marker (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Nebraska Prairie Museum (2701 Burlington Street), Score One Games (Amusement & Theme Parks; 700 South Brewster Road).

Hotels: Holdrege Super 8 Motel (5th & Broadway /On Highway 6), Super 8 Motel (420 Broadway Street), Sonic Drive In (1130 Burlington Street), Tower Motel & Lounge - Tower Lounge (413 West 4th Avenue).

Courts: Phelps County - Holdrege- Court (Courthouse), Phelps County - Holdrege- District Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Forrest S. Petersen - Navy Rear Admiral, Floyd K. Lindstrom - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Mark R. Christensen - Politician, Tom Carlson - Politician.

Phelps 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 Holdrege and their reported violations in the past:

HOLDREGE, CITY OF (Population served: 5,636, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-27-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-20-2006)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.6%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Holdrege in 2010:

  • 84 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 48 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
109 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Holdrege (2011 data):

  • Great Western Bank: Holdrege Motorbank at 321 Burlington Street, branch established on 1975/07/17; Holdrege Main at 424 West Avenue, branch established on 1950/04/10. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
  • Lincoln FSB of Nebraska: 720 4th Avenue Branch at 720 4th Avenue, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $331.9 mil, Deposits: $232.1 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices
  • Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Nebraska: 423 Garfield Branch at 423 Garfield, branch established on 1954/01/28. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $54.5 mil, Deposits: $43.9 mil, headquarters in Lexington, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • The First National Bank of Holdrege: The First National Bank Of Holdrege at 401 East Avenue, branch established on 1884/06/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $108.5 mil, Deposits: $81.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Holdrege Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bruning State Bank: - Holdrege Branch at 1215 Burlington Street, branch established on 2009/12/01. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $260.5 mil, Deposits: $196.1 mil, headquarters in Bruning, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bruning Bancshares, Inc.
  • FirsTier Bank: Firstier Bank Branch at 229 West 4th Avenue, branch established on 2005/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/08: Bank assets: $241.0 mil, Deposits: $208.9 mil, headquarters in Kimball, NE, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Firstier Ii Bancorp.

For population 15 years and over in Holdrege:

Marital status in Holdrege, NE
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Holdrege:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Nebraska average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Holdrege
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Holdrege, NE (based on Phelps County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,12114
Mainline Protestant2,5359
Catholic5271
Other1242
None2,881-
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: 3
Phelps County:

3.28 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Phelps County:

8.3%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.5%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Holdrege:

49.9%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Holdrege:

45.7%
State:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Holdrege:

28.7
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.3%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.0%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Holdrege:

6.9
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.1%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Holdrege:

55.0%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Holdrege:

76.1%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Holdrege, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 11$54,973$59,9710$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$41,379$49,6550$0
Streets and Highways 10$42,552$51,0620$0
Police - Other 7$18,890$32,3830$0
Water Supply 5$18,623$44,6950$0
Financial Administration 4$15,855$47,5650$0
Local Libraries 4$10,623$31,8697$9,265
Solid Waste Management 2$8,461$50,7660$0
Sewerage 2$8,385$50,3100$0
Other and Unallocable 2$8,321$49,9260$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,616$63,6969$2,425
Parks and Recreation 2$7,399$44,3940$0
Totals for Government 61$246,077$48,40916$11,690

Holdrege government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,661,000 ($489.24)
    Electric Utilities: $720,000 ($132.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $702,000 ($129.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $376,000 ($69.13)
    Libraries: $234,000 ($43.02)
    Central Staff Services: $127,000 ($23.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000 ($22.06)
    Financial Administration: $98,000 ($18.02)
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,000 ($12.32)
    Health - Other: $47,000 ($8.64)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($3.68)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $9,323,000 ($1714.10)
    Regular Highways: $848,000 ($155.91)
    Police Protection: $646,000 ($118.77)
    Water Utilities: $621,000 ($114.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $611,000 ($112.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $521,000 ($95.79)
    Sewerage: $453,000 ($83.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $413,000 ($75.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $405,000 ($74.46)
    Central Staff Services: $257,000 ($47.25)
    Financial Administration: $198,000 ($36.40)
    Libraries: $174,000 ($31.99)
    General - Other: $45,000 ($8.27)
    General Public Buildings: $40,000 ($7.35)
    Public Welfare - Other: $21,000 ($3.86)
    Health - Other: $14,000 ($2.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($15.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $765,000 ($140.65)
    Water Utilities: $115,000 ($21.14)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($18.39)
    Police Protection: $77,000 ($14.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000 ($9.01)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($5.33)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($4.04)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($0.74)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,856,000 ($1260.53)

Holdrege government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $756,000 ($139.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $458,000 ($84.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $115,000 ($21.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,682,000 ($309.25)
    Interest Earnings: $115,000 ($21.14)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $12,493,000 ($2296.93)
    Water Utilities: $931,000 ($171.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,367,000 ($251.33)
    Highways: $616,000 ($113.26)
    General Local Government Support: $256,000 ($47.07)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,355,000 ($249.13)
    Property: $1,225,000 ($225.23)
    Public Utilities Sales: $647,000 ($118.96)

Holdrege government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,310,000 ($424.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,085,000 ($383.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $244,000 ($44.86)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($3.49)

Holdrege government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,770,000 ($1060.86)

5.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Nebraska average:

6.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Buffalo County, NE  1.19% ($32,364 average AGI)
Businesses in Holdrege, NE
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Holdrege:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KUVR (1380 AM; 1 kW; HOLDREGE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KGFW (1340 AM; 1 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Holdrege:

  • KMTY (97.7 FM; HOLDREGE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • 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)
  • KLIQ (94.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KRVN-FM (93.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • K261BT (100.1 FM; HOLDREGE, ETC., NE; Owner: CHRISTIAN LAYMEN, INC.)
  • K209CF (89.7 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K214DK (90.7 FM; HOLDREGE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE BROADCASTING ASSN., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Holdrege:

  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K14IY (Channel 14; HOLDREGE, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KGIN (Channel 11; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
Holdrege fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Holdrege fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.4mTotal length
  • 17,055Total average daily traffic
  • 2,368Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,751Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Holdrege, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Holdrege, NE
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Holdrege)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Holdrege, NE)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Holdrege)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 46 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Holdrege)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 31 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Holdrege, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.3%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (26.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Holdrege, NE
    • 14345.3%Outside Fires
    • 8326.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 7925.0%Structure Fires
    • 113.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Holdrege, NE
Most common first names in Holdrege, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Carl5083.1 years
Robert4873.1 years
John4579.6 years
Ruth4182.4 years
Esther3684.7 years
Mary3682.6 years
William3679.7 years
Dorothy3279.6 years
Helen3084.2 years
Anna2887.8 years
Most common last names in Holdrege, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson14080.6 years
Anderson8782.0 years
Peterson6782.1 years
Nelson5180.5 years
Carlson4584.2 years
Olson3577.7 years
Erickson3480.3 years
Johnston2481.6 years
Swanson2384.4 years
Brown2179.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Holdrege, NE
  • 81.6%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Electricity
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Holdrege, NE
  • 48.7%Electricity
  • 44.8%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%No fuel used


Holdrege compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 (68949) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries"
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