Holdrege, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 5,508 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 2,548  (46.3%)
Females: 2,960  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  44.6 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68949.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,027 (it was $36,225 in 2000)
Holdrege:

$43,027
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,297 (it was $20,569 in 2000)

Holdrege city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $97,763 (it was $67,700 in 2000)
Holdrege:

$97,763
NE:

$132,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $564.

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  • Races in Holdrege, NE (2013)

    Holdrege races chart
    • 5,19093.0%White alone
    • 2805.0%Hispanic
    • 490.9%Two or more races
    • 140.3%American Indian alone
    • 90.2%Black alone
    • 70.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Holdrege: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.2%), Swedish (18.4%), Irish (9.7%), English (7.4%), United States (3.9%), French (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/14/1884

Elevation: 2335 feet

Land area: 3.76 square miles.

Population density: 1,464 people per square mile   (low).

Holdrege,NE real estate house value index trend

Holdrege, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Holdrege:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Holdrege city:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

73 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Nebraska:

4.4%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Holdrege, Nebraska as of December 07, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Holdrege to the number of sex offenders is 346 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,615 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,584 (1.6%)

Holdrege satellite photo by USGS

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) .

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.44 N, Longitude: 99.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,120 (+20.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,024 (75.2%)

Area code: 308

Holdrege household income distribution Holdrege home values distribution

Crime rates in Holdrege by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0125612112132
per 100,000 0.018.036.190.6111.618.939.119.519.536.118.154.136.1
Robberies 0000003000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.058.60.00.00.00.00.018.1
Assaults 2613362236230
per 100,000 35.1108.218.054.455.8113.639.139.058.5108.236.254.10.0
Burglaries 3635281718219131819102939
per 100,000 632.1631.2504.9308.1334.7397.7175.9253.8351.0342.7180.8522.7704.5
Thefts 14217015412812210510195931021049085
per 100,000 2,493.43,065.82,776.82,320.12,268.51,988.31,974.21,854.71,813.61,839.81,880.31,622.21,535.4
Auto thefts 1211712781613534
per 100,000 210.7198.4126.2217.5130.2151.519.5117.119.554.190.454.172.3
Arson 0321130010000
per 100,000 0.054.136.118.118.656.80.00.019.50.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 166.5217.0187.4213.4223.2156.1148.3123.7124.9151.2115.8158.6149.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Holdrege detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Nebraska average:

1.95
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.0%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+0.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

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 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 348.4 miles away from Holdrege 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 Holdrege 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 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 Phelps County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

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

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)

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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).

Phelps 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 2013: 10.7%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.7% for American Indian residents)
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

Holdrege, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Holdrege city (based on Phelps County data)

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
Phelps County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Phelps County:

29.5%
Nebraska:

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

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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$14,573$43,7190$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,757$58,5429$2,461
Police Protection - Officers 10$38,032$45,6380$0
Police - Other 7$17,361$29,7620$0
Streets and Highways 10$39,111$46,9330$0
Solid Waste Management 2$7,777$46,6620$0
Sewerage 2$7,707$46,2420$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,801$40,8060$0
Water Supply 5$17,116$41,0780$0
Electric Power 11$50,527$55,1200$0
Local Libraries 4$9,754$29,2627$8,247
Other and Unallocable 2$7,648$45,8880$0
Totals for Government 61$226,164$44,49116$10,708

Holdrege government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $482,000 ($87.51)
    Regular Highways: $338,000 ($61.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $126,000 ($22.88)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.73)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.54)
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($0.54)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,665,000 ($1028.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $764,000 ($138.71)
    Regular Highways: $705,000 ($128.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $563,000 ($102.21)
    Water Utilities: $558,000 ($101.31)
    Police Protection: $512,000 ($92.96)
    Sewerage: $449,000 ($81.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $341,000 ($61.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $221,000 ($40.12)
    Central Staff Services: $197,000 ($35.77)
    Financial Administration: $152,000 ($27.60)
    Public Welfare - Other: $38,000 ($6.90)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($5.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $175,000 ($31.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $201,000 ($36.49)
    Regular Highways: $109,000 ($19.79)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($8.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($5.63)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.73)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.54)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,792,000 ($870.01)

Holdrege government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $493,000 ($89.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $267,000 ($48.47)
    Sewerage: $214,000 ($38.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $124,000 ($22.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,515,000 ($638.16)
    Interest Earnings: $136,000 ($24.69)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,187,000 ($397.06)
    Water Utilities: $178,000 ($32.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $442,000 ($80.25)
    General Local Government Support: $231,000 ($41.94)
    All Other: $181,000 ($32.86)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,933,000 ($350.94)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,010,000 ($183.37)
    Property: $875,000 ($158.86)

Holdrege government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,367,000 ($792.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,800,000 ($689.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $567,000 ($102.94)

Holdrege government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,789,000 ($1232.57)

5.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,531 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
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  0.96% ($32,794 average AGI)
from Kearney County, NE  0.51% ($29,722)
from Harlan County, NE  0.37% ($36,538)


6.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
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  1.09% ($28,949 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.67% ($22,750)
to Douglas County, NE  0.39% ($47,000)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Holdrege fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • 7,640Total average daily traffic
  • 976Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Holdrege)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Holdrege, NE)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (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: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Holdrege)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 32 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Holdrege)

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 9

Incident types - Holdrege

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Holdrege, NE
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
McDonald's1

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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Holdrege on our top lists:

  • #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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