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Population in 2012: 62 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.0%
Males: 30  (48.5%)
Females: 32  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  45.5 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip code: 69214

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,642 (it was $20,625 in 2000)
Johnstown:

$39,642
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,945

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $22,784 (it was $26,300 in 2000)
Johnstown:

$22,784
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $88,460; Detached houses: $66,975; Mobile homes: $271,087

Median gross rent in 2012: $506.

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  • White alone - 62 (96.9%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Johnstown: 74.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (42.6%), Irish (22.3%), English (8.5%), Scottish (6.4%), Dutch (4.3%), Polish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2601 feet

Land area: 0.53 square miles.

Population density: 118 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Johnstown:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Johnstown village:

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

6 residents are foreign born (1.5% Asia).

This village:  9.1%
Nebraska:  5.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $900 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $275 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (180.8 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (213.0 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (635.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Johnstown precinct, NE (1.4 miles) , Wood Lake, NE (3.2 miles) , Ainsworth, NE (3.2 miles ), Long Pine, NE (4.3 miles ), Springview, NE (4.8 miles ), Bassett, NE (5.1 miles ), Valentine, NE (5.7 miles ), Burton, NE (5.8 miles) .

Latitude: 42.57 N, Longitude: 100.06 W

Area code: 402

Johnstown household income distribution Johnstown home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.4%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+10.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (32%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (69%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Johnstown-area historical tornado activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.2 miles away from the Johnstown village center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/29/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Johnstown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 60.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from Johnstown center
On 1/25/1994 at 02:44:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 5.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/1991 at 11:49:15, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/20/1993 at 13:08:10, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.6 miles away from Johnstown center
On 7/12/1998 at 16:28:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.3 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 Brown County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Rita Meyer - Wyoming State Auditor.


Hospitals/medical centers near Johnstown:

  • BROWN COUNTY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; AINSWORTH, NE)
  • BROWN COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; AINSWORTH, NE)
  • AINSWORTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; AINSWORTH, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Johnstown:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 139 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,780)
  • Northeast Community College (about 141 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Central Community College (about 146 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Wayne State College (about 157 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • University of South Dakota (about 160 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 5,598)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 190 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,536)
  • South Dakota State University (about 204 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 9,084)

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Notable locations in Johnstown: Johnstown (A), Johnstown Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Johnstown: United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Brown County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 40.4. This is worse than average.
City:

40.4
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.194. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.194
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.15
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.4. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.1%

Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.0%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Johnstown compared to Nebraska 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Johnstown travel time to work - commute


Johnstown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Wood (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Johnstown village (based on Brown County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.50%
Here58.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents27.6%25.6%22.0%7.5%17.3%
Congregations33.3%11.1%11.1%11.1%33.3%
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
Brown County:

9.38 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Brown County:

12.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

28.2%
Nebraska:

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

7.4%
State:

12.9%

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$100
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$100
Totals for Government 0$0 2$200

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($96.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($48.39)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($48.39)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($48.39)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($16.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($129.03)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $2,000 ($32.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($32.26)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($16.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($80.65)
    General Support: $2,000 ($32.26)
    All Other: $1,000 ($16.13)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($48.39)
    NEC: $1,000 ($16.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($967.74)

5.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,652 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

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



6.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

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


Strongest AM radio stations in Johnstown:

  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KBRB (1400 AM; 1 kW; AINSWORTH, NE; Owner: KBRB BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Johnstown:

  • KBRB-FM (92.7 FM; AINSWORTH, NE; Owner: K.B.R. BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMNE-FM (90.3 FM; BASSETT, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

TV broadcast stations around Johnstown:

  • KMNE-TV (Channel 7; BASSETT, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

Johnstown fatal accident list:

Feb 22, 2003 00:10 AM, Us-20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Frank DiRico, Off Us Highway 20 (Lat: 42.580194 Lon: -100.115528), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Frank DiRico, Off Us Highway 20 (Lat: 42.580194 Lon: -100.115528), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Blk N Hwy 20 (Lat: 42.570000 Lon: -100.061806), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 33 m, Call Sign: WPKG280
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2012, Expiration Date: 02/11/2022, Certifier: John W Knight
    Registrant: Western Communications Inc., 3106 Cambell Street, Rapid City, SD 57701, Phone: (605) 342-7885, Fax: (605) 348-6664, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy 20, 2.5 Mi E, 2.2 Mi N, 1 Mi E & .2 Mi N (Lat: 42.596389 Lon: -99.988611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WNAL574
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2012, Expiration Date: 08/25/2022
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 42.353472 Lon: -100.109500, Call Sign: WQQQ498
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.185 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2013, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023, Certifier: Christina Muller-Levan
    Registrant: Radio Maintenance, Inc., 1840 Kutztown Rd., Reading, PA 19604, Phone: (610) 898-1211, Fax: (610) 898-1223, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Johnstown, Off Us Highway 20 (Lat: 42.580194 Lon: -100.115528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQIU304
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/2008, Expiration Date: 06/02/2017, Certifier: Francis J Dirico
    Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Avenue, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-6-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 56526 , Serial Number: 7458C, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 10/12/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy C Klammer, Rr 1 Box 338, Johnstown, NE 69214
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7939W , Serial Number: 28-1981, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Jimmy Jackman, 88319 Rauscher Ave, Johnstown, NE 69214


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