Lushton, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 30 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.1%
 
Males: 16  (53.8%)
Females: 14  (46.2%)
Median resident age:  51.0 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip code: 68371

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,828 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Lushton:

$51,828
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,735 (it was $17,726 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,821 (it was $31,300 in 2000)
Lushton:

$65,821
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $46,859; Detached houses: $61,783; Mobile homes: $7,061
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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lushton: 75.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.4%), United States (21.4%), Norwegian (7.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1675 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 212 people per square mile   (very low).

Lushton, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Lushton:

  • High school or higher: 55.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lushton village:

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 69.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 17.3%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

7 residents are foreign born (26.9% Europe).

This village:  26.9%
Nebraska:  6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $700 (0.9%)

Lushton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (55.3 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (527.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Henderson, NE (2.4 miles ), Grafton, NE (2.6 miles) , McCool Junction, NE (2.6 miles ), Fairmont, NE (3.1 miles ), Sutton, NE (3.3 miles ), Bradshaw, NE (3.3 miles ), Stockham, NE (3.4 miles) , York, NE (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 97.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 402

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

3.4%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+17.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (40%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (40%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)

Average climate in Lushton, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lushton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Lushton village center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.0 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lushton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 65% 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 153.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 708.5 miles away from Lushton center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 256.2 miles away from the city center
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 421.9 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 71.7 miles away from Lushton center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.2 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 York County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lushton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lushton:

  • HENDERSON HEALTH CARE SERVICES Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; HENDERSON, NE)
  • HENDERSON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HENDERSON, NE)
  • FAIRVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FAIRMONT, NE)
  • SUTTON COMMUNITY HOME, INC. (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SUTTON, NE)
  • YORK GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; YORK, NE)
  • YORK GENERAL DIALYSIS SERVICES (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; YORK, NE)
  • YORK GENERAL HOSP HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; YORK, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lushton:

  • Central Community College (about 36 miles; Grand Island, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 54 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 57 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 58 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 73 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Northeast Community College (about 94 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 97 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)

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Notable location: Farmers Cooperative Association Elevator (A). Display/hide its location on the map

York 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 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  66.7%
Whole state:  64.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Lushton compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Utility gas (33%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lushton village (based on York County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.31%
Here: 69.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchMennonite Church USACatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents27.8%15.4%13.8%9.9%8.3%
Congregations15.8%18.4%2.6%7.9%7.9%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of Christ U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren ChurchesChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.6%5.2%2.2%1.9%9.8%
Congregations5.3%2.6%2.6%2.6%34.2%
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: 4
York County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
York County:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

30.4%
Nebraska:

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

14.2%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$170
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$255
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,143
Totals for Government 0$0 7$1,568

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($66.67)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($66.67)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($66.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($100.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($33.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($33.33)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($33.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($33.33)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $1,000 ($33.33)
    Property: $1,000 ($33.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $23,000 ($766.67)

6.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
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 Lancaster County, NE  1.42% ($30,227 average AGI)
from Seward County, NE  0.45% ($35,500)
from Polk County, NE  0.40% ($25,381)


6.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
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 Lancaster County, NE  1.53% ($29,765 average AGI)
to Seward County, NE  0.44% ($35,609)
to Fillmore County, NE  0.32% ($82,294)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lushton:

  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • 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.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KAWL (1370 AM; 1 kW; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lushton:

  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHNE-FM (89.1 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KRGY (97.3 FM; AURORA, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KFGE (98.1 FM; MILFORD, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lushton:

  • KHNE-TV (Channel 29; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHAS-TV (Channel 5; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1/2 Mi W 1/8 Mi N (Lat: 40.728333 Lon: -97.730611), Call Sign: KNCN373
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.355 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2011, Expiration Date: 01/14/2022
    Registrant: Platte Valley Communications, Grand Island, NE 68802, Phone: (308) 382-6212, Fax: (308) 384-1557, Email:

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