Lynch, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 234 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.0%
 
Males: 118  (50.5%)
Females: 116  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  53.8 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68746.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,150 (it was $25,333 in 2000)
Lynch:

$32,150
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,206 (it was $15,702 in 2000)

Lynch village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $27,290 (it was $18,300 in 2000)
Lynch:

$27,290
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $53,623; Detached houses: $56,428; Mobile homes: $17,983

Median gross rent in 2016: $335.

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  • Races in Lynch, NE (2010)

    Lynch races chart
    • 23194.3%White alone
    • 72.9%Hispanic
    • 41.6%Two or more races
    • 20.8%American Indian alone
    • 10.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lynch: 72.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.1%), American (10.8%), Czech (6.9%), Irish (3.9%), Polish (3.9%), English (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1407 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 414 people per square mile   (low).

Lynch,NE real estate house value index trend

Lynch, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Lynch:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lynch village:

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.9%
Nebraska:

6.7%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Lynch, Nebraska as of March 23, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Lynch to the number of sex offenders is 212 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $724 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $381 (2.1%)

Lynch satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (100.2 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (166.3 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (555.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bristow, NE (2.5 miles) , Monowi, NE (2.6 miles) , Gross, NE (3.1 miles) , Marty, SD (3.4 miles ), Spencer, NE (3.5 miles ), Verdel, NE (3.7 miles) , Pickstown, SD (4.1 miles) , Wagner, SD (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $65,000

Latitude: 42.83 N, Longitude: 98.47 W

Area code: 402

Lynch household income distribution Lynch home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

1.6%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-9.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (32%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (15%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Lynch, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lynch-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Lynch village center .

On 5/21/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lynch-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 61% 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 620.7 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 22.3 miles away from Lynch center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 106.8 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 362.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from Lynch center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 230.2 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 Boyd County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lynch topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lynch:

  • NIOBRARA VALLEY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, P O BOX 118, 401 SOUTH 5TH STREET)

airports located in Lynch:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lynch:

  • Northeast Community College (about 77 miles; Norfolk, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of South Dakota (about 79 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 85 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 100 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 111 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • South Dakota State University (about 134 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Central Community College (about 135 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)

Public high school in Lynch:

Public elementary/middle school in Lynch:

See full list of schools located in Lynch

Library in Lynch:

  • LYNCH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $608; Location: 423 WEST HOFFMAN; 5,385 books; 66 audio materials; 233 video materials; 20 state licensed databases; 2 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lynch: Lynch Village Library (A), Lynch Volunteer Fire Department (B), Lynch City Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lynch include: United Methodist Church (A), Wesleyan Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Ponca Valley Court (121 North 2nd Street).

Boyd 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 2016: 20.0%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  51.2%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Lynch (2011 data):

  • Nebraska State Bank: at 202 N 4th St, branch established on 1946/12/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $14.0 mil, Deposits: $12.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Jdj Banco, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lynch village (based on Boyd County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant73510
Catholic5431
Mainline Protestant4266
None395-
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
Boyd County:

14.22 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Boyd County:

9.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

14.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Boyd County:

28.2%
Nebraska:

28.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

43.1%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

37.1%
State:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Nebraska:

28.5

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lynch:

6.2
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

17.5%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
Lynch:

47.0%
State:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.1%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lynch, NE Residents
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 1$255$3,0600$0
Other Government Administration 1$510$6,1200$0
Streets and Highways 2$30,400$182,4000$0
Water Supply 1$15,200$182,4000$0
Totals for Government 5$46,365$111,2760$0

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $110,000 ($470.09)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($85.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($72.65)
    Fire Protection: $13,000 ($55.56)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($25.64)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($21.37)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($4.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $22,000 ($94.02)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($34.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $81,000 ($346.15)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $49,000 ($209.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($17.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($17.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $51,000 ($217.95)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($8.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,000 ($111.11)
    General Support: $14,000 ($59.83)
    All Other: $7,000 ($29.91)
  • Tax - NEC: $28,000 ($119.66)
    Property: $22,000 ($94.02)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $94,000 ($401.71)

3.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.35%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

5.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lynch:

  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRX (1350 AM; 1 kW; O'NEILL, NE; Owner: RANCHLAND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lynch:

  • KBRX-FM (102.9 FM; O'NEILL, NE; Owner: RANCHLAND BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lynch:

  • K10KU (Channel 10; LYNCH, NE; Owner: LYNCH COMMUNITY CLUB)
  • K02LF (Channel 2; LYNCH, NE; Owner: LYNCH COMMUNITY CLUB)
  • K33GX (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K57BX (Channel 57; LAKE ANDES, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • 1,320Total average daily traffic
  • 100Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,605Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Michael J Umano, 89628 503rd Avenue (Lat: 42.818944 Lon: -98.446611), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Michael J Umano, 89628 503rd Avenue (Lat: 42.818944 Lon: -98.446611), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Michael J Umano, 89628 503rd Avenue (Lat: 42.818972 Lon: -98.446667), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Michael J Umano, 89628 503rd Avenue (Lat: 42.818972 Lon: -98.446667), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 7813191111, , 40 LONE STREET
  • Jon Reis, ~0.9 Miles Sw Of The Intersection Of Nebraska Highway 12 And 5th Street, Type: 83.8, Structure height: 31015 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: 5154736256, Jreis@impact7g.Com, 6505 MERLE HAY ROAD Ste B
  • Jon Reis, ~0.9 Miles Sw Of The Intersection Of Nebraska Highway 12 And 5th Street (Lat: 42.823028 Lon: -98.485750), Type: 83.8, Structure height: 31015 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: 5154736256, Jreis@impact7g.Com, 6505 MERLE HAY ROAD Ste B

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Lynch, 89628 503rd Avenue (Lat: 42.818972 Lon: -98.446667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQLX825
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 05/21/2010, Expiration Date: 06/02/2019, Certifier: Francis J DiricoRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8694, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 3 Miles South Of Lynch (Lat: 42.784972 Lon: -98.467833), Call Sign: KNKJ962, Licensee ID: L00000803
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.325 MHz, 152.120 MHzGrant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009Registrant: Nielsen, Norman E. Dba: Nielsen Communications, Jct. 275 & Hwy 20, Inman, NE 68742

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC0RDU, Licensee ID: L00770752, Grant Date: 11/20/2003, Expiration Date: 11/20/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2003, Certifier: Nelson E Dahl, Registrant: Nelson E Dahl, Lynch, NE 68746

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH UC-45J (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 10, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9152 , Serial Number: 67128, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Richard D Nielsen, 89920 507th Ave, Lynch, NE 68746

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

LYNCH, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 240, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-14-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2008)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Lynch, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Frank982.8 years
Mary881.1 years
Thomas682.0 years
George584.6 years
John578.6 years
Leo483.0 years
Edward480.5 years
Harold478.8 years
Rose485.4 years
Elmer480.2 years
Most common last names in Lynch, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mulhair1579.8 years
Hull778.3 years
Carson691.5 years
Barnes688.4 years
Christensen680.8 years
Micanek682.3 years
Kalkowski675.7 years
Stewart681.7 years
Courtney577.4 years
Darnell580.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Utility gas (6%)

Lynch compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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