Magnet, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 55 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -30.4%
Males: 25  (46.7%)
Females: 30  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

62.6 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip code: 68749

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,318 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Magnet:

$43,318
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,406 (it was $15,357 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $59,081 (it was $11,900 in 2000)
Magnet:

$59,081
NE:

$155,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $77,082; detached houses: $77,008
March 2019 cost of living index in Magnet: 76.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Magnet, NE (2010)
    • 5494.7%White alone
    • 35.3%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: German (53.3%), Swedish (16.7%), Canadian (13.3%), Irish (13.3%), Italian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1820 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 381 people per square mile   (very low).

Magnet, Nebraska map

4 residents are foreign born (8.9% North America).

This village:

8.9%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $609 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $213 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (54.9 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (111.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (503.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wausa, NE (2.1 miles ),
McLean, NE (2.2 miles),
Randolph, NE (2.8 miles ),
Osmond, NE (3.0 miles ),
Sholes, NE (3.5 miles),
Bloomfield, NE (3.6 miles ),
Belden, NE (3.7 miles),
Coleridge, NE (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.46 N, Longitude: 97.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 402

Distribution of median household income in Magnet, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Magnet, NE in 2017

Magnet satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+14.5%).

Average climate in Magnet, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Magnet, Nebraska average temperatures Magnet, Nebraska average precipitation Magnet, Nebraska humidity Magnet, Nebraska wind speed Magnet, Nebraska snowfall Magnet, Nebraska sunshine Magnet, Nebraska clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Magnet-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the Magnet village center killed 4 people and injured 53 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/23/2003, a category F4 tornado 8.3 miles away from the village center killed one person and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Magnet-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 67% 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 75.7 miles away from Magnet center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 155.9 miles away from Magnet center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 676.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 5.4 miles away from Magnet center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 233.3 miles away from Magnet center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.5 miles away from Magnet center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cedar County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Magnet:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - WAUSA (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WAUSA, NE)
  • PARK VIEW HAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; COLERIDGE, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Magnet:

  • Wayne State College (about 28 miles; Wayne, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,121)
  • Northeast Community College (about 29 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of South Dakota (about 36 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 58 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 85 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 112 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 112 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Magnet Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Magnet: Magnet Town Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cedar 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 Magnet and their reported violations in the past:

MAGNET, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 79, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2007)
Average household size:
This village:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

62.1%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Magnet:

Marital status in Magnet, NE
  • Never married: 7.4%
  • Now married: 68.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

For population 25 years and over in Magnet:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.6
Nebraska average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Magnet, NE (based on Cedar County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,7759
Mainline Protestant2,38510
Evangelical Protestant3023
Other6-
None1,384-
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: 5
Cedar County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Here:

8.21 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Cedar County:

8.21 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

8.3%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.8%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.2%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Magnet:

29.2%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Magnet:

33.3%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.0
Nebraska:

28.5

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

5.7
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

50.0%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

20.8%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Magnet:

65.0%
State:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Magnet, 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
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$220
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$154
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 2$374

Magnet government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $321,000 ($5836.36)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $18,000 ($327.27)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($236.36)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($127.27)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($109.09)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($72.73)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($18.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,000 ($418.18)

Magnet government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,000 ($109.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $321,000 ($5836.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($18.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($127.27)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($36.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($327.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($127.27)
    Highways: $4,000 ($72.73)
    Other: $1,000 ($18.18)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($127.27)
    Property: $4,000 ($72.73)
    Other: $4,000 ($72.73)

Magnet government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($54.55)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($54.55)

Magnet government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $113,000 ($2054.55)

Strongest AM radio stations in Magnet:

  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KTCH (1590 AM; 3 kW; WAYNE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJAG (780 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NORFOLK, NE)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Magnet:

  • KXNE-FM (89.3 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKYA (93.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KEXL (106.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: WJAG, INC.)
  • KNEN (94.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KPNO (90.9 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Magnet:

  • KXNE-TV (Channel 19; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K31DP (Channel 31; YANKTON, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.2mTotal length
  • 3,525Total average daily traffic
  • 594Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,236Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Magnet)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MAGNET, 87279 558 Ave (Lat: 42.525000 Lon: -97.426944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 135.6 m, Overall height: 141.7 m, Call Sign: WLS719,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:



Magnet 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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