Martinsburg, Nebraska

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Population in 2019: 88 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 49  (56.8%)
Females: 39  (43.2%)
Median resident age:

53.8 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years

Zip code: 68770

Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,638 (it was $38,333 in 2000)
Martinsburg:

$65,638
NE:

$63,229

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,460 (it was $11,750 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $76,041 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Martinsburg:

$76,041
NE:

$172,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $91,765; detached houses: $97,703; mobile homes: $49,114
March 2019 cost of living index in Martinsburg: 74.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.2%

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Ancestries: German (85.2%), Norwegian (7.4%), American (3.7%), Danish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1252 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 851 people per square mile   (low).

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6 residents are foreign born (7.4% Europe).

This village:

7.4%
Nebraska:

7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,400 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (22.3 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (96.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (471.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Waterbury, NE (2.5 miles),
Allen, NE (2.5 miles ),
Ponca, NE (2.7 miles ),
Newcastle, NE (3.2 miles ),
Dixon, NE (3.2 miles),
Concord, NE (3.4 miles),
Jackson, NE (3.8 miles ),
Laurel, NE (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.51 N, Longitude: 96.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 402

Distribution of median household income in Martinsburg, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Martinsburg, NE in 2019

Martinsburg satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.1%
Nebraska:

2.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+14.4%).

Average climate in Martinsburg, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Martinsburg, Nebraska average temperatures Martinsburg, Nebraska average precipitation Martinsburg, Nebraska humidity Martinsburg, Nebraska wind speed Martinsburg, Nebraska snowfall Martinsburg, Nebraska sunshine Martinsburg, Nebraska clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.6. This is about average.

City:

71.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.143. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.143
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.69
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.659. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.659
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.41. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.41
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Martinsburg-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.2 miles away from the Martinsburg village center killed one person and caused $4 million in damages.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 tornado 13.8 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martinsburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 245% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.5 miles away from Martinsburg center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 175.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 420.8 miles away from Martinsburg center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 222.1 miles away from the city center
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 36.2 miles away from Martinsburg center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 706.6 miles away from Martinsburg center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dixon County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Martinsburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Martinsburg:

  • WEL-HOME HEALTH OF ELK POINT (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ELK POINT, SD)
  • PRAIRIE ESTATES CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ELK POINT, SD)
  • HILLCREST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LAUREL, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martinsburg:

  • University of South Dakota (about 20 miles; Vermillion, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 21 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 25 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Northeast Community College (about 43 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 74 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Buena Vista University (about 84 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 95 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

Points of interest:

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

Dixon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

71.1%
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 Martinsburg:

Marital status in Martinsburg, NE
  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Martinsburg:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Nebraska average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Martinsburg, NE (based on Dixon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,7789
Evangelical Protestant1,0169
Catholic9753
Other1-
None2,230-
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
Dixon County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Dixon County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

8.04 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

8.4%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Dixon County:

29.9%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dixon County:

25.2%
Nebraska:

12.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Martinsburg government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $32,000 ($363.64)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($284.09)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $40,000 ($454.55)
    Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($443.18)
    Sewerage: $35,000 ($397.73)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($397.73)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($340.91)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($68.18)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($68.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($45.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($45.45)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($11.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($11.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $94,000 ($1068.18)

Martinsburg government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $58,000 ($659.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($11.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($11.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($45.45)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($22.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($602.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($136.36)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($102.27)
    Other: $3,000 ($34.09)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($125.00)

Martinsburg government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($215.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($215.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($215.91)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($215.91)

Martinsburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $99,000 ($1125.00)

Strongest AM radio stations in Martinsburg:

  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTCH (1590 AM; 3 kW; WAYNE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KMNS (620 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martinsburg:

  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXNE-FM (89.3 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSUX (105.7 FM; WINNEBAGO, NE; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KAYA (91.3 FM; HUBBARD, NE; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • K205DC (88.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTCH-FM (104.9 FM; WAYNE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Martinsburg:

  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KXNE-TV (Channel 19; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.0mTotal length
  • 3,500Total average daily traffic
  • 644Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,544Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Martinsburg, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Martinsburg, NE
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Martinsburg, NE
  • 38.9%Electricity
  • 25.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.4%Utility gas
  • 11.1%Other fuel
  • 5.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Martinsburg, NE
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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