Martinsburg, Nebraska

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Population in 2012: 93 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.7%
 
Males: 43  (47.1%)
Females: 50  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  45.5 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip code: 68770

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,701 (it was $38,333 in 2000)
Martinsburg:

$32,701
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,211 (it was $11,750 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $51,745 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Martinsburg:

$51,745
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $54,233; Detached houses: $55,205; Mobile homes: $50,343
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  • White alone - 89 (94.7%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (3.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Martinsburg: 76.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (50.5%), Swedish (16.8%), Irish (12.6%), Dutch (5.3%), English (3.2%), Italian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1252 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 900 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Martinsburg:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martinsburg village:

  • Never married: 8.9%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 24.6%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (1.4%)

Martinsburg satellite photo by USGS

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

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

4.1%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+14.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)

Average climate in Martinsburg, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 70% 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 106.5 miles away from the city 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 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 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 706.6 miles away from Martinsburg center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 121.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dixon County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 83.4. This is about average.

City:

83.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.145. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.145
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.73
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.340. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.340
U.S.:

1.929

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.56. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.56
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.0%
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

Martinsburg 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Martinsburg village (based on Dixon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.15%
Here: 84.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents46.2%17.2%15.2%8.5%12.9%
Congregations29.2%12.5%16.7%12.5%29.2%
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: 3
Dixon County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Dixon County:

29.9%
Nebraska:

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

25.2%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$100
Totals for Government 0$0 5$100

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($64.52)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($53.76)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($43.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($10.75)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($10.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $15,000 ($161.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($86.02)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $7,000 ($75.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($53.76)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($10.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($75.27)
    All Other: $2,000 ($21.51)
    General Support: $1,000 ($10.75)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $5,000 ($53.76)
    Property: $4,000 ($43.01)
    NEC: $3,000 ($32.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $25,000 ($268.82)

6.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,407 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dakota County, NE  1.00% ($22,318 average AGI)
from Woodbury County, IA  0.77% ($40,706)
from Wayne County, NE  0.59% ($16,154)


7.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,983 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Woodbury County, IA  0.93% ($32,333 average AGI)
to Wayne County, NE  0.89% ($30,000)
to Dakota County, NE  0.76% ($30,765)

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.)
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