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Population in 2012: 7,652 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 

Males: 3,755  (49.1%)
Females: 3,897  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  40.7 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 69001.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,840 (it was $31,105 in 2000)
McCook:

$42,840
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,355

McCook city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $81,618 (it was $61,300 in 2000)
McCook:

$81,618
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,616; Detached houses: $82,123; Townhouses or other attached units: $85,942; In 2-unit structures: $101,184; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $73,115; Mobile homes: $27,431; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $87,563

Median gross rent in 2012: $585.

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  • White alone - 7,113 (92.6%)
  • Hispanic - 385 (5.0%)
  • Black alone - 55 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 53 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 43 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 32 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in McCook: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.1%), Irish (12.3%), English (9.7%), United States (3.6%), Swedish (3.1%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/21/1933

Elevation: 2570 feet

Land area: 5.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,422 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in McCook:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McCook city:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

144 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.9%
Nebraska:  5.5%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in McCook, Nebraska as of July 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in McCook to the number of sex offenders is 383 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,330 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,315 (1.7%)

McCook satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (211.9 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (554.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Indianola, NE (3.3 miles ), Culbertson, NE (3.4 miles ), Danbury, NE (4.0 miles) , Bartley, NE (4.1 miles ), Trenton, NE (4.5 miles ), Lebanon, NE (4.6 miles) , Herndon, KS (4.7 miles) , Cambridge, NE (5.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $269,200
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $196,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.21 N, Longitude: 100.63 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +919 (+12.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,597 (87.3%)

Area code: 308

McCook household income distribution McCook home values distribution


 

Crime rates in McCook by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001000000
per 100,000 0.00.012.70.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 404441533
per 100,000 49.50.050.751.351.813.667.238.638.8
Robberies 002000001
per 100,000 0.00.025.40.00.00.00.00.012.9
Assaults 986381354
per 100,000 111.4100.276.138.5103.613.640.364.451.7
Burglaries 403034262221293138
per 100,000 495.2375.7431.3333.6284.9284.7389.9399.1491.3
Thefts 219204229238116172161175186
per 100,000 2711.12554.82905.03054.01502.22331.62164.92253.12404.7
Auto thefts 5221995951512
per 100,000 61.9275.5241.0115.564.8122.067.2193.1155.1
Arson 101420003
per 100,000 12.40.012.751.325.90.00.00.038.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.8) 208.8169.7253.1202.4146.6135.8180.2176.3187.2

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Crime rate in McCook detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Nebraska average:

1.95

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McCook, Nebraska accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.1%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -122 (-1.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in McCook, Nebraska

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Tornado activity:

McCook-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the McCook city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McCook-area historical earthquake activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 26.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from McCook center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Red Willow County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McCook topographic map

Birthplace of: Ben Nelson - Politician, Michael A. Schneider - Politician, Gary Hudson (basketball) - Basketball player-coach, Gene Budig - Baseball executive.


Hospitals/medical centers in McCook:

  • MCCOOK DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 801 WEST C ST)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 407 WEST FIFTH STREET)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE AND HOSPIC (Hospital, 1301 EAST H STREET)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, P O BOX 1328, 1301 EAST H ST)
  • HILLCREST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, P O BOX 1087, 309 WEST 7TH STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in McCook, NE

Amtrak station:

MCCOOK (101 NORRIS AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McCook:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 88 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,780)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 115 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Central Community College (about 128 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 208 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 211 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Northeast Community College (about 212 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 215 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)

Private elementary/middle school in McCook:

  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: 401 E F ST; Grades: PK - 8)

Library in McCook:

  • MCCOOK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $298,039; Location: 802 NORRIS AVENUE; 47,491 books; 3,137 audio materials; 2,416 video materials; 20 state licensed databases; 94 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add: Under college/university in McCook: McCook Community College, the oldest community/junior college in Nebraska is located in McCook, NE.
  • Colleges/universities in McCook: McCook Community College
  • Under Churches in McCook Memorial United Methodist at Norris and E Street

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Notable locations in McCook: Kelley Park (A), McCook (B), Westview Plaza (C), Heritage Hills Golf Course (D), Red Willow County Fairgrounds (E), Perry Grain Company Elevator (F), Museum DAR (G), George W Norris Home (H), Walsh-Brady Hall (I), Wrightstone Fine Arts Building (J), Tipton Building (K), Barnett Hall (L), Von Riesen Library (M), True Hall (N), McMillen Hall (O), Wigwam Student Center (P), Brooks Hall (Q), Red Willow County Sheriffs Office (R), Red Willow County Courthouse (S), McCook City and Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in McCook include: Our Saviors Lutheran Church (A), First Church of God (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), McCook Christian Church (D), Egan Park Baptist Church (E), Nazarene Church (F), Kingdom Hall of Jehovas Witnesses (G), McCook Presbyterian Church (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Memorial Park Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: East Kelley Creek (A), West Kelley Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in McCook include: Norris Park (1), Senator George Norris State Historical Site (2), George William Norris Historical Marker (3), Weiland Field (4), Jaycees Ball Park (5), Felling Field (6), Elks City Park (7), Elks Ball Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Red Willow 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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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 41.1. This is worse than average.
City:

41.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.6. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.6
U.S.:

9.6

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

MCCOOK, CITY OF (Population served: 7994, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-17-1998), Referred for Higher St Level Review (MAR-31-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: Referred for Higher St Level Review (MAR-31-2004), St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-16-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: Referred for Higher St Level Review (MAR-31-2004), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2005)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-17-1998), Referred for Higher St Level Review (MAR-31-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: Referred for Higher Fed Level Review (MAR-31-2004), Referred for Higher St Level Review (MAR-31-2004), Fed Consent Decree/Judgement (MAR-02-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: Referred for Higher St Level Review (MAR-31-2004), St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2005)
  • 22 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUN-01-2005 and JUN-16-2005, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2005)
BUFFALO BILL PARK #2 (Address: 2108 Blake , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2003), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2000), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-1996), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and JUN-26-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-1994), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WILLOW SPRING MARINA (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between NOV-22-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between AUG-31-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Notification, Public - Between APR-1998 and JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-1998)
  • Notification, Public - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-22-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-22-1997)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.6%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 8.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.8% for American Indian residents, 83.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.8%
Whole state:  64.8%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in McCook, NE

People in group quarters in McCook in 2010:

  • 106 people in college/university student housing
  • 88 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in McCook in 2000:

  • 139 people in nursing homes
  • 76 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

McCook compared to Nebraska state average:

McCook, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.


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Fire-safe hotels and motels in McCook, Nebraska:

  • Cedar Motel, 1300 E C St, Mccook, NE 69001 , Phone: (308) 345-7091
  • Super 8 Motel, 1103 East B St, Mccook, NE 69001 , Phone: (308) 345-1141, Fax: (308) 345-1144
  • Best Western Chief Motel, 612 W B St, Mccook, NE 69001 , Phone: (308) 345-3700, Fax: (308) 345-7182
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1 Holiday Bison Dr, Mccook, NE 69001 , Phone: (308) 345-4505
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in McCook, Nebraska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


McCook travel time to work - commute


McCook mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for McCook city (based on Red Willow County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.29%
Here63.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristNational Association of Congregational Christian Churches
Adherents24.2%20.8%14.8%8.3%5.5%
Congregations11.1%11.1%7.4%11.1%3.7%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents4.1%3.4%3.4%3.3%12.3%
Congregations3.7%3.7%3.7%3.7%40.7%
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: 1
This county:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Red Willow County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Red Willow County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Red Willow County:

4.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.1%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.3%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Red Willow County:

14.6%
Nebraska:

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
Financial Administration 3$7,016$28,0641$600
Other Government Administration 2$11,373$68,2385$4,982
Police Protection - Officers 15$49,813$39,8500$0
Police - Other 5$11,845$28,4280$0
Firefighters 7$24,883$42,65720$1,311
Fire - Other 1$2,194$26,3280$0
Streets and Highways 5$14,781$35,4740$0
Airports 1$2,869$34,4280$0
Welfare 6$10,922$21,8444$3,598
Solid Waste Management 8$20,510$30,7650$0
Sewerage 4$10,760$32,2800$0
Parks and Recreation 3$6,412$25,6480$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$2,400$28,8000$0
Water Supply 7$18,932$32,4550$0
Local Libraries 3$5,568$22,2724$5,464
Other and Unallocable 2$4,486$26,9161$737
Totals for Government 73$204,764$33,66035$16,692

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $305,000 ($39.86)
    General: $254,000 ($33.19)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $884,000 ($115.53)
    General - Other: $867,000 ($113.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $725,000 ($94.75)
    Police Protection: $641,000 ($83.77)
    Regular Highways: $617,000 ($80.63)
    Water Utilities: $584,000 ($76.32)
    Fire Protection: $428,000 ($55.93)
    Central Staff Services: $397,000 ($51.88)
    Sewerage: $359,000 ($46.92)
    Financial Administration: $306,000 ($39.99)
    Welfare - Other: $143,000 ($18.69)
    General Public Buildings: $61,000 ($7.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $45,000 ($5.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $80,000 ($10.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $177,000 ($23.13)
    Regular Highways: $90,000 ($11.76)
    Welfare - Other: $86,000 ($11.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($9.93)
    Water Utilities: $63,000 ($8.23)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($4.57)
    Fire Protection: $24,000 ($3.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($3.14)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $18,000 ($2.35)
    Central Staff: $18,000 ($2.35)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($1.83)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($0.52)
    General Public Building: $3,000 ($0.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,847,000 ($372.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($2.74)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,329,000 ($173.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $178,000 ($23.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $41,000 ($5.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,814,000 ($237.06)
    Interest Earnings: $259,000 ($33.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $584,000 ($76.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $586,000 ($76.58)
    All Other: $422,000 ($55.15)
    General Support: $308,000 ($40.25)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,107,000 ($144.67)
    Total General Sales: $975,000 ($127.42)
    Property: $591,000 ($77.23)

McCook government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $345,000 ($45.09)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,329,000 ($173.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,216,000 ($158.91)
    Water Utilities: $214,000 ($27.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $131,000 ($17.12)
    Other, NEC: $113,000 ($14.77)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,964,000 ($387.35)

5.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,356 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
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 Hitchcock County, NE  0.58% ($24,583 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.53% ($21,727)
from Lincoln County, NE  0.27% ($37,909)


7.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
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 Hitchcock County, NE  0.71% ($24,267 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.66% ($29,893)
to Buffalo County, NE  0.52% ($21,455)

Strongest AM radio stations in McCook:

  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KNGN (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: KANSAS NEBRASKA GOOD NEWS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOOQ (1410 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McCook:

  • KRKU (98.5 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KIOD (105.3 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: AUSTIN MCCOOK LLC)
  • KSWN (93.9 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: AUSTIN-MCCOOK, L.L.C.)
  • KICX-FM (96.1 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KFNF (101.1 FM; OBERLIN, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around McCook:

  • KSNK (Channel 8; McCOOK, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • K44FN (Channel 44; MCCOOK/CULBERTSON, NE; Owner: NEBR. ED. TV COMMISSION)
  • K32BY (Channel 32; OBERLIN, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • K30FV (Channel 30; CAMBRIDGE, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

McCook, Nebraska:
  • Fatal accident count: 15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Nebraska average:
  • Fatal accident count: 103
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 161
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 112
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 261
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of McCook fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total average daily traffic: 12,990
Total average daily truck traffic: 901

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in McCook)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in McCook, NE)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: AJ0I, Licensee ID: L00575724
    Grant Date: 11/20/2012, Expiration Date: 01/26/2023
    Registrant: Russell L De Long, 906 E. 3rd St., Mccook, NE 69001
  • Call Sign: KC0LTC, Licensee ID: L00421671
    Grant Date: 10/21/2011, Expiration Date: 11/19/2021, Certifier: Michael J O'Dell
    Registrant: Michael J O\'Dell, 510 Elizabeth Lane, Mccook, NE 69001
  • Call Sign: KD0NCZ, Licensee ID: L01604782
    Grant Date: 11/24/2010, Expiration Date: 11/24/2020, Certifier: Gerald L Manley
    Registrant: Gerald L Manley, 311 East 11th St, Mccook, NE 69001


FAA Registered Aircraft:

31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in McCook)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 93
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - McCook


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for McCook, NE
Businesses in McCook, NE
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Sears1
Decora Cabinetry1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular1
JCPenney1UPS1
KFC1Vans1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Nike1YMCA1
Pizza Hut1

McCook on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
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