McCook, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 7,540 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.7%
 
Males: 3,666  (48.6%)
Females: 3,874  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 69001.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,719 (it was $31,105 in 2000)
McCook:

$42,719
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,272 (it was $16,691 in 2000)

McCook city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $96,281 (it was $61,300 in 2000)
McCook:

$96,281
NE:

$155,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,418; detached houses: $110,980; townhouses or other attached units: $97,985; mobile homes: $38,370

Median gross rent in 2017: $617.

March 2019 cost of living index in McCook: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in McCook, NE (2010)
    • 7,14392.8%White alone
    • 3774.9%Hispanic
    • 751.0%Two or more races
    • 380.5%Black alone
    • 330.4%American Indian alone
    • 250.3%Asian alone
    • 60.08%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 35 registered sex offenders living in McCook, Nebraska as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in McCook is 221 to 1.


Crime rates in McCook by year

Type

2005

2006

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(51.3)
4
(51.8)
1
(13.6)
5
(67.2)
3
(38.6)
3
(38.8)
7
(91.6)
4
(52.0)
3
(39.5)
5
(66.2)
1
(13.3)
7
(93.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(38.5)
8
(103.6)
1
(13.6)
3
(40.3)
5
(64.4)
4
(51.7)
3
(39.3)
2
(26.0)
6
(79.1)
5
(66.2)
6
(80.0)
14
(186.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(333.6)
22
(284.9)
21
(284.7)
29
(389.9)
31
(399.1)
38
(491.3)
38
(497.4)
19
(246.8)
30
(395.3)
40
(529.3)
25
(333.4)
35
(465.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
238
(3,054)
116
(1,502)
172
(2,332)
161
(2,165)
175
(2,253)
186
(2,405)
166
(2,173)
205
(2,663)
165
(2,174)
157
(2,078)
151
(2,014)
87
(1,157)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(115.5)
5
(64.8)
9
(122.0)
5
(67.2)
15
(193.1)
12
(155.1)
11
(144.0)
13
(168.9)
4
(52.7)
12
(158.8)
3
(40.0)
7
(93.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(51.3)
2
(25.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(38.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)203.5147.4136.5181.1177.3188.2214.4184.1170.2199.0137.8198.1

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City-data.com crime index in McCook, NE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Nebraska average:

1.90
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Ancestries: German (41.6%), American (9.9%), English (7.7%), Irish (5.9%), European (4.7%), Italian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/21/1933

Elevation: 2570 feet

Land area: 5.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,401 people per square mile   (low).

McCook, Nebraska map

93 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,602 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,418 (1.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 40.21 N, Longitude: 100.63 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,058 (+13.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,316 (87.2%)

Area code: 308

Distribution of median household income in McCook, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in McCook, NE in 2017
McCook satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $196,000
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $235,900
  • 2016: 24 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 McCook, NE residents
Average permit cost in McCook, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Historical population in McCook, NE
Historical housing units in McCook, NE
Most common industries in McCook, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.3%)
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common occupations in McCook, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in McCook, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

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Tornado activity:

McCook-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 21% 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 slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 45% 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 593.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 298.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 319.0 miles away from McCook center
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 198.6 miles away from McCook center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 256.3 miles away from the city center
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 McCook center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Red Willow County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McCook topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in McCook:

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

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: 6,047)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 115 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Central Community College (about 128 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Barton County Community College (about 161 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 208 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 211 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Northeast Community College (about 212 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)

Public high school in McCook:

Public elementary/middle schools in McCook:

See full list of schools located in McCook

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

Points of interest:

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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

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

Red Willow 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 McCook and their reported violations in the past:

MCCOOK, CITY OF (Population served: 7,994, 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), St Civil Case referred to AG (MAR-31-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Civil Case referred to AG (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: St Civil Case referred to AG (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), St Civil Case referred to AG (MAR-31-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2006)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in McCook:

Marital status in McCook, NE
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in McCook:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Nebraska average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - McCook
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,7874
Evangelical Protestant2,22613
Mainline Protestant2,2068
Other3193
None2,517-
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: 1
Red Willow County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This 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.
Nebraska:

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

8.1%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Red Willow County:

28.3%
State:

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

14.6%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
McCook:

50.2%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
McCook:

46.5%
State:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.2%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.6%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
McCook:

6.9
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.9%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
McCook:

55.6%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
McCook:

76.2%
State:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of McCook, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 25$51,650$24,79225$908
Police Protection - Officers 12$72,126$72,1260$0
Solid Waste Management 8$31,926$47,8890$0
Police - Other 7$20,513$35,1650$0
Water Supply 5$16,065$38,5560$0
Streets and Highways 5$20,914$50,1940$0
Local Libraries 4$11,694$35,0822$1,236
Parks and Recreation 3$9,453$37,8120$0
Airports 1$5,173$62,0760$0
Fire - Other 1$3,452$41,4240$0
Welfare 1$3,206$38,4721$226
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 72$246,172$41,02928$2,370

McCook government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,558,000 ($339.26)
    Regular Highways: $829,000 ($109.95)
    Water Utilities: $698,000 ($92.57)
    Sewerage: $388,000 ($51.46)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $6,525,000 ($865.38)
    General - Other: $4,923,000 ($652.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,466,000 ($327.06)
    Sewerage: $1,767,000 ($234.35)
    Police Protection: $1,536,000 ($203.71)
    Regular Highways: $1,473,000 ($195.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $982,000 ($130.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $897,000 ($118.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $784,000 ($103.98)
    Central Staff Services: $618,000 ($81.96)
    Financial Administration: $476,000 ($63.13)
    Libraries: $299,000 ($39.66)
    Public Welfare - Other: $157,000 ($20.82)
    Health - Other: $109,000 ($14.46)
    General Public Buildings: $95,000 ($12.60)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $90,000 ($11.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $84,000 ($11.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $131,000 ($17.37)
    Police Protection: $107,000 ($14.19)
    Regular Highways: $94,000 ($12.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $71,000 ($9.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000 ($9.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000 ($8.62)
    Sewerage: $46,000 ($6.10)
    Public Welfare - Other: $30,000 ($3.98)
    Libraries: $22,000 ($2.92)
    Health - Other: $21,000 ($2.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,902,000 ($1445.89)

McCook government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,951,000 ($391.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,849,000 ($245.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $197,000 ($26.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $700,000 ($92.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $95,000 ($12.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,374,000 ($182.23)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($1.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,787,000 ($1298.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $826,000 ($109.55)
    Other: $751,000 ($99.60)
    General Local Government Support: $407,000 ($53.98)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,400,000 ($318.30)
    Property: $1,271,000 ($168.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $529,000 ($70.16)

McCook government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,760,000 ($366.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,095,000 ($277.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,574,000 ($208.75)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $909,000 ($120.56)

McCook government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $693,000 ($91.91)
Businesses in McCook, NE
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1Sears1
Decora Cabinetry1Taco Bell1
Ford1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular1
Honda1UPS1
JCPenney1Vans1
KFC1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1
McDonald's1YMCA1
Nike1

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.)
McCook fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of McCook fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 50.3mTotal length
  • 35,060Total average daily traffic
  • 2,999Total average daily truck traffic
  • 47,132Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in McCook, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for McCook, NE

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

32 (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:

4
  • Call Sign: KB0SVN, Licensee ID: L00984850, Grant Date: 05/19/2016, Expiration Date: 05/19/2026, Certifier: Kiel T Cary, Registrant: Kiel T Cary, 71545 Road 383, Mccook, NE 69001
  • Call Sign: WA0KAX, Licensee ID: L01308269, Grant Date: 10/04/2017, Expiration Date: 10/23/2027, Certifier: Phillip R Wolvin, Registrant: Phillip R Wolvin, No 6 Brassie Drive, 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, 1618 West 8th, Mccook, NE 69001


FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of fire incidents - 35 took place in 2002, and the least - 2 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in McCook, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.4%), and Structure Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in McCook, NE
    • 16741.4%Outside Fires
    • 14636.2%Structure Fires
    • 7117.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 194.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for McCook, NE

Fire-safe hotels and motels in McCook, Nebraska:

  • Cedar Motel, 1300 E C St, Mccook, Nebraska 69001 , Phone: (308) 345-7091
  • Days Inn & Suites, 901 North Hwy 83, McCook, Nebraska 69001 , Phone: (308) 345-7115, Fax: (308) 345-8805
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in McCook, Nebraska
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in McCook, NE
  • 73.4%Utility gas
  • 22.8%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in McCook, NE
  • 49.1%Utility gas
  • 47.4%Electricity
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood


McCook compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

McCook on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
There are 29 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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