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Population in 2019: 110 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 
Males: 60  (55.4%)
Females: 50  (44.6%)
Median resident age:

46.9 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years

Zip code: 68042

Estimated median household income in 2019: $70,184 (it was $41,875 in 2000)
Memphis:

$70,184
NE:

$63,229

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,347 (it was $16,156 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $114,284 (it was $53,300 in 2000)
Memphis:

$114,284
NE:

$172,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $101,529; detached houses: $103,372; mobile homes: $98,104

Median gross rent in 2019: $933.

March 2019 cost of living index in Memphis: 74.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.5%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.4% for two or more races residents)
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    • 1723.0%Two or more races
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Ancestries: German (33.3%), American (27.8%), English (11.1%), Polish (11.1%), Swedish (11.1%), European (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 0.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,273 people per square mile   (low).

Memphis, Nebraska map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,492 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,350 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (23.4 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (456.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ashland, NE (2.2 miles ),
Wann, NE (2.3 miles),
Ithaca, NE (2.7 miles),
Greenwood, NE (3.0 miles ),
Mead, NE (3.1 miles ),
Gretna, NE (3.2 miles ),
Venice, NE (3.2 miles),
Yutan, NE (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.09 N, Longitude: 96.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 402

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

Memphis satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $40,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Memphis, NE residents
Average permit cost in Memphis, NE
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.4%
Nebraska:

2.7%

Average climate in Memphis, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.319. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.319
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.10
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Memphis-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/13/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Memphis village center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1975, a category F4 tornado 19.6 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 133 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Memphis-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 340% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 324.1 miles away from Memphis center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 385.2 miles away from Memphis center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 204.7 miles away from Memphis center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 272.0 miles away from Memphis center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 171.6 miles away from Memphis center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 227.7 miles away from Memphis center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Saunders County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 7, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Memphis topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Memphis:

  • ASHLAND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ASHLAND, NE)
  • GRETNA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GRETNA, NE)
  • NEBRASKA HOME HEALTH CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; GRETNA, NE)
  • SAUNDERS COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; WAHOO, NE)
  • WAVERLY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WAVERLY, NE)
  • OMAHA HARRISON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - VALHAVEN (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; VALLEY, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Memphis:

  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 21 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 23 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 24 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 25 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 27 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Bellevue University (about 28 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Creighton University (about 28 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)

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Saunders 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 Memphis and their reported violations in the past:

MEMPHIS, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 106, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

70.2%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

2.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Memphis:

Marital status in Memphis, NE
  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Memphis:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.7
Nebraska average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Memphis, NE (based on Saunders County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,86613
Mainline Protestant4,58020
Evangelical Protestant1,71712
Other1113
None8,506-
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: 7
This county:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Saunders County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Saunders County:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Saunders County:

7.95 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

8.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
Nebraska:

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

9.3%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.2%
Nebraska:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Memphis:

47.7%
Nebraska:

45.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Nebraska:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

25.1%
Nebraska:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.0%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Memphis:

6.2
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Memphis:

34.1%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

45.0%
State:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.8%
Nebraska:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Memphis, NE Residents
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

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $35,000 ($318.18)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($281.82)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($190.91)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($181.82)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($145.45)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($27.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($18.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $59,000 ($536.36)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $33,000 ($300.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($45.45)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($9.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $46,000 ($418.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($109.09)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($45.45)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($109.09)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,000 ($445.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,000 ($381.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($100.00)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($27.27)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $52,000 ($472.73)

6.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Nebraska average:

6.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lancaster County, NE  1.77% ($46,404 average AGI)
from Douglas County, NE  1.52% ($64,328)
from Dodge County, NE  0.61% ($49,460)


6.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Nebraska average:

6.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lancaster County, NE  1.58% ($44,823 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  1.48% ($50,943)
to Dodge County, NE  0.63% ($38,635)

Strongest AM radio stations in Memphis:

  • 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.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KCRO (660 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Memphis:

  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBBX-FM (97.7 FM; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIWR (89.7 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KLCV (88.5 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKR (95.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KZKX (96.9 FM; SEWARD, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIBZ (106.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVNO (90.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF NEBRASKA)
  • KFMT-FM (105.5 FM; FREMONT, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KIOS-FM (91.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 001)
  • KKCD (105.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Memphis:

  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • KVSS-LP (Channel 67; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • K48FF (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K18CD (Channel 18; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K27GX (Channel 27; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWAZ-LP (Channel 22; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K53GH (Channel 53; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: MARY E. HARDERS)
  • K40FH (Channel 46; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K61GA (Channel 61; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K28EN (Channel 28; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 28.7mTotal length
  • 985Total average daily traffic
  • 1,352Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Memphis, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Memphis, NE

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 1.25 M W & 3 Mi N (Lat: 41.138306 Lon: -96.455556), Structure height: 266.4 m, Call Sign: WGV718,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7000.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/1980, Expiration Date: 06/01/2022, Registrant: Nebraska Educational Telecommunications Commission, 1800 N. 33rd Street, Lincoln, NE 68503

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WA0MNF, Grant Date: 05/11/1995, Expiration Date: 05/11/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2007, Registrant: Pat Cronican, Box 14, Memphis, NE 68042

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Memphis, NE
  • 59.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.9%Electricity
  • 14.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Memphis, NE
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Memphis 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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