Miller, Nebraska

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Population in 2019: 131 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.0%
 
Males: 64  (49.4%)
Females: 67  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

57.0 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years

Zip code: 68858

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,082 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Miller:

$55,082
NE:

$63,229

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,386 (it was $13,968 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $44,339 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Miller:

$44,339
NE:

$172,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $59,898; detached houses: $62,966; mobile homes: $35,753

Median gross rent in 2019: $633.

March 2019 cost of living index in Miller: 73.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.0%
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  • Races in Miller, NE (2019)
    • 14996.8%White alone
    • 42.6%Black alone
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Ancestries: German (26.3%), Portuguese (17.5%), European (10.5%), English (7.0%), Irish (3.5%), Scottish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 2311 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 356 people per square mile   (very low).

Miller, Nebraska map

6 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

This village:

3.9%
Nebraska:

7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,855 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $685 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (142.3 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (580.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Sumner, NE (2.5 miles ),
Amherst, NE (3.0 miles ),
Eddyville, NE (3.7 miles),
Elm Creek, NE (3.8 miles ),
Overton, NE (3.9 miles ),
Riverdale, NE (4.0 miles ),
Pleasanton, NE (4.0 miles ),
Odessa, NE (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 40.93 N, Longitude: 99.39 W

Area code: 308

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

Miller satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.0%
Nebraska:

2.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+20.0%).
Most common industries in Miller, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.5%)
  • Machinery (8.5%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.2%)
  • Machinery (16.2%)
  • Food (8.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.4%)
  • Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (5.4%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (17.6%)
  • Public administration (17.6%)
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.8%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (5.9%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Miller, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Financial managers (8.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (16.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (13.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Financial managers (17.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.8%)
  • Art and design workers (5.9%)

Average climate in Miller, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Miller-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Miller village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/20/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Miller-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 407% greater 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 624.3 miles away from Miller center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 338.6 miles away from Miller 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 118.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 334.8 miles away from Miller center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.8 miles away from Miller center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 399.5 miles away from Miller center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Buffalo County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Miller topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Miller:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 23 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 54 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Northeast Community College (about 130 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 141 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 143 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 144 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 145 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Miller Rural Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Miller include: United Methodist Church (A), Miller Christian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Buffalo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

MILLER, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2010)
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

57.6%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Miller:

Marital status in Miller, NE
  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

For population 25 years and over in Miller:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 47.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Nebraska average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Miller, NE (based on Buffalo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,50519
Catholic9,0437
Evangelical Protestant8,31334
Other6133
Orthodox901
None18,538-
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
Buffalo County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Here:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Buffalo County:

8.68 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

6.3%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Miller:

49.1%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.9%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Miller:

29.0
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Miller:

20.0%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Miller:

8.7%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Miller:

34.9%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

57.8%
State:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Miller, 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
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$825
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$287
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,527
Totals for Government 0$0 3$2,639

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $45,000 ($343.51)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($114.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($68.70)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($206.11)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($145.04)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($106.87)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($106.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($99.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($61.07)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($22.90)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($22.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($7.63)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($7.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($53.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($22.90)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($7.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,000 ($366.41)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($76.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($15.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($15.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($45.80)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($7.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($305.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $25,000 ($190.84)
    General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($53.44)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($190.84)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,000 ($1290.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $154,000 ($1175.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000 ($114.50)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,000 ($229.01)

7.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,302 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
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  0.86% ($49,133 average AGI)
to Kearney County, NE  0.52% ($40,937)
to Hall County, NE  0.51% ($32,149)

Strongest AM radio stations in Miller:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGFW (1340 AM; 1 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAMI (1580 AM; 1 kW; COZAD, NE; Owner: VECTO RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Miller:

  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KRVN-FM (93.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KQKY (105.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KROR (101.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLIQ (94.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KSYZ-FM (107.7 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING-GRAND ISLAND, I)
  • K209CF (89.7 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KKPR-FM (98.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • K260AF (99.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Miller:

  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGIN (Channel 11; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)

Miller fatal accident list:

Mar 19, 1999 12:15 AM, Sr-40, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 15, 1978 03:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 20.9mTotal length
  • 6,510Total average daily traffic
  • 517Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,068Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Miller, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 51960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Miller, NE

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Miller)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 7 Mi N & 1 Mi E N Side (Lat: 41.035833 Lon: -99.384278), Call Sign: KNCP684,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.895 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2001, Expiration Date: 01/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2012, Registrant: Platte Valley Communications Of Kearney, 2215 Ave I, Kearney, NE 68848, Phone: (308) 237-9512, Fax: (308) 236-5728, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MILLER, 25780 Arrow Road (Lat: 40.924583 Lon: -99.407389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQPI620,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 05/30/2022, Certifier: Thomas W Burnett, Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Avenue, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
  • MILLER, 2.5 Miles Wnw Of Miller Me In Dawson County (Lat: 40.933306 Lon: -99.441000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 104 m, Call Sign: WQQS721,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Miller, NE
  • 39.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 39.6%Electricity
  • 20.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Miller, NE
  • 76.9%Electricity
  • 23.1%Wood


Miller compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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