Naper, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 82 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.9%
 
Males: 43  (53.6%)
Females: 39  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  57.1 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 68755

Estimated median household income in 2016: $27,914 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Naper:

$27,914
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,526 (it was $11,279 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $14,346 (it was $15,200 in 2000)
Naper:

$14,346
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $98,404; Detached houses: $98,515

Median gross rent in 2016: $410.

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  • Races in Naper, NE (2010)

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    • 7994.0%White alone
    • 33.6%Hispanic
    • 11.2%American Indian alone
    • 11.2%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Naper: 72.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (69.7%), English (6.1%), Czech (3.0%), Polish (3.0%), Swedish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1980 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 611 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Naper:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Naper village:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $895 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $481 (3.0%)

Naper satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (125.5 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (194.2 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (587.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: St. Charles, SD (2.9 miles) , Bonesteel, SD (3.3 miles ), Fairfax, SD (3.4 miles) , Herrick, SD (3.4 miles) , Butte, NE (3.6 miles ), Anoka, NE (3.7 miles) , Burke, SD (4.3 miles ), Spencer, NE (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 42.96 N, Longitude: 99.10 W

Area code: 402

Naper household income distribution Naper home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

1.6%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-19.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (36%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (52%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (29%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Naper, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Naper-area historical tornado activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the Naper village center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the village center .

Earthquake activity:

Naper-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 57% 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 587.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 16.9 miles away from Naper center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 87.9 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 331.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.4 miles away from Naper center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 240.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boyd County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Naper:

  • BUTTE HEALTHCARE CENTER, INC. (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BUTTE, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Naper:

  • Northeast Community College (about 108 miles; Norfolk, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of South Dakota (about 111 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 118 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 124 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 144 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Central Community College (about 149 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • South Dakota State University (about 149 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

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Notable location: Naper Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Naper: Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Boyd County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.8%
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  61.9%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Naper village (based on Boyd County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant73510
Catholic5431
Mainline Protestant4266
None395-
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: 3
Boyd County:

14.22 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Boyd County:

9.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

14.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Boyd County:

28.2%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$530
Totals for Government 0$0 6$530

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $129,000 ($1573.17)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($182.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($158.54)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($146.34)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($60.98)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($60.98)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($36.59)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($36.59)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($36.59)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($24.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($12.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($390.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $109,000 ($1329.27)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $71,000 ($865.85)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $75,000 ($914.63)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($24.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $34,000 ($414.63)
    Highways: $12,000 ($146.34)
    General Support: $8,000 ($97.56)
  • Tax - NEC: $41,000 ($500.00)
    Property: $5,000 ($60.98)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $92,000 ($1121.95)

3.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.35%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

5.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Naper:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Naper:

  • KVCX (101.5 FM; GREGORY, SD; Owner: VCY/AMERICA, INC)
  • KMNE-FM (90.3 FM; BASSETT, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

TV broadcast stations around Naper:

  • KMNE-TV (Channel 7; BASSETT, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K25GM (Channel 25; NEWPORT, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Steve Regitz, Highway 12 (Lat: 42.958333 Lon: -99.121667), Type: 103.0, Structure height: 31015 m, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG Mcgas-a5reg
  • Steven A Regitz, Highway 12 (Lat: 42.958333 Lon: -99.121667), Type: 103.0, Structure height: 31015 m, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG Mcgas-a5reg
  • Gina Cacciatore, Highway 12 (Lat: 42.958333 Lon: -99.121667), Type: 103.0, Structure height: 31015 m, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG Mcgas-a5reg

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

NAPER, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BOYD CO RWD 1 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Electricity (36%)

Naper compared to Nebraska state average:

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