Nebraska City, Nebraska

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Population in 2019: 7,292 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.9%
 
Males: 3,479  (47.7%)
Females: 3,813  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 68410.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,222 (it was $34,952 in 2000)
Nebraska City:

$48,222
NE:

$63,229

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,847 (it was $16,969 in 2000)

Nebraska City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $129,691 (it was $69,800 in 2000)
Nebraska City:

$129,691
NE:

$172,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $193,695; detached houses: $198,786; townhouses or other attached units: $154,684; in 2-unit structures: $146,362; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $126,557; mobile homes: $31,689

Median gross rent in 2019: $722.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nebraska City: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.3%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.4% for Black residents, 21.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 21.5% for other race residents, 52.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Nebraska City, NE (2019)
    • 5,80779.0%White alone
    • 1,18416.1%Hispanic
    • 2423.3%Two or more races
    • 610.8%Black alone
    • 510.7%Asian alone
    • 90.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Nebraska City, Nebraska as of September 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Nebraska City is 264 to 1.


Crime rates in Nebraska City by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(14.1)
2
(28.1)
3
(42.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.2)
3
(41.3)
2
(27.6)
1
(13.8)
4
(54.5)
4
(54.7)
2
(27.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(28.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.2)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.8)
2
(27.6)
1
(13.6)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(70.7)
1
(14.1)
5
(70.9)
2
(28.5)
2
(28.9)
1
(13.6)
1
(13.6)
3
(41.3)
2
(27.6)
3
(41.3)
4
(54.5)
24
(328.0)
16
(220.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
31
(438.3)
29
(408.1)
39
(553.3)
31
(442.2)
11
(159.1)
20
(272.0)
37
(502.3)
38
(522.8)
150
(2,071)
40
(551.2)
164
(2,234)
20
(273.4)
68
(935.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
193
(2,729)
181
(2,547)
148
(2,100)
135
(1,926)
120
(1,736)
134
(1,822)
152
(2,064)
132
(1,816)
118
(1,629)
102
(1,406)
122
(1,662)
190
(2,597)
227
(3,121)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(183.8)
7
(98.5)
5
(70.9)
6
(85.6)
6
(86.8)
8
(108.8)
11
(149.3)
9
(123.8)
8
(110.5)
11
(151.6)
8
(109.0)
11
(150.4)
11
(151.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.8)
2
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
5
(68.7)
City-Data.com crime index188.5163.7176.6149.1116.5111.5158.2160.4250.7189.6290.2248.5268.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Nebraska City, NE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Nebraska average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (30.1%), American (9.1%), Irish (5.8%), Polish (2.5%), English (2.0%), Welsh (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/31/1857

Elevation: 1029 feet

Land area: 4.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,648 people per square mile   (low).

Nebraska City, Nebraska map

530 residents are foreign born (6.7% Latin America).

This city:

7.2%
Nebraska:

7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,586 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,855 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (39.9 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (41.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (432.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Percival, IA (2.4 miles),
Dunbar, NE (3.0 miles ),
Union, NE (3.2 miles ),
Lorton, NE (3.2 miles),
Julian, NE (3.3 miles),
Thurman, IA (3.4 miles ),
Hamburg, IA (3.4 miles ),
Sidney, IA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.68 N, Longitude: 95.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +434 (+5.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,333 (63.4%)

Area code: 402

Distribution of median household income in Nebraska City, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Nebraska City, NE in 2019
Nebraska City satellite photo by USGS

Nebraska City tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $370,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $300,400
  • 2016: 37 buildings, average cost: $243,500
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $640,000
  • 2019: 20 buildings, average cost: $308,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Nebraska City, NE residents
Average permit cost in Nebraska City, NE
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.4%
Nebraska:

2.7%
Historical population in Nebraska City, NE
Historical housing units in Nebraska City, NE

Population change in the 1990s: +517 (+7.7%).
Most common industries in Nebraska City, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Food (6.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.1%)
  • Utilities (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Utilities (9.5%)
  • Food (8.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.9%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Nebraska City, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (2.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Nebraska City, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Nebraska City, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 42.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.0
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Nebraska City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/22/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the Nebraska City city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/13/1952, a category F4 tornado 25.8 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nebraska City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 359% 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 299.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 359.2 miles away from Nebraska City center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 253.8 miles away from Nebraska City center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 214.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/2009 at 02:53:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 18.7 miles away from Nebraska City center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.6 miles away from Nebraska City center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Otoe County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nebraska City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Nebraska City:

  • ST MARY'S COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1314 3RD AVE)
  • DUFF MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (1104 THIRD AVENUE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - NEBRASKA CITY (1420 NORTH 10TH STREET)
  • THE AMBASSADOR NEBRASKA CITY (1800 14TH AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Nebraska City:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nebraska City:

  • Bellevue University (about 33 miles; Bellevue, NE; Full-time enrollment: 7,139)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 41 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 41 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • Creighton University (about 41 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 42 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 42 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 43 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)

Public high schools in Nebraska City:

Private high school in Nebraska City:

  • LOURDES CENTRAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 372, Location: 412 2ND AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Nebraska City:

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Library in Nebraska City:

  • MORTON-JAMES PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $557,387; Location: 923 FIRST CORSO; 35,163 books; 35,049 e-books; 1,551 audio materials; 2,722 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 75 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add Faith Baptist Church to the churches, it was established in Nebraska City in 1957

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Nebraska City: Bartlett and Company Elevator (A), Grain Service Company Elevator (B), Nebraska City (C), Wildwood Golf Course (D), Victorian Acres RV Park and Campground (E), Otoe County Courthouse (F), Otoe County Sheriffs Office (G), Nebraska City Fire Department (H), Nebraska City Police Department (I), Morton-James Public Library (J), Wildwood House (K), Old Freighters Museum (L), Grand Army of the Republic Hall (M), Nebraska City Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Nebraska City include: Arbor Christian Fellowship (A), Saint Marys Episcopal Church (B), Presbyterian Church (C), Faith Baptist Church (D), Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), Church of Christ (F), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G), Bethel United Church of Christ (H), Jehovahs Witnesses Kingdom Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Wyuka Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: North Table Creek (A), South Table Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Nebraska City include: Arbor Lodge State Historical Park (1), Riverview Marina State Recreation Area (2), Steinhart Park (3), Arbor Lodge Historical Marker (4), John Brown Park (5), Mayhew Cabin Historical Marker (6), Old Fort Kearny Historical Marker (7), Nebraska City Historical Marker (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Nebraska City Museum Association (806 1st Avenue), River Country Nature Center (Museums; 110 North 6th Street), Arbor Day Farm - Education Tours (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2700 Sylvan Road), Arbor Day Farm (Historical Places & Services; 2700 Sylvan Road).

Hotels: Economy Inn (Highway 75 South), Best Western Ne City Inn (2515 S 11th St), Apple Inn Motel (502 South 11th Street), Days Inn of Nebraska City (1715 South 11th Street), Lied Conference Center (2700 Sylvan Road).

Birthplace of: Joy Morton - Businessman, Leland Hayward - Theatre manager, Bret Clark - Football player.

Otoe 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 Nebraska City and their reported violations in the past:

NEBRASKA CITY, CITY OF (Population served: 7,289, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2009)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Nebraska City that have no violations reported:

  • OTOE CO RWD 1 (Population served: 1,334, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater under infl of surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.1%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


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

People in group quarters in Nebraska City in 2010:

  • 247 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Nebraska City in 2000:

  • 211 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in institutions for the blind

Banks with branches in Nebraska City (2011 data):

  • Great Western Bank: 1016 Central Avenue Branch at 1016 Central Avenue, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
  • Commercial State Bank: Nebraska City Branch at 617 Central Avenue, branch established on 2007/09/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $76.5 mil, Deposits: $67.0 mil, headquarters in Wausa, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Wausa Banshares, Inc.
  • Arbor Bank: at 911 Central Avenue, branch established on 1991/07/01. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $204.5 mil, Deposits: $166.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Oakland Financial Services, Inc.
  • Farmers Bank and Trust Company: Farmers Bank And Trust Company at 202 South Eighth Street, branch established on 1884/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $43.6 mil, Deposits: $39.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Bancshares, Inc.
  • Heartland Community Bank: Nebraska City Branch at 2214 S 11th St, branch established on 2000/11/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $56.4 mil, Deposits: $49.4 mil, headquarters in Bennet, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Avoca Company
  • American National Bank: Nebraska City Branch at 920 Central Avenue, branch established on 1990/05/18. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $1,928.1 mil, Deposits: $1,460.0 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: American National Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Nebraska City:

Marital status in Nebraska City, NE
  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Nebraska City:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Nebraska average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Nebraska City
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Nebraska City, NE (based on Otoe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,54926
Catholic3,4966
Evangelical Protestant79713
Other5464
None4,352-
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: 5
This county:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

8.32 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Otoe County:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

9.2%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Otoe County:

31.6%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.5%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.0%
State:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Nebraska City:

43.3%
State:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Nebraska City:

28.9
Nebraska:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Nebraska City:

21.5%
Nebraska:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Nebraska City:

12.1%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Nebraska City:

34.7%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

53.7%
State:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.7%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nebraska City, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 28$162,786$69,7650$0
Other and Unallocable 15$77,136$61,7090$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$69,667$59,7151$886
Gas Supply 12$64,944$64,9440$0
Water Supply 7$35,486$60,8331$360
Streets and Highways 7$23,686$40,6050$0
Local Libraries 6$20,590$41,1800$0
Sewerage 5$24,276$58,2620$0
Other Government Administration 4$11,396$34,1885$1,833
Parks and Recreation 4$18,691$56,07315$5,907
Fire - Other 4$20,079$60,23713$1,513
Firefighters 3$15,847$63,3880$0
Financial Administration 3$10,259$41,0361$1,687
Judicial and Legal 1$5,751$69,0120$0
Police - Other 1$3,758$45,0960$0
Totals for Government 114$564,351$59,40536$12,186

Nebraska City government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,215,000 ($578.03)
    Electric Utilities: $2,115,000 ($290.04)
    Water Utilities: $633,000 ($86.81)
    Gas Utilities: $281,000 ($38.54)
    Police Protection: $264,000 ($36.20)
    Sewerage: $227,000 ($31.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $169,000 ($23.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($2.33)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($2.19)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($1.65)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($0.82)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $13,984,000 ($1917.72)
    Gas Utilities: $4,728,000 ($648.38)
    Water Utilities: $1,465,000 ($200.91)
    Sewerage: $1,439,000 ($197.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,287,000 ($176.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,057,000 ($144.95)
    Police Protection: $1,049,000 ($143.86)
    Regular Highways: $940,000 ($128.91)
    Central Staff Services: $799,000 ($109.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $671,000 ($92.02)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $623,000 ($85.44)
    Financial Administration: $614,000 ($84.20)
    Libraries: $352,000 ($48.27)
    General Public Buildings: $123,000 ($16.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $453,000 ($62.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $1,566,000 ($214.76)
    Water Utilities: $391,000 ($53.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $365,000 ($50.05)
    Sewerage: $307,000 ($42.10)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $292,000 ($40.04)
    Gas Utilities: $274,000 ($37.58)
    Libraries: $122,000 ($16.73)
    Police Protection: $107,000 ($14.67)
    Regular Highways: $98,000 ($13.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000 ($9.46)
    Central Staff Services: $43,000 ($5.90)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($4.53)
    General Public Building: $7,000 ($0.96)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,691,000 ($1877.54)

Nebraska City government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,403,000 ($329.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $232,000 ($31.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,072,000 ($558.42)
    Interest Earnings: $374,000 ($51.29)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $18,738,000 ($2569.67)
    Gas Utilities: $5,532,000 ($758.64)
    Water Utilities: $2,198,000 ($301.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $762,000 ($104.50)
    General Local Government Support: $388,000 ($53.21)
    Other: $226,000 ($30.99)
  • Tax - Other License: $5,951,000 ($816.10)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,520,000 ($345.58)
    Property: $1,786,000 ($244.93)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,566,000 ($214.76)

Nebraska City government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,960,000 ($1640.15)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,325,000 ($1553.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,204,000 ($165.11)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $569,000 ($78.03)

Nebraska City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,695,000 ($2563.77)

6.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
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  1.93% ($48,361 average AGI)
from Cass County, NE  0.54% ($48,412)
from Douglas County, NE  0.54% ($70,588)
Businesses in Nebraska City, NE
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1McDonald's1
Best Western1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
DressBarn1SAS Shoes1
Dressbarn1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Kroger1UPS3
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Nebraska City:

  • KNCY (1600 AM; 1 kW; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: RADIO 2000 NE, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nebraska City:

  • KBBX-FM (97.7 FM; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KNCY-FM (103.1 FM; AUBURN, NE; Owner: RADIO 2000 NE, INC.)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • KCTY-FM (106.9 FM; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: PLATTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Nebraska City:

  • 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.)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
Nebraska City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Nebraska City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 840ft / 256mTotal length
  • 140,675Total average daily traffic
  • 25,711Total average daily truck traffic
  • 197,519Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Nebraska City, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 141980-1989
  • 151990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Nebraska City, NE

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 33. The highest number of fires - 52 took place in 2003, and the least - 8 in 2015. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Nebraska City, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.2%), and Structure Fires (30.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Nebraska City, NE
    • 25745.2%Outside Fires
    • 17430.6%Structure Fires
    • 11520.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 234.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nebraska City, NE

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Nebraska City, Nebraska:

  • Apple Inn, 502 S 11TH St, Nebraska City, Nebraska 68410 , Phone: (402) 873-6616, Fax: (402) 873-6640
  • Lied Lodge And Conference Center, 2700 Sylvan Rd, Nebraska City, Nebraska 68410 , Phone: (402) 873-8733
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 801 Hwy 2, Nebraska city, Nebraska 68410 , Phone: (402) 417-0820, Fax: (402) 417-0821
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Nebraska City, Nebraska
Most common first names in Nebraska City, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9183.3 years
William7677.2 years
John7577.5 years
Robert5973.4 years
Charles5876.4 years
George5280.7 years
Anna4988.0 years
Helen4982.0 years
Carl4379.4 years
Dorothy3777.4 years
Most common last names in Nebraska City, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4477.3 years
Kreifels2580.4 years
Johnson2480.2 years
Miller2375.7 years
Davis2178.6 years
Wirth2086.6 years
Heng1980.5 years
Wurtele1975.1 years
Lechner1975.3 years
Durr1880.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nebraska City, NE
  • 74.6%Utility gas
  • 22.7%Electricity
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nebraska City, NE
  • 51.4%Utility gas
  • 45.3%Electricity
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Nebraska City compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Nebraska City on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 (68410) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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