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Population in 2012: 24,592 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 

Males: 11,961  (48.6%)
Females: 12,631  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  37.1 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 69101.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,621 (it was $34,181 in 2000)
North Platte:

$42,621
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,693

North Platte city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $100,655 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
North Platte:

$100,655
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $102,741; Detached houses: $109,210; Townhouses or other attached units: $116,145; In 2-unit structures: $111,683; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,098; Mobile homes: $32,463

Median gross rent in 2012: $584.

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  • White alone - 21,782 (88.2%)
  • Hispanic - 2,171 (8.8%)
  • Two or more races - 306 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 238 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 166 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 32 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in North Platte: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.5%), Irish (13.8%), English (11.1%), United States (4.9%), Swedish (4.5%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/13/1873

Elevation: 2800 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

Population density: 2,350 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in North Platte:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Platte city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

511 residents are foreign born (0.2% Asia).

This city:  2.1%
Nebraska:  5.5%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 72 registered sex offenders living in North Platte, Nebraska as of September 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in North Platte to the number of sex offenders is 342 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,945 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,595 (1.7%)

North Platte satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (210.0 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (215.0 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (617.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hershey, NE (3.5 miles ), Maxwell, NE (3.7 miles ), Sutherland, NE (4.3 miles ), Brady, NE (4.7 miles ), Wellfleet, NE (5.2 miles) , Stapleton, NE (5.2 miles ), Sarben, NE (5.3 miles) , Gandy, NE (5.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 44 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1998: 53 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 1999: 66 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2001: 52 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $235,500
  • 2005: 45 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2006: 53 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $155,400

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Latitude: 41.14 N, Longitude: 100.77 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Little Chicago

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,303 (+9.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,091 (84.4%)

Area code: 308

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Crime rates in North Platte by Year
Type 2004 2005 2010 2011 2012
Murders 01030
per 100,000 0.04.10.012.00.0
Rapes 54201519
per 100,000 20.816.681.960.176.6
Robberies 67377
per 100,000 25.029.012.328.128.2
Assaults 8097323639
per 100,000 332.9402.4131.0144.3157.2
Burglaries 239242162122121
per 100,000 994.51004.0663.1488.9487.8
Thefts 1,2671,297918884953
per 100,000 5271.95381.13757.83542.53841.8
Auto thefts 4855514844
per 100,000 199.7228.2208.8192.4177.4
Arson 11310119
per 100,000 45.812.440.944.136.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 282.2) 381.2408.2304.1296.1298.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 66 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Nebraska average:

1.95

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North Platte, Nebraska accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,128 (+5.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (30%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Rail and water transportation workers (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

North Platte-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/25/1989, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the North Platte city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.2 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Platte-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/1991 at 11:49:15, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.0 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) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from North Platte center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/30/1990 at 00:06:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from North Platte center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Chuck Hagel - Politician, Danny Woodhead - Football player, Red Cloud - Chief of Oglala Lakota, Ryan Schultz - Martial artist, Brad Jenkins - Football player and coach, Don Rose - Radio personality, Evelyn Hooker - Psychologist known for demonstrating gays are not abnormal, Howard Baskerville - Educator, John Howell - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Apr 28, 1978), Luke Caudillo - Martial artist.


Hospitals/medical centers in North Platte:

  • RENAL CARE GROUP - NORTH PLATTE (Dialysis Facility, 785 EAST FRANCIS)
  • GREAT PLAINS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 600 EAST FRANCIS STREET SUITES 8 & 9)
  • GREAT PLAINS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 601 WEST LEOTA ST)
  • CENTENNIAL PARK RETIREMENT VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 510 CENTENNIAL CIRCLE)
  • LINDEN COURT (Nursing Home, 4000 WEST PHILIP AVENUE)
  • NORTH PLATTE CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, 2900 WEST E STREET)

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Local government website: www.ci.north-platte.ne.us

College/University in North Platte:

  • Mid-Plains Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,086; Location: 1101 Halligan Drive; Public; Website: www.mpcc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Platte:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 93 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,780)
  • Central Community College (about 127 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 174 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Northeast Community College (about 186 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Wayne State College (about 209 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 210 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 213 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 9,984)

Public high schools in North Platte:

Private high school in North Platte:

  • ST PATRICK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: 500 S SILBER AVE; Grades: 7 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in North Platte:

Private elementary/middle schools in North Platte:

  • MCDAID ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 1002 E E ST; Grades: KG - 6)
  • OUR REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 141; Location: 1400 E E ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PLATTE VALLEY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 56; Location: 1521 RODEO RD; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in North Platte:

  • NORTH PLATTE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,202,010; Location: 120 WEST 4TH STREET; 98,029 books; 1,441 e-books; 5,148 audio materials; 4,970 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 183 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in North Platte: North Platte Country Club (A), Iron Eagle Golf Course (B), Holiday Trav-L-Park for Campers (C), North Platte (D), Union Pacific Bailey Yard and Information Center (E), Buffalo Bill Wild West Rodeo Arena (F), North Platte Plaza (G), Cody Park Campground (H), North Platte Public Library (I), Lincoln County Courthouse (J), Lincoln County Sheriffs Office (K), Cody Park Railroad Museum (L), North Platte Police Department (M), North Platte Fire Department Station 2 (N), Craft State Office Building (O), Neville Center for the Performing Arts (P), Regency Retirement Residence (Q), Pawnee Retirement Hotel (R), North Platte Recreation Center (S), D and N Event Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westfield Shopping Center (1), The Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in North Platte include: United Pentecostal Church (A), Salvation Army Church (B), First Assembly of God Church (C), Jehovahs Witnesses Kingdom Hall (D), Wesleyan Church (E), First Christian Church (F), Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church (G), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H), West End Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: North Platte Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in North Platte include: Scouts Rest Historical Markers (1), Buffalo Bill Ranch State Park (2), Centennial Park (3), Cody Park (4), Memorial Park (5), Interstate Park (6), Kriz Park (7), Eisenhower Park (8), Bill Wood Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Lincoln County Historical Museum (2403 North Buffalo Bill Avenue), North Platte Area Children's Museum (314 North Jeffers Street), 20th Century Veterans Memorial Association (Tours & Charters; 221 East 5th Street), Lincoln County Convention & Visitors Bureau (Tours & Charters; 219 South Dewey Street).

Hotels: Pioneer Motel (902 South Dewey Street), Stanford Motel (1400 East 4th Street), 1st Interstate Inn (2320 South Jeffers Street), Old Town Inn (905 North Jeffers Street), Super 8 N Platte NE (220 Eugene Avenue), Traveler's Inn of North Platte (602 East 4th Street), Stop Inn Motel (1404 Rodeo Rd), Stockman Inn (1402 South Jeffers Street), Best Western Chalet Lodge (920 North Jeffers).

Courts: Federal Bureau of Investigation (300 East 3rd Street), Nebraska State - Court Reporter- Probation Office- North Platte- Parole Office-Adult- District J (Courthouse), Lincoln County Court House (301 North Jeffers Street).

 
Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

NORTH PLATTE, CITY OF (Population served: 25000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-28-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2004), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2003), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-1999), St Public Notif received (OCT-15-1999)
SUTHERLAND WESTBOUND REST AREA (Population served: 999, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-1999), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
VALERO LP - NORTH PLATTE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SUTHERLAND EASTBOUND REST AREA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CODY LAND COURT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-23-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-27-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-24-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-05-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-27-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-27-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-27-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-05-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-20-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-27-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-27-2006)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and DEC-12-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-1994), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-1994)

Drinking water stations with addresses in North Platte that have no violations reported:

  • SUTHERLAND SRA - NG & PC (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.0%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.1% for Black residents, 16.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 4.6% for other race residents, 11.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.6%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in North Platte, NE

People in group quarters in North Platte in 2010:

  • 263 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 159 people in college/university student housing
  • 59 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 30 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in North Platte in 2000:

  • 267 people in nursing homes
  • 152 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 73 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 65 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 54 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

North Platte compared to Nebraska state average:

North Platte, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.


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Banks with most branches in North Platte (2011 data):

  • NebraskaLand National Bank: Nebraskaland Mobile Branch, S. Dewey Branch, South Branch, North Branch, Nebraskaland National Bank. Info updated 2009/10/20: Bank assets: $400.1 mil, Deposits: $333.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Nebraskaland Financial Services, Inc.
  • Great Western Bank: North Platte Westfield at 1801 West A Street, branch established on 1975/12/22; North Platte Main at 111 South Dewey Street, branch established on 1878/01/02. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: South Towne Branch at 1304 South Jeffers Street, branch established on 1983/10/01; North Platte Branch at 315 North Dewey Street, branch established on 1963/09/17. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First National Bank: at 201 North Dewey Street, branch established on 1886/05/10; South Branch at 220 East Philip Avenue, branch established on 1975/04/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $433.4 mil, Deposits: $382.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation
  • Farmers State Bank: North Platte Branch at 418 North Dewey, branch established on 2002/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $43.5 mil, Deposits: $39.6 mil, headquarters in Wallace, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Nebanco, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: North Platte Branch at 301 North Bailey, branch established on 1966/06/02. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of Stapleton: Bank Of Stapleton North Platte Branc at 418 East Francis, branch established on 2007/01/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $22.1 mil, Deposits: $17.9 mil, headquarters in Stapleton, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Stapleton Investment Company
  • Adams Bank & Trust: North Platte Branch at 121 South Jeffers Street, branch established on 1996/03/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $550.2 mil, Deposits: $450.5 mil, headquarters in Ogallala, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Adbanc, Inc.
  • Equitable Bank: South Jeffers Branch at 920 South Jeffers, branch established on 2005/08/15. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $168.2 mil, Deposits: $127.5 mil, headquarters in Grand Island, NE, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in North Platte, Nebraska:

  • Super 8 Motel, 220 Eugene Ave, North Platte, NE 69101 , Phone: (308) 532-4224, Fax: (308) 534-4317
  • Travelers Inn, 602 E 4TH St, North Platte, NE 69101 , Phone: (308) 534-4020
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 2102 S Jeffers, North Platte, NE 69101 , Phone: (308) 532-9090, Fax: (308) 534-6100
  • Stockman Inn, 1402 S Jeffers, North Platte, NE 69101 , Phone: (308) 534-3630, Fax: (308) 534-0110
  • Luxury Inn, 3102 S Jeffers, North Platte, NE 69101 , Phone: (308) 532-9321
  • Motel 6, 1520 S Jeffers, North Platte, NE 69101 , Phone: (308) 534-6200, Fax: (308) 532-5276
  • Comfort Inn, 2901 S Jeffers, North Platte, NE 69101 , Phone: (308) 532-6144, Fax: (308) 532-6144
  • Hampton Inn, 200 Platte Oasis Pkwy, North Platte, NE 69101 , Phone: (308) 534-6000
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in North Platte, Nebraska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


North Platte travel time to work - commute


North Platte mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for North Platte city (based on Lincoln County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.05%
Here60.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents39.1%11.7%10.1%6.9%4.8%
Congregations14.0%16.0%8.0%4.0%2.0%
NameAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.6%3.6%3.1%3.0%14.2%
Congregations8.0%6.0%2.0%4.0%36.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Lincoln County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Here:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

8.5%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

31.0%
State:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.8%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$20,501$49,2020$0
Other Government Administration 7$29,758$51,0140$0
Judicial and Legal 1$7,565$90,7801$1,218
Police Protection - Officers 38$171,602$54,1900$0
Police - Other 24$75,825$37,9131$1,315
Firefighters 37$184,356$59,7910$0
Fire - Other 4$14,285$42,8550$0
Streets and Highways 17$64,345$45,4200$0
Welfare 2$5,331$31,9861$1,174
Solid Waste Management 22$74,789$40,7942$4,255
Sewerage 3$9,347$37,3880$0
Parks and Recreation 25$91,814$44,07132$22,225
Water Supply 23$81,266$42,4000$0
Electric Power 34$144,354$50,9480$0
Transit 3$8,044$32,1768$8,941
Local Libraries 23$79,492$41,4749$12,589
Other and Unallocable 19$66,500$42,0000$0
Totals for Government 287$1,129,174$47,21354$51,717

North Platte government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,290,000 ($93.12)
    Sewerage: $412,000 ($16.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $395,000 ($16.06)
    Regular Highways: $289,000 ($11.75)
    Electric Utilities: $128,000 ($5.20)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($0.65)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $16,323,000 ($663.75)
    Police Protection: $4,766,000 ($193.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,885,000 ($157.98)
    Water Utilities: $3,610,000 ($146.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,177,000 ($129.19)
    Regular Highways: $3,041,000 ($123.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,292,000 ($93.20)
    General - Other: $2,246,000 ($91.33)
    Central Staff Services: $679,000 ($27.61)
    Sewerage: $524,000 ($21.31)
    Financial Administration: $522,000 ($21.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $406,000 ($16.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $265,000 ($10.78)
    Transit Utilities: $230,000 ($9.35)
    Public Welfare - Other: $162,000 ($6.59)
    General Public Buildings: $104,000 ($4.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $795,000 ($32.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,769,000 ($71.93)
    Electric Utilities: $1,748,000 ($71.08)
    Water Utilities: $916,000 ($37.25)
    Sewerage: $834,000 ($33.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $379,000 ($15.41)
    Regular Highways: $229,000 ($9.31)
    Police Protection: $114,000 ($4.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000 ($3.09)
    Central Staff Services: $37,000 ($1.50)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($1.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($0.37)
    General Public Building: $6,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,849,000 ($807.13)

North Platte government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,953,000 ($79.42)
    All Other: $1,512,000 ($61.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,004,000 ($40.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $855,000 ($34.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $996,000 ($40.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,910,000 ($443.64)
    Interest Earnings: $749,000 ($30.46)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,719,000 ($313.88)
    Water Utilities: $2,840,000 ($115.48)
    Transit Utilities: $78,000 ($3.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,948,000 ($79.21)
    All Other: $1,720,000 ($69.94)
    General Local Government Support: $461,000 ($18.75)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $10,491,000 ($426.60)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,935,000 ($241.34)
    NEC: $5,455,000 ($221.82)
    Property: $4,585,000 ($186.44)

North Platte government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,869,000 ($807.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,583,000 ($714.99)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,286,000 ($92.96)

North Platte government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,432,000 ($1522.12)

6.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lancaster County, NE  0.38% ($33,686 average AGI)
from Dawson County, NE  0.36% ($28,857)
from Keith County, NE  0.28% ($28,474)


6.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,315 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lancaster County, NE  0.75% ($24,500 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.52% ($37,414)
to Buffalo County, NE  0.30% ($33,756)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Platte:

  • KODY (1240 AM; 1 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KOOQ (1410 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KOGA (930 AM; 5 kW; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Platte:

  • KJLT-FM (94.9 FM; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • K221CJ (92.1 FM; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: WESTERN TRANSLATORS, INC.)
  • KXNP (103.5 FM; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KELN (97.1 FM; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KPNE-FM (91.7 FM; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • KOGA-FM (99.7 FM; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around North Platte:

  • K13VO (Channel 13; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NE)
  • KNOP-TV (Channel 2; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59FT (Channel 59; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: MARY E. HARDERS)
  • K11TW (Channel 11; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC)
  • K04ED (Channel 4; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: CITY OF NORTH PLATTE, LINCOLN COUNTY)
  • K57CZ (Channel 57; NORTH PLATTE, ETC., NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KPNE-TV (Channel 9; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K33FF (Channel 33; WALLACE, ECT., NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of North Platte fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 24
Total length: 436 meters (1,430ft)
Total costs: $18,724,000
Total average daily traffic: 116,634
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,626

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 9
  • 1990-1999: 6
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for North Platte, NE

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in North Platte)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 121 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in North Platte, NE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 167 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in North Platte)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 43 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in North Platte)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 153
  • Hazardous Condition: 36
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - North Platte


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for North Platte, NE

Most common first names in North Platte, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14075.8 years
Mary13278.6 years
Robert13073.0 years
William12676.8 years
James9772.7 years
Charles9475.9 years
George8676.3 years
Helen8181.6 years
Dorothy8078.6 years
Donald6873.4 years
Most common last names in North Platte, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8575.7 years
Smith8376.1 years
Miller5375.7 years
Anderson5177.7 years
Nelson4280.1 years
Young3577.6 years
Brown3573.4 years
Hansen3380.7 years
Moore2675.6 years
Wilson2673.6 years
Businesses in North Platte, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's2
Burger King1Menards1
Carson Pirie Scott1New Balance3
Cold Stone Creamery1Nike7
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Curves1Penske1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Quality1
Dennys1Quiznos1
Famous Footwear1RadioShack1
FedEx6Ramada1
GNC1Rodeway Inn1
GameStop1Ruby Tuesday1
Goodwill2SAS Shoes1
H&R Block2SONIC Drive-In1
Holiday Inn1Sears1
Howard Johnson1Staples1
JCPenney1Starbucks1
Jimmy John's1Super 81
Jones New York1U-Haul2
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
La Quinta1UPS9
La-Z-Boy1Vans1
Lane Furniture2Verizon Wireless1
Little Caesars Pizza1Village Inn1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in North Platte, NE

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