Octavia, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 126 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.1%
 
Males: 72  (57.8%)
Females: 54  (42.2%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 68632

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,665 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Octavia:

$46,665
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,714 (it was $13,592 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $53,702 (it was $30,600 in 2000)
Octavia:

$53,702
NE:

$132,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $49,761; Detached houses: $58,746; Mobile homes: $2,205

Median gross rent in 2013: $351.

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    • 10885.0%White alone
    • 1713.4%Hispanic
    • 21.6%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Octavia: 74.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Czech (20.9%), German (17.6%), United States (9.1%), Dutch (2.7%), Irish (2.7%), Polish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1410 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 813 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Octavia:

  • High school or higher: 68.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Octavia village:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 8.4%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 30.1%

13 residents are foreign born (9.0% Latin America).

This village:

9.0%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $586 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $855 (1.7%)

Octavia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (42.2 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (486.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Abie, NE (2.4 miles) , Bruno, NE (2.6 miles) , Schuyler, NE (2.7 miles ), David City, NE (2.7 miles ), Linwood, NE (2.8 miles) , Bellwood, NE (3.1 miles ), Richland, NE (3.2 miles) , Rogers, NE (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 41.35 N, Longitude: 97.06 W

Area code: 402

Octavia household income distribution Octavia home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.1%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+12.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (47%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (25%)
  • Material moving occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Average climate in Octavia, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Octavia village center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the village center injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Octavia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 136.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 231.4 miles away from Octavia center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 722.3 miles away from Octavia center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Octavia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Octavia:

  • ALEGENT HEALTH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SCHUYLER, NE)
  • DAVID PLACE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DAVID CITY, NE)
  • BUTLER COUNTY HEALTH CARE CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; DAVID CITY, NE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - SCHUYLER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SCHUYLER, NE)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF COLUMBUS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; COLUMBUS, NE)
  • MORYS HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; COLUMBUS, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Octavia:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 41 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 42 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 44 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Northeast Community College (about 52 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 55 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 57 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 58 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

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Butler 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 2013: 17.1%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.3%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Octavia compared to Nebraska state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Octavia village (based on Butler County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,65411
Mainline Protestant8007
Evangelical Protestant7664
None3,175-
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: 2
Butler County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Butler County:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

29.3%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.7%
State:

12.9%
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 5$153
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$1,330
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,483

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $11,000 ($87.30)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($55.56)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($39.68)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($7.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($87.30)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $3,000 ($23.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($31.75)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($15.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($103.17)
    All Other: $2,000 ($15.87)
    General Support: $2,000 ($15.87)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($31.75)
    NEC: $2,000 ($15.87)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $80,000 ($634.92)

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,726 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lancaster County, NE  1.18% ($25,590 average AGI)
from Platte County, NE  1.18% ($33,462)
from Saunders County, NE  0.39% ($34,308)


7.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Platte County, NE  1.31% ($30,432 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  1.25% ($26,310)
to Seward County, NE  0.51% ($53,941)

Strongest AM radio stations in Octavia:

  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJSK (900 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Octavia:

  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KLIR (101.1 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KZKX (96.9 FM; SEWARD, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKOT (93.5 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KFMT-FM (105.5 FM; FREMONT, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Octavia:

  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K48FF (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K53GH (Channel 53; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: MARY E. HARDERS)
  • K40FH (Channel 46; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K28EN (Channel 28; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K28FS (Channel 28; FREMONT & OMAHA, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K47FK (Channel 39; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K49FP (Channel 49; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K52EX (Channel 52; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K55HX (Channel 55; COLUMBUS/FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K50EG (Channel 50; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K57HV (Channel 57; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS, A CA LIMITED P/SHIP)

Octavia fatal accident list:

Sep 19, 2010 00:32 AM, Sr-15, Lat: 41.34850, Lon: -97.06215, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC0BDW, Licensee ID: L00138909
    Grant Date: 09/02/1998, Expiration Date: 06/04/2007, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2004, Certifier: Hal G Schlotfeld Jr
    Registrant: Hal G Schlotfeld Jr, 432 Duke Street, Octavia, NE 68632

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Service Call: 2
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