Ogallala, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 4,606 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.6%
 
Males: 2,204  (47.9%)
Females: 2,402  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  45.4 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 69153.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,258 (it was $32,141 in 2000)
Ogallala:

$39,258
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,162 (it was $17,674 in 2000)

Ogallala city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,957 (it was $65,600 in 2000)
Ogallala:

$91,957
NE:

$132,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $594.

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  • Races in Ogallala, NE (2010)

    Ogallala races chart
    • 4,27390.2%White alone
    • 3567.5%Hispanic
    • 681.4%Two or more races
    • 180.4%Asian alone
    • 140.3%American Indian alone
    • 80.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ogallala: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.0%), Irish (15.1%), English (8.4%), French (4.8%), United States (4.3%), Swedish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1884

Elevation: 3223 feet

Land area: 3.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,376 people per square mile   (low).

Ogallala,NE real estate house value index trend

Ogallala, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Ogallala:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ogallala city:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

96 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Nebraska:

4.4%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Ogallala, Nebraska as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ogallala to the number of sex offenders is 358 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,662 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,747 (1.8%)

Ogallala satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (160.6 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (190.5 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (637.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Roscoe, NE (2.6 miles) , Martin, NE (3.0 miles) , Brule, NE (3.0 miles ), Keystone, NE (3.1 miles) , Lemoyne, NE (3.3 miles) , Belmar, NE (3.9 miles ), Paxton, NE (4.4 miles ), Big Springs, NE (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $179,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $218,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $199,800
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $421,900
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $124,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.13 N, Longitude: 101.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +75 (+1.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,818 (75.2%)

Area code: 308

Ogallala household income distribution Ogallala home values distribution

Crime rates in Ogallala by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.022.40.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 4250015214212
per 100,000 81.040.2105.00.00.021.2109.144.722.991.541.821.143.3
Robberies 0101010100020
per 100,000 0.020.10.020.90.021.20.022.40.00.00.042.30.0
Assaults 2260144123121
per 100,000 40.540.2125.90.021.084.787.222.445.968.620.942.321.6
Burglaries 341618231316151811915109
per 100,000 688.8321.2377.8479.7273.2338.9327.2402.3252.2205.8313.9211.3194.8
Thefts 134111203236189173154160127126134100121
per 100,000 2,714.72,228.54,261.14,921.83,971.43,664.53,358.83,576.22,912.22,881.32,803.92,113.32,619.0
Auto thefts 3488579516837
per 100,000 60.880.3167.9166.8105.1148.3196.3111.822.9137.2167.463.4151.5
Arson 1032001300000
per 100,000 20.30.063.041.70.00.021.867.10.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 220.4154.3300.2235.0179.1209.0260.9255.4153.6213.8174.0133.8159.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ogallala detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Nebraska average:

1.92

Ogallala tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.9%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -191 (-3.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Ogallala: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ogallala, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ogallala-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Ogallala city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/29/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.5 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ogallala-area historical earthquake activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 30% 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 511.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 217.0 miles away from Ogallala center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 302.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 647.3 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 304.3 miles away from Ogallala center
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 184.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Keith County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ogallala topographic map

Birthplace of: James Theodore Richmond - Librarian, Ken Schilz - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ogallala:

  • OGALLALA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 2601 NORTH SPRUCE ST)
  • INDIAN HILLS MANOR (1720 NORTH SPRUCE)

Airports and heliports located in Ogallala:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ogallala:

  • Chadron State College (about 135 miles; Chadron, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 141 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 160 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 165 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 168 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Central Community College (about 176 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 180 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)

Public high school in Ogallala:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ogallala:

Private elementary/middle schools in Ogallala:

  • ST PAUL'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 69; Location: 312 W 3RD ST; Grades: PK - 4)
  • ST LUKES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 66; Location: 406 EAST 3RD ST; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Ogallala

Library in Ogallala:

  • GOODALL CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $242,208; Location: 203 WEST A STREET; 32,488 books; 1,715 e-books; 1,787 audio materials; 2,875 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 85 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Ogallala public schools-closed

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Notable locations in Ogallala: Keith County Fairgrounds (A), Ogallala (B), Cozy Country Cove (C), Mansion on the Hill (D), Nebraska National Trails Museum (E), Goodall Recreation Center (F), Keith County Courthouse (G), Keith County Sheriffs Office (H), Ogallala Volunteer Fire Department (I), Ogallala Police Department (J), Goodall City Library (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ogallala include: Radiant Life Assembly of God Church (A), Lighthouse Baptist Church (B), Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Victory Baptist Church (D), First Congregational United Church of Christ (E), United Pentecostal Church (F), United Methodist Church (G), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (H), Jehovahs Witnesses Kingdom Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Boot Hill Cemetery (1), Ogallala Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ogallala include: West Park (1), Legion Field (2), Glines/Nye Park (3), Williams Park (4), Searle Park (5), Cowboy Capital Historical Marker (6), Boot Hill Historical Marker (7), North Park (8), South Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Nebraska National Trails Museum Foundation Inc (510 East 1st Street).

Hotels: Best Western Stagecoach Inn (201 Stagecoach Trail), Days Inn (600 Stagecoach Trail), Super 8 Motel (I-80 & Highway 61), Lonesome Dove Supper Club (201 Chuckwagon Road), Elms Motel (717 West 1st Street), Grey Goose Lodge (201 Chuckwagon Road), Pump & Pantry Motel (730 East 1st Street), Kingsley Lodge (1510 Highway 61 North), Lakeway Lodge LLC (918 North Spruce Street).

Court: Keith County - Clerk Of District Court- Ogallala (511 North Spruce Street).

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

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

OGALLALA, CITY OF (Population served: 4,737, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-11-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-02-2005)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-02-2005)
WEST WIND GOLF CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2012)

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

  • UNL CEDAR POINT BIOLOGICAL STATION (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.4%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.8%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.5%
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

People in group quarters in Ogallala in 2010:

  • 44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Ogallala in 2000:

  • 64 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Ogallala, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Ogallala compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Ogallala (2011 data):

  • Valley Bank and Trust Co.: Ogallala Branch at 605 East 1st Street, branch established on 1997/04/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $323.0 mil, Deposits: $280.2 mil, headquarters in Scottsbluff, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First Express Of Nebraska, Inc.
  • Adams Bank & Trust: at 315 North Spruce Street, branch established on 1962/02/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $550.2 mil, Deposits: $450.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Adbanc, Inc.
  • Pinnacle Bank: 201 East 2nd Street Branch at 201 East 2nd Street, branch established on 1934/04/16. Info updated 2010/12/10: Bank assets: $3,171.2 mil, Deposits: $2,710.9 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 60 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ogallala, Nebraska:

  • Super 8 Motel, 500 E A St S, Ogallala, NE 69153 , Phone: (308) 284-2076
  • Ogallala Comfort Inn, 110 Pony Expy Rd, Ogallala, NE 69153 , Phone: (308) 284-4028
  • Econolodge, 108 Prospector Dr, Ogallala, NE 69153 , Phone: (308) 284-2056
  • Holiday Inn Express-ogallala, 501 Stagecoach Dr, Ogallala, NE 69153 , Phone: (308) 284-2266
  • Days Inn - Ogallala, 601 Stage Coach Trail, Ogallala, NE 69153 , Phone: (308) 284-6365, Fax: (308) 284-2351
  • Best Western Stagecoach Inn, 201 Stagecoach Trl, Ogallala, NE 69153 , Phone: (308) 284-3656, Fax: (308) 284-6734
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ogallala, Nebraska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ogallala city (based on Keith County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,34613
Mainline Protestant1,6118
Catholic1,3002
Other1281
None2,983-
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
Keith County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

16.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

14.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Keith County:

28.3%
Nebraska:

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

12.3%
State:

12.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$16,704$40,0901$1,669
Other Government Administration 2$11,489$68,9345$1,038
Police Protection - Officers 10$41,480$49,7760$0
Firefighters 2$13,693$82,1585$564
Streets and Highways 5$17,474$41,9380$0
Welfare 1$3,376$40,5120$0
Sewerage 3$8,507$34,0280$0
Parks and Recreation 3$9,654$38,61613$7,555
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$6,208$74,4960$0
Water Supply 4$13,053$39,1590$0
Transit 2$4,702$28,2123$3,563
Local Libraries 3$7,996$31,9845$3,726
Other and Unallocable 3$8,517$34,0680$0
Totals for Government 44$162,853$44,41432$18,115

Ogallala government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,524,000 ($330.87)
    Water Utilities: $492,000 ($106.82)
    Air Transportation: $310,000 ($67.30)
    Sewerage: $308,000 ($66.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $49,000 ($10.64)
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000 ($8.90)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($3.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($2.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($0.65)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $631,000 ($137.00)
    Regular Highways: $593,000 ($128.75)
    Police Protection: $496,000 ($107.69)
    Central Staff Services: $414,000 ($89.88)
    Water Utilities: $372,000 ($80.76)
    Sewerage: $337,000 ($73.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $331,000 ($71.86)
    Financial Administration: $318,000 ($69.04)
    Public Welfare - Other: $196,000 ($42.55)
    Air Transportation: $136,000 ($29.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $119,000 ($25.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $115,000 ($24.97)
    General Public Buildings: $64,000 ($13.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($8.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $115,000 ($24.97)
    Financial Administration: $88,000 ($19.11)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($12.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $34,000 ($7.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($6.95)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($4.34)
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,000 ($4.13)
    General Public Building: $18,000 ($3.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($2.82)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($0.65)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,937,000 ($420.54)

Ogallala government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $559,000 ($121.36)
    All Other: $273,000 ($59.27)
    Air Transportation: $157,000 ($34.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000 ($30.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $38,000 ($8.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,949,000 ($423.14)
    Interest Earnings: $80,000 ($17.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $862,000 ($187.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $750,000 ($162.83)
    Highways: $415,000 ($90.10)
    General Local Government Support: $123,000 ($26.70)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,072,000 ($232.74)
    Property: $883,000 ($191.71)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $818,000 ($177.59)

Ogallala government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $984,000 ($213.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $580,000 ($125.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $404,000 ($87.71)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,987,000 ($865.61)

6.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
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 Lincoln County, NE  0.69% ($32,818 average AGI)
from Perkins County, NE  0.44% ($21,571)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.38% ($22,917)


7.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
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 Lincoln County, NE  0.87% ($41,607 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.68% ($21,955)
to Buffalo County, NE  0.44% ($22,857)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ogallala:

  • KOGA (930 AM; 5 kW; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KOOQ (1410 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRDZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; WRAY, CO; Owner: MEDIA LOGIC, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ogallala:

  • KMCX-FM (106.5 FM; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOGA-FM (99.7 FM; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KADL (102.9 FM; IMPERIAL, NE; Owner: IMPERIAL MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KPNE-FM (91.7 FM; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Ogallala:

  • K21CY (Channel 21; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: NORTH PLATTE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K26CV (Channel 26; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPNE-TV (Channel 9; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K33FF (Channel 33; WALLACE, ECT., NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
Ogallala fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ogallala fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 118m387ftTotal length
  • $1,051,000Total costs
  • 60,500Total average daily traffic
  • 9,332Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ogallala, NE
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ogallala)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 116 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ogallala, NE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ogallala)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Ogallala)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Ogallala

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ogallala, NE
Most common first names in Ogallala, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5578.3 years
William4477.7 years
Mary3485.1 years
Robert2772.0 years
Charles2774.9 years
Anna2686.0 years
Dorothy2577.2 years
George2576.3 years
Harold2374.0 years
James2370.1 years
Most common last names in Ogallala, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peters1981.7 years
Peterson1978.4 years
Brown1778.7 years
Wilson1682.2 years
Smith1580.3 years
Walker1578.9 years
Johnson1482.0 years
Anderson1375.3 years
Miller1182.7 years
Welsh1085.2 years
Businesses in Ogallala, NE
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rodeway Inn1
Dairy Queen1Safeway1
Days Inn1Super 81
Dennys1Taco Bell1
FedEx3True Value1
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
KFC1Vons1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
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  • David C. Jellison, Jr. (32)
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  • John Fulbright (4)
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  • John W. Fulbright (2)
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