Orleans, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 394 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 207  (52.6%)
Females: 187  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  50.0 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68966.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,899 (it was $25,179 in 2000)
Orleans:

$39,899
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,034 (it was $13,015 in 2000)

Orleans village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $44,049 (it was $23,600 in 2000)
Orleans:

$44,049
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $52,216; Detached houses: $53,977; Mobile homes: $29,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $470.

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Orleans races chart
  • White alone - 378 (97.9%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Orleans: 73.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.6%), Irish (12.6%), English (9.4%), Dutch (6.5%), Swedish (3.0%), United States (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/30/1879

Elevation: 2023 feet

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 651 people per square mile   (low).

Orleans,NE real estate house value index trend

Orleans, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Orleans:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orleans village:

  • Never married: 14.1%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 23.1%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.7%
Nebraska:  6.1%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Orleans, Nebraska as of May 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Orleans to the number of sex offenders is 383 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,010 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $880 (2.2%)

Orleans satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (153.6 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (528.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Alma, NE (2.3 miles ), Stamford, NE (2.7 miles ), Huntley, NE (3.2 miles) , Oxford, NE (3.5 miles ), Republican City, NE (3.6 miles ), Long Island, KS (3.7 miles) , Ragan, NE (3.9 miles) , Atlanta, NE (4.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $60,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.13 N, Longitude: 99.46 W

Area code: 308

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

2.9%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -64 (-13.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (28%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Orleans, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Orleans-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Orleans village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 tornado 32.2 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Orleans-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 55% 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 648.7 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 354.1 miles away from Orleans 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 184.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 260.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from Orleans center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 282.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harlan County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orleans topographic map

Birthplace of: Donald Roe Ross - Federal judge.

Hospitals and medical centers near Orleans:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - COLONIAL VILLA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ALMA, NE)
  • FRITZER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; OXFORD, NE)
  • WALKER POST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; OXFORD, NE)

Airports located in Orleans:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orleans:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 44 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 78 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 88 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 126 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 153 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 156 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 157 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)

Public elementary/middle school in Orleans:

See full list of schools located in Orleans

Library in Orleans:

  • CORDELIA B PRESTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $23,757; Location: 510 SOUTH ORLEANS AVENUE; 10,259 books; 270 video materials; 20 state licensed databases; 7 print serial subscriptions; 29 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Orleans: Orleans RV Park (A), Atlanta Elevator (B), Orleans Elevator (C), Orleans Volunteer Fire Department (D), Cordelia B Preston Memorial Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Orleans include: Evangelical Free Church (A), Saint Mary Catholic Church (B), Orleans Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Harlan 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 Orleans and their reported violations in the past:

ORLEANS, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 390, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-12-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.9%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  56.8%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

Banks with branches in Orleans (2011 data):

  • Peoples-Webster County Bank: at 402 South Orleans Avenue, branch established on 1947/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $68.0 mil, Deposits: $48.8 mil, headquarters in Red Cloud, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Orleans village (based on Harlan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.35%
Here: 60.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents24.3%21.7%21.4%11.8%20.8%
Congregations29.4%17.6%11.8%5.9%35.3%
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: 2
Harlan County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Harlan County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Harlan County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

17.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Harlan County:

26.9%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$6,661
Other Government Administration 4$345$1,0350$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$3,074
Totals for Government 4$345$1,0353$9,735

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $55,000 ($139.59)
    Water Utilities: $42,000 ($106.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $40,000 ($101.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($73.60)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($50.76)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($40.61)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($20.30)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($15.23)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($12.69)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($7.61)
    Gas Utilities: $2,000 ($5.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($5.08)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($2.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $82,000 ($208.12)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $57,000 ($144.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($76.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($22.84)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($15.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $41,000 ($104.06)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($17.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($106.60)
    Gas Utilities: $2,000 ($5.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $50,000 ($126.90)
    General Support: $19,000 ($48.22)
    All Other: $8,000 ($20.30)
  • Tax - Property: $49,000 ($124.37)
    Public Utilities: $40,000 ($101.52)
    NEC: $21,000 ($53.30)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $372,000 ($944.16)

6.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
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 Phelps County, NE  0.98% ($42,417 average AGI)


7.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,607 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
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 Buffalo County, NE  1.14% ($36,214 average AGI)
to Phelps County, NE  1.06% ($36,538)

Strongest AM radio stations in Orleans:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAN (1490 AM; 1 kW; PHILLIPSBURG, KS; Owner: WALTER C. SEIDEL)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUVR (1380 AM; 1 kW; HOLDREGE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orleans:

  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KQKY (105.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • K211DP (90.1 FM; ALMA, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KMTY (97.7 FM; HOLDREGE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Orleans:

  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 350
Total average daily truck traffic: 35
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 472

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • ROBERT L ROBESKI, 2.5 Mi N (Lat: 40.166667 Lon: -99.460000), Type: 95.0, Overall height: 94 m
    Registrant: 4403388121, Amps@modex.Com, 9730 KINSMAN ROAD
  • Edward G Roach, 2.5 Mi N (Lat: 40.166667 Lon: -99.460000), Type: 95.0, Overall height: 94 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • James R Pracker, 2.5 Mi N (Lat: 40.166667 Lon: -99.460000), Type: 95.0, Overall height: 94 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • David W Webb, 3 Mi Nw (Lat: 40.156667 Lon: -99.480833), Type: 65.5, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 4023627222, Telefcc@nppd.Com, WEST HIGHWAY 34
  • 3 Mi Nw (Lat: 40.156667 Lon: -99.480833), Type: 65.5, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 4023627222, Telefcc@nppd.Com, WEST HIGHWAY 34
  • 2.5 Mi N (Lat: 40.166667 Lon: -99.460000), Type: 95.0, Overall height: 94 m
    Registrant: 4403388121, Amps@modex.Com, 9730 KINSMAN RD

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0JHG
    Grant Date: 06/18/1991, Expiration Date: 06/18/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/19/2003
    Registrant: Kyle L Peterson, Rr 1 Box 19, Orleans, NE 68966

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4949R , Serial Number: 18802466T, Year manufactured: 1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Valley Flying Service Inc, 71006 E Rd, Orleans, NE 68966

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Orleans, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1377.8 years
John1080.3 years
Mary1078.5 years
George882.3 years
Anna683.0 years
Raymond678.3 years
Harry587.2 years
Charles574.4 years
Clarence582.2 years
Ethel479.8 years
Most common last names in Orleans, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson888.8 years
Dietz878.0 years
Bose779.7 years
Streff782.6 years
Mintzmyer680.8 years
Dunlay577.2 years
Luther574.6 years
Christensen578.6 years
Kuhl579.2 years
Graf578.6 years
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