Otoe, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 171 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.2%
Males: 93  (54.6%)
Females: 78  (45.4%)
Median resident age:  36.6 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68417.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,637 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Otoe:

$37,637
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,581 (it was $12,461 in 2000)

Otoe village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $45,264 (it was $34,300 in 2000)
Otoe:

$45,264
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $49,020; Detached houses: $51,447; Mobile homes: $6,560

Median gross rent in 2012: $667.

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Otoe races chart
  • White alone - 163 (95.3%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (2.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Otoe: 76.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.6%), English (8.8%), United States (6.6%), Polish (3.3%), Irish (2.2%), Scottish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1118 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,082 people per square mile   (low).

Otoe,NE real estate house value index trend

Otoe, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Otoe:

  • High school or higher: 67.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Otoe village:

  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 38.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

4 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 1.0% North America).

This village:  2.0%
Nebraska:  6.1%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Otoe, Nebraska as of May 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Otoe to the number of sex offenders is 171 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $856 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $463 (1.1%)

Otoe satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (29.7 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (445.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Avoca, NE (2.2 miles ), Syracuse, NE (2.4 miles ), Dunbar, NE (2.5 miles ), Unadilla, NE (2.9 miles ), Nehawka, NE (3.2 miles ), Weeping Water, NE (3.2 miles ), Lorton, NE (3.2 miles) , Union, NE (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 96.12 W

Area code: 402

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

3.9%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+11.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (39%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Construction (50%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (37%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Financial managers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)

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

Average climate in Otoe, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Otoe, Nebraska average temperatures Otoe, Nebraska average precipitation Otoe, Nebraska humidity Otoe, Nebraska wind speed Otoe, Nebraska snowfall Otoe, Nebraska sunshine Otoe, Nebraska clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Otoe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Otoe village center killed one person and injured 38 people and caused $160 million in damages.

On 8/13/1952, a category F4 tornado 15.1 miles away from the village center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Otoe-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.6 miles away from the city 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 201.2 miles away from Otoe center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 293.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 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 143.9 miles away from Otoe center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Otoe County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Otoe topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Otoe:

  • COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SYRACUSE, NE)
  • THE AMBASSADOR NEBRASKA CITY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NEBRASKA CITY, NE)
  • ST MARY'S COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; NEBRASKA CITY, NE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - NEBRASKA CITY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NEBRASKA CITY, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Otoe:

  • Southeast Community College Area (about 28 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 8,838)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 29 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 32 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Bellevue University (about 32 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 38 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 38 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Creighton University (about 39 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)

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Notable locations in Otoe: Farmers Union Co-op Elevator (A), Otoe Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Otoe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 38.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

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

OTOE, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 213, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-01-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2011)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.6%
(25.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.2%
Whole state:  64.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Otoe compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Wood (30%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Otoe village (based on Otoe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.53%
Here: 71.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents27.5%24.6%12.3%11.9%9.2%
Congregations18.2%13.6%13.6%11.4%4.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents4.8%1.7%1.4%1.4%5.2%
Congregations9.1%4.5%2.3%2.3%20.5%
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
Otoe County:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

8.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Otoe County:

31.6%
Nebraska:

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

16.5%
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 1$675
Totals for Government 0$0 1$675

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $81,000 ($473.68)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($64.33)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($46.78)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($29.24)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($11.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($11.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $38,000 ($222.22)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $24,000 ($140.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $26,000 ($152.05)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($11.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($105.26)
    General Support: $8,000 ($46.78)
    All Other: $4,000 ($23.39)
  • Tax - NEC: $14,000 ($81.87)
    Property: $11,000 ($64.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $94,000 ($549.71)

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
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  1.41% ($31,570 average AGI)
from Douglas County, NE  0.43% ($75,500)
from Fremont County, IA  0.39% ($43,375)


6.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
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 Lancaster County, NE  1.74% ($46,271 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.73% ($31,133)
to Nemaha County, NE  0.51% ($39,613)

Strongest AM radio stations in Otoe:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Otoe:

  • KBBX-FM (97.7 FM; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KIBZ (106.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIWR (89.7 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KBBK (107.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTGL (92.9 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K220GT (91.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KUCV (91.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KNCY-FM (103.1 FM; AUBURN, NE; Owner: RADIO 2000 NE, INC.)
  • KCTY-FM (106.9 FM; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: PLATTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Otoe:

  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • KVSS-LP (Channel 67; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K58GD (Channel 58; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0YKB
    Grant Date: 09/04/1996, Expiration Date: 09/04/2006, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2008
    Registrant: Amy L Sayer, 727 1st St, Otoe, NE 68417

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Otoe, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Harry477.7 years
Henry487.5 years
John484.5 years
Ralph471.0 years
Elmer375.3 years
Herman381.6 years
Mary371.7 years
Charles282.5 years
Clarence288.0 years
Harold282.5 years
Most common last names in Otoe, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hillman677.1 years
Roettger681.2 years
Bruns576.4 years
Paap583.4 years
Sporhase569.6 years
Heine376.3 years
Brandt377.4 years
Meyer383.0 years
Ross378.9 years
Brinkhoff283.4 years
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