Plattsmouth, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 6,451 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: 3,250  (50.4%)
Females: 3,201  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 68048.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,072 (it was $38,844 in 2000)
Plattsmouth:

$52,072
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,661 (it was $17,153 in 2000)

Plattsmouth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $124,837 (it was $81,000 in 2000)
Plattsmouth:

$124,837
NE:

$155,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $137,660; detached houses: $146,867; townhouses or other attached units: $177,113; mobile homes: $51,383

Median gross rent in 2017: $809.

March 2019 cost of living index in Plattsmouth: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Black residents, 5.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Plattsmouth, NE (2010)
    • 6,04693.0%White alone
    • 2604.0%Hispanic
    • 1121.7%Two or more races
    • 340.5%Black alone
    • 230.4%American Indian alone
    • 130.2%Asian alone
    • 90.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Plattsmouth, Nebraska as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Plattsmouth is 219 to 1.


Crime rates in Plattsmouth by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(84.2)
3
(42.5)
4
(56.6)
4
(57.6)
5
(76.2)
3
(45.9)
2
(31.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
8
(124.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(56.2)
4
(56.6)
3
(42.4)
1
(14.4)
3
(45.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(62.0)
5
(77.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(294.9)
19
(269.1)
10
(141.4)
16
(230.5)
18
(274.4)
14
(214.3)
7
(109.0)
19
(293.0)
11
(170.4)
12
(186.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
94
(1,320)
139
(1,969)
159
(2,249)
114
(1,642)
143
(2,180)
153
(2,342)
103
(1,604)
127
(1,959)
93
(1,441)
97
(1,505)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(182.5)
11
(155.8)
9
(127.3)
3
(43.2)
2
(30.5)
13
(199.0)
12
(186.9)
10
(154.2)
5
(77.5)
4
(62.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.1)
1
(14.4)
1
(15.2)
1
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)166.7155.4163.8134.3179.0165.9114.8111.288.2197.7

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City-data.com crime index in Plattsmouth, NE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Nebraska average:

1.90
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Ancestries: German (26.8%), Irish (14.3%), American (7.6%), English (6.6%), Swedish (4.6%), Danish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/15/1855

Elevation: 980 feet

Land area: 2.89 square miles.

Population density: 2,231 people per square mile   (low).

Plattsmouth, Nebraska map

110 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,597 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,345 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (17.0 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (18.5 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (429.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Pacific Junction, IA (2.2 miles ),
La Platte, NE (2.2 miles),
Murray, NE (2.6 miles ),
Burr Oak, IA (2.7 miles),
Offutt AFB, NE (2.7 miles ),
Glenwood, IA (2.9 miles ),
Bartlett, IA (3.2 miles),
Bellevue, NE (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.01 N, Longitude: 95.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -837 (-12.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,013 (31.8%)

Area code: 402

Distribution of median household income in Plattsmouth, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Plattsmouth, NE in 2017
Plattsmouth satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $91,100
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $212,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2017: 21 buildings, average cost: $222,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Plattsmouth, NE residents
Average permit cost in Plattsmouth, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Historical population in Plattsmouth, NE
Historical housing units in Plattsmouth, NE

Population change in the 1990s: +180 (+2.7%).
Most common industries in Plattsmouth, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.2%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Plattsmouth, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Child care workers (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)

Average climate in Plattsmouth, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Plattsmouth, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.2. This is about average.

City:

75.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.179. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.179
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.504. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.504
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.96
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.0298. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0298
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

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

On 4/25/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Plattsmouth city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1975, a category F4 tornado 14.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 133 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plattsmouth-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 74% 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 31.6 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 196.8 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 284.9 miles away from Plattsmouth center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 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 134.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 322.4 miles away from Plattsmouth 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 Cass County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plattsmouth topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Plattsmouth:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - PLATTSMOUTH (602 SOUTH 18TH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Plattsmouth:

  • PACIFIC PLACE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PACIFIC JUNCTION, IA)
  • GLENWOOD RESOURCE CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GLENWOOD, IA)
  • MILLS COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; GLENWOOD, IA)
  • ON WITH LIFE AT GLENWOOD (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GLENWOOD, IA)
  • HILLSIDE MANOR CORP (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GLENWOOD, IA)
  • HILLCREST HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BELLEVUE, NE)
  • HILLCREST HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BELLEVUE, NE)

Airports located in Plattsmouth:

Amtrak station near Plattsmouth:

  • 17 miles: OMAHA (1003 S. 9TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plattsmouth:

  • Bellevue University (about 10 miles; Bellevue, NE; Full-time enrollment: 7,139)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 18 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Creighton University (about 18 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 19 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 19 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 21 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 41 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)

Public high school in Plattsmouth:

Public elementary/middle schools in Plattsmouth:

Private elementary/middle school in Plattsmouth:

  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 185, Location: 500 S 18TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Plattsmouth

Library in Plattsmouth:

  • PLATTSMOUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $357,362; Location: 401 AVENUE A; 48,169 books; 3,085 audio materials; 2,974 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 21 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 101 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Plattsmouth: Plattsmouth (A), Cass County Courthouse (B), Cass County Sheriffs Office (C), Plattsmouth Police Department (D), Plattsmouth Volunteer Fire Department (E), Cass County Historical Museum (F), Plattsmouth Public Library (G), Plattsmouth Volunteer Rescue Squad (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Plattsmouth include: New Hope Community Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Hosanna Lutheran Church (E), Church of the Holy Spirit (F), Plattsmouth Baptist Church (G), Wesleyan Church (H), Faith Alliance Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Plattsmouth Reservoir 12-A (A), Plattsmouth Reservoir 10-A (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Plattsmouth include: Garfield Park (1), Rhylander Park (2), Memorial Park (3), Company A - First Nebraska Infantry Historical Marker (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Westroads Medical Group (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1938 East Highway 34), Hervey's Coin Op (Amusement & Theme Parks; 119 North 6th Street), Cass County Visiters Promotion (918 Washington Avenue).

Birthplace of: Hazel Abel - Politician.

Cass 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 Plattsmouth and their reported violations in the past:

CASS CO SID 7 - SWALLOW HILL (Population served: 59, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • PLATTSMOUTH, CITY OF (Population served: 6,502, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BEAVER LAKE ASSOCIATION INC (Population served: 2,790, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • CASS CO SID 5 - BUCCANEER BAY (Population served: 882, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SARPY CO SID 97 - HAWAIIAN VILLAGE (Population served: 489, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.2%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
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 Plattsmouth in 2010:

  • 133 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 90 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
191 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Plattsmouth (2011 data):

  • Plattsmouth State Bank: Drive-In Branch, Drive-In Branch, at 446 Main Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $78.9 mil, Deposits: $65.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Schneider Bancorporation
  • Cass County Bank, Inc.: at 2020 West Holdrege Street, branch established on 1966/11/08; Downtown Branch at Sixth And Main Streets, branch established on 1975/01/25. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $48.5 mil, Deposits: $42.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Cass County State Company
  • American National Bank: Plattsmouth Branch at 602 Avenue A, branch established on 1934/09/01. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $1,928.1 mil, Deposits: $1,460.0 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: American National Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Plattsmouth:

Marital status in Plattsmouth, NE
  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Plattsmouth:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Nebraska average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Plattsmouth
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plattsmouth, NE (based on Cass County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,00725
Catholic2,5574
Evangelical Protestant1,88613
Other3022
None16,489-
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: 5
This county:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Cass County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Cass County:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

7.8%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

26.5%
State:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.6%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Plattsmouth:

48.6%
State:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Plattsmouth:

44.5%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Plattsmouth:

21.1%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.3%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Plattsmouth:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.9%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Plattsmouth:

77.7%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Plattsmouth, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$68,526$58,7370$0
Streets and Highways 7$26,277$45,0460$0
Parks and Recreation 5$15,128$36,30726$9,072
Health 4$14,851$44,5533$3,795
Water Supply 4$15,493$46,4790$0
Other Government Administration 4$20,309$60,9270$0
Local Libraries 4$12,201$36,6035$3,771
Financial Administration 4$15,715$47,1450$0
Sewerage 2$7,626$45,7560$0
Police - Other 2$7,252$43,5120$0
Welfare 1$2,250$27,0003$2,735
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 51$205,628$48,38337$19,373

Plattsmouth government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,556,000 ($551.23)
    Water Utilities: $615,000 ($95.33)
    Housing and Community Development: $428,000 ($66.35)
    Sewerage: $209,000 ($32.40)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $1,008,000 ($156.25)
    Police Protection: $967,000 ($149.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $945,000 ($146.49)
    Water Utilities: $882,000 ($136.72)
    Regular Highways: $823,000 ($127.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $618,000 ($95.80)
    Sewerage: $587,000 ($90.99)
    Central Staff Services: $446,000 ($69.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $419,000 ($64.95)
    Financial Administration: $343,000 ($53.17)
    Libraries: $336,000 ($52.08)
    General Public Buildings: $69,000 ($10.70)
    Public Welfare - Other: $34,000 ($5.27)
    Health - Other: $24,000 ($3.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $506,000 ($78.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $44,000 ($6.82)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($4.19)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($2.33)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($1.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($1.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,526,000 ($546.58)

Plattsmouth government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,341,000 ($207.87)
    Sewerage: $981,000 ($152.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000 ($34.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $256,000 ($39.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $82,000 ($12.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $798,000 ($123.70)
    Interest Earnings: $51,000 ($7.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,323,000 ($205.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $591,000 ($91.61)
    General Local Government Support: $381,000 ($59.06)
    Other: $236,000 ($36.58)
  • Tax - Property: $1,438,000 ($222.91)
    Other License: $1,166,000 ($180.75)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,050,000 ($162.77)
    Public Utilities Sales: $307,000 ($47.59)

Plattsmouth government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,060,000 ($2024.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,650,000 ($1960.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,063,000 ($319.80)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,653,000 ($256.24)

Plattsmouth government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,534,000 ($392.81)

8.29% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,924 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.29%
Nebraska average:

6.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sarpy County, NE  1.93% ($64,944 average AGI)
from Douglas County, NE  1.89% ($58,433)
from Lancaster County, NE  1.36% ($60,093)


7.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Nebraska average:

6.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sarpy County, NE  1.69% ($48,308 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  1.59% ($52,068)
to Lancaster County, NE  1.08% ($51,227)
Businesses in Plattsmouth, NE
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1KFC1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS2
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Plattsmouth:

  • 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.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHLP (1420 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCRO (660 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOSR (1490 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plattsmouth:

  • KCTY-FM (106.9 FM; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: PLATTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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)
  • KBBX-FM (97.7 FM; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVNO (90.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF NEBRASKA)
  • KIOS-FM (91.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 001)
  • K299AK (107.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: BAER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKCD (105.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KVSS (88.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRQC (93.3 FM; BENNINGTON, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Plattsmouth:

  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • KVSS-LP (Channel 67; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K61GA (Channel 61; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • KKAZ-CA (Channel 24; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • K53EY (Channel 53; OMAHA, NE; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
Plattsmouth fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Plattsmouth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 358ft / 109mTotal length
  • 76,300Total average daily traffic
  • 4,965Total average daily truck traffic
  • 113,134Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Plattsmouth, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Plattsmouth, NE

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 28. The highest number of reported fires - 55 took place in 2004, and the least - 10 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Plattsmouth, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.9%), and Outside Fires (38.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Plattsmouth, NE
    • 22245.9%Structure Fires
    • 18638.4%Outside Fires
    • 6313.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 132.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plattsmouth, NE
Most common first names in Plattsmouth, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7277.2 years
John6779.3 years
William5877.2 years
Robert5471.8 years
James4874.9 years
George4081.4 years
Helen3981.8 years
Charles3575.2 years
Anna3283.5 years
Ruth3084.0 years
Most common last names in Plattsmouth, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meisinger4081.1 years
Smith2481.8 years
Wiles2384.1 years
Taylor2080.0 years
Hild1483.9 years
Jones1480.5 years
Campbell1374.5 years
Kaffenberger1378.2 years
Clark1275.2 years
Johnson1279.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Plattsmouth, NE
  • 80.7%Utility gas
  • 19.1%Electricity
  • 0.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Plattsmouth, NE
  • 67.4%Utility gas
  • 27.6%Electricity
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Plattsmouth compared to Nebraska 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Plattsmouth on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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