Ralston, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 7,216 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.3%
 
Males: 3,602  (49.9%)
Females: 3,614  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  37.8 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68127.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,857 (it was $47,252 in 2000)
Ralston:

$46,857
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,871 (it was $23,230 in 2000)

Ralston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $128,758 (it was $97,600 in 2000)
Ralston:

$128,758
NE:

$132,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $173,652; Detached houses: $176,516; Townhouses or other attached units: $156,999; In 2-unit structures: $115,726; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,734; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $180,349; Mobile homes: $34,264

Median gross rent in 2013: $685.

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  • Races in Ralston, NE (2013)

    Ralston races chart
    • 4,98673.9%White alone
    • 1,36620.2%Hispanic
    • 3314.9%Asian alone
    • 420.6%Two or more races
    • 220.3%Black alone
    • 140.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ralston: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.2%), Irish (12.0%), English (7.8%), Czech (5.4%), Swedish (4.3%), Italian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/24/1912

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 1.69 square miles.

Population density: 4,258 people per square mile   (average).

Ralston,NE real estate house value index trend

Ralston, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Ralston:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ralston city:

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

158 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.3% Africa).

This city:

2.5%
Nebraska:

4.4%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Ralston, Nebraska as of December 07, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Ralston to the number of sex offenders is 799 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,650 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,749 (2.1%)

Ralston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Omaha, NE (4.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (434.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: La Vista, NE (1.1 miles ), Papillion, NE (1.8 miles ), Omaha, NE (2.1 miles ), Chalco, NE (2.3 miles ), Bellevue, NE (2.5 miles ), Boys Town, NE (2.5 miles ), Richfield, NE (2.6 miles) , Offutt AFB, NE (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $113,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $214,400
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $220,400
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $280,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $67,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $130,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.20 N, Longitude: 96.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,159 (-17.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 327 (8.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 402

Ralston household income distribution Ralston home values distribution

Crime rates in Ralston by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.013.10.0
Rapes 0010000000026
per 100,000 0.00.016.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.026.179.1
Robberies 41224117223210
per 100,000 62.715.931.931.964.216.316.4115.232.433.449.426.1131.8
Assaults 35510647610414
per 100,000 47.079.479.8159.796.465.1115.098.716.20.065.813.152.7
Burglaries 37411238171537241427353328
per 100,000 579.9650.7191.4606.9273.0244.1607.9394.9226.6450.3575.9430.7369.1
Thefts 137152151117156120134114115120141160158
per 100,000 2,147.32,412.32,408.71,868.72,505.21,953.12,201.41,875.91,861.42,001.32,320.22,088.22,082.8
Auto thefts 30281916142010998402017
per 100,000 470.2444.4303.1255.6224.8325.5164.3148.1145.7133.4658.2261.0224.1
Arson 2201301310020
per 100,000 31.331.70.016.048.20.016.449.416.20.00.026.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 198.7204.8178.0185.1181.6143.7177.3174.4118.7136.6220.8198.3248.4

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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 Ralston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Nebraska average:

1.95
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -79 (-1.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Ralston, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ralston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Ralston 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 2.8 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:

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

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 182.6 miles away from the city center
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 46.9 miles away from Ralston center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 269.7 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 72.2 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 119.3 miles away from Ralston center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 309.0 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 Douglas County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ralston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ralston:

  • HOME NURSING WITH HEART (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • PHYSICIANS CHOICE HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • INFUSCIENCE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • PRIME HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • ASERACARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • ALEGENT HEALTH AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • AKSARBEN HOME SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; OMAHA, NE)

Amtrak station near Ralston:

  • 7 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.

Operable nuclear power plant near Ralston:

  • 18 miles: Fort Calhoun in Fort Calhoun, NE.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ralston:

  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 5 miles; Omaha, NE; Full-time enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 5 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Creighton University (about 7 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • Bellevue University (about 8 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 9 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 14 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 41 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)

Public high school in Ralston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ralston:

Private elementary/middle school in Ralston:

  • ST GERALD SCHOOL (Students: 418, Location: 7857 LAKEVIEW ST, Grades: KG-8)
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Library in Ralston:

  • BARIGHT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $464,252; Location: 5555 SOUTH 77TH STREET; 38,339 books; 2,696 audio materials; 1,206 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 98 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ralston: Lakeview Golf Course (A), Ralston (B), Caring Dental Place (C), Ralston Police Department (D), Ralston Public Library (E), Ralston Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad (F), Lakeview Dental (G), Hollis and Helen Baright Public Library (H), Ralston Public Library (I), Dental Care Center (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ralston include: Saint Gerards Catholic Church (A), Ralston United Church of Christ (B), Messiah Lutheran Church (C), First Church of the Nazarene (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ralston include: Orval Smith Park (1), Wildewood Park (2), Citidal Park (3), Oak Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Douglas 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 2013 was 87.6. This is about average.

City:

87.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.196. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.196
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.05
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.74
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.0298. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0298
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.8%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.6% for other race residents, 78.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.4%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
79 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Ralston, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Ralston (2011 data):

  • American National Bank: Ralston Branch at 8155 L Street, branch established on 2004/01/15. 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
  • First State Bank: - Ralston Branch at 5370 South 72nd, branch established on 2005/09/01. Info updated 2007/03/14: Bank assets: $290.7 mil, Deposits: $179.7 mil, headquarters in Gothenburg, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Nebraska Bankshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 84th & L Street Branch at 4725 South 84th Street, branch established on 1953/03/06. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

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

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ralston city (based on Douglas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic123,96250
Evangelical Protestant64,801176
Mainline Protestant52,10597
Other20,61355
Black Protestant12,66439
Orthodox8355
None242,130-
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: 78
Douglas County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Douglas County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 154
Douglas County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 392
Here:

7.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

26.7%
Nebraska:

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

13.5%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.6%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.2%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Ralston:

28.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ralston:

22.6%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.3%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.9%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

53.3%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Ralston:

77.4%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ralston, NE Residents
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 1$3,897$46,7640$0
Other Government Administration 9$14,806$19,7410$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$71,993$71,9930$0
Police - Other 2$5,928$35,5680$0
Streets and Highways 4$10,956$32,8680$0
Sewerage 2$9,227$55,3621$2,021
Parks and Recreation 15$64,383$51,506129$50,763
Local Libraries 4$13,086$39,25810$8,668
Other and Unallocable 1$4,078$48,9360$0
Totals for Government 50$198,354$47,605140$61,452

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $206,000 ($28.55)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($2.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($1.80)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.42)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.28)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $739,000 ($102.41)
    Regular Highways: $609,000 ($84.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $575,000 ($79.68)
    Central Staff Services: $567,000 ($78.58)
    Sewerage: $559,000 ($77.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $493,000 ($68.32)
    Financial Administration: $437,000 ($60.56)
    Housing and Community Development: $354,000 ($49.06)
    General Public Buildings: $87,000 ($12.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($8.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $321,000 ($44.48)
    Financial Administration: $247,000 ($34.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $146,000 ($20.23)
    General Public Building: $49,000 ($6.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,077,000 ($287.83)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $944,000 ($130.82)
    All Other: $164,000 ($22.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $126,000 ($17.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,166,000 ($161.59)
    Interest Earnings: $92,000 ($12.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $388,000 ($53.77)
    All Other: $56,000 ($7.76)
    General Local Government Support: $50,000 ($6.93)
  • Tax - Property: $1,872,000 ($259.42)
    NEC: $641,000 ($88.83)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,548,000 ($214.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,513,000 ($209.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000 ($4.85)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,577,000 ($634.28)

5.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($215 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.03%
Nebraska average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sarpy County, NE  1.47% ($35,257 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.39% ($35,818)
from Pottawattamie County, IA  0.35% ($32,474)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,973 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.05%
Nebraska average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sarpy County, NE  1.51% ($39,420 average AGI)
to Pottawattamie County, IA  0.30% ($36,992)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.26% ($30,764)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ralston:

  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, 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)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOSR (1490 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCRO (660 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KHLP (1420 AM; 1 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.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ralston:

  • 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)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIWR (89.7 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KIOS-FM (91.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 001)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KVNO (90.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF NEBRASKA)
  • K299AK (107.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: BAER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKCD (105.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KVSS (88.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRQC (93.3 FM; BENNINGTON, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBBX-FM (97.7 FM; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KCTY-FM (106.9 FM; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: PLATTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ralston:

  • 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.)
  • K53EY (Channel 53; OMAHA, NE; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KVSS-LP (Channel 67; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • K61GA (Channel 61; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • KKAZ-CA (Channel 24; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • KOHA-LP (Channel 65; OMAHA, NE; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)
  • K52GP (Channel 52; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: DOUGLAS SHELDAHL)
  • K54GL (Channel 54; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • KBIN-TV (Channel 32; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
Ralston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ralston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 37,540Total average daily traffic
  • 1,501Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,556Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ralston)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 7900 Park Ln (Lat: 41.204722 Lon: -96.036694), Call Sign: WXY206, Licensee ID: L00098825
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.055 MHzGrant Date: 06/09/1998, Expiration Date: 08/29/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2003Registrant: City Of Ralston, 5500 S 77th St, Ralston, NE 68127, Phone: (402) 331-6677
  • 7629 Park Dr (Lat: 41.201389 Lon: -96.031417), Call Sign: KAG332
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.9600 MHz, 39.9000 MHzGrant Date: 03/22/1996, Expiration Date: 04/22/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/24/2001Registrant: City Of Ralson, 7629 Park Dr, Ralston, NE 68127, Phone: (402) 331-1786
  • MP24.3 WIU, Bn Milepost 24.3 (Lat: 41.200278 Lon: -96.028917), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNXP238
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.965 MHzGrant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 10/15/2021Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 41.201472 Lon: -96.045306, Call Sign: WQSJ838
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.437 MHz, 456.437 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 456.587 MHzGrant Date: 09/30/2013, Expiration Date: 09/30/2023, Certifier: Brad DahlRegistrant: Phones Plus, 8406 Park Drive, Omaha, NE 68127, Phone: (402) 399-0220, Fax: (402) 399-8870, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ALLTEL TOWER, 7558 South 96th Street (Lat: 41.183222 Lon: -96.062389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.6 m, Call Sign: WQPP682, Licensee ID: L01715713
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/16/2012, Expiration Date: 07/16/2022, Certifier: Pat ArchibaldRegistrant: City Of La Vista, 8116 Park View Blvd., La Vista, NE 68128, Phone: (402) 331-4343, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ralston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY 400A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 10, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA JT15D 5 SER (2900 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 393GH , Serial Number: RK-240, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Riverton Management Resources LLC, Po Box 27033, Ralston, NE 68127
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine:
    N-Number: 40VU , Serial Number: P76DCG21016224
    Registrant (Corporation): Vector Uas Services LLC, 5900 S 77th St, Ralston, NE 68127

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$123,49223$106,657148$116,27620$34,2202$76,68513$103,5050$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$163,0701$40,90012$142,7783$6,3370$00$01$40,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$124,5634$157,19837$122,06011$19,0310$01$139,9500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$134,0683$98,78326$130,5412$63,7750$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$111,9233$69,2800$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0074.59 , 0074.67, 0074.68

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$104,6258$112,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$103,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$80,6351$117,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$63,2102$164,340
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0074.59 , 0074.67, 0074.68

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 25

Incident types - Ralston

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ralston, NE

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in Ralston, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Cricket Wireless2Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen2Subway1

Ralston compared to Nebraska state average:

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

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  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 (68127) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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