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Population in 2012: 149 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -28.7%
Males: 91  (61.7%)
Females: 58  (38.3%)

Median resident age:  59.8 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68971.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,488 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Republican City:

$39,488
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,849

Republican City village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,036 (it was $40,700 in 2000)
Republican City:

$67,036
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $67,626; Detached houses: $73,192; Mobile homes: $50,036

Median gross rent in 2012: $494.

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  • White alone - 148 (98.7%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Republican City: 74.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (36.6%), English (13.4%), Norwegian (7.5%), Irish (6.7%), Czech (6.3%), French (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2050 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 452 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Republican City:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Republican City village:

  • Never married: 13.8%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.0%
Nebraska:  5.5%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Republican City, Nebraska as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Republican City to the number of sex offenders is 149 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $900 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,321 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (142.8 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (522.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Naponee, NE (2.1 miles) , Alma, NE (2.7 miles ), Huntley, NE (2.9 miles) , Bloomington, NE (3.1 miles) , Orleans, NE (3.6 miles ), Franklin, NE (3.8 miles ), Ragan, NE (3.9 miles) , Wilcox, NE (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $37,500
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $32,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,200

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.10 N, Longitude: 99.22 W

Area code: 308

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.2%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Other financial specialists (7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Republican City-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 178% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Republican City village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 tornado 25.7 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Republican City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 62.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.7 miles away from Republican City center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.1 miles away from Republican City center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

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: 4, Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Republican City:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - COLONIAL VILLA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ALMA, NE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - FRANKLIN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; FRANKLIN, NE)

Political contributions by individuals in Republican City, NE

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Republican City:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 43 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,780)
  • Central Community College (about 71 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 86 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 142 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 146 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • Kansas State University (about 155 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 157 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)

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Notable locations in Republican City: Republican Station (A), Midland Co-op Elevator (B), Republican City Fire and Rescue Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Republican City: United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Dave's Cabins (12149 Road H).

 
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 Republican City and their reported violations in the past:

REPUBLICAN CITY, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 199, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-24-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-05-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-05-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2002), St Public Notif received (FEB-14-2002)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.3%

Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

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

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Republican City, NE

Republican City compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Republican City (2011 data):

  • Commercial State Bank: at 20 Circle Drive, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $61.5 mil, Deposits: $46.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial State Holding Company, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Republican City travel time to work - commute


Republican City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Republican City village (based on Harlan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.35%
Here60.4%
USA50.2%

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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$802$9,6240$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,349$28,1880$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$367
Totals for Government 2$3,151$18,9061$367

Republican City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $25,000 ($167.79)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($67.11)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($33.56)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($6.71)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $55,000 ($369.13)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($221.48)
    Gas Utilities: $28,000 ($187.92)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($167.79)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($107.38)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($87.25)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($33.56)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($13.42)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($6.71)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($6.71)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($6.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $54,000 ($362.42)

Republican City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $28,000 ($187.92)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($13.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($6.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $29,000 ($194.63)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($46.98)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $28,000 ($187.92)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($107.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $21,000 ($140.94)
    All Other: $5,000 ($33.56)
    General Support: $3,000 ($20.13)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $28,000 ($187.92)
    Property: $21,000 ($140.94)
    NEC: $16,000 ($107.38)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $175,000 ($1174.50)

5.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



7.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,558 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Buffalo County, NE  1.30% ($22,813 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Republican City:

  • 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.)
  • KKAN (1490 AM; 1 kW; PHILLIPSBURG, KS; Owner: WALTER C. SEIDEL)
  • 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.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Republican City:

  • 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)
  • KLIQ (94.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KROR (101.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Republican City:

  • 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)
  • KGIN (Channel 11; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Republican City fatal accident list:

Jan 20, 1999 06:20 AM, Berrigan Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K0KJG, Licensee ID: L01021963
    Grant Date: 05/25/2005, Expiration Date: 08/23/2015, Certifier: Benjamin C Boell
    Registrant: Benjamin C Boell, 70456 Haskins Hill Rd, Republican City, NE 68971
  • Call Sign: N0BBX, Licensee ID: L00158825
    Grant Date: 03/01/2004, Expiration Date: 05/24/2014, Certifier: C Rolland Waggoner
    Registrant: C Rolland Waggoner, 12066 710 Rd, Republican City, NE 68971
  • Call Sign: N0SHZ, Licensee ID: L00217508
    Grant Date: 04/28/1992, Expiration Date: 04/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/29/2004
    Registrant: Alice E Wakeman, Rt1 Box 42d, Republican City, NE 68971
  • Call Sign: N0VMP, Licensee ID: L00602271
    Grant Date: 03/12/2013, Expiration Date: 03/12/2023, Certifier: Michael L Andrews
    Registrant: Michael L Andrews, 203 Center Ave, Republican City, NE 68971
  • Call Sign: W0WBE, Licensee ID: L00217501
    Grant Date: 10/31/1994, Expiration Date: 10/31/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2000
    Registrant: Ritchie T Wakeman, 213 Truman Ave, Republican City, NE 68971


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in Republican City, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Ruth483.2 years
Albert481.8 years
Francis480.7 years
Helen490.3 years
John472.3 years
Roy479.0 years
George385.7 years
William377.7 years
Grace387.0 years
Clarence382.0 years
Most common last names in Republican City, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schlatz685.8 years
Sprague571.0 years
Abbott488.2 years
Rebman478.7 years
Scott488.2 years
Mcfarlane378.7 years
Brandon379.4 years
Goedeken385.6 years
Hecht383.3 years
Richter386.0 years
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