Royal, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 61 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.7%
 
Males: 32  (52.7%)
Females: 29  (47.3%)
Median resident age:  46.9 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 68773

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,487 (it was $27,292 in 2000)
Royal:

$44,487
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,732 (it was $13,414 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $20,216 (it was $16,100 in 2000)
Royal:

$20,216
NE:

$132,700
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    • 6298.4%White alone
    • 11.6%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Royal: 75.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.6%), United States (18.8%), English (10.9%), Irish (7.8%), Scottish (3.1%), Swedish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1869 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 426 people per square mile   (low).

Royal, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Royal:

  • High school or higher: 98.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Royal village:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $484 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $732 (3.2%)

Royal satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (89.0 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (129.3 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (536.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Orchard, NE (2.4 miles ), Brunswick, NE (2.8 miles) , Clearwater, NE (3.4 miles ), Ewing, NE (3.5 miles ), Creighton, NE (3.8 miles ), Neligh, NE (3.9 miles ), Winnetoon, NE (3.9 miles) , Page, NE (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 42.33 N, Longitude: 98.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 402

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

2.5%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-7.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (65%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (67%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (52%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (50%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (33%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (17%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Royal, Nebraska

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Tornado activity:

Royal-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Royal village center .

On 5/5/1964, a category F4 tornado 20.8 miles away from the village center injured 11 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Royal-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 63% 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 49.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 647.2 miles away from Royal center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 145.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 380.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.2 miles away from Royal center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 102.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Antelope County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Royal:

  • Northeast Community College (about 43 miles; Norfolk, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,334)
  • Wayne State College (about 58 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • University of South Dakota (about 69 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 92 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Central Community College (about 101 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 110 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 124 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)

Library in Royal:

  • ROYAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,477; Location: 3RD & RYAN STREETS; 9,801 books; 455 audio materials; 63 video materials; 3 state licensed databases; 2 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Royal: Royal (A), Royal Public Library (B), Royal Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Antelope County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.5%
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  48.3%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  13.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Royal compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (85%)
  • Utility gas (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Royal village (based on Antelope County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,0825
Evangelical Protestant1,55310
Mainline Protestant1,14910
Other1891
None1,712-
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
Antelope County:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Antelope County:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Antelope County:

28.7%
Nebraska:

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

9.7%
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 8$341
Totals for Government 0$0 8$341

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($147.54)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($131.15)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($131.15)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($98.36)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($16.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($49.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $5,000 ($81.97)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($65.57)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($16.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,000 ($245.90)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $4,000 ($65.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($147.54)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($49.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($65.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($147.54)
    General Support: $5,000 ($81.97)
    All Other: $2,000 ($32.79)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($196.72)
    NEC: $5,000 ($81.97)

Royal government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $46,000 ($754.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $44,000 ($721.31)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($32.79)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $70,000 ($1147.54)

4.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,587 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Madison County, NE  0.91% ($15,304 average AGI)


5.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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 Madison County, NE  1.37% ($28,886 average AGI)
to Holt County, NE  0.39% ($40,700)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.39% ($21,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in Royal:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRX (1350 AM; 1 kW; O'NEILL, NE; Owner: RANCHLAND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJAG (780 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NORFOLK, NE)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Royal:

  • KGRD (105.3 FM; ORCHARD, NE; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK, INC.)
  • KEXL (106.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: WJAG, INC.)
  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KNEN (94.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRX-FM (102.9 FM; O'NEILL, NE; Owner: RANCHLAND BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXNE-FM (89.3 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

TV broadcast stations around Royal:

  • KLKE (Channel 24; ALBION, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K53GC (Channel 53; NELIGH, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KXNE-TV (Channel 19; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K39AL (Channel 39; NELIGH, NE; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Frank DiRico, 51863 865th Road (Lat: 42.365083 Lon: -98.134222), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191111, , 40 LONE STREET
  • Frank DiRico, 51863 865th Road (Lat: 42.365083 Lon: -98.134222), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Frank DiRico, 51863 865th Road (Lat: 42.365083 Lon: -98.134222), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Frank DiRico, 51863 865th Road (Lat: 42.365083 Lon: -98.134222), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com

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