Santee, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 348 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.2%
 
Males: 168  (48.4%)
Females: 180  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  21.8 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68760.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $17,220 (it was $16,250 in 2000)
Santee:

$17,220
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $7,931 (it was $7,879 in 2000)

Santee village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,542 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Santee:

$83,542
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $85,118

Median gross rent in 2012: $99.

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Santee races chart
  • American Indian alone - 252 (72.4%)
  • Hispanic - 32 (9.2%)
  • Black alone - 21 (6.0%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (5.7%)
  • White alone - 17 (4.9%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (2.0%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Santee: 75.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (5.6%), German (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/28/1974

Elevation: 1245 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 618 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Santee:

  • High school or higher: 69.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 20.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Santee village:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 8.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

4 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.1%
Nebraska:  6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Santee village:  0.0% ($0)
Nebraska:  1.7% ($1,478)
Santee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (74.3 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (144.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (524.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Springfield, SD (1.5 miles ), Running Water, SD (2.8 miles) , Lindy, NE (3.0 miles) , Tyndall, SD (3.3 miles ), Niobrara, NE (3.3 miles ), Tabor, SD (3.5 miles ), Avon, SD (4.0 miles ), Center, NE (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 42.84 N, Longitude: 97.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

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

2.8%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -62 (-17.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (48%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (78%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Carpenters (13%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (19%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)

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

Average climate in Santee, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Santee-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Santee village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.0 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 53 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Santee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 65% 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 53.1 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 123.0 miles away from Santee center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 650.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 215.4 miles away from Santee center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Knox County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Santee:

  • ST MICHAEL'S HOSPITAL - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; TYNDALL, SD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY TYNDALL (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TYNDALL, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Santee:

  • University of South Dakota (about 48 miles; Vermillion, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,328)
  • Northeast Community College (about 60 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Wayne State College (about 60 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 75 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 81 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • South Dakota State University (about 116 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Buena Vista University (about 136 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)

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Notable locations in Santee: Santee Village Police (A), Santee Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Santee: Santee Sioux Recreation Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Knox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 55.1%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 80.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  3.5 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  80.0%
Whole state:  64.8%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Santee compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (80%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Santee village (based on Knox County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 80.42%
Here: 80.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents35.3%30.8%13.4%10.1%10.4%
Congregations16.1%19.4%16.1%12.9%35.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Knox County:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Knox County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Knox County:

9.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

10.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

27.5%
Nebraska:

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

20.6%
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 6$1,291
Totals for Government 0$0 6$1,291

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $40,000 ($114.94)
    Fire Protection: $27,000 ($77.59)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($45.98)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($28.74)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($22.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($14.37)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($5.75)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($5.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $52,000 ($149.43)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $108,000 ($310.34)
    Highways: $25,000 ($71.84)
    General Support: $1,000 ($2.87)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $43,000 ($123.56)

3.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,070 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.51%
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  0.34% ($26,000 average AGI)


5.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,194 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
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  0.79% ($20,192 average AGI)
to Yankton County, SD  0.55% ($50,944)
to Douglas County, NE  0.39% ($39,538)

Strongest AM radio stations in Santee:

  • 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.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYNT (1450 AM; 1 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Santee:

  • KKYA (93.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • K220FV (91.9 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: PRAISE NETWORK, INC)
  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Santee:

  • K33GX (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K31DP (Channel 31; YANKTON, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Santee fatal accident list:

Mar 20, 2011 09:35 PM, Veterans Memorial Dr, Lat: 42.83947, Lon: -97.85089, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 14, 2007 00:19 AM, Spirit Lake Ave, Lat: 42.83611, Lon: -97.85740, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Jul 25, 1981 09:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

Santee on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #75 (68760) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czechoslovakian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
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