Seward, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 7,120 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.7%
 
Males: 3,483  (48.9%)
Females: 3,637  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  31.9 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68434.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $58,185 (it was $41,264 in 2000)
Seward:

$58,185
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,173 (it was $17,668 in 2000)

Seward city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $139,542 (it was $92,400 in 2000)
Seward:

$139,542
NE:

$132,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $604.

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  • Races in Seward, NE (2013)

    Seward races chart
    • 6,70094.4%White alone
    • 1682.4%Hispanic
    • 1081.5%Two or more races
    • 380.5%Black alone
    • 360.5%Asian alone
    • 50.07%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Seward: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (43.9%), English (6.9%), Irish (6.4%), Czech (6.3%), United States (5.8%), Dutch (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1494 feet

Land area: 3.27 square miles.

Population density: 2,176 people per square mile   (low).

Seward,NE real estate house value index trend

Seward, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Seward:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seward city:

  • Never married: 35.7%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

171 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% North America).

This city:

2.7%
Nebraska:

4.4%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Seward, Nebraska as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Seward to the number of sex offenders is 880 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: $2,495 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,669 (2.1%)

Seward satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (23.1 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (492.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Staplehurst, NE (2.4 miles ), Garland, NE (2.5 miles ), Tamora, NE (2.6 miles) , Bee, NE (2.6 miles ), Goehner, NE (2.9 miles) , Milford, NE (3.1 miles ), Pleasant Dale, NE (3.5 miles ), Malcolm, NE (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $396,400
  • 2006: 35 buildings, average cost: $242,500
  • 2007: 33 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $201,400
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $191,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.91 N, Longitude: 97.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +223 (+3.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,919 (59.5%)

Area code: 402

Seward household income distribution Seward home values distribution

Crime rates in Seward by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1111020230221
per 100,000 15.815.715.214.70.029.40.029.643.60.028.528.614.2
Robberies 0101001010000
per 100,000 0.015.70.014.70.00.014.40.014.50.00.00.00.0
Assaults 1103004231045
per 100,000 15.815.70.044.20.00.057.829.643.614.60.057.270.8
Burglaries 181415116912118145108
per 100,000 284.5219.3227.3162.289.4132.1173.4162.7116.2204.671.2143.0113.3
Thefts 9710110698839054836964637975
per 100,000 1,533.41,581.81,606.31,444.81,237.31,321.0780.11,228.01,002.5935.4896.71,129.41,061.9
Auto thefts 4595565402252
per 100,000 63.278.3136.473.774.588.172.259.20.029.228.571.528.3
Arson 0011010100000
per 100,000 0.00.015.214.70.014.70.014.80.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 105.3108.6106.4103.263.795.567.197.899.258.868.098.280.6

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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 Seward detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Nebraska average:

1.92
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.5%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +444 (+7.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Seward, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Seward-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the Seward city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Seward-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 68% 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 158.4 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 257.0 miles away from Seward center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.3 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) earthquake occurred 83.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from Seward center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 113.1 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 Seward County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Birthplace of: Joel D. Heck - Theologian, Sam Koch - Player of football, Bub Weller - Football player, Danielle Nantkes - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Seward:

  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 300 NORTH COLUMBIA AVE)
  • RIVENDELL PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (3770 RIVENDELL DRIVE)
  • BETHESDA CARE CENTER (624 PINEWOOD AVENUE)
  • SEWARD LIVING CENTER, INC DBA RIDGEWOOD REHABILITA (446 & 624 PINEWOOD AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Seward:

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College/University in Seward:

  • Concordia University-Nebraska (Full-time enrollment: 1,779; Location: 800 N Columbia Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cune.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seward:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 22 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 24 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 26 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 62 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 64 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Bellevue University (about 64 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Creighton University (about 65 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)

Public high school in Seward:

Public elementary/middle schools in Seward:

Private elementary/middle schools in Seward:

  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN ELEM/JR HIGH (Students: 141; Location: 877 N COLUMBIA AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST VINCENT DEPAUL SCHOOL (Students: 111; Location: 152 PINEWOOD AVE; Grades: PK - 4)
See full list of schools located in Seward

Library in Seward:

  • SEWARD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $341,178; Location: 233 SOUTH 5TH STREET; 38,401 books; 3,035 audio materials; 3,416 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 124 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Seward: Seward Country Club (A), Blue Valley Cooperative Elevator (B), Seward (C), Blue Valley Campground (D), Seward County Fairgrounds (E), Seward County Courthouse (F), Presidents House (G), 158 Guest House (H), 920 Guest House (I), David Hall (J), Timothy Hall (K), Philip Hall (L), Esther Hall (M), Dorcas Hall (N), Ruth Hall (O), Schuelke Hall (P), Strieter Hall (Q), Janzow Campus Center (R), Maintenance Building (S), Becker Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Seward include: Faith Lutheran Church (A), Friedens United Church of Christ (B), Grace Lutheran Church (C), Faith in Christ Fellowship (D), Lighthouse United Pentecostal Church (E), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (F), Calvary Baptist Church (G), Church of Christ (H), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Seward include: Plum Creek Park (1), Karol Kay Park (2), Centennial Park (3), Seward City Park (4), Fairground Park Arboretum (5), Open Book Sculpture (6), Creation Sculpture (7), Son of Man Be Free Sculpture (8), Seward Nebraska's Fourth of July City Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Liberty House B & B (441 North 5th Street), Super 8 Motel of Seward (1329 Progressive Drive), Seward Econo Wash (727 Seward Street), Dale's Motel Inc (734 Main Street), East Hill Motel (131 East 34 Highway).

Courts: Seward County - District Court (Courthouse), Seward County - Traffic & Criminal Court (Courthouse).

Seward 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 2012 was 55.4. This is better than average.

City:

55.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.319. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.319
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.52
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Seward and their reported violations in the past:

SYNGENTA SEEDS - SEWARD (Population served: 41, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-14-2011)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (OCT-17-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-14-2011), St Other (APR-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2011)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (OCT-17-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-14-2011), St Other (APR-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2011)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (OCT-17-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-14-2011), St Other (APR-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2011)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (OCT-17-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-14-2011), St Other (APR-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2011)
  • 6 other older health violations

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

  • SEWARD, CITY OF (Population served: 6,964, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.4%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.6%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.4%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Seward in 2010:

  • 839 people in college/university student housing
  • 69 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Seward in 2000:

  • 714 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 15 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in other types of correctional institutions

Seward, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Seward 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Seward (2011 data):

  • The Cattle National Bank and Trust Company: The Cattle National Bank And Trust C at 104 South 5th, branch established on 1873/06/01; Motor Branch at 405 North Fifth Street, branch established on 1978/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $199.1 mil, Deposits: $166.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cattle Crossing, Inc.
  • The Jones National Bank and Trust Company of Seward: 341 N 6th Street Branch at 341 North 6th Street, branch established on 1894/01/01; The Jones National Bank And Trust Co at 203 South 6th, branch established on 1883/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $215.5 mil, Deposits: $175.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Jones National Corporation
  • Union Bank and Trust Company: Seward Branch at 546 Jackson Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2006/06/06: Bank assets: $2,481.6 mil, Deposits: $2,115.9 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers & Merchants Investment, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (28%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Seward city (based on Seward County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,81524
Mainline Protestant2,66412
Catholic1,9934
Other31
None5,275-
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: 4
Seward County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Seward County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

4.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Seward County:

27.1%
Nebraska:

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

13.1%
State:

12.9%
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 4$17,604$52,8120$0
Other Government Administration 1$8,112$97,3449$2,040
Police Protection - Officers 11$43,895$47,8850$0
Police - Other 2$5,798$34,7880$0
Streets and Highways 6$23,030$46,0600$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,127
Sewerage 3$13,776$55,1040$0
Parks and Recreation 7$24,000$41,1431$206
Water Supply 4$18,675$56,0250$0
Electric Power 6$29,353$58,7061$1,473
Local Libraries 3$11,128$44,5127$6,160
Other and Unallocable 3$11,798$47,1925$8,206
Totals for Government 50$207,169$49,72124$19,212

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

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $196,000 ($27.53)
    Regular Highways: $147,000 ($20.65)
    Central Staff Services: $103,000 ($14.47)
    Financial Administration: $80,000 ($11.24)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($2.25)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,696,000 ($800.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,190,000 ($167.13)
    Water Utilities: $955,000 ($134.13)
    Police Protection: $567,000 ($79.63)
    Sewerage: $492,000 ($69.10)
    Regular Highways: $428,000 ($60.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $378,000 ($53.09)
    Central Staff Services: $177,000 ($24.86)
    Financial Administration: $136,000 ($19.10)
    Public Welfare - Other: $73,000 ($10.25)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($3.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($2.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($0.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $52,000 ($7.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $462,000 ($64.89)
    Financial Administration: $355,000 ($49.86)
    General Public Building: $71,000 ($9.97)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,767,000 ($669.52)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $745,000 ($104.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $262,000 ($36.80)
    Sewerage: $181,000 ($25.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($0.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,560,000 ($500.00)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($7.02)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,098,000 ($294.66)
    Water Utilities: $352,000 ($49.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $421,000 ($59.13)
    All Other: $109,000 ($15.31)
    General Local Government Support: $41,000 ($5.76)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,958,000 ($275.00)
    Property: $1,161,000 ($163.06)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $754,000 ($105.90)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,305,000 ($183.29)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,305,000 ($183.29)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,507,000 ($352.11)

6.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
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 Lancaster County, NE  2.24% ($42,933 average AGI)
from York County, NE  0.38% ($35,609)
from Butler County, NE  0.28% ($53,941)


7.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.55%
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 Lancaster County, NE  3.08% ($36,963 average AGI)
to Saline County, NE  0.44% ($34,593)
to York County, NE  0.39% ($35,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Seward:

  • 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.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KFOR (1240 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KLIN (1400 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seward:

  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZKX (96.9 FM; SEWARD, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KIBZ (106.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KLIR (101.1 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KTGL (92.9 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUCV (91.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRKR (95.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBBK (107.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSLI-FM (104.1 FM; CRETE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKUL (105.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Seward:

  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • K48FF (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K18CD (Channel 18; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K27GX (Channel 27; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWAZ-LP (Channel 22; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K53GH (Channel 53; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: MARY E. HARDERS)
  • K67CV (Channel 67; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
Seward fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Seward fatal accident list:

Jul 26, 2009 04:27 PM, Sr-15, Hillcrest Dr, Lat: 40.91605, Lon: -97.09911, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 17, 1994 09:22 PM, 15, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 25, 1992 05:03 PM, 34, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 10, 1991 00:04 AM, 34, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 9, 1988 03:15 PM, N 2nd St., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 17, 1980 04:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 31m102ftTotal length
  • $905,000Total costs
  • 14,210Total average daily traffic
  • 1,487Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,006Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Seward)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Seward, NE)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SEWARD WEST, .97 Km North Of Us-34;sr-2; 6.4 Km West Of Sr-15 (Lat: 40.910833 Lon: -97.178333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 103.9 m, Call Sign: WQQP505
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/07/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 212 S. First St. (Lat: 40.907222 Lon: -97.092250), Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WGZ678, Licensee ID: L01063173
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.875 MHz, 951.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/1983, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2013
    Registrant: Three Eagles Of Lincoln, Inc., 3800 Cornhusker Highway, Lincoln, NE 68506

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Seward Municipal Airport (Lat: 40.852500 Lon: -97.101694), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WJY7
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/12/1994, Expiration Date: 07/12/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: City Of Seward, Seward, NE 68434
  • Seward Municipal Airport (Lat: 40.865278 Lon: -97.105556), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB2739, Licensee ID: L00003457
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.26951 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2007, Expiration Date: 02/24/2017
    Registrant: State Of Nebraska, Box 82088, Lincoln, NE 68501

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Seward)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Seward)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Most common first names in Seward, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5582.9 years
William5179.9 years
Mary4185.8 years
Anna4087.6 years
Walter3276.8 years
Carl2983.2 years
Paul2978.1 years
George2983.3 years
Edward2882.3 years
Charles2879.3 years
Most common last names in Seward, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meyer1984.0 years
Imig1681.5 years
Westerhoff1682.3 years
Luebbe1585.3 years
Kamprath1583.3 years
Schulz1483.0 years
Hughes1474.7 years
Mueller1380.0 years
Miller1385.4 years
Eberspacher1389.5 years
Businesses in Seward, NE
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1
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