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Population in 2012: 7,043 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.5%
 

Males: 3,447  (49.0%)
Females: 3,596  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  32.4 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68434.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,872 (it was $41,264 in 2000)
Seward:

$59,872
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,034

Seward city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $136,604 (it was $92,400 in 2000)
Seward:

$136,604
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $140,533; Detached houses: $143,673; Townhouses or other attached units: $137,439; Mobile homes: $13,231

Median gross rent in 2012: $603.

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  • White alone - 6,646 (95.8%)
  • Hispanic - 142 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 60 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 45 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 34 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Seward: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (44.4%), Czech (10.1%), English (6.5%), Irish (6.2%), United States (5.1%), Dutch (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1494 feet

Land area: 3.27 square miles.

Population density: 2,152 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Seward:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seward city:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

101 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Nebraska:  5.5%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Seward, Nebraska as of October 26, 2014.
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 2012: $2,516 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,494 (2.0%)

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: -65 (-0.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,817 (55.2%)

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
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 111102023022
per 100,000 15.815.715.214.70.029.40.029.643.60.028.528.6
Robberies 010100101000
per 100,000 0.015.70.014.70.00.014.40.014.50.00.00.0
Assaults 110300423104
per 100,000 15.815.70.044.20.00.057.829.643.614.60.057.2
Burglaries 18141511691211814510
per 100,000 284.5219.3227.3162.289.4132.1173.4162.7116.2204.671.2143.0
Thefts 97101106988390548369646379
per 100,000 1533.41581.81606.31444.81237.31321.0780.11228.01002.5935.4896.71129.4
Auto thefts 459556540225
per 100,000 63.278.3136.473.774.588.172.259.20.029.228.571.5
Arson 001101010000
per 100,000 0.00.015.214.70.014.70.014.80.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 105.2108.4106.3103.163.695.467.097.799.158.767.998.1

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Crime rate in Seward detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Nebraska average:

1.95

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Seward, Nebraska accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +444 (+7.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Seward-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 212% 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 significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 Seward 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 the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Joel D. Heck - Theologian, Sam Koch - Player of football, Bub Weller - Football player, Danielle Nantkes - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Seward:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Seward, NE

Airports and heliports located in Seward:


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Local government website: WWW.CITYOFSEWARDNE.COM

College/University in Seward:

  • Concordia University (Full-time enrollment: 1,426; 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: 20,702)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 26 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 62 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 9,853)
  • Bellevue University (about 64 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 3,237)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 65 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • Creighton University (about 65 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 6,479)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 66 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 7,095)

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)
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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.9. This is about average.
City:

26.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.416. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.416
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.06
U.S.:

9.59

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

SEWARD, CITY OF (Population served: 6319, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2004), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-07-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2003), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-07-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-07-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2003), St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2003), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-07-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2004)
  • 8 other older health violations
GLENHAVEN VILLAGE SUBDIVISION (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and FEB-25-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-16-2000), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1994 and MAY-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-1996), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-1996)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1994 and MAY-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-1994), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-1996)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.7%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Seward, NE

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 compared to Nebraska state average:

Seward, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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  • 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.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Seward travel time to work - commute


Seward mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.98%
Here67.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMennonite Church USA
Adherents48.8%17.3%11.2%6.2%5.6%
Congregations26.5%17.6%8.8%5.9%8.8%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodEvangelical Free Church of AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.7%1.7%1.4%1.1%5.0%
Congregations5.9%2.9%2.9%2.9%17.6%
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: 4
Seward County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Seward County:

27.1%
State:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Seward County:

13.1%
State:

12.9%

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 3$9,863$39,4521$1,601
Other Government Administration 4$20,581$61,7431$410
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,429
Police Protection - Officers 11$40,680$44,3780$0
Police - Other 2$5,176$31,0560$0
Streets and Highways 5$16,514$39,6341$1,966
Welfare 0$0 1$374
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$994
Sewerage 4$11,677$35,0310$0
Parks and Recreation 7$20,639$35,3810$0
Water Supply 4$15,595$46,7850$0
Electric Power 6$24,228$48,4561$1,328
Local Libraries 3$8,608$34,4326$6,695
Other and Unallocable 1$2,834$34,0083$2,887
Totals for Government 50$176,395$42,33516$18,684

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

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $196,000 ($27.83)
    Regular Highways: $147,000 ($20.87)
    Central Staff Services: $103,000 ($14.62)
    Financial Administration: $80,000 ($11.36)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($2.27)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,696,000 ($808.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,190,000 ($168.96)
    Water Utilities: $955,000 ($135.60)
    Police Protection: $567,000 ($80.51)
    Sewerage: $492,000 ($69.86)
    Regular Highways: $428,000 ($60.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $378,000 ($53.67)
    Central Staff Services: $177,000 ($25.13)
    Financial Administration: $136,000 ($19.31)
    Public Welfare - Other: $73,000 ($10.36)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($3.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($2.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($0.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $52,000 ($7.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $462,000 ($65.60)
    Financial Administration: $355,000 ($50.40)
    General Public Building: $71,000 ($10.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,767,000 ($676.84)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $745,000 ($105.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $262,000 ($37.20)
    Sewerage: $181,000 ($25.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($0.85)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,560,000 ($505.47)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($7.10)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,098,000 ($297.88)
    Water Utilities: $352,000 ($49.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $421,000 ($59.78)
    All Other: $109,000 ($15.48)
    General Local Government Support: $41,000 ($5.82)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,958,000 ($278.01)
    Property: $1,161,000 ($164.84)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $754,000 ($107.06)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,305,000 ($185.29)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,305,000 ($185.29)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,507,000 ($355.96)

7.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,391 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lancaster County, NE  2.66% ($40,682 average AGI)
from Saline County, NE  0.37% ($38,545)
from York County, NE  0.25% ($38,800)


7.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
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 Lancaster County, NE  3.13% ($30,656 average AGI)
to York County, NE  0.34% ($31,750)
to Douglas County, NE  0.27% ($34,250)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Seward, Nebraska:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Nebraska average:
  • Fatal accident count: 103
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 161
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 112
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 261
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

Seward fatal accident list:

Jul 26, 2009 04:27 PM, Sr-15, Hillcrest Dr, Lat: 40.91605, Lon: -97.09911389, 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 drivers: 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
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $204,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,355
Total average daily truck traffic: 302
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 3,415

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
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1
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Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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