Sidney, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 6,620 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 3,176  (48.0%)
Females: 3,444  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 69162.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,252 (it was $33,935 in 2000)
Sidney:

$65,252
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,158 (it was $17,158 in 2000)

Sidney city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $137,747 (it was $58,600 in 2000)
Sidney:

$137,747
NE:

$155,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $703.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sidney: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.0%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for Black residents, 37.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.2% for other race residents, 32.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sidney, NE (2010)
    • 5,98788.6%White alone
    • 4987.4%Hispanic
    • 1572.3%Asian alone
    • 500.7%Two or more races
    • 430.6%American Indian alone
    • 150.2%Black alone
    • 50.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Sidney, Nebraska as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sidney is 348 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Sidney by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(15.6)
4
(61.8)
2
(31.3)
2
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
3
(43.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(46.7)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.3)
1
(15.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(62.3)
9
(139.0)
8
(125.3)
3
(46.2)
4
(61.4)
3
(46.9)
4
(58.7)
7
(103.1)
22
(321.0)
39
(560.3)
16
(229.1)
13
(196.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
27
(420.4)
22
(339.7)
25
(391.5)
15
(231.1)
5
(76.8)
23
(359.4)
5
(73.3)
16
(235.7)
43
(627.5)
49
(704.0)
20
(286.4)
10
(151.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
165
(2,569)
185
(2,856)
166
(2,599)
111
(1,710)
87
(1,336)
85
(1,328)
70
(1,027)
81
(1,193)
133
(1,941)
112
(1,609)
112
(1,604)
120
(1,818)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(140.1)
7
(108.1)
5
(78.3)
3
(46.2)
4
(61.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.0)
3
(44.2)
7
(102.1)
1
(14.4)
2
(28.6)
3
(45.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)182.3228.5187.8122.276.087.773.2147.3210.0261.4136.6155.1

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City-data.com crime index in Sidney, NE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Nebraska average:

1.90
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Ancestries: German (42.8%), American (11.0%), Irish (10.4%), English (6.5%), Swedish (4.1%), Italian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 10/8/1884

Elevation: 4090 feet

Land area: 6.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,073 people per square mile   (low).

Sidney, Nebraska map

141 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.2% Asia).

This city:

2.0%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,641 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,000 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (95.0 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (137.3 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (670.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Lorenzo, NE (2.8 miles),
Sunol, NE (3.4 miles),
Gurley, NE (3.6 miles ),
Peetz, CO (3.8 miles ),
Lodgepole, NE (4.2 miles ),
Potter, NE (4.3 miles ),
Dalton, NE (4.3 miles ),
Crook, CO (4.6 miles)

Latitude: 41.14 N, Longitude: 102.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,112 (+16.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,186 (81.3%)

Area code: 308

Distribution of median household income in Sidney, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sidney, NE in 2017
Sidney satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $255,100
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $204,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $307,100
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $197,200
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $242,300
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $332,700
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $312,200
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $256,100
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $214,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Sidney, NE residents
Average permit cost in Sidney, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Historical population in Sidney, NE
Historical housing units in Sidney, NE

Population change in the 1990s: +242 (+4.0%).
Most common industries in Sidney, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (10.0%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (9.6%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (9.9%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (9.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (10.1%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Sidney, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)

Average climate in Sidney, Nebraska

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Sidney, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone
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Tornado activity:

Sidney-area historical tornado activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Sidney city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1985, a category F3 tornado 7.3 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sidney-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 455.4 miles away from Sidney center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 159.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 586.7 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 260.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 262.3 miles away from Sidney center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 462.6 miles away from Sidney center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cheyenne County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sidney topographic map

Main business address for: CABELAS INC (RETAIL-MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS STORES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Sidney:

  • SIDNEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 645 OSAGE ST)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER HOME HEALTH (645 OSAGE STREET)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - SIDNEY (1435 TOLEDO STREET)
  • SIDNEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (645 OSAGE STREET)

Airports located in Sidney:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sidney:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 94 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 104 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 107 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Chadron State College (about 117 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 117 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • University of Wyoming (about 136 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 137 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)

Public high school in Sidney:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sidney:

See full list of schools located in Sidney

Library in Sidney:

  • SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $431,127; Location: 1112 12TH AVENUE; 43,747 books; 3,521 audio materials; 2,133 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 133 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • As Far as FM radio stations. 104.7 KNNG in Sterling CO. They also have an AM station KSTC. you also don't mention Sterling CO. as a close town. Many of the people from Sidney go there for shopping. Sterling Co is approx. 38 miles from Sidney. added by Jon

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sidney: Sidney (A), Hillside Golf Course (B), Crossroads Cooperative Association Elevator (C), Scoular Company Elevator (D), Cabelas Wildlife Display (E), Cheyenne County Courthouse (F), Sidney Police Department (G), Cheyenne County Sheriffs Office (H), Sidney Volunteer Fire Department (I), Sidney Public Library (J), Cheyenne County Museum (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Sidney: CABELAS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sidney include: Evangelical Free Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), New Hope Wesleyan Church (C), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (D), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (E), Seventh Day Adventist Church (F), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (G), Westside Church of Christ (H), Light Memorial Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Sidney East Reservoir (A), Ruther Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sidney include: Legion Park (1), Northside Park (2), Fort Sidney Historical Marker (3), Living Memorial Gardens (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Cheyenne County Historical Association (Museums; 544 Jackson Street).

Hotels: Fort Sidney Inn (935 9th Ave), Days Inn Sydney Yendis LLC (3042 Silverberg Drive), Comfort Inn Sidney (730 East Jennifer Lane), Generic Motel (11552 US Highway 30), El Palomino Motel (2220 Illinois Street), Deluxe Motel (2201 Illinois Street), Motel 6 (3042 Silverberg Drive), Sleep 4 Less (JCT Of US385 & Highway), Super 8 Sidney NE (2115 West Illinois Street).

Courts: Cheyenne County - Sidney- County Court (Court House), Cheyenne County - Sidney- Clerk Of District Court (Court House), Cheyenne County - Court House- Sidney- Commissioners (Court House).

Birthplace of: Ken Ramos - Baseball player.

Cheyenne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

SIDNEY, CITY OF (Population served: 6,280, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2013)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.0%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.5%
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: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Sidney in 2010:

  • 82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults
108 people in nursing homes in 2000
11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Sidney (2011 data):

  • The American National Bank of Sidney: Drive-In Bank Branch at 1140 Jackson Street, branch established on 1961/08/10; The American National Bank Of Sidney at 901 10th, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $79.4 mil, Deposits: $65.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: American National Sidney Corp.
  • Points West Community Bank: at 809 Illinois Street, branch established on 1980/09/15; I-80 Branch at 420 Glover Road, branch established on 2006/07/31. Info updated 2011/05/17: Bank assets: $318.8 mil, Deposits: $273.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First Nebraska Bancs, Inc.
  • Security First Bank: Sidney Branch at 1205 Jackson Street, branch established on 2006/02/15. Info updated 2010/02/19: Bank assets: $829.2 mil, Deposits: $644.3 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Stockmens Limited Partnership
  • Sidney Federal Savings and Loan Association: Sidney Federal Savings And Loan Asso at 1045 10th Avenue, branch established on 1899/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $30.7 mil, Deposits: $22.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Great Western Bank: 1028 Toledo Street Branch at 1028 Toledo Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
  • World's Foremost Bank: at One Cabela Drive, branch established on 2001/03/23. Info updated 2008/12/19: Bank assets: $3,354.9 mil, Deposits: $988.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Credit-Card Specialization, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Sidney:

Marital status in Sidney, NE
  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Sidney:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Nebraska average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sidney
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sidney, NE (based on Cheyenne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,57113
Catholic1,5003
Evangelical Protestant1,48117
Other4002
None4,046-
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
This county:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

1.01 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Cheyenne County:

12.07 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

7.7%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cheyenne County:

28.2%
Nebraska:

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

10.5%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sidney:

49.6%
State:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.3%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.2%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sidney:

36.4%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

55.6%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Sidney:

77.3%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sidney, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$57,022$52,6360$0
Electric Power 10$46,431$55,7170$0
Solid Waste Management 8$34,479$51,7190$0
Other Government Administration 8$32,543$48,8156$3,062
Water Supply 7$28,462$48,7922$2,879
Streets and Highways 7$25,657$43,9830$0
Local Libraries 6$19,043$38,0864$1,344
Parks and Recreation 6$21,503$43,0061$1,114
Other and Unallocable 5$25,960$62,3047$3,609
Sewerage 3$12,526$50,1040$0
Police - Other 2$6,490$38,9400$0
Welfare 1$4,398$52,7765$4,145
Financial Administration 1$7,681$92,1720$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 3$2,197
Totals for Government 77$322,195$50,21228$18,350

Sidney government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $2,412,000 ($364.35)
    Libraries: $804,000 ($121.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $700,000 ($105.74)
    Central Staff Services: $334,000 ($50.45)
    Financial Administration: $257,000 ($38.82)
    General Public Buildings: $51,000 ($7.70)
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000 ($0.76)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.45)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,138,000 ($1229.31)
    Central Staff Services: $3,063,000 ($462.69)
    Financial Administration: $2,356,000 ($355.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,542,000 ($232.93)
    Police Protection: $1,175,000 ($177.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $751,000 ($113.44)
    Libraries: $514,000 ($77.64)
    General Public Buildings: $471,000 ($71.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $300,000 ($45.32)
    Public Welfare - Other: $266,000 ($40.18)
    Health - Other: $185,000 ($27.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $937,000 ($141.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,654,000 ($703.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $106,000 ($16.01)
    Police Protection: $73,000 ($11.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($7.10)
    Libraries: $35,000 ($5.29)
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($0.45)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.30)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.15)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,818,000 ($1332.02)

Sidney government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $23,092,000 ($3488.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $339,000 ($51.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $130,000 ($19.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $838,000 ($126.59)
    Interest Earnings: $304,000 ($45.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,043,000 ($308.61)
    Highways: $747,000 ($112.84)
    General Local Government Support: $65,000 ($9.82)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,478,000 ($676.44)
    Property: $2,152,000 ($325.08)
    Public Utilities Sales: $322,000 ($48.64)
    Other License: $140,000 ($21.15)

Sidney government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,426,000 ($3538.67)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,525,000 ($2949.40)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,847,000 ($732.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $945,000 ($142.75)

Sidney government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,203,000 ($2296.53)

7.05% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Nebraska average:

6.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

8.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,877 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.09%
Nebraska average:

6.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.
Businesses in Sidney, NE
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Motel 61
Comfort Inn1New Balance7
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Safeway1
FedEx2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS3
KFC1Vons1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sidney:

  • KSID (1340 AM; 1 kW; SIDNEY, NE; Owner: KSID RADIO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNEB (960 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOGA (930 AM; 5 kW; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sidney:

  • K228DI (93.5 FM; SIDNEY, NE; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • K276CX (103.1 FM; SIDNEY, NE; Owner: ARNOLD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSID-FM (98.7 FM; SIDNEY, NE; Owner: KSID RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNE-FM (91.1 FM; ALLIANCE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K206BD (89.1 FM; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Sidney:

  • KTNE-TV (Channel 13; ALLIANCE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
Sidney fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Sidney fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 42Number of bridges
  • 299ft / 91.2mTotal length
  • 160,180Total average daily traffic
  • 68,940Total average daily truck traffic
  • 226,799Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sidney, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 281970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sidney, NE
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sidney)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 100 (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 Sidney, NE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sidney)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sidney)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of fires - 49 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Sidney, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (60.7%), and Structure Fires (21.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sidney, NE
    • 19560.7%Outside Fires
    • 6821.2%Structure Fires
    • 4413.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 144.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sidney, NE

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sidney, Nebraska:

  • Sidney Comfort Inn, 730 E Jennifer Ln, Sidney, Nebraska 69162 , Phone: (308) 254-5011, Fax: (308) 254-5122
  • Country Inn & Suites, 664 Chase Blvd, Sidney, Nebraska 69162 , Phone: (308) 254-2000, Fax: (308) 254-0970
  • Americas Best Value Inn and Suites, 2115 W Illinois St, Sidney, Nebraska 69162 , Phone: (308) 254-2081
  • Best Western Plus Sidney Lodge, 645 Cabela Dr, Sidney, Nebraska 69162 , Phone: (308) 254-0100, Fax: (308) 254-9660
  • Hampton Inn, 635 Cabela Dr, Sidney, Nebraska 69162 , Phone: (308) 254-2111, Fax: (308) 254-7276
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Sidney, 825 Hoffies Dr, Sidney, Nebraska 69162 , Phone: (308) 254-4423, Fax: (308) 254-8991
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 889 Jennifer Ln, Sidney, Nebraska 69162 , Phone: (308) 254-9000
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sidney, Nebraska
Most common first names in Sidney, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6381.7 years
John6177.9 years
Robert4571.4 years
William4177.8 years
George3976.9 years
Anna3587.5 years
Helen3279.3 years
Charles2977.2 years
Donald2773.1 years
James2773.6 years
Most common last names in Sidney, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3179.5 years
Smith2377.9 years
Miller2180.1 years
Nelson1985.3 years
Brauer1777.2 years
Anderson1579.5 years
Larson1380.6 years
Bennett1374.7 years
Walker1279.0 years
Krueger1277.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sidney, NE
  • 79.2%Utility gas
  • 16.3%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sidney, NE
  • 62.0%Utility gas
  • 36.0%Electricity
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sidney compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Sidney on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Thailand (population 500+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
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