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Population in 2012: 360 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.4%
 

Males: 171  (47.7%)
Females: 189  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  47.5 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68663.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,725 (it was $29,732 in 2000)
Silver Creek:

$41,725
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,133

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,277 (it was $39,000 in 2000)
Silver Creek:

$62,277
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $74,808; Detached houses: $69,907; Mobile homes: $201,260

Median gross rent in 2012: $397.

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  • White alone - 348 (96.1%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (3.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Silver Creek: 74.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (29.4%), Polish (21.4%), English (9.4%), Irish (8.2%), Swedish (8.2%), Scottish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1547 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,251 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Silver Creek:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silver Creek village:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 20.3%
  • Divorced: 12.5%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Silver Creek, Nebraska as of August 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Silver Creek to the number of sex offenders is 360 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,191 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $813 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (62.4 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (517.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Genoa, NE (3.1 miles ), Duncan, NE (3.2 miles ), Osceola, NE (3.4 miles ), Clarks, NE (3.4 miles ), Monroe, NE (3.4 miles ), Stromsburg, NE (3.8 miles ), Shelby, NE (3.9 miles ), Fullerton, NE (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 41.32 N, Longitude: 97.67 W

Area code: 308

Silver Creek household income distribution Silver Creek home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +121 (+37.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Child care workers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Silver Creek-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 208% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Silver Creek village center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Silver Creek-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.4 miles away from Silver Creek center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silver Creek:

  • Central Community College (about 48 miles; Grand Island, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • Northeast Community College (about 53 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 61 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 65 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • Wayne State College (about 73 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 86 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 87 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 9,853)

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Library in Silver Creek:

  • SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,000; Location: 309 VINE STREET; 5,815 books; 20 state licensed databases; 6 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Silver Creek: Silver Creek (A), Fishers Cove Campground (B), Silver Creek Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Merrick 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 Silver Creek and their reported violations in the past:

SILVER CREEK, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2003), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2003), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between AUG-30-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.0%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  57.7%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Silver Creek, NE

Silver Creek compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Silver Creek (2011 data):

  • Bank of Clarks: Farmers State Bank Of Silver Creek B at Second And Vine, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $36.3 mil, Deposits: $32.1 mil, headquarters in Clarks, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Clark Bancshares, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Silver Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Silver Creek village (based on Merrick County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.05%
Here65.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents28.8%22.8%17.3%5.9%4.9%
Congregations30.8%11.5%11.5%7.7%3.8%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaFriends (Quakers)Presbyterian Church (USA) The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents4.8%4.2%3.3%2.2%5.7%
Congregations3.8%3.8%3.8%3.8%19.2%
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: 3
This county:

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

9.13 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Merrick County:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.9%
Nebraska:

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

10.6%
Nebraska:

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 0$0 1$770
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$350
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$2,212
Streets and Highways 1$2,600$31,2000$0
Totals for Government 1$2,600$31,2007$3,332

Silver Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $43,000 ($119.44)
    Central Staff Services: $34,000 ($94.44)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($72.22)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($52.78)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($44.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($25.00)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($22.22)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($13.89)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($13.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $48,000 ($133.33)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($102.78)
    Housing & Community Development: $16,000 ($44.44)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($36.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $60,000 ($166.67)

Silver Creek government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $50,000 ($138.89)
    Sewerage: $35,000 ($97.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($5.56)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($8.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $36,000 ($100.00)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($11.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($50.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $34,000 ($94.44)
    All Other: $17,000 ($47.22)
    General Support: $15,000 ($41.67)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $35,000 ($97.22)
    Property: $33,000 ($91.67)
    NEC: $18,000 ($50.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $217,000 ($602.78)

7.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,490 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
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 Hall County, NE  1.84% ($25,731 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, NE  0.57% ($26,125)
from Howard County, NE  0.57% ($22,938)


9.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.02%
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 Hall County, NE  2.15% ($25,677 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  1.04% ($21,600)
to Hamilton County, NE  0.62% ($33,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Silver Creek:

  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KJSK (900 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTTT (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, NE)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Silver Creek:

  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KKOT (93.5 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • KLIR (101.1 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHNE-FM (89.1 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KNEN (94.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KEXL (106.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: WJAG, INC.)
  • KRGY (97.3 FM; AURORA, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Silver Creek:

  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHNE-TV (Channel 29; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K48FF (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K57HV (Channel 57; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS, A CA LIMITED P/SHIP)

Silver Creek fatal accident list:

Jun 23, 1982 09:30 AM, Vine, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Michael J Umano, 3328 Bb Road (Lat: 41.322139 Lon: -97.669944), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Michael J Umano, 3328 Bb Road (Lat: 41.322139 Lon: -97.669944), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 8.4 Km S On Hwy 39 Then 4.8 Km W (Lat: 41.247250 Lon: -97.713389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPMH533
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/28/1998, Expiration Date: 07/28/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2003, Certifier: Phil Burke
    Registrant: Mid Nebraska Communications, 3713 Lakeview Lane, Columbus, NE 68601, Fax: (402) 564-1421
  • 8 Mi Sw (Lat: 41.235583 Lon: -97.683111), Call Sign: KQV506, Licensee ID: L00091409
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.5600 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/1999, Expiration Date: 08/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/09/2002
    Registrant: Robert W Bryan, Rt 1, Silver Creek, NE 68663, Phone: (402) 747-7781
  • Mp 100.1 Columbus Sub Ded (Lat: 41.331972 Lon: -97.626556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQNG571, Licensee ID: L00005111
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.470 MHz, 160.740 MHz, 161.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2011, Expiration Date: 01/31/2021, Certifier: Larry J Kopiasz
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas Street Stop 650, Omaha, NE 68719, Phone: (402) 544-0392, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:


FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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Most common first names in Silver Creek, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1580.7 years
Joe778.8 years
Helen786.0 years
Mary790.7 years
Raymond773.4 years
Clara688.6 years
Edward681.0 years
George676.2 years
Frank677.7 years
Charles682.7 years
Most common last names in Silver Creek, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sock1071.4 years
Kubas585.2 years
Vanwinkle581.6 years
Koza579.6 years
Konwinski472.0 years
Aye481.0 years
Kula476.0 years
Liss480.7 years
Powers477.0 years
Smith483.7 years
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