For population 25 years and over in Steele City:
For population 15 years and over in Steele City village:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $350 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (56.5 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (500.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Hollenberg, KS (2.0 miles) , Endicott, NE (2.2 miles) , Diller, NE (2.6 miles ), Jansen, NE (3.3 miles) , Fairbury, NE (3.3 miles ), Harbine, NE (3.3 miles) , Odell, NE (3.4 miles ), Hanover, KS (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 40.04 N, Longitude: 97.02 W
Area code: 402
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-16.8%).
Average climate in Steele City, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Steele City-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 191% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/20/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Steele City village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/22/2004, a category F4 tornado 25.5 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 38 people and caused $160 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Steele City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from Steele City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Steele City:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Steele City:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 43.0%
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Steele City compared to Nebraska state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Steele City village (based on Jefferson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.91%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Steele City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Steele City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Steele City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,046 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,494 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Steele City fatal accident list:
Apr 1, 2002 08:55 PM, Curtis St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: