Stella, Nebraska

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Population in 2012: 151 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -31.4%
Males: 85  (56.3%)
Females: 66  (43.7%)
Median resident age:  56.0 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68442.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,999 (it was $27,159 in 2000)
Stella:

$28,999
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,774 (it was $16,839 in 2000)

Stella village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,353 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Stella:

$52,353
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $68,051; Detached houses: $70,681; Mobile homes: $50,598

Median gross rent in 2012: $836.

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  • White alone - 149 (98.0%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.7%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Stella: 73.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.7%), English (14.0%), Irish (5.4%), United States (5.0%), Italian (3.2%), Russian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1882

Elevation: 1010 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 857 people per square mile   (low).

Stella, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Stella:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stella village:

  • Never married: 10.9%
  • Now married: 64.7%
  • Separated: 9.1%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.0%
Nebraska:  6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $850 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $800 (2.1%)

Stella satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (59.5 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (62.1 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (436.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Shubert, NE (2.2 miles ), Verdon, NE (2.6 miles ), Dawson, NE (2.8 miles ), Nemaha, NE (3.0 miles) , Humboldt, NE (3.2 miles ), Barada, NE (3.2 miles) , Salem, NE (3.3 miles) , Auburn, NE (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.23 N, Longitude: 95.77 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 402

Stella household income distribution Stella home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -29 (-11.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (28%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Finance and insurance (23%)
  • Utilities (14%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)

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

Average climate in Stella, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Stella-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/5/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the Stella village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stella-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 74% 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 30.2 miles away from the city center
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 238.6 miles away from Stella center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 439.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.2 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 57.8 miles away from Stella center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 397.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richardson County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stella topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Stella:

  • COLONIAL ACRES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HUMBOLDT, NE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - AUBURN (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; AUBURN, NE)
  • NEMAHA COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; AUBURN, NE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY HOME CARE OF SOUTHEAST NE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; AUBURN, NE)
  • FALLS CITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FALLS CITY, NE)
  • IN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; FALLS CITY, NE)
  • KETTER MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FALLS CITY, NE)

Operable nuclear power plant near Stella:

  • 13 miles: Cooper in Brownville, NE.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stella:

  • Highland Community College (about 37 miles; Highland, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,148)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 48 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 61 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 62 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 63 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 64 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Bellevue University (about 64 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)

Public high school in Stella:

Public elementary/middle school in Stella:

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Library in Stella:

  • STELLA COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,288; Location: 3RD & MAIN STREETS; 4,028 books; 197 audio materials; 202 video materials; 20 state licensed databases; 1 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Stella: Stella Community Library (A), Stella Rural Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Stella include: Grace Bible Fellowship Church (A), Community Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Richardson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • SHUBERT, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.7%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.4%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Stella compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Stella (2011 data):

  • Richardson County Bank & Trust Company: 217 North Main Branch at 217 North Main, branch established on 1886/02/01. Info updated 2011/06/24: Bank assets: $99.5 mil, Deposits: $85.0 mil, headquarters in Falls City, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Frontier Holdings, Llc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (89%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Stella village (based on Richardson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.59%
Here: 58.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran Church
Adherents22.9%17.9%16.5%15.1%13.8%
Congregations15.6%21.9%12.5%9.4%9.4%
NameUnited Church of ChristChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA) The (Ashland, Ohio) Brethren ChurchOther
Adherents3.0%2.9%2.5%1.6%3.7%
Congregations3.1%3.1%6.3%3.1%15.6%
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: 2
Richardson County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Richardson County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

10.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Richardson County:

30.9%
Nebraska:

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

19.6%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$330
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$400
Sewerage 0$0 2$400
Water Supply 0$0 2$400
Local Libraries 0$0 2$115
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,645

Stella government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $30,000 ($198.68)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($119.21)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($92.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($46.36)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($39.74)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($33.11)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($6.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $26,000 ($172.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($33.11)

Stella government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $21,000 ($139.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($6.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($13.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $23,000 ($152.32)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($13.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($119.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($145.70)
    General Support: $11,000 ($72.85)
    All Other: $5,000 ($33.11)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($119.21)
    NEC: $12,000 ($79.47)

Stella government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $85,000 ($562.91)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $72,000 ($476.82)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($86.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $100,000 ($662.25)

4.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,006 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
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  0.44% ($29,733 average AGI)
from Nemaha County, NE  0.44% ($24,467)
from Brown County, KS  0.35% ($18,833)


5.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
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  0.82% ($24,821 average AGI)
to Nemaha County, NE  0.50% ($31,294)
to Douglas County, NE  0.47% ($20,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stella:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNC (1230 AM; 1 kW; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: C.R. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stella:

  • K219CE (91.7 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KLZA (101.3 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: KNZA, INC)
  • KNCY-FM (103.1 FM; AUBURN, NE; Owner: RADIO 2000 NE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Stella:

  • K46FG (Channel 46; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDTV COMMISSION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Michael J Umano, 64301 718 Road (Lat: 40.232111 Lon: -95.765444), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Michael J Umano, 64301 718 Road (Lat: 40.232111 Lon: -95.765444), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STELLA, 64301 718 Road (Lat: 40.232111 Lon: -95.765472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQPI503
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/29/2012, Expiration Date: 05/29/2022, Certifier: Thomas W Burnett
    Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Avenue, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N0ZRU, Licensee ID: L00151608
    Grant Date: 11/15/1994, Expiration Date: 12/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2000
    Registrant: Gary D Lhamon, Stella, NE 68442
  • Call Sign: W0FHF, Licensee ID: L01111378
    Grant Date: 01/27/2006, Expiration Date: 04/23/2016, Certifier: George W Ketner
    Registrant: George W Ketner, 708 N Vine, Stella, NE 68442
  • Call Sign: WB0KIT, Licensee ID: L01109151
    Grant Date: 01/24/2006, Expiration Date: 01/24/2016
    Registrant: Robert L Uhri, Stella, NE 68442
  • Call Sign: WB0NKC, Licensee ID: L01445369
    Grant Date: 11/14/2008, Expiration Date: 12/10/2018, Certifier: Jacqueline S Uhri
    Registrant: Jacqueline S Uhri, 707 Vine, Stella, NE 68447-0104

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-7 (Category: Land, Engines: 4, Seats: 102, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds, Speed: 232 mph), Engine: WRIGHT TC18DA SERIES (3250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6357C , Serial Number: 45490, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/1964
    Registrant (Corporation): Acme Aircraft Corp, Box 55, Stella, NE 68442

Most common first names in Stella, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert675.5 years
Harold567.0 years
Charles577.2 years
John587.0 years
James479.7 years
Kenneth470.0 years
Eugene386.6 years
Helen380.0 years
Joseph374.0 years
Richard378.0 years
Most common last names in Stella, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson583.4 years
Stanley573.6 years
Hall484.0 years
Plasters481.3 years
Williams486.5 years
Banks388.3 years
Clark381.0 years
Hill377.7 years
Helmick386.7 years
Lockard374.3 years
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