Sumner, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 229 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 117  (51.5%)
Females: 112  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68878.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,917 (it was $27,143 in 2000)
Sumner:

$36,917
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,811 (it was $14,469 in 2000)

Sumner village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $63,240 (it was $32,300 in 2000)
Sumner:

$63,240
NE:

$132,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $67,334; Detached houses: $75,587; Mobile homes: $19,322

Median gross rent in 2013: $660.

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  • Races in Sumner, NE (2010)

    Sumner races chart
    • 22294.1%White alone
    • 114.7%Hispanic
    • 20.8%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sumner: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.9%), Irish (8.3%), English (5.3%), Swedish (5.0%), United States (4.0%), Dutch (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2370 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 789 people per square mile   (low).

Sumner,NE real estate house value index trend

Sumner, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Sumner:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sumner village:

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.4%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,172 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $679 (1.9%)

Sumner satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (148.4 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (583.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Miller, NE (2.5 miles) , Eddyville, NE (2.7 miles) , Overton, NE (3.8 miles ), Amherst, NE (3.8 miles ), Lexington, NE (4.1 miles ), Elm Creek, NE (4.2 miles ), Oconto, NE (4.3 miles) , Riverdale, NE (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $44,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $44,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.95 N, Longitude: 99.51 W

Area code: 308

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

4.0%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+13.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Sumner, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sumner-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.3 miles away from the Sumner village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/20/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sumner-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 54% 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 618.2 miles away from the city 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 328.6 miles away from Sumner 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 129.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 225.8 miles away from the city center
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 60.1 miles away from Sumner center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dawson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Snows: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice 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 Sumner:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 28 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 60 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Northeast Community College (about 134 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 144 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 147 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 150 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 151 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)

Public high school in Sumner:

Public elementary/middle school in Sumner:

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Notable locations in Sumner: Sumner Rescue Service (A), Sumner Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Sumner: First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Dawson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.7%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.9%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Sumner 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 below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Sumner (2011 data):

  • Five Points Bank: Sumner Branch at 5th And Main Street, branch established on 2002/09/16. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $694.0 mil, Deposits: $582.2 mil, headquarters in Grand Island, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Banc Corp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (49%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sumner village (based on Dawson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,65019
Catholic4,9495
Evangelical Protestant3,84132
Other7793
None9,107-
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: 6
Dawson County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Dawson County:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Dawson County:

29.1%
Nebraska:

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

17.0%
State:

12.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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$706
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$141
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$65
Totals for Government 0$0 3$912

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($87.34)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($65.50)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($56.77)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($48.03)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($26.20)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($8.73)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($8.73)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.37)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($4.37)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($4.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $9,000 ($39.30)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($30.57)
    Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($13.10)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($4.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $25,000 ($109.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($52.40)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $25,000 ($109.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($43.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($8.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $26,000 ($113.54)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($17.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($43.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $23,000 ($100.44)
    All Other: $13,000 ($56.77)
    General Support: $9,000 ($39.30)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($82.97)
    NEC: $14,000 ($61.14)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $198,000 ($864.63)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $196,000 ($855.90)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($8.73)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $178,000 ($777.29)

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,110 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Buffalo County, NE  0.49% ($24,773 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, NE  0.41% ($27,081)
from Hall County, NE  0.39% ($57,114)


7.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,319 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.49%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Buffalo County, NE  1.02% ($38,957 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.59% ($25,556)
to Hall County, NE  0.52% ($25,511)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sumner:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KAMI (1580 AM; 1 kW; COZAD, NE; Owner: VECTO RADIO, INC.)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KGFW (1340 AM; 1 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KOOQ (1410 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sumner:

  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KRVN-FM (93.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KQKY (105.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KROR (101.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KLIQ (94.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • K209CF (89.7 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sumner:

  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Lori Dawson, 76663 Road 449 (Lat: 40.937278 Lon: -99.447167), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, SUITE 1
  • Lori Dawson, 76663 Road 449 (Lat: 40.937278 Lon: -99.447167), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, SUITE 1
  • .5 Mi S (Lat: 40.941389 Lon: -99.502500), Type: 82.6, Overall height: 77.1 m
    Registrant: 3083243707

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 2 Km S1 Mi S (Lat: 40.940833 Lon: -99.503444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79 m, Call Sign: KVM234
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.055 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2005, Expiration Date: 08/30/2015
    Registrant: Platte Valley Communications Of Kearney, 2215 Ave I, Kearney, NE 68848, Phone: (308) 237-9512, Fax: (308) 236-5728, Email:
  • Fire Hall (Lat: 40.948611 Lon: -99.507611), Call Sign: KZT497
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.8200 MHz, 39.9000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/1995, Expiration Date: 12/19/2000, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2001
    Registrant: Sumner, Village Of, Sumner, NE 68878
  • 1/2 Mi S Of E Edge W Side Of Rd (Lat: 40.941389 Lon: -99.502611), Call Sign: KNDX808, Licensee ID: L00058849
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/22/2002, Expiration Date: 10/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/08/2012
    Registrant: Overton Sand & Gravel, Box 327, Overton, NE 68863, Phone: (308) 987-2300

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1mi S Of Sumner (Lat: 40.941389 Lon: -99.502611), Structure height: 83 m, Call Sign: KPF379
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.020 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/09/1985, Expiration Date: 06/01/1993, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: Ne Ed Tv Commission, Lincoln, NE 68501
  • 1mi S Of Sumner (Lat: 40.941389 Lon: -99.502611), Structure height: 83 m, Call Sign: KPF391
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.990 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/1984

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Sumner, .5 Mi S (Lat: 40.941389 Lon: -99.502500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 77.1 m, Overall height: 82.6 m, Call Sign: WQCH347
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.350 MHz, 955.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2005, Expiration Date: 03/03/2015, Certifier: Rob Ecklund
    Registrant: Haggerty Communications Group, 7840 El Cajon Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91941, Phone: (619) 698-9560, Fax: (619) 698-9574, Email:
  • MILLER, 76663 Road 449 (Lat: 40.937278 Lon: -99.447167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQOL592
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/08/2011, Expiration Date: 11/08/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

Most common first names in Sumner, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Paul577.4 years
John487.2 years
Herbert384.0 years
Anna389.0 years
Hazel384.4 years
Mary386.0 years
Ruth389.7 years
Rose387.4 years
Roy376.0 years
Emil284.5 years
Most common last names in Sumner, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1375.2 years
Wood589.7 years
Bowden451.2 years
Bowie462.8 years
Robbins472.5 years
Reier476.8 years
Wempen483.0 years
Thomas470.0 years
Neu486.8 years
Ladwig482.8 years
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