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Population in 2012: 235 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 

Males: 117  (50.0%)
Females: 118  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68878.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,007 (it was $27,143 in 2000)
Sumner:

$38,007
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,010

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $64,606 (it was $32,300 in 2000)
Sumner:

$64,606
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $51,717; Detached houses: $54,495; Mobile homes: $37,827

Median gross rent in 2012: $656.

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  • White alone - 222 (94.1%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (4.7%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sumner: 75.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.7%), Irish (11.3%), Swedish (6.0%), English (5.3%), United States (4.7%), Czech (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2370 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 810 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Sumner:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sumner village:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

6 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe).

This village:  2.3%
Nebraska:  5.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,088 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $900 (1.4%)

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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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $44,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $44,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 40.95 N, Longitude: 99.51 W

Area code: 308

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.4%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+13.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Financial managers (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)

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Tornado activity:

Sumner-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 150% 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 slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 96% 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 60.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from Sumner center
On 8/26/1991 at 11:49:15, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.2 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 48.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.0 miles away from Sumner center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

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: 6, Floods: 5, Snows: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, 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: 4,780)
  • Central Community College (about 60 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Northeast Community College (about 134 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 144 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 147 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 152 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • Wayne State College (about 157 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)

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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 2012: 12.3%
(1.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sumner, NE

Sumner compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 89.13%
Here89.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEvangelical Free Church of AmericaLutheran Church
Adherents47.3%13.2%11.4%5.3%5.1%
Congregations9.4%13.2%9.4%9.4%5.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents5.0%4.4%1.8%1.6%4.9%
Congregations7.5%9.4%7.5%1.9%26.4%
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: 6
Dawson County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dawson County:

8.1%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Dawson County:

29.1%
State:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.0%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$700
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$220
Totals for Government 0$0 2$920

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($85.11)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($63.83)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($55.32)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($46.81)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($25.53)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($8.51)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($8.51)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.26)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($4.26)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($4.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $9,000 ($38.30)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($29.79)
    Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($12.77)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($4.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $25,000 ($106.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($51.06)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $25,000 ($106.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($42.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($8.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $26,000 ($110.64)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($17.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($42.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $23,000 ($97.87)
    All Other: $13,000 ($55.32)
    General Support: $9,000 ($38.30)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($80.85)
    NEC: $14,000 ($59.57)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $198,000 ($842.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $196,000 ($834.04)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($8.51)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $178,000 ($757.45)

6.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
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 Buffalo County, NE  0.44% ($25,684 average AGI)
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.35% ($13,333)
from Lincoln County, NE  0.30% ($23,769)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
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 Buffalo County, NE  0.91% ($27,177 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.72% ($28,127)
to Lincoln County, NE  0.56% ($28,857)

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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