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Ancestries: German (44.9%), English (6.4%), Irish (6.3%), Swedish (5.3%), Norwegian (3.5%), Dutch (3.3%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Elevation: 1680 feet
Land area: 1.70 square miles.
Population density: 861 people per square mile (low).
Home Value Estimate
For population 25 years and over in Sutton:
High school or higher: 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Sutton city:
Never married: 19.1%
Now married: 60.5%
40 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Sutton, Nebraska as of May 25, 2015. The ratio of number of residents in Sutton to the number of sex offenders is 490 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,974 (2.5%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,986 (2.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (63.6 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (536.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Saronville, NE (2.1 miles)
Grafton, NE (2.8 miles)
Stockham, NE (3.0 miles)
Lushton, NE (3.3 miles)
Clay Center, NE (3.4 miles ),
Henderson, NE (3.5 miles ),
Harvard, NE (3.5 miles ),
Ong, NE (3.8 miles)
Single-family new house construction building permits:
1997: 1 building, cost: $100,000
1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $162,500
2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $51,500
2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
2003: 1 building, cost: $250,000
2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $230,000
2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $98,200
2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,800
2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $219,800
2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $233,300
2012: 1 building, cost: $170,000
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
Latitude: 40.61 N, Longitude: 97.86 W
Area code: 402
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sutton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the Sutton city center killed 4 peopleand injured 50 peopleand causedbetween $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/25/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the city center killed one personand injured 8 peopleand causedbetween $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Sutton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 158.8 miles away from the city center On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 705.9 miles away from Sutton center, causing $26,000,000 total damage On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 261.8 miles away from the city center 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 417.9 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 74.1 miles away from Sutton center On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
The number of natural disasters in Clay County (10) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9 Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jacob Volz - Navy Medal of Honor recipient.
Medal of Honor Recipients
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Sutton: Jacob Volz.
Hospitals and medical centers in Sutton:
SUTTON COMMUNITY HOME, INC. (1106 NORTH SAUNDERS)
Other hospitals and medical centers near Sutton:
HENDERSON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HENDERSON, NE)
HENDERSON HEALTH CARE SERVICES Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; HENDERSON, NE)
FAIRVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FAIRMONT, NE)
HERITAGE CROSSINGS (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GENEVA, NE)
SUTTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $30,589; Location: 201 SOUTH SAUNDERS; 15,964 books; 222 audio materials; 979 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 40 print serial subscriptions)
Notable locations in Sutton: Sutton Cooperative Grain Company Elevator (A), Sutton (B), Sutton Volunteer Ambulance Service (C), Sutton Memorial Library (D), Sutton Police Department (E), Sutton Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map
Hotels: Fox Hollow Motel (Highway 6), Sutton Motel (208 North French Avenue).
Clay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest PotentialPercentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.7%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.3% for American Indian residents)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
Gay men: 0.0% of all households
28 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
33 people in nursing homes in 2000
Sutton compared to Nebraska state average:
Median house value below state average.
Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
Number of college students below state average.
Banks with branches in Sutton (2011 data):
Cornerstone Bank: City State Bank Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1913/11/08; Sutton Drive-Thru Branch at 902 South Saunders Avenue, branch established on 2006/05/04. Info updated 2011/10/13: Bank assets: $1,118.2 mil, Deposits: $1,010.6 mil, headquarters in York, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: First York Ban Corp.
Astra Bank: Sutton Branch at 105 S. Saunders Avenue, branch established on 1913/11/06. Info updated 2009/07/09: Bank assets: $184.6 mil, Deposits: $150.9 mil, headquarters in Scandia, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First Belleville Bancshares, Inc.
Bnsf Mp 127.3 East Sutton Wiu (Lat: 40.613333 Lon: -97.852278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNQW302 Assigned Frequencies: 160.215 MHz Grant Date: 11/30/2004, Expiration Date: 12/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2011, Certifier: Robert C Leedham Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
On Top Of Elevator 1 Block W Of Saunders Ave & On N Side Of Railroad Tracks (Lat: 40.605000 Lon: -97.861722), Call Sign: WXU792, Licensee ID: L00052971 Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHz Grant Date: 05/12/1998, Expiration Date: 07/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2003 Registrant: Sutton Co Op Grain Company, Sutton, NE 68979
2.2 Mi Nne (Lat: 40.672222 Lon: -97.844222), Structure height: 118 m, Call Sign: KVM766, Licensee ID: L00896575 Assigned Frequencies: 451.450 MHz, 451.450 MHz Grant Date: 06/04/2003, Expiration Date: 06/21/2013, Certifier: Robert A Esty Registrant: International Communications Group, Inc. D/B/A Corban Networks
122 S Saunders (Lat: 40.605833 Lon: -97.859500), Call Sign: WNRP760, Licensee ID: L00059230 Assigned Frequencies: 173.362 MHz Grant Date: 01/04/2005, Expiration Date: 03/14/2015 Registrant: City Of Sutton, 122 S Saunders, Sutton, NE 68979, Phone: (402) 773-4225, Fax: (402) 773-5501, Email:
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
ERC Sutton Office, Lat: 40.608056 Lon: -97.859750, Type: Bant, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 11.7 m, Call Sign: WQLE391 Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz Grant Date: 12/25/2009, Expiration Date: 12/25/2019, Certifier: Dennis Shuck Registrant: Edgar Rental Corp., 313 North C Street Pobox 427, Edgar, NE 68935-0427, Phone: (402) 224-8125, Fax: (402) 224-4300, Email:
SUTTON, Road Y And Ash Street (Lat: 40.611833 Lon: -97.842500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQNS437, Licensee ID: L00059488 Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz Grant Date: 05/09/2011, Expiration Date: 05/09/2021, Certifier: Dennis Shuck Registrant: Superior Inet, 313 North C St., Edgar, NE 68935, Phone: (402) 224-8125, Fax: (402) 216-0950, Email:
SUTTON, 1702 2nd Ave. East (Lat: 40.612389 Lon: -97.843222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQRF366 Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz Grant Date: 05/01/2013, Expiration Date: 05/01/2023, Certifier: Thomas W Burnett Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
SUTTON, 2.2 Miles Nne Of (Lat: 40.672667 Lon: -97.844917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Call Sign: WAH413, Licensee ID: L00896575 Assigned Frequencies: 3750.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3750.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz... (+6 more) Grant Date: 03/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Kenneth D Anderson Registrant: Great Western Communications, LLC
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
Call Sign: KA0DNV, Licensee ID: L00817949 Grant Date: 03/09/2005, Expiration Date: 04/25/2015, Certifier: Gregory W Johnson Registrant: Gregory W Johnson, 2040 Road 320, Sutton, NE 68979
Call Sign: KB0PFN, Licensee ID: L00917110 Grant Date: 09/14/2004, Expiration Date: 10/14/2014, Certifier: Rick L Reutzel Registrant: Rick L Reutzel, 304 W Ash St, Sutton, NE 68979
Call Sign: WB0GWS Grant Date: 09/13/1988, Expiration Date: 09/13/1998, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2000 Registrant: William F Easterly, 330 Ash, Sutton, NE 68979
Call Sign: KD0BSC, Licensee ID: L00536149 Grant Date: 10/01/2007, Expiration Date: 10/01/2017, Certifier: Stewart K Wach Registrant: Stewart K Wach, 504 E Elm, Sutton, NE 68979