Swanton, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 93 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.3%
 
Males: 49  (52.9%)
Females: 44  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

51.0 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip code: 68445

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,923 (it was $21,875 in 2000)
Swanton:

$50,923
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,887 (it was $19,170 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $54,049 (it was $31,600 in 2000)
Swanton:

$54,049
NE:

$155,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $57,608; detached houses: $57,365

Median gross rent in 2017: $621.

March 2019 cost of living index in Swanton: 73.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.4%
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  • Races in Swanton, NE (2010)
    • 8893.6%White alone
    • 44.3%Two or more races
    • 22.1%Hispanic



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Swanton, Nebraska as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Swanton is 99 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (44.2%), Czech (34.9%), Dutch (4.7%), Polish (4.7%), Czechoslovakian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1883

Elevation: 1350 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 467 people per square mile   (low).

Swanton, Nebraska map

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.9%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $733 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,087 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (36.6 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (499.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Western, NE (2.5 miles ),
Plymouth, NE (2.7 miles ),
De Witt, NE (2.9 miles ),
Wilber, NE (3.1 miles ),
Daykin, NE (3.5 miles),
Jansen, NE (3.7 miles),
Clatonia, NE (3.7 miles ),
Tobias, NE (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 40.38 N, Longitude: 97.08 W

Area code: 402

Distribution of median household income in Swanton, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Swanton, NE in 2017

Swanton satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Nebraska:

3.2%

Average climate in Swanton, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Swanton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Swanton village center killed one person and injured 38 people and caused $160 million in damages.

On 4/25/1957, a category F4 tornado 29.3 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Swanton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 69% 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 190.1 miles away from Swanton center
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 82.4 miles away from Swanton center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 290.7 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) earthquake occurred 112.3 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 461.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Saline County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Swanton:

  • WILBER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WILBER, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swanton:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 37 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 20,817)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 39 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 40 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Central Community College (about 77 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Bellevue University (about 81 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 83 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 84 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Swanton: Farmers Co-op Elevator (A), Swanton Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Swanton: United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Swanton: Swanton City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Les Witte - Basketball player, Earle D. Chesney - Cartoonist.

Saline County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

60.9%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Swanton (2011 data):

  • First Tri County Bank: at 105 Main St., branch established on 1894/04/01. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $54.3 mil, Deposits: $49.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Swanton Agency, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Swanton:

Marital status in Swanton, NE
  • Never married: 9.1%
  • Now married: 78.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

For population 25 years and over in Swanton:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
Nebraska average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Swanton, NE (based on Saline County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,92216
Evangelical Protestant2,1479
Catholic2,1115
Other1782
None6,842-
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
Saline County:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Here:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Saline County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

8.0%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Saline County:

31.1%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Saline County:

23.6%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Swanton:

49.3%
State:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Swanton:

44.0%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Swanton:

6.7%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Swanton:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.9%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
Swanton:

57.7%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.9%
State:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Swanton, NE Residents
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
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$220
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$330
Totals for Government 0$0 4$550

Swanton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($182.80)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($182.80)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($182.80)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($150.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($96.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($86.02)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($64.52)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($53.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($21.51)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($10.75)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($10.75)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,000 ($21.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $19,000 ($204.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000 ($129.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $46,000 ($494.62)

Swanton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $24,000 ($258.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($75.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($10.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($21.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $68,000 ($731.18)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($21.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($258.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000 ($150.54)
    Other: $7,000 ($75.27)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($32.26)
  • Tax - Property: $13,000 ($139.78)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($21.51)

Swanton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $124,000 ($1333.33)

6.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Nebraska average:

6.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lancaster County, NE  2.12% ($39,150 average AGI)
from Gage County, NE  0.41% ($32,182)


6.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,705 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Nebraska average:

6.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lancaster County, NE  2.52% ($38,926 average AGI)
to Gage County, NE  0.63% ($29,588)
to Douglas County, NE  0.39% ($32,762)

Strongest AM radio stations in Swanton:

  • 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.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWBE (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KGMT (1310 AM; 1 kW; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Swanton:

  • KUTT (99.5 FM; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTGL (92.9 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUCV (91.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KSLI-FM (104.1 FM; CRETE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQIQ (88.3 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KFLV (89.9 FM; WILBER, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIBZ (106.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Swanton:

  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K17CI (Channel 17; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 154ft / 46.7mTotal length
  • 1,942Total average daily traffic
  • 38Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,620Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Swanton, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 71960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Swanton, NE

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Don Shutts, Lat: 40.364722 Lon: -97.028333, Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQLZ773,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/2010, Expiration Date: 06/08/2020, Certifier: Brad D Pahl, Registrant: Diode Communications, 300 Commercial St, Diller, NE 68342, Phone: (402) 793-5125, Fax: (402) 739-5139, Email:



Swanton compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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