Tobias, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 106 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -32.9%
Males: 57  (54.6%)
Females: 49  (45.4%)
Median resident age:  52.9 years
Nebraska median age:  36.1 years

Zip code: 68453

Estimated median household income in 2015: $81,720 (it was $36,607 in 2000)
Tobias:

$81,720
NE:

$54,996

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $42,767 (it was $13,017 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $44,011 (it was $23,100 in 2000)
Tobias:

$44,011
NE:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2015: $687.

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    • 9892.5%White alone
    • 87.5%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tobias: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (68.9%), Czech (17.8%), American (4.4%), Swedish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1884

Elevation: 1600 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 405 people per square mile   (low).

Tobias, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Tobias:

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tobias village:

  • Never married: 13.8%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 14.2%
  • Divorced: 7.5%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Tobias, Nebraska as of September 20, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Tobias to the number of sex offenders is 108 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Tobias village:  2.2% ($500)
Nebraska:  1.7% ($1,478)

Tobias satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (44.0 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (512.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ohiowa, NE (2.5 miles) , Milligan, NE (2.5 miles ), Daykin, NE (2.6 miles) , Western, NE (2.7 miles ), Alexandria, NE (3.5 miles ), Strang, NE (3.6 miles) , Bruning, NE (3.6 miles ), Swanton, NE (3.7 miles) .

Latitude: 40.42 N, Longitude: 97.34 W

Area code: 402

Tobias household income distribution Tobias home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.5%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+24.4%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (53%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Average climate in Tobias, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tobias-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Tobias village center killed one person and injured 38 people and caused $160 million in damages.

On 4/25/1957, a category F4 tornado 16.6 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:

Tobias-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 68% 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 181.4 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 283.1 miles away from Tobias 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 95.1 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 448.2 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 101.0 miles away from Tobias center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 736.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 Tobias:

  • HERITAGE CROSSINGS (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GENEVA, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tobias:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 44 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 20,817)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 47 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 47 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Central Community College (about 64 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Bellevue University (about 90 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 91 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 92 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Private elementary/middle school in Tobias:

  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 37, Location: 2245 COUNTY ROAD 400, Grades: UG-8)

Library in Tobias:

  • TOBIAS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,435; Location: 101 MAIN STREET; 2,444 books; 50 audio materials; 135 video materials; 6 state licensed databases; 4 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Tobias: Farmers Co-op Association Elevator (A), Tobias (B), Tobias Public Library (C), Tobias Community Historical Museum (D), Tobias Volunteer Fire and Rescue (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tobias include: Tobias Community Church (A), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Saline County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 6.3%
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  50.0%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.8
Nebraska average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tobias village (based on Saline County data)

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.
Nebraska:

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

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

23.6%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tobias:

49.4%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tobias:

44.3%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tobias:

23.1%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.9%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tobias:

6.9
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tobias:

35.3%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.4%
State:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

73.1%
State:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tobias, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$612
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$524
Water Supply 0$0 1$524
Totals for Government 0$0 3$1,660

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($122.64)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($103.77)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($84.91)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($66.04)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($66.04)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($47.17)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($9.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $7,000 ($66.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $26,000 ($245.28)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($9.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($150.94)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($28.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($150.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($150.94)
    General Support: $7,000 ($66.04)
    All Other: $3,000 ($28.30)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($94.34)
    NEC: $9,000 ($84.91)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $138,000 ($1301.89)

6.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
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 Lancaster County, NE  1.95% ($30,069 average AGI)
from Seward County, NE  0.52% ($34,593)
from Gage County, NE  0.44% ($33,348)


6.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
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 Lancaster County, NE  2.28% ($33,345 average AGI)
to Gage County, NE  0.54% ($22,250)
to Douglas County, NE  0.31% ($29,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tobias:

  • 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.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tobias:

  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUTT (99.5 FM; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTGL (92.9 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFGE (98.1 FM; MILFORD, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KUCV (91.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KHNE-FM (89.1 FM; HASTINGS, 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)

TV broadcast stations around Tobias:

  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KHNE-TV (Channel 29; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 1.5 Mi N .25 Mi E (Lat: 40.445278 Lon: -97.331389), Type: 90.5, Overall height: 85.3 m, Registrant: 4022234038

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fire Station (Lat: 40.419167 Lon: -97.035861), Call Sign: KNHP957
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.450 MHzGrant Date: 07/29/1998, Expiration Date: 09/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2003Registrant: City Of Tobias, Tobias, NE 68453
  • Main St & Burlington Rr Tracks (Lat: 40.415278 Lon: -97.337278), Call Sign: WZZ426, Licensee ID: L00071628
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.625 MHzGrant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 06/02/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/02/2014Registrant: Farmers Cooperative, 208 West Depot, Dorchester, NE 68343, Phone: (402) 946-2211

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Tobias Tower 1 1/2 Mi N & 1/4 Mi E Of (Lat: 40.445278 Lon: -97.331417), Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WNEU931
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.412 MHz, 928.412 MHzGrant Date: 03/05/2008, Expiration Date: 05/20/2018Registrant: Norris Public Power District, 606 Irving Street, Beatrice, NE 68310, Phone: (402) 223-4038, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: FLEET EDWARD S1S (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9173R , Serial Number: 7EF-25, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Edwin Leo Krula, 1713 Road 500, Tobias, NE 68453
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98696 , Serial Number: 18926, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/14/1953
    Registrant (Individual): Edwin L Krula, 1713 Road 500, Tobias, NE 68453

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (66%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Wood (7%)

Tobias compared to Nebraska 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 below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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