Venango, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 162 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 
Males: 85  (52.8%)
Females: 77  (47.2%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip code: 69168

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,843 (it was $24,444 in 2000)
Venango:

$60,843
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,355 (it was $12,281 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $42,561 (it was $30,400 in 2000)
Venango:

$42,561
NE:

$155,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $139,605; detached houses: $141,636; townhouses or other attached units: $29,437; mobile homes: $54,533

Median gross rent in 2017: $618.

March 2019 cost of living index in Venango: 72.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.7%
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  • Races in Venango, NE (2010)
    • 14789.6%White alone
    • 169.8%Hispanic
    • 10.6%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: German (43.1%), Irish (25.0%), American (6.9%), Czech (2.8%), Polish (2.8%), Swedish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 01/1916

Elevation: 3597 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 654 people per square mile   (low).

Venango, Nebraska map

7 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America).

This village:

4.0%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $723 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $590 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greeley, CO (142.9 miles , pop. 76,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (163.7 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (622.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Amherst, CO (2.9 miles),
Lamar, NE (3.7 miles),
Table Land, CO (3.8 miles ),
Grant, NE (4.2 miles ),
Holyoke, CO (4.3 miles ),
Julesburg, CO (4.4 miles ),
Big Springs, NE (4.6 miles ),
Ovid, CO (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.76 N, Longitude: 102.04 W

Area code: 308

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

Venango satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Most common industries in Venango, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.7%)
  • U. S. Postal service (13.3%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Warehousing & storage (10.7%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (24.4%)
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Warehousing & storage (13.3%)
  • U. S. Postal service (11.1%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (30.0%)
  • U. S. Postal service (16.7%)
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Warehousing & storage (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Venango, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.7%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.3%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (5.3%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (15.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11.1%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (8.9%)
  • Top executives (6.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (30.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.0%)
  • Other financial specialists (6.7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)

Average climate in Venango, Nebraska

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Tornado activity:

Venango-area historical tornado activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Venango village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/27/1960, a category F3 tornado 15.2 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Venango-area historical earthquake activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 25% 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 510.6 miles away from Venango 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 214.6 miles away from Venango center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 642.1 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 310.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 303.6 miles away from Venango center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 312.4 miles away from Venango center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Perkins County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Venango topographic map

Airports located in Venango:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Venango:

  • University of Northern Colorado (about 142 miles; Greeley, CO; Full-time enrollment: 11,469)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 146 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Aims Community College (about 146 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Chadron State College (about 151 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 155 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 160 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 163 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Venango: Grant Co-op Exchange - Venango Branch Elevator (A), Venango (B), Scoular Company Elevator (C), Venango Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Venango include: Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (A), Venango Community Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Perkins County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.2 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

70.3%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Venango:

Marital status in Venango, NE
  • Never married: 12.4%
  • Now married: 73.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Venango:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Nebraska average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Venango, NE (based on Perkins County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8806
Catholic8022
Mainline Protestant7044
None584-
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: 1
Here:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Perkins County:

10.24 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

10.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.4%
Nebraska:

28.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Venango:

51.7%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Venango:

48.3%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Venango:

28.5
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Venango:

24.2%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Venango:

8.6%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Venango:

6.9
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.6%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

57.5%
State:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Venango:

76.3%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Venango, 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
Water Supply 1$600$7,2000$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$240
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$211
Totals for Government 1$600$7,2002$451

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $23,000 ($141.98)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($129.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($123.46)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($117.28)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($98.77)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($55.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($30.86)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($18.52)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($6.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $55,000 ($339.51)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($98.77)
    Other: $3,000 ($18.52)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($6.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($24.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $42,000 ($259.26)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($37.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($160.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($123.46)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($49.38)
    Other: $2,000 ($12.35)
  • Tax - Property: $40,000 ($246.91)
    Public Utilities Sales: $32,000 ($197.53)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($18.52)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $323,000 ($1993.83)

3.37% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.37%
Nebraska average:

6.35%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Venango:

  • KOGA (930 AM; 5 kW; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRDZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; WRAY, CO; Owner: MEDIA LOGIC, LLC.)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOOQ (1410 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Venango:

  • KADL (102.9 FM; IMPERIAL, NE; Owner: IMPERIAL MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • K206BD (89.1 FM; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Venango:

  • K35AB (Channel 35; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K41AB (Channel 41; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K31AB (Channel 31; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K39AC (Channel 39; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K43BY (Channel 43; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Venango) 510 Ziemer Street (Lat: 40.758861 Lon: -102.045111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.1 m, Call Sign: KNKN615
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • James E McDonald, Ziemer Street (Lat: 40.758861 Lon: -102.045111), Type: 48.1, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, , Littl-e Rock, Phone: (501) 905-8555
  • Jerri L Janjua, Ziemer Street (Lat: 40.758861 Lon: -102.045111), Type: 48.1, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, , Littl-e Rock, Phone: (501) 905-8555
  • Jerri L Janjua, Ziemer Street (Lat: 40.758861 Lon: -102.045111), Type: 48.1, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Michael Umano, Lincoln Street (Lat: 40.758722 Lon: -102.045722), Type: 32.0, Structure height: 31135 m, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: Industrial Tower And Wireless, LLC, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, , Marsh-field, Phone: (781) 319-1011
  • Michael Umano, Lincoln Street (Lat: 40.758722 Lon: -102.045722), Type: 32.0, Structure height: 31135 m, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: Industrial Tower And Wireless, LLC, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, , Marsh-field, Phone: (781) 319-1011

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Dudden Elevator (Lat: 40.758333 Lon: -102.051861), Structure height: 70 m, Call Sign: WHE763,
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.250 MHz, Grant Date: 06/21/1982, Expiration Date: 06/01/2021, Registrant: Iheartmedia, Inc., 7136 S. Yale Avenue, Suite 501, Tulsa, OK 74136, Phone: (918) 664-4581, Fax: (918) 664-3066, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Section 1 T8n R42w Rt 1 (Lat: 40.691667 Lon: -102.033250), Call Sign: KOL310, Licensee ID: L00078320,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.420 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2003, Expiration Date: 02/04/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2013, Registrant: Hahlweg Bros, Venango, NE 69168, Phone: (308) 447-5638
  • Pennsylvania Ave & Hwy 23 (Lat: 40.764250 Lon: -102.041556), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 11.2 m, Call Sign: WPJZ691,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.325 MHz, Grant Date: 12/21/2011, Expiration Date: 12/24/2021, Certifier: Richard Matousek, Registrant: Prairie States Communications, 60 N Hwy 61, Imperial, NE 69033, Phone: (308) 882-4694, Fax: (308) 882-2264, Email:
  • 5 Mi S & 1/2 E (Lat: 40.698611 Lon: -102.019083), Call Sign: KET487, Licensee ID: L00613897,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.7600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2003, Expiration Date: 01/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2013, Registrant: Wayne W Prottsman, Venango, NE 69168
  • 3 Mi S (Lat: 40.732222 Lon: -102.029361), Call Sign: WZS854, Licensee ID: L00055609,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/1999, Expiration Date: 03/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2004, Registrant: Dodson, Merwin L, Hcr 80 Box 6, Venango, NE 69168
  • Lat: 40.846667 Lon: -102.043611, Call Sign: WQAC506,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.300 MHz, 457.300 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2014, Expiration Date: 05/04/2024, Certifier: Richard Matousek, Registrant: Prairie States Communications, N Hwy 61, Imperial, NE 69033-0755, Phone: (308) 882-4694, Fax: (308) 882-2264, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • VENANGO, 510 Ziemer Street (Lat: 40.758889 Lon: -102.045111), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.1 m, Call Sign: WQQS684,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7015M , Serial Number: 55315, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 01/03/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Larry L Walters, 31450 Road 752, Venango, NE 69168
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8818C , Serial Number: 22-1433, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 02/11/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 10/03/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Austin C Halligan, Po Box 92, Venango, NE 69168
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1594Y , Serial Number: 17249294, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 01/31/2005
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Josh Jaeger, 404 W Washington, Venango, NE 69168, Other Owners: John Jaeger
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/10/2018

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Venango 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
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