Venango, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 164 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: 75  (45.7%)
Females: 89  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  52.1 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 69168

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,047 (it was $24,444 in 2000)
Venango:

$45,047
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,106 (it was $12,281 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $39,706 (it was $30,400 in 2000)
Venango:

$39,706
NE:

$132,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $117,212; Detached houses: $119,225; Townhouses or other attached units: $23,408; Mobile homes: $30,341

Median gross rent in 2013: $450.

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    • 14789.6%White alone
    • 169.8%Hispanic
    • 10.6%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Venango: 73.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.6%), English (9.6%), United States (9.6%), Irish (7.0%), Polish (5.7%), Czech (1.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 01/1916

Elevation: 3597 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 662 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Venango:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Venango village:

  • Never married: 7.9%
  • Now married: 76.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

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 2013: $547 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $773 (1.9%)

Venango satellite photo by USGS

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

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

1.8%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-8.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Wholesale trade (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (34%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (44%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Average climate in Venango, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city 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 (12).
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).
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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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.0%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Venango village (based on Perkins County data)

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
Perkins County:

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.
State:

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:
Perkins 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$211
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$240
Water Supply 1$600$7,2000$0
Totals for Government 1$600$7,2002$451

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($128.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($97.56)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($91.46)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($73.17)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($36.59)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($24.39)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($12.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($6.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $23,000 ($140.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $40,000 ($243.90)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($109.76)
    All Other: $17,000 ($103.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($6.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($79.27)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($12.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($189.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000 ($115.85)
    General Support: $8,000 ($48.78)
    All Other: $5,000 ($30.49)
  • Tax - Property: $13,000 ($79.27)
    Public Utilities: $12,000 ($73.17)
    NEC: $6,000 ($36.59)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($365.85)

5.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
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 Keith County, NE  1.10% ($30,833 average AGI)


7.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.55%
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 Keith County, NE  1.26% ($21,571 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, NE  0.90% ($29,700)

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 MHzGrant Date: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: James W StrandRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • James E McDonald, Ziemer Street (Lat: 40.758861 Lon: -102.045111), Type: 48.1, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B1F2-D, Phone: (Sup) erv-isor
  • Jerri L Janjua, Ziemer Street (Lat: 40.758861 Lon: -102.045111), Type: 48.1, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B1F2-D
  • Jerri L Janjua, Ziemer Street (Lat: 40.758861 Lon: -102.045111), Type: 48.1, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASAREG

FCC Registered Private 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2003, Expiration Date: 02/04/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2013Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/21/2011, Expiration Date: 12/24/2021, Certifier: Richard MatousekRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/07/2003, Expiration Date: 01/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2013Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/17/1999, Expiration Date: 03/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2004Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/15/2014, Expiration Date: 05/04/2024, Certifier: Richard MatousekRegistrant: Prairie States Communications, N Hwy 61, Imperial, NE 69033-0755, Phone: (308) 882-4694, Fax: (308) 882-2264, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Dudden Elevator (Lat: 40.758333 Lon: -102.051861), Structure height: 70 m, Call Sign: WHE763
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.250 MHzGrant Date: 06/21/1982, Expiration Date: 06/01/2021Registrant: Iheartmedia, 2625 South Memorial Drive, Suite A, Tulsa, OK 74129, Phone: (918) 664-4581, Fax: (918) 664-3066, 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • 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
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Josh Jaeger, 404 W Washington, Venango, NE 69168, Other Owners: John Jaeger
  • Aircraft: CORNELIUS DANA CHALLENGER - 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1970D , Serial Number: CH2-1298-CW-1814, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Dan J Hughes, 74868 318th Ave, Venango, NE 69168
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Larry L Walters, 31450 Road 752, Venango, NE 69168

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (4%)

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 significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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