Verdon, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 165 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -26.0%
Males: 77  (46.7%)
Females: 88  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  50.2 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 68457.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,899 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Verdon:

$39,899
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,705 (it was $11,733 in 2000)

Verdon village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $36,252 (it was $21,000 in 2000)
Verdon:

$36,252
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $37,384; Detached houses: $38,515; Mobile homes: $21,997

Median gross rent in 2012: $613.

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  • White alone - 163 (94.8%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (2.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.2%)

Races in Verdon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Verdon: 73.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.1%), Irish (18.8%), English (8.4%), Dutch (5.9%), French (5.0%), United States (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/10/1887

Elevation: 962 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 689 people per square mile   (low).

Verdon,NE real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Verdon:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Verdon village:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 15.0%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Verdon, Nebraska as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Verdon to the number of sex offenders is 85 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $653 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $473 (1.3%)

Verdon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (53.6 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (68.3 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (435.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Salem, NE (2.2 miles) , Shubert, NE (2.5 miles ), Dawson, NE (2.5 miles ), Stella, NE (2.6 miles ), Falls City, NE (2.9 miles ), Barada, NE (2.9 miles) , Humboldt, NE (3.5 miles ), Preston, NE (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 40.15 N, Longitude: 95.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 402

Verdon household income distribution Verdon home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-10.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (26%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (17%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Woodworkers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Work and jobs in Verdon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Verdon, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Verdon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/5/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.8 miles away from the Verdon village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1979, a category F4 tornado 37.5 miles away from the village center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Verdon-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 34.6 miles away from the city center
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 245.1 miles away from Verdon center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 434.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 392.0 miles away from Verdon center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richardson County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Verdon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Verdon:

  • FALLS CITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FALLS CITY, NE)
  • IN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; FALLS CITY, NE)
  • KETTER MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FALLS CITY, NE)
  • CAREAGE ESTATES OF FALLS CITY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FALLS CITY, NE)
  • COLONIAL ACRES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HUMBOLDT, NE)

Operable nuclear power plant near Verdon:

  • 18 miles: Cooper in Brownville, NE.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Verdon:

  • Highland Community College (about 31 miles; Highland, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,148)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 46 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 57 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 67 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 69 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 70 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Bellevue University (about 71 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)

Library in Verdon:

  • VILLAGE OF VERDON LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,155; Location: 306 1/2 MAIN STREET; 3,218 books; 65 audio materials; 177 video materials; 8 state licensed databases; 6 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Verdon: Verdon (A), Verdon Grain Company Elevator (B), Village of Verdon Library (C), Verdon Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Verdon: Verdon Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Richardson 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 2012: 12.3%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  60.7%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Verdon compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (75%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Verdon village (based on Richardson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.59%
Here: 58.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran Church
Adherents22.9%17.9%16.5%15.1%13.8%
Congregations15.6%21.9%12.5%9.4%9.4%
NameUnited Church of ChristChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA) The (Ashland, Ohio) Brethren ChurchOther
Adherents3.0%2.9%2.5%1.6%3.7%
Congregations3.1%3.1%6.3%3.1%15.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Richardson County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Richardson County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

10.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Richardson County:

30.9%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.6%
State:

12.9%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$500
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$500
Streets and Highways 1$282$3,3840$0
Sewerage 1$470$5,6400$0
Water Supply 1$470$5,6400$0
Other and Unallocable 1$432$5,1840$0
Totals for Government 4$1,654$4,9622$1,000

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($200.00)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($157.58)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($115.15)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($30.30)
    Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($12.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($12.12)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($6.06)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($6.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $37,000 ($224.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($18.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $26,000 ($157.58)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $21,000 ($127.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($6.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($12.12)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $23,000 ($139.39)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($18.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($133.33)
    All Other: $20,000 ($121.21)
    General Support: $11,000 ($66.67)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($115.15)
    NEC: $12,000 ($72.73)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $129,000 ($781.82)

4.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
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  0.73% ($31,167 average AGI)
from Brown County, KS  0.39% ($23,692)
from Nemaha County, NE  0.39% ($38,000)


5.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
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  0.87% ($21,966 average AGI)
to Nemaha County, NE  0.36% ($41,167)
to Brown County, KS  0.30% ($22,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Verdon:

  • KTNC (1230 AM; 1 kW; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: C.R. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Verdon:

  • K219CE (91.7 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KLZA (101.3 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: KNZA, INC)
  • KNCY-FM (103.1 FM; AUBURN, NE; Owner: RADIO 2000 NE, INC.)
  • KMZA (92.1 FM; SENECA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Verdon:

  • K46FG (Channel 46; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDTV COMMISSION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Lori Dawson, 71376 646 Ave (Lat: 40.158000 Lon: -95.708111), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100
  • Lori Dawson, 71376 646 Ave (Lat: 40.158000 Lon: -95.708111), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB0WPC, Licensee ID: L01156926
    Grant Date: 05/30/2006, Expiration Date: 05/30/2016, Certifier: Sharon J Ketelsen
    Registrant: Sharon J Ketelsen, 64418 712 Rd, Verdon, NE 68457
  • Call Sign: N0SK, Previous Call Sign: WA0DEY, Licensee ID: L00194581
    Grant Date: 09/13/2006, Expiration Date: 11/04/2016
    Registrant: Steven D Ketelsen, 64418 712 Rd, Verdon, NE 68457
  • Call Sign: KC0PWR, Licensee ID: L00679669
    Grant Date: 05/05/2003, Expiration Date: 05/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/26/2003, Certifier: Todd A Weaklend
    Registrant: Todd A Weaklend, Rr 1 Box 95, Verdon, NE 68457
  • Call Sign: KC0ROC, Licensee ID: L00807475
    Grant Date: 02/03/2004, Expiration Date: 02/03/2014, Certifier: Todd A Weaklend
    Registrant: Tri-State Amateur Radio Club, R R 1 - Box 95, Verdon, NE 68457
  • Call Sign: KC0SVJ, Licensee ID: L00896228
    Grant Date: 07/23/2004, Expiration Date: 07/23/2014, Certifier: Lisa H Weaklend
    Registrant: Lisa H Weaklend, Rr1 Box 95, Verdon, NE 68457

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 205BB , Serial Number: 205-0060, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1962
    Registrant (Individual): David B Doerr, 71258 648 Ave, Verdon, NE 68457
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210M (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 6860M , Serial Number: 21061997, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/1977
    Registrant (Individual): David B Doerr, 71258 648 Ave, Verdon, NE 68457
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7483X , Serial Number: 17247983, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1960
    Registrant (Individual): David B Doerr, 71258 648 Ave, Verdon, NE 68457
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8518D , Serial Number: 22-5745, Year manufactured: 1957
    Registrant (Individual): Jim Morehead, 71020 648 Ave, Verdon, NE 68457
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8755W , Serial Number: 28-10295, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 02/21/1964
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James V Morehead, 71020 648 Ave, Verdon, NE 68457, Other Owners: Carmen C Morehead

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Verdon, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mildred583.8 years
Walter572.8 years
William573.4 years
George479.9 years
Ruth474.5 years
Alice383.3 years
Charles369.4 years
Frank371.7 years
Fred375.0 years
Gladys385.0 years
Most common last names in Verdon, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Heineman681.8 years
Miller675.6 years
Fisher472.7 years
Richardson479.4 years
Estes387.7 years
Jarred380.6 years
Arnold375.7 years
Gebhard380.4 years
Hunker368.0 years
Cochran376.7 years
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