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Population in 2012: 170 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -23.8%
Males: 79  (46.7%)
Females: 91  (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

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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 2011: 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%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Verdon: 73.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (42.6%), Irish (19.6%), English (8.8%), Dutch (6.9%), French (5.4%), 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: 710 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Verdon:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 16.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Verdon village:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 14.8%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Verdon, Nebraska as of August 01, 2014.
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%)

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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 July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Nebraska:

4.4%

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%)

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Tornado activity:

Verdon-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 191% 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 slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 93% 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 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 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
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), 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: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Operable nuclear power plant near Verdon:

  • 18 miles: Cooper in Brownville, NE.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Verdon:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 46 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,793)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 56 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,088)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 66 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 70 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Bellevue University (about 71 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 3,237)
  • Washburn University (about 77 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 78 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,774)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Verdon, NE

Verdon compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (76%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.59%
Here58.6%
USA50.2%

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
This 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.
Nebraska:

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

10.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.9%
Nebraska:

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

19.6%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$826
Water Supply 1$1,296$15,5520$0
Totals for Government 1$1,296$15,5521$826

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($194.12)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($152.94)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($111.76)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($29.41)
    Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($11.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($11.76)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($5.88)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $37,000 ($217.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($17.65)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $26,000 ($152.94)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $21,000 ($123.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($11.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $23,000 ($135.29)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($17.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($129.41)
    All Other: $20,000 ($117.65)
    General Support: $11,000 ($64.71)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($111.76)
    NEC: $12,000 ($70.59)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $129,000 ($758.82)

4.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,006 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lancaster County, NE  0.44% ($29,733 average AGI)
from Nemaha County, NE  0.44% ($24,467)
from Brown County, KS  0.35% ($18,833)


5.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lancaster County, NE  0.82% ($24,821 average AGI)
to Nemaha County, NE  0.50% ($31,294)
to Douglas County, NE  0.47% ($20,625)

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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