Webber, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 25 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -32.4%
Males: 15  (60.0%)
Females: 10  (40.0%)
Median resident age:  63.5 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 66970

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,443 (it was $25,417 in 2000)
Webber:

$43,443
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,131 (it was $11,769 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $63,941 (it was $20,800 in 2000)
Webber:

$63,941
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $55,696; Detached houses: $56,211
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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Webber: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Swedish (24.0%), English (16.0%), German (8.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1670 feet

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 226 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Webber:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Webber city:

  • Never married: 8.2%
  • Now married: 87.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $432 (0.8%)

Webber satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (93.7 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (498.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Superior, NE (2.5 miles ), Hardy, NE (2.8 miles) , Formoso, KS (3.3 miles) , Republic, KS (3.4 miles) , Courtland, KS (3.6 miles ), Mankato, KS (3.7 miles ), Byron, NE (3.9 miles) , Burr Oak, KS (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 39.94 N, Longitude: 98.03 W

Area code: 785

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

2.6%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-5.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (50%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (50%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (63%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Personal care and service occupations (50%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (50%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (63%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Webber, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Webber-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Webber city center .

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 tornado 27.4 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Webber-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 64% 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 200.9 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 427.3 miles away from Webber center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 278.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 215.0 miles away from Webber center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 304.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jewell County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Webber topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Webber:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - SUPERIOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SUPERIOR, NE)
  • JEWELL COUNTY HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MANKATO, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Webber:

  • Central Community College (about 69 miles; Grand Island, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 78 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Kansas State University (about 94 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 94 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 96 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 97 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 102 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)

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Jewell 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 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Webber compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.0
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Other fuel (33%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Webber city (based on Jewell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,0228
Evangelical Protestant61210
Catholic1912
None1,252-
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: 2
Jewell County:

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Jewell County:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Jewell County:

9.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

21.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.4%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Jewell County:

28.7%
Kansas:

27.9%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$412
Totals for Government 0$0 2$412

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $18,000 ($720.00)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($520.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,000 ($680.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $4,000 ($160.00)
    Regular Highways: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($280.00)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($80.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $24,000 ($960.00)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,000 ($40.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $208,000 ($8320.00)

5.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,228 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,877 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Webber:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRFS (1600 AM; 1 kW; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: CK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR 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)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Webber:

  • KFGE (98.1 FM; MILFORD, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRFS-FM (103.9 FM; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: CK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCKS (94.9 FM; CONCORDIA, KS; Owner: KNCK, INC.)
  • K294AI (106.7 FM; SCANDIA, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • K202CJ (88.3 FM; DESHLER, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Webber:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Charles A Contreras, Near Lake In Jewel County (Lat: 39.892194 Lon: -98.024139), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 3107387162, Chuck@postrockcommunications.Ocm, 3238 SELBY AVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Adj Bnsf Row (Lat: 39.934444 Lon: -98.035056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: KXA511
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.635 MHz, 160.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2005, Expiration Date: 09/08/2015, Certifier: Robert C Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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