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Jewell County

Population in 2012: 25 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -32.4%
Males: 17  (68.0%)
Females: (32.0%)

Median resident age:  58.8 years
Kansas median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 66970

Estimated median household income in 2011: $33,389 (it was $25,417 in 2000)
Webber:

$33,389
Kansas:

$48,964
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $24,986

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $23,002 (it was $20,800 in 2000)
Webber:

$23,002
Kansas:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $44,940; Detached houses: $46,711; Mobile homes: $28,993

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Webber: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (37.8%), German (18.9%), Swedish (16.2%), Irish (5.4%), Czech (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).

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: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Webber city:

  • Never married: 8.1%
  • Now married: 86.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

0 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.0%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $217 (1.6%)

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 July 2013:
Here:

3.3%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-5.1%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (60%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (46%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (38%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Webber-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 221% 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 significantly below Kansas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from Webber center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Webber:

  • BRODSTONE MEMORIAL HOSP (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; SUPERIOR, NE)
  • JEWELL COUNTY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; MANKATO, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Webber, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Webber:

  • Central Community College (about 69 miles; Grand Island, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 77 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 94 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Kansas State University (about 94 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 96 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 102 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 130 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)

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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 2011: 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 significantly 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.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (70%)
  • Other fuel (30%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Webber (based on Jewell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.18%
Here52.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents50.7%13.0%11.8%8.1%16.4%
Congregations47.6%4.8%9.5%9.5%28.6%
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
Jewell County:

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

21.90 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.4%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Jewell County:

28.7%
State:

27.9%

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

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)

5.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,648 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Kansas average:

7.39%

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



6.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,663 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
Kansas average:

7.67%

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 Mitchell County, KS  0.80% ($24,091 average AGI)

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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