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Population in 2012: 77 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.3%
 

Males: 34  (44.8%)
Females: 43  (55.2%)

Median resident age:  50.5 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip code: 69170

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,573 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Wellfleet:

$42,573
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,961

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $58,631 (it was $14,600 in 2000)
Wellfleet:

$58,631
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $55,510; Detached houses: $55,537; Mobile homes: $55,395
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  • White alone - 58 (74.4%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (10.3%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (9.0%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (5.1%)
  • Black alone - 1 (1.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wellfleet: 73.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (27.3%), Irish (18.2%), German (16.5%), French Canadian (11.6%), Dutch (9.9%), Swedish (5.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1925

Elevation: 2810 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 276 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Wellfleet:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wellfleet village:

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 71.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 7.5%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wellfleet, Nebraska as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wellfleet to the number of sex offenders is 77 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $720 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greeley, CO (211.1 miles , pop. 76,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (212.4 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (591.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Maywood, NE (2.9 miles ), Curtis, NE (3.7 miles ), Moorefield, NE (4.2 miles) , Hayes Center, NE (4.8 miles ), Wallace, NE (4.9 miles ), Stockville, NE (4.9 miles) , Maxwell, NE (5.0 miles ), Brady, NE (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.75 N, Longitude: 100.73 W

Area code: 308

Wellfleet household income distribution Wellfleet home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+20.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (43%)
  • Finance and insurance (29%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Educational services (53%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Wellfleet-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/29/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the Wellfleet village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1990, a category F4 tornado 35.0 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wellfleet-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 10.2 miles away from Wellfleet center
On 8/26/1991 at 11:49:15, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/30/1990 at 00:06:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Wellfleet, NE

Airports located in Wellfleet:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellfleet:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 86 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,780)
  • Central Community College (about 124 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 150 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Northeast Community College (about 195 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 211 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 9,984)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 211 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 214 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 2,121)

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Notable locations in Wellfleet: Wellfleet (A), Maywood Wellfleet Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Wellfleet: Saint William Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Dancing Leaf Earth Lodge (6100 East Opal Springs Road).

 
Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.4%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  80.0%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Wellfleet compared to Nebraska state average:

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


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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Wellfleet travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • No fuel used (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wellfleet village (based on Lincoln County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.05%
Here60.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents39.1%11.7%10.1%6.9%4.8%
Congregations14.0%16.0%8.0%4.0%2.0%
NameAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.6%3.6%3.1%3.0%14.2%
Congregations8.0%6.0%2.0%4.0%36.0%
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: 5
This county:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Lincoln County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Lincoln County:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Lincoln County:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.0%
Nebraska:

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

6.8%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$32
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$159
Totals for Government 0$0 6$191

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($64.94)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($38.96)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($25.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $4,000 ($51.95)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($38.96)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($12.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($64.94)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($12.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($12.99)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($12.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($116.88)
    General Support: $3,000 ($38.96)
    All Other: $1,000 ($12.99)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($51.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $58,000 ($753.25)

6.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
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  0.38% ($33,686 average AGI)
from Dawson County, NE  0.36% ($28,857)
from Keith County, NE  0.28% ($28,474)


6.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,315 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
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  0.75% ($24,500 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.52% ($37,414)
to Buffalo County, NE  0.30% ($33,756)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wellfleet:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KOOQ (1410 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KOGA (930 AM; 5 kW; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KODY (1240 AM; 1 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wellfleet:

  • KICX-FM (96.1 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KPNE-FM (91.7 FM; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • KJLT-FM (94.9 FM; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KRKU (98.5 FM; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KOGA-FM (99.7 FM; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Wellfleet:

  • KPNE-TV (Channel 9; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KWNB-TV (Channel 6; HAYES CENTER, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA)
  • KNOP-TV (Channel 2; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59FT (Channel 59; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: MARY E. HARDERS)
  • K33FF (Channel 33; WALLACE, ECT., NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wellfleet)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 18 Mi S 5 Mi E (Lat: 40.831944 Lon: -100.655972), Call Sign: KNAV413, Licensee ID: L00106627
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.620 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/1996, Expiration Date: 03/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Richard Merritt, Rt 1 Box 46, Wellfleet, NE 69170, Phone: (308) 963-4344

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WELLFLEET REPEATER, Roanoke Street (Lat: 40.750583 Lon: -100.725417), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 47.8 m, Call Sign: WQQS683
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K0FRU, Licensee ID: L01222387
    Grant Date: 12/11/2006, Expiration Date: 07/24/2016, Certifier: Harold E Detour
    Registrant: Harold E Detour, Rfd 1, Wellfleet, NE 69170

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1696J , Serial Number: 28-24102, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 01/02/1968
    Registrant (Partnership): Dennis L Mcdaniel, 43900 S Mitchell Rd, Wellfleet, NE 69170, Other Owners: Karen J Mcdaniel


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