Fairbury, Nebraska

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Population in 2019: 3,626 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.9%
 
Males: 1,590  (43.9%)
Females: 2,036  (56.1%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 68352.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,272 (it was $29,261 in 2000)
Fairbury:

$39,272
NE:

$63,229

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,163 (it was $17,337 in 2000)

Fairbury city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $67,728 (it was $39,400 in 2000)
Fairbury:

$67,728
NE:

$172,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $94,334; detached houses: $94,509

Median gross rent in 2019: $725.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fairbury: 74.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.7%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fairbury, NE (2019)
    • 3,34489.8%White alone
    • 2296.1%Hispanic
    • 721.9%Two or more races
    • 461.2%Black alone
    • 150.4%Asian alone
    • 10.03%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Fairbury, Nebraska as of May 06, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fairbury is 215 to 1.


Crime rates in Fairbury by year

Type

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(132.6)
2
(53.8)
2
(54.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(238.7)
27
(726.2)
12
(326.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(318.2)
19
(511.0)
20
(543.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
103
(2,731)
94
(2,528)
87
(2,364)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(450.8)
5
(134.5)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index382.4335.9241.3

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City-data.com crime index in Fairbury, NE

Crime rate in Fairbury detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.82
Nebraska average:

1.90
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Ancestries: German (45.1%), American (15.2%), Irish (4.6%), European (3.9%), English (3.0%), Danish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/4/1872

Elevation: 1320 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 1,895 people per square mile   (low).

Fairbury, Nebraska map

121 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

3.2%
Nebraska:

7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,425 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $860 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (53.3 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (508.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Jansen, NE (2.4 miles),
Endicott, NE (2.4 miles),
Reynolds, NE (3.2 miles),
Steele City, NE (3.3 miles),
Harbine, NE (3.4 miles),
Gilead, NE (3.5 miles),
Diller, NE (3.6 miles ),
Alexandria, NE (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.14 N, Longitude: 97.18 W

Area code: 402

Distribution of median household income in Fairbury, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fairbury, NE in 2019
Fairbury satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $450,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $390,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $390,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Fairbury, NE residents
Average permit cost in Fairbury, NE
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

1.8%
Nebraska:

2.7%
Historical population in Fairbury, NE
Historical housing units in Fairbury, NE
Most common industries in Fairbury, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.6%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Food (4.9%)
  • Apparel (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.0%)
  • Food (7.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Apparel (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Fairbury, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Fairbury, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fairbury-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the Fairbury city center killed one person and injured 38 people and caused $160 million in damages.

On 5/20/1957, a category F4 tornado 18.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairbury-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 447% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.4 miles away from Fairbury center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 319.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 199.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 265.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 152.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairbury topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fairbury:

  • JEFFERSON COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, P O BOX 277, 2200 H ST)
  • GARDENSIDE LTC-JCHC (P O BOX 277, 2200 NORTH H STREET)
  • HERITAGE CARE CENTER (P O BOX 667, 909 17TH STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Fairbury:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairbury:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 54 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 20,817)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 55 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 56 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Kansas State University (about 74 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Central Community College (about 82 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Bellevue University (about 97 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 99 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)

Public high school in Fairbury:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fairbury:

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Library in Fairbury:

  • FAIRBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $149,386; Location: 601 7TH STREET; 30,872 books; 1,162 audio materials; 343 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 83 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fairbury: Fairbury (A), Farmers Co-operative Elevator (B), Fairbury Ambulance Service (C), Fairbury City Museum (D), Jefferson County Law Enforcement Center (E), Fairbury Public Library (F), Fairbury City Fire Department (G), Jefferson County Historical Museum (H), Rock Island Depot Railroad Museum (I), Jefferson County Courthouse (J), Fairbury Rural Fire Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Stagecoach Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fairbury include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Saint Michael Catholic Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Saint Charles Episcopal Church (E), Seventh Day Adventist Church (F), Grace Lutheran Church (G), Faith Lutheran Church (H), United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fairbury include: McNush Park (1), Smith Limekiln Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Motel Capri (1100 14th Street).

Courts: County Offices - County Court (Courthouse), County Offices - Clerk Of District Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Dakota Cochrane - Mixed martial artist, Doyle Lade - Major League Baseball player, Irene Worth - Actor, Lowell English - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal.

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fairbury and their reported violations in the past:

FAIRBURY, CITY OF (Population served: 3,755, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2006. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2007)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.5%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Fairbury in 2010:

  • 94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Fairbury in 2000:

  • 129 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Fairbury (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Fairbury: Drive-In Branch, Fairbury Branch, The First National Bank Of Fairbury. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $148.7 mil, Deposits: $98.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First National Fairbury Corporation
  • American National Bank: Fairbury Branch at 600 Fifth Street, branch established on 1936/07/20. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $1,928.1 mil, Deposits: $1,460.0 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: American National Corporation
  • Great Western Bank: 513 E Street Branch at 513 E Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
  • Union Bank and Trust Company: Fairbury Branch at 1313 K Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2006/06/06: Bank assets: $2,481.6 mil, Deposits: $2,115.9 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers & Merchants Investment, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Fairbury:

Marital status in Fairbury, NE
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 18.8%

For population 25 years and over in Fairbury:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Nebraska average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Fairbury
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fairbury, NE (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,80515
Evangelical Protestant1,90511
Catholic7941
Other11
None2,042-
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
Jefferson County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Jefferson County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

7.99 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

9.3%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.3%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fairbury:

54.4%
State:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.6%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Fairbury:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fairbury:

18.7%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.9%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fairbury:

6.9
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fairbury:

36.7%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

58.9%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Fairbury:

77.0%
State:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fairbury, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 16$76,134$57,1010$0
Solid Waste Management 8$26,231$39,3470$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$25,382$43,5120$0
Streets and Highways 6$21,342$42,6840$0
Sewerage 4$18,971$56,9130$0
Water Supply 3$12,941$51,7640$0
Local Libraries 2$4,811$28,8663$1,890
Financial Administration 1$3,638$43,6560$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,713$80,5560$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,283$39,3960$0
Totals for Government 49$199,446$48,8443$1,890

Fairbury government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $5,500,000 ($1516.82)
    Central Staff Services: $780,000 ($215.11)
    Regular Highways: $719,000 ($198.29)
    Financial Administration: $600,000 ($165.47)
    General - Other: $419,000 ($115.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $233,000 ($64.26)
    Police Protection: $127,000 ($35.02)
    General Public Buildings: $120,000 ($33.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $115,000 ($31.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $81,000 ($22.34)
    Libraries: $38,000 ($10.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($5.52)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $890,000 ($245.45)
    Regular Highways: $718,000 ($198.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $645,000 ($177.88)
    Police Protection: $598,000 ($164.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $387,000 ($106.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $382,000 ($105.35)
    Central Staff Services: $314,000 ($86.60)
    Financial Administration: $241,000 ($66.46)
    Libraries: $129,000 ($35.58)
    General Public Buildings: $48,000 ($13.24)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($1.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($3.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $91,000 ($25.10)
    Police Protection: $60,000 ($16.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($10.48)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($8.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($6.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($6.89)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($6.07)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($4.69)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($2.21)
    General Public Building: $3,000 ($0.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,047,000 ($564.53)

Fairbury government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $13,666,000 ($3768.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $667,000 ($183.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000 ($23.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,500,000 ($413.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $821,000 ($226.42)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($5.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($1.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $461,000 ($127.14)
    General Local Government Support: $427,000 ($117.76)
    Other: $16,000 ($4.41)
  • Tax - Other License: $1,264,000 ($348.59)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,236,000 ($340.87)
    Property: $994,000 ($274.13)

Fairbury government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $619,000 ($170.71)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $590,000 ($162.71)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $374,000 ($103.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $345,000 ($95.15)

Fairbury government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,008,000 ($277.99)
Businesses in Fairbury, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairbury:

  • KGMT (1310 AM; 1 kW; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT 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.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairbury:

  • KUTT (99.5 FM; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQIQ (88.3 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KTGL (92.9 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUCV (91.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KSLI-FM (104.1 FM; CRETE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNDY-FM (95.5 FM; MARYSVILLE, KS; Owner: DIERKING COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairbury:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
Fairbury fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Fairbury fatal accident list:

Mar 16, 2014 06:48 PM, H Street, Lat: 40.140167, Lon: -97.175864, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 2013 07:04 PM, Sr-8, Lat: 40.126058, Lon: -97.163933, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 29, 1991 09:58 AM, 136, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 18, 1989 04:02 PM, 15, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 24, 1986 06:41 PM, 15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 27, 1978 05:49 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 37Number of bridges
  • 272ft / 82.8mTotal length
  • 38,297Total average daily traffic
  • 3,924Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,553Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fairbury, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 101930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fairbury, NE

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 21. The highest number of fires - 54 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Fairbury, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (52.5%), and Structure Fires (31.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fairbury, NE
    • 18652.5%Outside Fires
    • 11031.1%Structure Fires
    • 5615.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fairbury, NE
Most common first names in Fairbury, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8079.2 years
William6577.7 years
Mary5182.2 years
Anna4787.2 years
George4580.6 years
Charles3682.0 years
Harold3375.1 years
Fred2883.6 years
Helen2881.2 years
Margaret2783.4 years
Most common last names in Fairbury, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Junker3179.8 years
Meyer2978.6 years
Smith2977.5 years
Johnson2382.3 years
Hughes2077.2 years
Schoenrock2083.7 years
Schwisow1877.9 years
Brown1671.2 years
Kapke1484.2 years
Michels1475.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fairbury, NE
  • 73.4%Utility gas
  • 25.6%Electricity
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fairbury, NE
  • 58.0%Electricity
  • 36.5%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Fairbury compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income below 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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