Minden, Nebraska

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Population in 2019: 2,950 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 
Males: 1,376  (46.7%)
Females: 1,574  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 68959.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,613 (it was $40,092 in 2000)
Minden:

$48,613
NE:

$63,229

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,778 (it was $18,847 in 2000)

Minden city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $153,745 (it was $73,700 in 2000)
Minden:

$153,745
NE:

$172,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $160,256; detached houses: $169,484; townhouses or other attached units: $217,600; mobile homes: $32,942

Median gross rent in 2019: $721.

March 2019 cost of living index in Minden: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.5%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Minden, NE (2019)
    • 2,45986.7%White alone
    • 36712.9%Hispanic
    • 30.1%Black alone
    • 20.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Minden, Nebraska as of August 15, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Minden is 328 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Minden by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.9)
2
(70.4)
1
(35.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.9)
1
(33.5)
1
(33.6)
1
(33.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(167.7)
2
(67.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(71.4)
1
(33.9)
1
(33.5)
2
(67.3)
3
(99.9)
3
(98.2)
1
(33.1)
3
(100.6)
1
(33.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(204.8)
18
(627.8)
9
(316.9)
10
(359.5)
13
(464.3)
4
(135.6)
21
(703.5)
9
(302.8)
8
(266.5)
13
(425.5)
10
(330.8)
5
(167.7)
2
(67.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
66
(2,253)
65
(2,267)
58
(2,042)
42
(1,510)
53
(1,893)
24
(813.8)
85
(2,848)
45
(1,514)
50
(1,666)
32
(1,047)
48
(1,588)
37
(1,241)
41
(1,374)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.9)
2
(67.0)
3
(100.9)
3
(99.9)
2
(65.5)
4
(132.3)
5
(167.7)
2
(67.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(68.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(71.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.7)
1
(33.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.5)
City-Data.com crime index104.5162.5170.8117.2122.578.7202.0130.2139.996.6103.9229.1125.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Minden, NE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Nebraska average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (48.8%), American (12.4%), Swedish (7.9%), Danish (3.8%), Irish (2.7%), European (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2172 feet

Land area: 1.64 square miles.

Population density: 1,801 people per square mile   (low).

Minden, Nebraska map

194 residents are foreign born (6.3% Latin America).

This city:

6.8%
Nebraska:

7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,997 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,066 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (121.3 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (545.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Norman, NE (2.9 miles),
Axtell, NE (3.1 miles ),
Heartwell, NE (3.1 miles),
Hildreth, NE (3.5 miles ),
Upland, NE (3.6 miles),
Wilcox, NE (3.8 miles ),
Kearney, NE (3.9 miles ),
Funk, NE (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.50 N, Longitude: 98.95 W

Area code: 308

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

Minden tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $160,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $292,000
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $337,500
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $361,400
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $361,400
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $361,400
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $315,700
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $202,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Minden, NE residents
Average permit cost in Minden, NE
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.0%
Nebraska:

2.7%
Historical population in Minden, NE
Historical housing units in Minden, NE

Population change in the 1990s: +205 (+7.4%).
Most common industries in Minden, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Machinery (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.8%)
  • Machinery (5.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
  • Machinery (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Minden, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)

Average climate in Minden, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Minden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 109% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.8 miles away from the Minden city center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Minden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 439% 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 302.2 miles away from Minden 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 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 658.7 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 363.5 miles away from Minden center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 234.4 miles away from Minden center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 277.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kearney County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Minden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Minden:

  • KEARNEY COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 727 EAST 1ST ST)
  • BETHANY HOME, INC. (P O BOX 150, 515 WEST FIRST STREET)
  • KEARNEY COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES (727 EAST 1ST STREET)

Airports located in Minden:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minden:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 17 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 41 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 115 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 121 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 124 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 124 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Northeast Community College (about 135 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)

Public high school in Minden:

Public elementary/middle schools in Minden:

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Library in Minden:

  • JENSEN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $105,431; Location: 443 NORTH KEARNEY; 20,591 books; 408 audio materials; 2,410 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Minden: Kearney County Fairground (A), Minden (B), Farmers Co-op Grain and Supply Company Elevator (C), Harold Warp Pioneer Village Campground (D), Harold Warp Pioneer Village (E), Kearney County Museum (F), Kearney County Courthouse (G), Jensen Memorial Library (H), Kearney County Sheriff Office (I), Minden Police Department (J), Kearney County Emergency Management Agency (K), Minden Volunteer Fire Department (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Minden include: Westminster United Presbyterian Church (A), United Methodist Church (B), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (C), Saint John Catholic Church (D), First Christian Church (E), Evangelical Free Church (F), Bethany Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Minden include: Chartauqua Park (1), Augie Nelson Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Harold Warp Pioneer Village - Village (Museums; Highway 6 & # # 34).

Hotel: Harold Warp Pioneer Village Village - Motel & Campground (Hwys 6 And 34).

Courts: Kearney County - Minden- County Court (Courthouse), Kearney County - Minden- District Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Carl Curtis - Politician, Robert Bogue - Soap opera actor.

Kearney 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 Minden and their reported violations in the past:

MINDEN, CITY OF (Population served: 3,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2009)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.0%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
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: 0.2% of all households
79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Minden in 2000:

  • 101 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Minden (2011 data):

  • Minden Exchange Bank & Trust Company: at 448 North Minden Avenue, branch established on 1883/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $136.3 mil, Deposits: $108.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Armstrong Financial Co.
  • First Bank and Trust Company: First Bank And Trust Company at 315 East 4th Street, branch established on 1883/09/04. Info updated 2007/01/09: Bank assets: $74.7 mil, Deposits: $51.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Of Minden Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Minden:

Marital status in Minden, NE
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

For population 25 years and over in Minden:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Nebraska average:

10.9

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

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Religion statistics for Minden, NE (based on Kearney County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,46410
Evangelical Protestant1,3416
Catholic4462
Other2-
None2,236-
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: 3
Kearney County:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Kearney County:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kearney County:

7.8%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Kearney County:

28.1%
Nebraska:

28.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.9%
Nebraska:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Minden:

49.4%
State:

45.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Nebraska:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.4%
Nebraska:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.5%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.3%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Minden:

57.5%
Nebraska:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Minden:

77.3%
Nebraska:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Minden, 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
Police Protection - Officers 5$21,656$51,9740$0
Solid Waste Management 4$11,698$35,0940$0
Streets and Highways 3$13,330$53,3200$0
Financial Administration 2$6,498$38,9881$950
Water Supply 2$7,515$45,0900$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,349$44,0940$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,215$38,5800$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,161$49,9320$0
Local Libraries 1$3,397$40,7646$3,470
Sewerage 1$6,320$75,8400$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$549
Totals for Government 22$85,138$46,4398$4,969

Minden government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $891,000 ($302.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $500,000 ($169.49)
    Electric Utilities: $305,000 ($103.39)
    Sewerage: $185,000 ($62.71)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $11,171,000 ($3786.78)
    Housing and Community Development: $567,000 ($192.20)
    Regular Highways: $366,000 ($124.07)
    Police Protection: $336,000 ($113.90)
    Sewerage: $290,000 ($98.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $289,000 ($97.97)
    Water Utilities: $242,000 ($82.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $235,000 ($79.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $215,000 ($72.88)
    Gas Utilities: $119,000 ($40.34)
    Libraries: $96,000 ($32.54)
    Central Staff Services: $86,000 ($29.15)
    Financial Administration: $66,000 ($22.37)
    Public Welfare - Other: $66,000 ($22.37)
    Health - Other: $46,000 ($15.59)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($4.41)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $123,000 ($41.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $221,000 ($74.92)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Electric Utilities: $40,000 ($13.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $2,110,000 ($715.25)
    Regular Highways: $65,000 ($22.03)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($20.34)
    Police Protection: $37,000 ($12.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($7.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($5.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($4.75)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($1.69)
    Gas Utilities: $4,000 ($1.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,700,000 ($1593.22)

Minden government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $485,000 ($164.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $176,000 ($59.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000 ($21.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $858,000 ($290.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Electric Utilities: $146,000 ($49.49)
    General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($8.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $214,000 ($72.54)
    Interest Earnings: $103,000 ($34.92)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,946,000 ($3710.51)
    Water Utilities: $363,000 ($123.05)
    Gas Utilities: $139,000 ($47.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $348,000 ($117.97)
    General Local Government Support: $77,000 ($26.10)
  • Tax - Property: $1,849,000 ($626.78)
    Other: $761,000 ($257.97)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $655,000 ($222.03)

Minden government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,411,000 ($3868.14)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,505,000 ($2205.08)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,435,000 ($2181.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,529,000 ($518.31)

Minden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $693,000 ($234.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,650,000 ($1576.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,989,000 ($2369.15)
Businesses in Minden, NE
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Strongest AM radio stations in Minden:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KGFW (1340 AM; 1 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • 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.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: KHAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minden:

  • KQKY (105.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KLIQ (94.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KROR (101.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KRGI-FM (96.5 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KKPR-FM (98.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • K209CF (89.7 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFGE (98.1 FM; MILFORD, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K260AF (99.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Minden:

  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KGIN (Channel 11; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHAS-TV (Channel 5; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHNE-TV (Channel 29; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K41FU (Channel 41; COLUMBUS & FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
Minden fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Minden fatal accident list:

May 7, 2004 04:48 PM, Sr-74, 33 Road, Lat: 40.495742, Lon: -98.951788, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 20, 2003 01:27 PM, Sr-10, Lat: 40.486173, Lon: -98.951777, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Jun 1, 1992 04:24 PM, 6, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 14, 1991 08:55 AM, 10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.3mTotal length
  • 7,745Total average daily traffic
  • 704Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,375Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Minden, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Minden, NE
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Minden)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Minden, NE)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Minden)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Minden)

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 23. The highest number of fires - 44 took place in 2002, and the least - 4 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Minden, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (66.8%), and Structure Fires (15.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Minden, NE
    • 26166.8%Outside Fires
    • 5915.1%Structure Fires
    • 5814.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 133.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Minden, NE
Most common first names in Minden, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anna3387.9 years
John3081.5 years
Harold2178.0 years
Robert2176.2 years
Donald2074.3 years
William1976.6 years
Ruth1982.2 years
Fred1780.9 years
George1679.1 years
Clara1688.6 years
Most common last names in Minden, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson4980.8 years
Christensen4684.6 years
Johnson4681.1 years
Hansen4483.6 years
Jensen3483.8 years
Anderson3180.3 years
Petersen3080.6 years
Olson2485.3 years
Andersen1780.2 years
Nielsen1779.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Minden, NE
  • 82.8%Utility gas
  • 15.5%Electricity
  • 1.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Minden, NE
  • 68.9%Utility gas
  • 31.1%Electricity


Minden compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Minden on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 (68959) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries"
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