Wahoo, Nebraska

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Population in 2019: 4,548 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.4%
 
Males: 2,153  (47.3%)
Females: 2,395  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 68066.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,565 (it was $35,104 in 2000)
Wahoo:

$58,565
NE:

$63,229

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,171 (it was $16,765 in 2000)

Wahoo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $160,063 (it was $82,900 in 2000)
Wahoo:

$160,063
NE:

$172,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $166,791; detached houses: $170,199; townhouses or other attached units: $126,001; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $57,362

Median gross rent in 2019: $735.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wahoo: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.6%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.4% for Black residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Wahoo, NE (2019)
    • 4,27594.0%White alone
    • 1302.9%Hispanic
    • 661.5%Black alone
    • 270.6%Two or more races
    • 210.5%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Wahoo, Nebraska as of May 11, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wahoo is 415 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Wahoo 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)
1
(23.7)
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)
1
(24.5)
2
(49.3)
1
(25.0)
1
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.0)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.7)
1
(22.2)
1
(22.4)
1
(22.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.2)
2
(47.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.6)
3
(75.0)
2
(50.4)
7
(166.2)
2
(44.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.5)
2
(44.4)
1
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.8)
1
(22.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(367.2)
20
(492.6)
7
(175.0)
6
(151.2)
8
(189.9)
30
(659.6)
9
(197.4)
16
(356.1)
17
(377.0)
2
(44.7)
17
(377.1)
5
(112.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(1,248)
51
(1,256)
39
(975.0)
59
(1,487)
36
(854.7)
71
(1,561)
48
(1,053)
38
(845.8)
64
(1,419)
36
(804.5)
32
(709.8)
31
(694.4)
16
(354.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(146.9)
2
(49.3)
2
(50.0)
7
(176.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(66.0)
2
(43.9)
1
(22.3)
5
(110.9)
11
(245.8)
5
(110.9)
6
(134.4)
2
(44.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(50.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index107.0133.090.3122.0142.5140.377.069.4100.995.294.773.339.9

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 Wahoo, NE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Nebraska average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Czech (25.3%), German (22.3%), Irish (7.4%), English (6.6%), Swedish (5.2%), American (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 1215 feet

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

Population density: 2,124 people per square mile   (low).

Wahoo, Nebraska map

40 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Nebraska:

7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,691 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,647 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (28.1 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (464.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ithaca, NE (2.3 miles),
Colon, NE (2.4 miles),
Malmo, NE (2.5 miles),
Weston, NE (2.6 miles ),
Mead, NE (2.6 miles ),
Ceresco, NE (3.3 miles ),
Yutan, NE (3.4 miles ),
Prague, NE (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 41.21 N, Longitude: 96.62 W

Area code: 402

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $241,600
  • 2015: 16 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $298,500
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $234,300
  • 2018: 20 buildings, average cost: $279,600
  • 2019: 21 buildings, average cost: $307,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Wahoo, NE residents
Average permit cost in Wahoo, NE
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.4%
Nebraska:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +267 (+7.3%).
Most common industries in Wahoo, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.3%)
  • Social assistance (9.2%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Wahoo, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Child care workers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)

Average climate in Wahoo, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wahoo, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 45.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Wahoo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/13/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the Wahoo city center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.1 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wahoo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 335% 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 331.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 393.0 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 202.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 158.9 miles away from Wahoo center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 277.9 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 232.0 miles away from Wahoo center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Saunders County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 7, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wahoo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wahoo:

  • SAUNDERS COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (805 WEST 10TH STREET)
  • SAUNDERS MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1760 COUNTY RD J)
  • HOSPICE AND HOME HEALTHCARE OF SAUNDERS COUNTY (P O BOX 367, 141 EAST 5TH STREET)
  • SAUNDERS MEDICAL CENTER (1760 COUNTY RD J)
  • SOUTH HAVEN LIVING CENTER (1400 MARK DRIVE)

Airports located in Wahoo:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wahoo:

  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 26 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,072)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 28 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 28 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 32 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 34 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 35 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • Creighton University (about 36 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)

Public high school in Wahoo:

Private high school in Wahoo:

  • BISHOP NEUMANN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 295, Location: 202 S LINDEN ST, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wahoo:

Private elementary/middle school in Wahoo:

  • ST WENCESLAUS SCHOOL (Students: 335, Location: 108 N LINDEN ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Wahoo

Library in Wahoo:

  • WAHOO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $258,063; Location: 637 NORTH MAPLE STREET; 33,262 books; 907 audio materials; 1,993 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 81 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wahoo: Farmers Union Co-op Elevator (A), Wahoo (B), Saunders County Historical Museum (C), Saunders County Courthouse (D), Hanson House (E), Wahoo Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (F), Wahoo Public Library (G), Wahoo Police Department (H), Saunders County Sheriffs Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wahoo include: First United Methodist Church (A), Wahoo Community Church (B), First Congregational Church (C), Our Reddemer Lutheran Church (D), Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (G), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H), Calvary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Wahoo include: Cooks Park (1), Saunders County Historical Marker (2), Placek Park (3), Smith Park (4), Hackberry Park (5), Triangle Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Saunders County Historical Society (Museums; 240 North Walnut Street).

Hotel: Bill's Wahoo Motel (1584 County Road M).

Courts: State Offices - Court Of Appeals (112 East 7th Street), Saunders County - County Offices- Clerk Of District Court (Courthouse), Saunders County - County Offices- Clerk Of County Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Sam Crawford - Baseball player and coach, Darryl F. Zanuck - (1902-1979), filmmaker, Howard Hanson - (1896-1981), composer, Brad Ottis - Football player, George Wells Beadle - (1903-1989), Jack Natteford - Screenwriter, Kyle Prochaska - College basketball player (New Mexico Lobos).

Saunders 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 Wahoo and their reported violations in the past:

LOWER PLATTE NORTH RWD - COLON (Population served: 130, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-26-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2007)
STARLITE BALLROOM INC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-02-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-02-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-18-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-02-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-02-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-11-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-06-2006)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wahoo that have no violations reported:

  • LOWER PLATTE NORTH RWD - BRUNO (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.8%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Wahoo in 2010:

  • 109 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Wahoo in 2000:

  • 118 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Wahoo (2011 data):

  • Wahoo State Bank: at 164 East 5th Street, branch established on 1932/01/02; 314 5th Street Branch at 314 5th Street, branch established on 1994/12/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $62.5 mil, Deposits: $52.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Hohl Financial, Inc.
  • Union Bank and Trust Company: Wahoo Branch at 711 North Broadway, branch established on 1886/01/01. 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.
  • Great Western Bank: 608 North Linden Branch at 608 North Linden Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. 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
  • The First National Bank of Wahoo: The First National Bank Of Wahoo at 201 East 5th, branch established on 1882/07/15. Info updated 2010/09/10: Bank assets: $194.8 mil, Deposits: $131.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Management, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Wahoo:

Marital status in Wahoo, NE
  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

For population 25 years and over in Wahoo:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Nebraska average:

10.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wahoo, NE (based on Saunders County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,86613
Mainline Protestant4,58020
Evangelical Protestant1,71712
Other1113
None8,506-
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: 7
Saunders County:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Saunders County:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

7.95 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

8.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.3%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.1%
State:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.7%
State:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wahoo:

19.6%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.5%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
Wahoo:

57.5%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Wahoo:

77.5%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wahoo, 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 9$46,350$61,8000$0
Parks and Recreation 7$27,202$46,63227$12,112
Police Protection - Officers 6$34,003$68,0061$294
Streets and Highways 5$21,558$51,7390$0
Other and Unallocable 4$15,762$47,2860$0
Financial Administration 4$17,802$53,4060$0
Sewerage 3$12,961$51,8440$0
Other Government Administration 3$23,971$95,8847$2,718
Local Libraries 3$9,104$36,4163$2,490
Gas Supply 3$17,693$70,7720$0
Fire - Other 1$4,127$49,5248$3,100
Water Supply 1$4,660$55,9200$0
Firefighters 0$0 5$583
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,494
Totals for Government 49$235,191$57,59852$22,791

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $325,000 ($71.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $234,000 ($51.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($5.50)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($1.76)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($1.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.88)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $1,310,000 ($288.04)
    Regular Highways: $763,000 ($167.77)
    Police Protection: $709,000 ($155.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $453,000 ($99.60)
    Libraries: $437,000 ($96.09)
    Central Staff Services: $250,000 ($54.97)
    Financial Administration: $192,000 ($42.22)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $111,000 ($24.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $103,000 ($22.65)
    General Public Buildings: $38,000 ($8.36)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($0.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $127,000 ($27.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $84,000 ($18.47)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($12.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $54,000 ($11.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($5.50)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($1.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($0.44)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.22)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,053,000 ($451.41)

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

  • Charges - Other: $1,255,000 ($275.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $288,000 ($63.32)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($2.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $299,000 ($65.74)
    Interest Earnings: $68,000 ($14.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $494,000 ($108.62)
    General Local Government Support: $149,000 ($32.76)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Tax - Property: $1,593,000 ($350.26)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $852,000 ($187.34)
    Other License: $461,000 ($101.36)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,675,000 ($808.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,170,000 ($697.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $760,000 ($167.11)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000 ($56.07)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,402,000 ($748.02)

6.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Nebraska average:

6.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lancaster County, NE  1.77% ($46,404 average AGI)
from Douglas County, NE  1.52% ($64,328)
from Dodge County, NE  0.61% ($49,460)


6.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Nebraska average:

6.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lancaster County, NE  1.58% ($44,823 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  1.48% ($50,943)
to Dodge County, NE  0.63% ($38,635)
Businesses in Wahoo, NE
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1U-Haul1
Dairy Queen1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wahoo:

  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRO (660 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wahoo:

  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KZKX (96.9 FM; SEWARD, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KFMT-FM (105.5 FM; FREMONT, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KIWR (89.7 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KRKR (95.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KBBX-FM (97.7 FM; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KIBZ (106.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVNO (90.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF NEBRASKA)
  • KLCV (88.5 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKCD (105.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Wahoo:

  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K48FF (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K53GH (Channel 53; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: MARY E. HARDERS)
  • K40FH (Channel 46; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K28EN (Channel 28; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KVSS-LP (Channel 67; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K28FS (Channel 28; FREMONT & OMAHA, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K47FK (Channel 39; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K49FP (Channel 49; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K52EX (Channel 52; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K50EG (Channel 50; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K55HX (Channel 55; COLUMBUS/FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K18CD (Channel 18; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K27GX (Channel 27; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWAZ-LP (Channel 22; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Wahoo fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Wahoo fatal accident list:

Feb 1, 2017 03:44 PM, North Chestnut Street, 23rd Street, Lat: 41.226814, Lon: -96.622025, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 2, 1984 07:15 PM, Us77, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 5, 1980 03:07 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 43Number of bridges
  • 476ft / 145mTotal length
  • 63,160Total average daily traffic
  • 7,481Total average daily truck traffic
  • 98,923Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wahoo, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 71930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wahoo, NE

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wahoo)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Wahoo, NE)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wahoo)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 231RD , Serial Number: 25-0427, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 10/10/2012
    Registrant (LLC): Software Innovations LLC, 1723 N Walnut St, Wahoo, NE 68066
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 249NY , Serial Number: 17271032, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 01/17/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Lloyd J Morrow, 1738 Laurel St, Wahoo, NE 68066, Other Owners: Lucinda J Morrow
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4929L , Serial Number: 28-4296, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 08/21/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 10/24/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Maak Air LLC, 1846 County Road K, Wahoo, NE 68066
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 677B , Serial Number: 677B, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 01/25/2008
    Registrant (LLC): Storm Flying Service LLC, 390 E Sloup Dr, Wahoo, NE 68066
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 96 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8081V , Serial Number: 188-0331, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 04/21/2004
    Registrant (LLC): Storm Flying Service LLC, 390 E Sloup Dr, Wahoo, NE 68066
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 2 VISION + (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 594LJ , Serial Number: PH645480365, Certificate Issue Date: 07/19/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Walker J Luedtke, 1682 County Road G, Wahoo, NE 68066
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/31/2020

2002 - 2016 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2016 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of fires - 27 took place in 2009, and the least - 3 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Wahoo, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.0%), and Outside Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wahoo, NE
    • 7745.0%Structure Fires
    • 6236.3%Outside Fires
    • 2917.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wahoo, NE
Most common first names in Wahoo, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5580.0 years
Mary5086.7 years
Frank4981.7 years
Anna4087.0 years
Helen3785.7 years
Joseph3580.0 years
William3477.8 years
Joe3481.9 years
Marie3384.6 years
George3076.9 years
Most common last names in Wahoo, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson5382.3 years
Johnson3783.4 years
Swanson2678.3 years
Nelson2382.6 years
Olson2283.0 years
Miller2079.9 years
Meduna1987.7 years
Pearson1882.8 years
Bartek1878.8 years
Larson1782.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wahoo, NE
  • 68.6%Utility gas
  • 30.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wahoo, NE
  • 54.7%Utility gas
  • 37.2%Electricity
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used


Wahoo compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 7 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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  • Terry Dailey (1)
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2021.