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Population (year 2000): 6,028. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,308 (+4.6% change)
Males: 2,963 (49.2%), Females: 3,065 (50.8%)

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Median resident age: 30.3 years
Median household income: $34,098 (year 2000)
Median house value: $77,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Crete:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.8%)
  • Hispanic (13.5%)
  • Other race (6.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Vietnamese (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
  • Black (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (37.4%), Czech (15.5%), Irish (11.2%), English (7.9%), United States (4.0%), Swedish (2.3%).

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Land area: 2.4 square miles

Crete,

For population 25 years and over in Crete

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crete city

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

12.7% Foreign born (9.5% Latin America, 1.7% Europe, 1.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +982 (+19.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NE Lincoln, (23.3 miles pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (541.3 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: NE (9.9 miles Wilber, NE (10.8 miles Dorchester, Denton, NE (11.2 miles) , Dale, NE (11.7 miles Pleasant NE (12.0 miles Milford, NE (13.2 miles Clatonia, NE (13.3 miles Hallam, Sprague, NE (14.7 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $79,600

Latitude: 40.62 N, Longitude: 96.96 W

Area code: 402


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (30.1%), Educational,health and social services (27.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -108 (-1.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,543 (52.1%)


 

Crime in Crete by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 1 3 5
    per 100,000 66.4 16.6 49.8 82.9
Robberies 1 0 1 1
    per 100,000 16.6 0.0 16.6 16.6
Assaults 2 5 4 10
    per 100,000 33.2 82.9 66.4 165.9
Burglaries 31 30 28 35
    per 100,000 514.3 497.7 464.5 580.6
Thefts 159 156 150 146
    per 100,000 2637.7 2587.9 2488.4 2422.0
Auto thefts 13 10 8 4
    per 100,000 215.7 165.9 132.7 66.4
196.9 174.9 180.8 214.2


Average climate in Crete, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Crete,

Crete-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/2001, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Crete city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/22/2004, a category 4 tornado 33.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 38 people and caused $160 million in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Crete:
  • CRETE AREA MEDICAL CENTER (P O BOX 220 1540 GROVE AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Crete:
  • LINCOLN REGIONAL CENTER (about 22 miles; LINCOLN, NE)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CAH (about 23 miles; SEWARD, NE)
  • WARREN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; FRIEND, NE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Crete:
  • LINCOLN MUNI (about 22 miles; LINCOLN, NE; ID: LNK)
  • EPPLEY AIRFIELD (about 88 miles; OMAHA, NE; ID: OMA)
  • CENTRAL NEBRASKA REGIONAL (about 96 miles; GRAND ISLAND, NE; ID: GRI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Crete:
  • CRETE MUNICIPAL (about 3 miles; CRETE, NE; ID: CEK)
  • WILBER MUNICIPAL (about 11 miles; WILBER, NE; ID: 0D6)
  • SEWARD MUNICIPAL (about 19 miles; SEWARD, NE; ID: SWT)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5 $12,695 $30,468 1 $80
Other Government Administration 5 $18,153 $43,567 7 $1,875
Police Protection - Officers 10 $27,219 $32,662 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $9,910 $29,730 4 $906
Sewerage 4 $10,184 $30,552 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 0 $0   1 $348
Transit 1 $1,193 $14,316 1 $66
Local Libraries 4 $8,836 $26,508 3 $1,302
Police - Other 5 $10,643 $25,543 3 $974
Health 1 $1,767 $21,204 0 $0
Streets and Highways 4 $10,045 $30,135 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   2 $954
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,427 $29,124 10 $2,141
Water Supply 5 $13,315 $31,956 0 $0
Electric Power 11 $31,364 $34,215 1 $259
Totals for Government 60 $157,750 $31,550 33 $8,905


College/University in Crete:
  • DOANE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,714; Location: 1014 BOSWELL; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.doane.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crete:
  • SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE AREA (about 22 miles; LINCOLN, NE; Full-time enrollment: 5,137)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT LINCOLN (about 23 miles; LINCOLN, NE; FT enrollment: 19,806)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA (about 72 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 10,150)
  • CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 5,806)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER (about 72 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 2,448)
  • BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; BELLEVUE, NE; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE AREA (about 83 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 6,175)
Public high school in Crete:
  • CRETE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 726; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Crete:
  • CRETE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 797; Grades: PK - 06)
  • VALLEY VIEW PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 21; Grades: PK - 08)
  • DIAMOND PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 501 COUNTY ROAD 2000; Grades: PK - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Crete:
  • ST JAMES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 86; Location: 525 E 14TH STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Crete:
  • CRETE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $205,278; Location: 305 EAST 13TH STREET; 28,462 books; 882 audio materials; 1,483 video materials; 67 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Crete: Tuxedo Park Campground (A), College Heights Country Club (B), Crete (C), Crete Junction (D), Farmers Cooperative Elevator (E), Saline County Fairgrounds (F), Doane Village (G), Frees Hall (H), Cassell Open Air Theatre (I), Gaylord Hall (J), Whitin Art Building (K), Fairchild and Faculty Apartments (L), Taylor House (M), Fiske Lodge (N), Padour-Walker Administration Building (O), Communications Building (P), Goodall Science Building (Q), Burrage Hall (R), Bauer House (S), Perkins Library (T).

Churches in Crete include: Sacred Heart Catholic Church (A), Jehovahs Witnesses Kingdom Hall (B), Cornerstone Bible Church (C), Plymouth Congregational Church (D), Crete Berean Church (E), Grace United Methodist Church (F), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (G), Faith Christian Church (H).

Cemeteries: Sacred Heart Cemetery (1), Heart Cemetery (2), Riverside Cemetery (3).

Lakes: Miller Pond (A), Doane Lake (B).

Creek: Walnut Creek (A).

Parks in Crete include: Gus Stoll Park (1), Simon Field (2), All American Rose Test Garden (3), Tuxedo Park (4), Little League Park (5), Wildwood Park (6), Nebraska Chautauquas Historical Marker (7), Northward Park (8), Crete City Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Crete compared to Nebraska state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Crete:
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, 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.)
  • KFOR (1240 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLIN (1400 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crete:
  • KDNE (91.9 FM; CRETE, NE; Owner: DOANE COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • 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)
  • KFLV (89.9 FM; WILBER, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KIBZ (106.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KBBK (107.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KUTT (99.5 FM; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K220GT (91.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKUL (105.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Crete:
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • K18CD (Channel 18; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWAZ-LP (Channel 22; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K27GX (Channel 27; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GD (Channel 58; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67CV (Channel 67; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)

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