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Population (year 2000): 6,319. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,776 (+7.2% change)
Males: 3,006 (47.6%), Females: 3,313 (52.4%)

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Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $41,264 (year 2000)
Median house value: $92,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Seward:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (57.0%), English (10.0%), Czech (9.6%), Irish (9.1%), United States (4.0%), Danish (3.1%).

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Elevation: 1494 feet

Land area: 3.3 square miles

Seward,

For population 25 years and over in Seward

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seward city

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

2.7% Foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +444 (+7.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NE Lincoln, (29.8 miles pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (561.4 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: NE (6.8 miles Staplehurst, NE (7.1 miles Bee, NE Garland, (8.0 miles Goehner, NE (10.1 miles) , NE (10.1 miles Milford, NE (13.0 miles Dwight, NE (13.3 miles Ulysses, Dale, NE (14.0 miles Pleasant


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 12 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $396,400

Latitude: 40.91 N, Longitude: 97.10 W

Area code: 402


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (31.6%), Manufacturing (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -105 (-1.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,865 (57.4%)


 

Crime in Seward by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 1 1
    per 100,000 15.8 15.8 15.8 15.8
Robberies 0 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 15.8 0.0 15.8
Assaults 1 1 0 3
    per 100,000 15.8 15.8 0.0 47.5
Burglaries 18 14 15 11
    per 100,000 284.9 221.6 237.4 174.1
Thefts 97 101 106 98
    per 100,000 1535.1 1598.4 1677.5 1550.9
Auto thefts 4 5 9 5
    per 100,000 63.3 79.1 142.4 79.1
95.9 100.0 101.4 101.1


Average climate in Seward, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Seward,

Seward-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/2001, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Seward city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Seward:
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CAH (300 NORTH COLUMBIA AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Seward:
  • CRETE AREA MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; CRETE, NE)
  • WARREN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; FRIEND, NE)
  • BUTLER COUNTY HEALTH CARE CENTER (about 25 miles; DAVID CITY, NE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Seward:
  • LINCOLN MUNI (about 25 miles; LINCOLN, NE; ID: LNK)
  • KARL STEFAN MEMORIAL (about 78 miles; NORFOLK, NE; ID: OFK)
  • CENTRAL NEBRASKA REGIONAL (about 84 miles; GRAND ISLAND, NE; ID: GRI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Seward:
  • SEWARD MUNICIPAL (about 5 miles; SEWARD, NE; ID: SWT)
  • FLYING V (about 18 miles; UTICA, NE; ID: 0J9)
  • DAVID CITY MUNI (about 23 miles; DAVID CITY, NE; ID: 93Y)

Local government website:

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
Electric Power 6 $21,053 $42,106 1 $1,255
Water Supply 4 $13,771 $41,313 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $15,328 $30,656 0 $0
Sewerage 4 $11,287 $33,861 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,331 $27,972 4 $1,439
Solid Waste Management 0 $0   1 $956
Financial Administration 6 $14,258 $28,516 1 $846
Other Government Administration 2 $10,224 $61,344 1 $226
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   1 $2,097
Police Protection - Officers 9 $27,648 $36,864 0 $0
Police - Other 2 $3,824 $22,944 0 $0
Streets and Highways 5 $17,433 $41,839 0 $0
Local Libraries 2 $5,181 $31,086 6 $4,193
Totals for Government 47 $142,338 $36,341 15 $11,012


College/University in Seward:
  • CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,203; Location: 800 N COLUMBIA; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cune.Edu; Offers Master's degree)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seward:
  • SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE AREA (about 28 miles; LINCOLN, NE; Full-time enrollment: 5,137)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT LINCOLN (about 29 miles; LINCOLN, NE; FT enrollment: 19,806)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA (about 70 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 10,150)
  • CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 5,806)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER (about 70 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 2,448)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; NORFOLK, NE; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE AREA (about 83 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 6,175)
Public high school in Seward:
  • SEWARD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 494; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Seward:
  • SEWARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 409; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SEWARD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 401; Grades: 04 - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Seward:
  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 356; Location: 877 NORTH COLUMBIA ST; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Seward:
  • SEWARD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $194,755; Location: 204 SOUTH 5TH STREET; 24,902 books; 1,267 audio materials; 2,509 video materials; 109 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Seward: Blue Valley Campground (A), Blue Valley Cooperative Elevator (B), Seward County Fairgrounds (C), Seward Country Club (D), Seward (E), 158 Guest House (F), 920 Guest House (G), Founders Hall (H), Dorcas Hall (I), Brommer Art Center (J), Music Center (K), Janzow Campus Center (L), Esther Hall (M), David Hall (N), Timothy Hall (O), Weller Hall (P), Ruth Hall (Q), Presidents House (R), Strieter Hall (S), Maintenance Building (T).

Churches in Seward include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Friedens United Church of Christ (E), Grace Lutheran Church (F), Lighthouse United Pentecostal Church (G), Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church (H).

Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery (1).

Parks in Seward include: Seward City Park (1), Seward Nebraska's Fourth of July City Historical Marker (2), Son of Man Be Free Sculpture (3), Centennial Park (4), Fairground Park Arboretum (5), Creation Sculpture (6), Open Book Sculpture (7), Karol Kay Park (8), Plum Creek Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Seward 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Seward:
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, 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)
  • KFOR (1240 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KLIN (1400 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seward:
  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZKX (96.9 FM; SEWARD, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KLIR (101.1 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KTGL (92.9 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUCV (91.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KIBZ (106.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRKR (95.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Seward:
  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • K48FF (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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