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St. Edward, Nebraska              

Date generated: 9/22/2017


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St. Edward, Nebraska

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  St. Edward lies in the scenic Beaver Valley in the southeast corner of Boone County. Nebraska Highway 39 runs through town, and Highway 56 comes in from the west. St. Edward is about 110 miles west of Omaha; 100 miles northwest of Lincoln; and 30 miles west of Columbus.

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General:
Last CensusCurrent Year%
2010
2016
    Change
St. Edward.......705681-3.4%
Boone County .......5,5055,332-3.1%
Labor Market Population1.......86,39486,288-0.1%

1) Labor market population is the county population plus the contiguous county population.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, March 2017. City populations estimated to be released July 2017.

County Age Distribution (2016) :
Age: 0-19 20-24 25-44 45-64 65+ 85+ Total % Split
Male......... 692 154 556 774 263 239 2,678 50.2 %
Female...... 673 151 495 706 271 358 2,654 49.8 %

Total: 1,365 305 1,051 1,480 534 597

Median Age (2016):     State 36.3 years       County 45.6 years

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, County Population Estimates by Selected Age and Gender. Released June 2017.
State Data. U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 American Community Survey


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Number of Single Units Built in Last 2 Years..... 3
Number of Multiple Units Built in Last 2 Years..... 0
Average Cost Per Square Foot of Single Units Built in Last 2 Years..... $75
Average Monthly Rental - 3 Bedroom House..... $250
Average Monthly Rental - 2 Bedroom Apartment..... $200
Average Cost of Houses Sold (last 2 years)..... $37,500

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Nebraska
State
(2014)
Boone
County
(2015)
Area
Labor Force
(2015)1
Labor Force.....1,020,9132,97045,875    
Total Employment.....980,6683,04547,185    
Unemployment.....40,248751,310    
Unemployment as % of Labor Force.....4.4%2.5%2.9%    

1) Area labor force and employment data are for the county plus the contiguous counties.
For further information regarding underemployment in the area, please contact NPPD at (877) 275-6773.
Source: Year end 2015, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Online Data, Released 6/2016.

Wages: Sample of hourly wage rates in manufacturing occupations (production and/or clerical).
Job Title 10th
Percentile
Median 90th
Percentile
Accountants and Auditors$18.44$27.83$46.64
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other$10.36$14.02$18.27
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$13.18$22.13$31.32
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$9.90$15.37$23.21
Civil Engineers$19.29$41.63$51.04
Computer Operators$9.95$17.28$27.45
Computer Programmers$14.10$28.12$44.53
Computer Systems Analysts$26.39$38.98$54.52
Customer Service Representatives$9.98$14.18$23.19
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators$12.89$16.77$23.27
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators$13.33$16.80$23.32
Data Entry Keyers$10.58$14.34$20.66
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators$9.41$19.16$24.91
Driver/Sales Workers$9.45$11.06$21.94
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians$19.72$32.51$43.99
Electrical Engineers$25.94$42.16$56.97
Electricians$13.75$19.37$29.46
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators$13.82$17.19$23.04
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$13.71$20.11$29.89
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks$9.44$10.84$14.33
Industrial Engineers$28.80$40.75$58.32
Industrial Machinery Mechanics$15.22$20.05$29.17
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators$13.05$15.63$19.90
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$10.60$14.63$19.59
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators$15.85$21.37$24.88
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$9.63$15.22$34.55
Machinists$10.80$17.68$23.92
Maintenance Workers, Machinery$13.81$19.44$24.46
Mechanical Engineers$23.96$30.92$45.95
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists$21.39$28.33$37.76
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators$13.95$20.61$24.28
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators$11.91$18.90$24.66
Nursing Assistants$10.46$13.19$18.21
Office Clerks, General$9.43$12.10$18.27
Orderlies$9.66$11.50$15.01
Packers and Packagers, Hand$9.43$11.05$15.64
Receptionists and Information Clerks$9.76$13.24$17.69
Registered Nurses$19.84$27.22$37.28
Retail Salespersons$9.15$10.14$18.07
Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$10.40$14.12$19.16
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$11.63$16.31$23.10
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$9.40$10.73$16.92
Telemarketers$10.02$13.19$17.65
Tool and Die Makers$16.95$22.64$30.20
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers$13.61$17.89$23.54
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators$13.40$17.53$23.40

Source: Nebraska Workforce Development, Occupational Employment Statistics Program, Second Quarter 2017.



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Motor Carrier:

Number & Type of Roads Serving Community -
FederalStateCounty
INTERSTATE Hwys.....
Limited Access, Four-Lane Hwys.....
Improved Two-Lane Hwys.....21
Hwy. NameMiles
Miles to nearest Interstate hwy.....I-8053
Miles to nearest four-lane hwy.....Hwy #8130

Motor Freight Carriers:
  More than 13,500 licensed motor carriers with worldwide connections are based in Nebraska and serve businesses throughout North America.

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Transit Time for Carload or Truckload Lots to:
Destination
Distance by
Hwy. Miles
Days by
Railroad
Days by
Motor Freight
Omaha.....1191-2 days1 Day
Lincoln.....1101-2 days1 Day
Chicago.....5721-3 days1-2 days
Dallas.....6483-4 days2-3 days
Denver.....4741-3 days1-2 days
Kansas City.....3011-3 days1-2 days
Los Angeles.....14854-7 days2-3 days
Minneapolis.....4201-3 days1-2 days
New York.....13454-7 days3-5 days
St. Louis.....5531-3 days2-3 days
Legal Trucking Distances - Nebraska

Air:
Distance to nearest public airport.....35 minute(s)
Elevation.....1,443 feet
Length of longest runway.....5,680 feet
Runway lighted.....Yes
Private aircraft storage available.....Yes
Private aircraft maintenance available.....Yes
Distance to nearest commercial air transportation.....122 minute(s)

Distance to nearest international airport:

Name of Airport Miles to Airport
from Community
Omaha Eppley International 123
Kansas City International 284
Denver International 467

Commercial airline service is available in 10 Nebraska cities, providing direct service to major hubs. Air freight service is provided to six additional communities. A total of 92 public-use airports are located throughout the state.

Barge:

919999

Rail:
Community Served by Railroad.....Yes
Distance to Nearest Railroad..... 0 mile(s)
Functional Piggyback Ramp Available.....Yes
Distance to Nearest Piggyback Service.....0 mile(s)

Name of Railroad(s) Serving Community: Central Nebraska Railroad




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Electricity:

 State Electric Power Deregulated.....   No

Electric System Operator: Loup Public Power District
  phone - (402) 564-3171
  website - www.loup.com
  email - loup@loup.com
  comments -
Loup Power District, a wholesale power customer of Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), is a full-service, public power electric utility in eastern-central Nebraska. Headquartered in Columbus, Neb., Loup's service area covers approximately 2,028 square miles. The District maintains 780 miles of transmission and distribution lines and has been generating electric power since March 5, 1937. Total population within Loup's service area is approximately 50,000. Loup purchases, sells and delivers approximately 1.2 billion kilowatt hours of electric power annually to wholesale and retail customers across a service area that spans four counties entirely and parts of three others. Loup promotes the economic and industrial development of its service area. For further specifics on your project needs, please contact David Bell, Vice President of Development-Marketing, by calling 402-564-3171 ext. 257.

Wholesale Supplier: Loup Public Power District
Additional Comments: The city sub-station transformer has subtransmission back up feed for emergency use.

Natural Gas:
Natural Gas Service Available.....Yes
Supplier in Community.....Source Gas

Water:
Provider.....City of St. Edward
Major Source.....wells
If Wells, Average Depth.....100 feet
Rated Capacity.....0.750 mgd
Average Capacity.....0.200 mgd
Peak Demand.....0.750 mgd
Storage Capacity.....68,000 gallons
Hardness.....17 ppm
Treated.....No
Temperature Range.....48-52 (degrees Fahrenheit)

Sanitation/Waste Water:
Name of Provider.....City of St. Edward
Type of Service.....lagoon
Rated Capacity.....0.180 (mgd)
Average Daily Demand.....0.115 (mgd)
Peak Demand.....0.160 (mgd)
Sewer Connection Fee.....No

Telecommunications:
Name of Local Service Provider.....Great Plains Communications
Number of Long Distance Service Providers.....25

Cable Nebraska, Frontier, and Great Plains Communications provides Internet service to the community.



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Actual Valuation of City: $18,053,712 (year 2010)
Real Property Tax Rates ($ per $100 of actual value):
For Year: 2010
City.......$0.4009120
County.......$0.3094180
School.......$0.9473080
Other.......$0.1763650
Total Real Property.......$1.8340030

Bond Indebtedness:
For Year: 0
General Obligation.........$0.00
Revenue.........$0.00
County.........$0.00
School.........$0.00

In May 2008, the City of St. Edward issued a 1% city sales tax to generate funds for infrastructure and economic development.


top of page MUNICIPAL SERVICES
Type of Government..... Mayor and City Council
Comprehensive City Plan..... Yes, 1984 (year)
City Manager..... No
City Engineer..... Yes
City Zoning Ordinance in Effect..... Yes
County Zoning Ordinance in Effect..... Yes
Garbage Service Provider..... Private
Public Library in City..... Yes
Percent of Streets Paved..... 80 %
Number Volunteer Fire Department Personnel..... 35
Number Full-Time Police Officers..... 1
Inside CityOutside City
Fire Insurance Class..... 79


top of page EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES
 
Public Schools# of SchoolsEnrollmentTeacher/Student Ratio
Elementary 1731:8
Senior High 1591:5

St. Edward is part of Central Community College which encompasses 25 counties. The college maintains administrative offices in Grand Island and operates campuses at Hastings, Columbus, and Grand Island as well as practical nursing programs at Kearney, Grand Island, and Columbus, and community education centers in 89 communities in the area. The Platte Campus in Columbus offers vocational, technical, and academic transfer programs designed for transfer to four-year colleges. Northeast Community College in Norfolk also offers many programs and is the home of the Lifetime Learning Center which will offer many opportunities to citizens of the area. Four year colleges within a two hour drive from St. Edward are located in Omaha, Lincoln, Wayne, Fremont, Blair, Seward, York, Bellevue, and Crete. Region IV Services in Columbus serves adults in Platte, Colfax, Boone, and Nance counties with development disabilities. The agency provides habilitative/vocational training and residential services.


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Type of facilities in city or within 30 minutes:
Public Golf Course(s).....3
Private Golf Course(s).....1
Public Tennis Court(s).....5
Public Swimming Pool(s).....5
Public Park(s).....5
Public Camp Ground(s).....5
Nearest Public Access to Lake or River.....15 mile(s)
Camping.....Yes
Swimming.....Yes
Fishing.....Yes
Motorized Boats.....No
Water Skiing/Tubing.....No

St. Edward offers many recreational activities. St. Edward is located by Beaver Creek and offers many activites such as canoeing, tanking, and tubing.


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Number of Hospitals in Community.....2
Number of Beds in Hospital(s).....35
Number of Outpatient Clinics.....17
Medical Personnel in or Serving Community:
Medical Doctor(s) / Physician Assistant(s).....7
Dentist(s) / Orthodontist(s).....4
Nurse(s) (registered or practical).....22
Veterinarian(s).....3

Two medical doctors live in St. Edward. A dentist drives in two times each week. Cloverlodge Care Center has room for 45 elderly or recuperating patients. The St. Edward Medical Clinic is affiliated with Boone County Medical Clinic. The closest hospitals are located in Albion, 10 miles north, and Genoa, 10 miles south.

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Machine Shops in City.......1
Tool & Die Services in City.......0
Electric Motor Repair Services in City.......0

Type of Newspaper in City.......weekly
Local Radio Station(s).......9

Number of TV Channels Received without Cable.......3
Cable Antenna Television Serves City.......Yes
Maximum Number of Cable Channels Received.......235

Number of Protestant Churches.......2
Number of Catholic Churches.......1

Number of Motels & Hotels in Community.......1
Total Number of Rooms Available.......1

Number of Banks in City.......2

Chamber of Commerce.......No
Chamber Executive is Full-Time.......No

St. Edward has a very active Community Club. They can be contacted at P.O. Box 331, St. Edward, NE 68660, or e-mailed at whidden@gpcom.net. St. Edward Economic Development Group has been active for over a year. Contact Udine Sindelar for more information, P.O. Box 58, St. Edward, NE 68660, or email at usindelar@gpcom.net. St. Edward offers a wonderful Bed and Breakfast for your lodging needs, please contact Claudine's Cottage, 402-678-2697 for further information or to book for your vistit to St. Edward.




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Leading Employers in Community:

#1.Business Name:Central Valley Ag
Service Sector: Trade
Employment Number: Total: 25    
Unions:No
Products/Service:Grain handling
 
#2.Business Name:Cloverlodge Care Center
Service Sector: Services
Employment Number: Total: 60    
Unions:No
Products/Service:Nursing facility and outpatient therapy
 
#3.Business Name:St. Edward Public Schools
Service Sector: Government
Employment Number: Total: 37    
Unions:Yes
Products/Service:Public School
 
#4.Business Name:St. Edward Medical Clinic
Service Sector: Services
Employment Number: Total: 15    
Unions:No
Products/Service:Health Care
 
#5.Business Name:Werner Service and Trucking
Service Sector: Services
Employment Number: Total: 54    
Unions:No
Products/Service:Commercial trucking and services
 
#6.Business Name:Wert's GW
Service Sector: Trade
Employment Number: Total: 12   (Male: 5   Female: 7)
Unions:No
Products/Service:Grocery store
 
#7.Business Name:Stock Realty
Service Sector: Other Services
Employment Number: Total: 43    
Year Established:1984
Unions:No
Products/Service:Realty and Auction
 


top of page INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS
Industrial Buildings Available in Community.......0
Spec Buildings Available.......0
Details Available Online.......No
Details Available in Print.......Yes


For printed information on available sites please contact Shannon Landauer at the Boone County Development Agency. office:(402)395-3356, fax: (402) 395-3356, email: shannonlandauer@boone-county.org, or Jeff Christensen at the Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District. office: (402) 379-1150, fax (402) 379-9207, email: jeff@nenedd.org.



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Our Community: The residents of St. Edward look forward to the challenges of the 21st century and while continuing to live and enjoy life in our wonderful little town. Located 30 miles from Columbus on Highway 39, St. Edward is a bustling, energetic, progressive town of about 700 people. It has attractive, well-kept homes, tree-lined streets, and a thriving business district. We believe it to be "the garden spot of the Beaver Valley!"

Suggested Sites:
City of St. Edward @ www.stedwardne.com
Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District @ www.nenedd.org
Boone County, Nebraska @ www.co.boone.ne.us
Loup Power District @ www.loup.com
Boone County Development Agency @ www.boone-county.org
 
Local
Development
Contact:
Shannon Landauer
Director
Boone County Development Agency
222 S. 4th Street
Albion, NE 68620
Phone:(402) 395-3356
Fax:(402) 395-3356
Email: shannonlandauer@boone-county.org
Website: www.boone-county.org
 Thomas L. Higginbotham Jr.
Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District
111 South 1st Street
Norfolk, Nebraska 68701
Phone:(402) 379-1150
Fax:(402) 379-9207
Email: thomash@nenedd.org
Website: www.nenedd.org
 
State Contacts:Courtney Dentlinger
Economic Development Director
Neb. Dept. of Economic Development
PO Box 94666
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-3125 or
(800) 426-6505
Email:
courtney.dentlinger@nebraska.gov
Website: www.NebraskaAdvantage.org
 Mary Plettner, Economic Development Manager
Nebraska Public Power District
PO Box 499
1414 15th Street
Columbus, NE 68601
Phone: (402) 563-5534 or (877) 275-6773
Fax: (402) 563-5090
Email: econdev@nppd.com
Website: econdev.nppd.com

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