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Stanton, Nebraska              

Date generated: 11/20/2017


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Stanton, Nebraska

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  Stanton is the county seat of Stanton County. State Highway 24, 35 and 57 serve the communities with State Highways 15 and 32 serving the county. Stanton is 12 miles southeast of Norfolk; 83 miles southwest of Sioux City, Iowa; 113 miles northwest of Omaha; and 129 miles north of Lincoln.

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General:
Last CensusCurrent Year%
2010
2016
    Change
Stanton.......1,5771,516-3.9%
Stanton County .......6,1295,944-3.0%
Labor Market Population1.......109,757109,7740.0%

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......... 853 167 699 867 260 194 3,040 51.1 %
Female...... 782 151 648 828 269 266 2,904 48.9 %

Total: 1,635 318 1,347 1,695 529 420

Median Age (2016):     State 36.3 years       County 38.8 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..... 5
Number of Multiple Units Built in Last 2 Years..... 2
Average Monthly Rental - 3 Bedroom House..... $400
Average Monthly Rental - 2 Bedroom Apartment..... $450

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Nebraska
State
(2014)
Stanton
County
(2015)
Area
Labor Force
(2015)1
Labor Force.....1,020,9133,46258,746    
Total Employment.....980,6683,55360,402    
Unemployment.....40,248911,656    
Unemployment as % of Labor Force.....4.4%2.6%2.8%    

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.

Percent of Manufacturing Labor Force Unionized............0%
Number of Work Stoppages in Past 5 Years ............0


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Motor Carrier:

Number & Type of Roads Serving Community -
FederalStateCounty
INTERSTATE Hwys.....0
Limited Access, Four-Lane Hwys.....000
Improved Two-Lane Hwys.....010
Hwy. NameMiles
Miles to nearest Interstate hwy.....Interstate I2963
Miles to nearest four-lane hwy.....U. S. Highway 8111

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

Nebraska Right in the Middle!

Transit Time for Carload or Truckload Lots to:
Destination
Distance by
Hwy. Miles
Days by
Railroad
Days by
Motor Freight
Omaha.....107N/A1 Day
Lincoln.....122N/A1 Day
Chicago.....554N/A1-2 days
Dallas.....703N/A2-3 days
Denver.....531N/A1-2 days
Kansas City.....294N/A1-2 days
Los Angeles.....1542N/A2-3 days
Minneapolis.....355N/A1-2 days
New York.....1327N/A3-5 days
St. Louis.....545N/A2-3 days
Legal Trucking Distances - Nebraska

Air:
Distance to nearest public airport.....14 minute(s)
Elevation.....1,572 feet
Length of longest runway.....5,800 feet
Runway lighted.....Yes
Private aircraft storage available.....Yes
Private aircraft maintenance available.....Yes

Distance to nearest international airport:

Name of Airport Miles to Airport
from Community
Omaha Eppley International 111
Kansas City International 277
Denver International 524

Karl Stefan Memorial Airport, located in Norfolk, provides air freight, air express, and passenger services. Supplementary all-cargo service (air/truck) is available with departures daily. Taxi service and car rental provided public ground transportation.

Barge:

Barge service is available at 19 barge terminal facilities on the Missouri River in Nebraska. These river ports are navigable approximately eight months per year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maintains a 9-foot deep, 300-foot wide channel for 735 navigable miles from Sioux City to the mouth of the Missouri River.

Rail:
Community Served by Railroad.....No
Distance to Nearest Railroad..... 12 mile(s)
Functional Piggyback Ramp Available.....No
Distance to Nearest Piggyback Service.....119 mile(s)

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




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Electricity:

 State Electric Power Deregulated.....   No

Electric System Operator: Stanton County Public Power District
  phone - (402) 439-2228
  website - www.scppd.net
  email - scppd@scppd.net

Wholesale Supplier: Stanton County Public Power District
Additional Comments: The city of Stanton is provided retail electric service by Stanton County Public Power District (SCPPD). SCPPD is a member of the Nebraska Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative, which is a wholesale customer of Nebraska Public Power District. Prospective customers should contact William Johnson, General Manager, SCPPD at (402) 439-2228 for further information regarding electric rates and service.

Natural Gas:
Natural Gas Service Available.....Yes
Supplier in Community.....Black Hills Energy

The city of Stanton is served by a 4" line at 10lbs of pressure.

Water:
Provider.....City of Stanton
Major Source.....Well
If Wells, Average Depth.....63 feet
Rated Capacity.....1.440 mgd
Average Capacity.....0.500 mgd
Peak Demand.....1.000 mgd
Storage Capacity.....100,000 gallons
Hardness.....539 ppm
Treated.....No
Temperature Range.....54-62 (degrees Fahrenheit)

The quality of water in Stanton does not necessitate a water treatment plant. The water table has not changed appreciably during the last five years.

Sanitation/Waste Water:
Name of Provider.....City of Stanton
Type of Service.....SBR System
Rated Capacity.....0.250 (mgd)
Average Daily Demand.....0.180 (mgd)

Stanton has a municipal sanitary sewerage system and a storm sewer system. A new wastewater treatment facility, a sequincing batch reactor (SBR) process, was built in 2000. The new mechanical treatment plant consists of a flow meter, fine mechanical screen, lift station, two jet aeration reactor basins, ultraviolet disinfection, and a sludge holding tank.

Telecommunications:
Name of Local Service Provider.....Stanton Telecom, Inc.
Number of Long Distance Service Providers.....30

Stanton Telecom, Inc., serves the Stanton area from a digital central office served by five miles of fiber. For further information contact Stanon Telecom, Inc., (402) 439-2264 or info@stanton.net



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Actual Valuation of City: $35,121,964 (year 2001)
Real Property Tax Rates ($ per $100 of actual value):
For Year: 2001
City.......$0.4800000
County.......$0.4066500
School.......$1.0693000
Other.......$0.1308140
Total Real Property.......$2.0867640

Bond Indebtedness:
For Year: 2001
Revenue.........$815,000.00



top of page MUNICIPAL SERVICES
Type of Government..... Mayor Council
Comprehensive City Plan..... Yes, 1998 (year)
City Manager..... No
City Engineer..... No
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..... 91 %
Number Volunteer Fire Department Personnel..... 29
Number Full-Time Police Officers..... 0

Police services contracted with Stanton County


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Public Schools# of SchoolsEnrollmentTeacher/Student Ratio
Elementary 12041:13
Senior High 12411:14

Stanton Community School facilities are the state of the art. Students in kindergarten through fourth grades attend school in separate buildings while the fifth through twelfth students attend another facility. The community offers support to both students and faculty. Building principals are continually working to maintain the schools’ Web sites. Therefore, individuals interested in obtaining more information about Stanton Community Schools are encouraged to visit http://www.esu8.org/~stanton/elementary/Elementary.html and http://www.esu8.org/~stanton/highschool/Home.html.


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Type of facilities in city or within 30 minutes:
Public Golf Course(s).....1
Private Golf Course(s).....0
Public Tennis Court(s).....1
Public Swimming Pool(s).....1
Public Park(s).....4
Public Camp Ground(s).....1
Nearest Public Access to Lake or River.....1 mile(s)
Camping.....Yes
Swimming.....Yes
Fishing.....Yes
Motorized Boats.....Yes
Water Skiing/Tubing.....Yes

There are four parks in Stanton that cover 70 acers and contain standard playground equipment, picnic shelters, softball and baseball fields, tennis and basketball courts, swimming pool, soccer field and sand volleyball.


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Number of Hospitals in Community.....0
Number of Beds in Hospital(s).....0
Number of Outpatient Clinics.....1
Medical Personnel in or Serving Community:
Medical Doctor(s) / Physician Assistant(s).....1
Nurse(s) (registered or practical).....1
Veterinarian(s).....1

The Stanton Medical Clinic is privately owned. Open five days a week, the clinic is staffed by a physician, a physician's assistant, nurse, and receptionist.

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Type of Newspaper in City.......weekly

Cable Antenna Television Serves City.......Yes
Maximum Number of Cable Channels Received.......26





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Leading Employers in Community:

#1.Business Name:Stanton Public Schools
Service Sector: Services
Employment Number: Total: 63   (Male: 21   Female: 42)
Unions:Yes
Products/Service:Education
 
#2.Business Name:Stanton Nursing Home
Service Sector: Services
Products/Service:Nursing Home
 


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


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Controlled Industrial Sites Available in Community.......0
Details Available Online.......No
Details Available in Print.......No


top of page COMMUNITY NOTES
Our Community: Stanton is a friendly town located in the center of Stanton County. There are an abundance of recreational, educational, social, and business opportunities here.

Suggested Sites:
City of Stanton @ www.stanton.net
 
Local
Development
Contact:
Nancy Morfeld
City of Stanton
P.O. Box 747
800 11th Street
Stanton, Nebraska 68779-0747
Phone:(402) 439-2119
Fax:(402) 439-2116
Email: nmorfeld@stanton.net
Website: www.stanton.net
 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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