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Scribner Demographics

state map showing location of ScribnerScribner, a prosperous community located in northern Dodge County in Nebraska, is bordered by the scenic Elkhorn River. Scribner is centrally located on US Highway 275 between Lincoln, Omaha, Fremont, Sioux City, and Norfolk. Scribner's central location provides access to larger metropolitan areas, yet gives its citizens the opportunity to enjoy small town values.

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POPULATION

  Last Census - 2000 Current Census 2010 % Change
Scribner 971 857 -11.7%
Dodge County 36,160 36,691 1.5%
Labor Market Population1 575,651 629,722 9.4%
1) Labor market population is the county population plus the contiguous county population.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Fact Finder, Census Redistricting Data, March 2, 2011.

 

County Age Distribution (2010)

Age: 0-19 20-24 25-44 45-64 65+  85+ Total % Split
Male 4,905 1,116 4,268 4,777 2,897 407 17,963 49.0%
Female 4,749 1,100 4,195 4,841 3,843 811 18,728 51.0%
Total:  9,654 2,216 8,463 9,618 6,740 1,218    

 

Median Age (2010)      
State 36.2 years County 40.3 years

Population by Race

Scribner city 2016
Total 827
White Alone 93.960
Black Alone 0.970
American Indian Alone 1.210
Asian Alone 0.850
Pacific Islander Alone 0.000
Some Other Race 0.600
Two or More Races 2.420
Hispanic Origin 1.330
Diversity Index 13.800
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

Scribner city 2016 2021
Median Household $41,273 $46,964
Average Household $50,146 $54,809
Per Capita $23,187 $25,466
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Household Income Base

Scribner city 2016
<$15,000 52
$15,000 - $24,999 45
$25,000 - $34,999 61
$35,000 - $49,999 56
$50,000 - $74,999 93
$75,000 - $99,999 39
$100,000 - $149,999 21
$150,000 - $199,999 2
$200,000+ 3
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Scribner Quality Life

Home Value

Scribner city 2016 2021
Median Home Value $61,413 $61,250
Average Home Value $71,043 $72,015
<$50,000 118 116
$50,000 - $99,999 92 80
$100,000 - $149,999 47 51
$150,000 - $199,999 14 14
$200,000 - $249,999 7 7
$250,000 - $299,999 0 0
$300,000 - $399,999 0 0
$400,000 - $499,999 0 0
$500,000 - $749,999 0 0
$750,000 - $999,999 0 0
$1,000,000 + 0 0
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Commute

Category Commuters
Workers 16+ 437
In-County Residents 310
Out-of-County Residents 113
Drive Alone 401
Carpooled 20
Public Transport 0
Work at Home 2
Less than 5 minutes 57
5-9 minutes 84
10-14 minutes 28
15-19 minutes 49
20-24 minutes 32
25-29 minutes 43
30-34 minutes 46
35-39 minutes 10
40-44 minutes 13
45-59 minutes 21
60-89 minutes 21
90+ minutes 31
Average Travel Time 27
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Scribner Workforce Occupations

LABOR

  State (2010) County (2010) Area Labor Force (2010)1
Labor Force 995,635 19,278 330,140
Unemployment 33,217 960 17,002
Unemployment as % of Labor Force 3.3% 5.0% 5.2%
Total Employment 962,418 18,318 313,138
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 (800) 282-6773.
Source: Year end 2010, Nebraska DOL, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Online Data, June 2011.

Employees By NAICS

Category Number
Total Employees 432
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt 0
Mining 0
Utilities 0
Construction 16
Manufacturing 9
Wholesale Trade 23
   
Retail Trade 20
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers 4
Furn & Home Furnish Str 0
Electronics & Appl Store 0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip 2
Food & Beverage Stores 11
Health/Pers Care Stores 3
Gasoline Stations 0
Clothing/Accessory Store 0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music 0
General Merchandise Str 0
Misc Store Retailers 0
Nonstore Retailers 0
   
Transportation/Warehouse 11
Information 3
   
Finance & Insurance 33
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn 20
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv 1
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other 12
   
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing 4
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv 5
Legal Services 4
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises 0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt 0
Educational Services 65
HealthCare/Social Assist 31
Arts/Entertainment/Rec 5
   
Accommodation/Food Srvcs 49
Accommodation 11
Food Srv/Drinking Places 38
   
Other Srv excl Pub Admin 103
Auto Repair/Maintenance 2
Public Administration Emp 55
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Scribner Workforce Establishments

Businesses By NAICS

Category Number
Total Businesses 63
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus 0
Mining Bus 0
Utilities Bus 0
Construction Bus 5
Manufacturing Bus 1
Wholesale Trade Bus 4
   
Retail Trade Bus 5
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus 2
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus 0
Electronics & Appl Store Bus 0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus 1
Food & Beverage Stores Bus 1
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus 1
Gasoline Stations Bus 0
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus 0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus 0
General Merchandise Str Bus 0
Misc Store Retailers Bus 0
Nonstore Retailers Bus 0
   
Transportation/Warehouse Bus 3
Information Bus 2
   
Finance & Insurance Bus 6
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus 2
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus 1
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus 3
   
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus 1
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus 2
Legal Services Bus 1
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus 0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus 0
Educational Services Bus 2
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus 4
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus 1
   
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus 8
Accommodation Bus 3
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus 5
   
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus 12
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus 2
Public Administration Bus 7
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Scribner Payroll

Sample of hourly wage rates in manufacturing occupations (production and/or clerical).

Wages

Job Title 10th Percentile Median 90th Percentile
Assemblers/Fabricators, All Others $10.87 $14.51 $17.49
Data Entry Keyers $7.74 $11.04 $15.81
Laborers, Helpers & Material Movers, Hand $8.27  $12.32 $17.56
Lathe Tool Setters $14.68 $17.86 $22.01
Machinists $10.29 $16.89 $37.11
Secretaries, exc. Legal & Medical  $8.34 $11.68 $17.02
Welders & Cutters $10.36 $13.63 $19.57
Welding Machine Operators $11.92 $14.72 $18.78
Source: Nebraska Workforce Development, Occupational Employment Statistics Program, Third Quarter 2010.

Scribner Leading Employers

Good Samaritan Center
Service Sector: Education & Health Services
Employment Number: Total: 82 (Male: 3 Female: 79)
Year Established: 1969
Unions: No
Products/Service: Skilled long term care, assisted living and specialized health care

Scribner-Snyder Schools
Service Sector: Education & Health Services
Employment Number: Total: 55 (Male: 18 Female: 37)
Year Established: 1917
Unions: No
Products/Service: Pre-K, K-12 Public schools fully accredited by State of Nebraska and North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

Scribner Grain
Service Sector: Manufacturing
Employment Number: Total: 17 (Male: 14 Female: 3)
Year Established: 1970
Unions: No
Products/Service: Manufactures feed, fertilizer and ag chemicals

Northeast Nebraska Biodiesel, L.L.C.
Service Sector: Manufacturing
Employment Number: Total: 14 (Male: 13 Female: 1)
Year Established: 2006
Unions: No
Products/Service: Manufacturer of Biodiesel

Central Valley Ag
Service Sector: Manufacturing
Employment Number: Total: 9 (Male: 8 Female: 1)
Year Established: 1955
Unions: No
Products/Service: Manufactures feed and fertilizer

Scribner Bank
Service Sector: Professional & Business Services
Employment Number: Total: 11 (Male: 4 Female: 7)
Year Established: 1917
Products/Service: Full line of banking services. Member FDIC

Lee's Market
Service Sector: Retail and Wholesale Trade
Employment Number: Total: 13 (Male: 3 Female: 10)
Year Established: 1955
Unions: No
Products/Service: Family owned grocer partnered with Affiliated Foods Midwest

Scribner Govt Taxation

Actual Valuation of City (year 2010): $29,099,146
Real Property Tax Rates ($ per $100 of actual value): For Year: 2010  
City $0.3231840
County $0.2396250
School $0.9811000
Other $0.1403360
Total Real Property $1.6842450


City owned utilities enables Scribner to have some of the most competitive utility rates and property tax rates available in the state.

Scribner Workers Comp Unemployment

LABOR

  State (2010) County (2010) Area Labor Force (2010)1
Labor Force 995,635 19,278 330,140
Unemployment 33,217 960 17,002
Unemployment as % of Labor Force 3.3% 5.0% 5.2%
Total Employment 962,418 18,318 313,138
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 (800) 282-6773.
Source: Year end 2010, Nebraska DOL, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Online Data, June 2011.

Scribner Higher Education

Educational Attainment (25+)

Educational Level Attained Number
Some High School 14
Graduated High School 238
Associates Degree 48
Bachelor's Degree 76
Graduate Degree 27
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Education Expenses

Category Amount
College Tuition $285,823
College School Books/Supplies $15,767
Voc/Tech School Books/Supplies $299
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Scribner Transportation

map of NE within the US with distances to major citiesMotor Carrier:

 

Number & Type of Roads Serving Community

  Federal State County
INTERSTATE Hwys      
Limited Access, Four-Lane Hwys      
Improved Two-Lane Hwys 1   1
Distance to Nearest Highways      
    Hwy. Name Miles
Miles to nearest Interstate hwy   I-29 44
Miles to nearest four-lane hwy   U.S. 275/77 4


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

 

Transit Time for Carload or Truckload Lots to:

Destination Distance by Hwy. Miles Days by Railroad Days by Motor Freight
Omaha 58 N/A 1 Day
Lincoln 73 N/A 1 Day
Chicago 504 N/A 1-2 days
Dallas 706 N/A 2-3 days
Denver 536 N/A 1-2 days
Kansas City 245 N/A 1-2 days
Los Angeles 1548 N/A 2-3 days
Minneapolis 349 N/A 1-2 days
New York 1278 N/A 3-5 days
St. Louis 496 N/A 2-3 days


Air

Distance to nearest public airport 19 minute(s)
Elevation 1,203 feet
Length of longest runway 5,500 feet
Runway lighted Yes
Private aircraft storage available Yes
Private aircraft maintenance available Yes
Distance to nearest commercial air transportation 60 minute(s)
Distance to nearest international airport  
Name of Airport Miles to Airport from Community
Omaha Eppley International 62
Kansas City International 228
Denver International 529


Fremont Aviation is a fixed-base operator at the Fremont Municipal Airport and provides a complete range of services. Fremont Aviation averages fifty flights daily. Scribner's close proximity with Omaha's Eppley Airfield allows convenient access to twenty-one jet service air carriers, one commuter air carrier, seven freight carriers, approximately 92 daily air carrier departures, and nineteen non-stop flights.

Rail

Community Served by Railroad No
Distance to Nearest Railroad 20 mile(s)
Number of Freight Trains Per Day 84
Functional Piggyback Ramp Available No
Distance to Nearest Piggyback Service 57 mile(s)

Scribner is located only 20 minutes from two Class I railroads in Fremont which provide rail service to all points of the compass. Today, the most direct mid-continental railroad route to the west coast passes on a line from Chicago through Fremont and on to Los Angeles and San Francisco. Both piggyback and container service is available in Omaha. The Union Pacific ramp is located on 8th and Mason Street and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe ramp is located in Gibson Yard in south Omaha. Each of these ramps maintain lift on and lift off TOFC/COFC capabilities, as well as providing pick up and delivery services.

Scribner Utilities

Electricity

State Electric Power Deregulated No
Electric System Operator City of Scribner
phone - (402) 664-3231
email - cityofsc@gpcom.net
Wholesale Supplier Nebraska Public Power District
phone - Econ Dev: 800-282-6773 or 24-Hours: 877-275-6773
website - www.nppd.com
email - econdev@nppd.com
Comments Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), the state's largest electric utility, has a diverse mix of generation, including nuclear, coal, hydro, gas and oil, and wind. NPPD delivers power to approximately 1 million Nebraskans and has ample capacity to meet the needs of new loads. Nebraska's electric costs are among the lowest in the nation. NPPD's professional Economic Development Team is available to assist with expansion and retention of existing business and new business locations. Contact the Economic Development Team by emailing econdev@nppd.com or by calling (800) 282-6773. Further information can be found online @ sites.nppd.com. Utility information can be found @ www.nppd.com.


Natural Gas

Natural Gas Service Available Yes
Supplier in Community City of Scribner

The city of Scribner owns and operates the natural gas system. Clayton Energy Corporation is the supplier of natural gas and Northern Natural Gas is the pipeline transporter. The pressures of the 6-inch pipeline are 38 pounds (supply) and 8 pounds (to customer). Natural gas, with a BTU value of 1,000, is available for residential, industrial, and commercial use on a firm basis. Contact gas superintendent, city of Scribner, (402)664-3231, cityofsc3@gpcom.net for more information.

Water

Provider City of Scribner
Major Source 2 wells
If Wells, Average Depth 61 feet
Rated Capacity 0.619 mgd
Average Capacity 0.178 mgd
Peak Demand 0.633 mgd
Storage Capacity 300,000 gallons
Hardness 20 ppm
Treated Yes
Temperature Range 52-58 (degrees Fahrenheit)

Water is treated for iron and maganese removal

Sanitation/Waste Water

Name of Provider City of Scribner
Type of Service mechanical plant
Rated Capacity 0.150 (mgd)
Average Daily Demand 0.098 (mgd)
Peak Demand 0.300 (mgd)
Sewer Connection Fee No


Telecommunications

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

Scribner telecommunications is comparable to that of a metropolitan area. Scribner features a digital central office served by a self-healing fiber ring. GPC offers dial-up and high speed internet in town and Wild Blue high speed satellite for rural residents. More than 150 cable television channels are available, including local-area broadcasters, digital music, and local weather. GPC is also a provider of DirecTV. Call 1-888-343-8014 or log onto www.gpcom.com for more information.

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