Scribner

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

PopulationLast Census - 2000Current Census 2010% Change
Scribner971857-11.7%
Dodge County36,16036,6911.5%
Labor Market Population1575,651629,7229.4%
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:0-1920-2425-4445-6465+ 85+Total% Split
Male4,9051,1164,2684,7772,89740717,96349.0%
Female4,7491,1004,1954,8413,84381118,72851.0%
Total:  9,654 2,2168,463 9,618 6,740 1,218  

 

Median Age (2010)   
State36.2 yearsCounty40.3 years

Population

Total Population

863

Population
Growth Rate

0.08%

Median Age

53

Diversity Index

14.100

Housing & Income

Households

385

Total Housing Units

443


Owner Occupied

291

Renter Occupied

94

Vacant

58

Median Home Value

$69,291


Average Home Value

$74,572

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.99%

Income Projection

Median Household

$43,262 $52,715


Average Household

$52,589 $61,205


Per Capita

$24,044 $27,855

Workforce

Total Businesses

54

Total Employed

400

Workers 16+

419

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

1

Employed

2

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

4

Employed

14

Manufacturing

Businesses

2

Employed

14

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

3

Employed

20

Some
High School

31

Graduated
High School

230

Associates
Degree

64

Bachelor's
Degree

86

Graduate
Degree

27

Average Commute Time

24 min.



Resident Commuters

292

Non-Resident Commuters

127

Drive Alone

368

Carpooled

28

Public

2

Work At Home

6

Workforce Occupations

LABOR

LaborState (2010)County (2010)Area Labor Force (2010)1
Labor Force995,63519,278330,140
Unemployment33,21796017,002
Unemployment as % of Labor Force3.3%5.0%5.2%
Total Employment962,41818,318313,138
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.

Wages (Payroll)

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

Wages

Job Title10th PercentileMedian90th 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.

Major 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

Government and 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.

Workers Comp & Unemployment

LABOR

LaborState (2010)County (2010)Area Labor Force (2010)1
Labor Force995,63519,278330,140
Unemployment33,21796017,002
Unemployment as % of Labor Force3.3%5.0%5.2%
Total Employment962,41818,318313,138
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.

Transportation

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

 

Number & Type of Roads Serving Community

 FederalStateCounty
INTERSTATE Hwys   
Limited Access, Four-Lane Hwys   
Improved Two-Lane Hwys1 1
Distance to Nearest Highways   
  Hwy. NameMiles
Miles to nearest Interstate hwy I-2944
Miles to nearest four-lane hwy U.S. 275/774


Motor Freight Carriers
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Transit Time for Carload or Truckload Lots to:

DestinationDistance by Hwy. MilesDays by RailroadDays by Motor Freight
Omaha58N/A1 Day
Lincoln73N/A1 Day
Chicago504N/A1-2 days
Dallas706N/A2-3 days
Denver536N/A1-2 days
Kansas City245N/A1-2 days
Los Angeles1548N/A2-3 days
Minneapolis349N/A1-2 days
New York1278N/A3-5 days
St. Louis496N/A2-3 days


Air

Distance to nearest public airport19 minute(s)
Elevation1,203 feet
Length of longest runway5,500 feet
Runway lightedYes
Private aircraft storage availableYes
Private aircraft maintenance availableYes
Distance to nearest commercial air transportation60 minute(s)
Distance to nearest international airport 
Name of AirportMiles to Airport from Community
Omaha Eppley International62
Kansas City International228
Denver International529


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 RailroadNo
Distance to Nearest Railroad20 mile(s)
Number of Freight Trains Per Day84
Functional Piggyback Ramp AvailableNo
Distance to Nearest Piggyback Service57 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.

Utilities

Electricity

State Electric Power DeregulatedNo
Electric System OperatorCity of Scribner
phone - (402) 664-3231
email - cityofsc@gpcom.net
Wholesale SupplierNebraska Public Power District
phone - Econ Dev: 800-282-6773 or 24-Hours: 877-275-6773
website - www.nppd.com
email - econdev@nppd.com
CommentsNebraska 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 AvailableYes
Supplier in CommunityCity 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

ProviderCity of Scribner
Major Source2 wells
If Wells, Average Depth61 feet
Rated Capacity0.619 mgd
Average Capacity0.178 mgd
Peak Demand0.633 mgd
Storage Capacity300,000 gallons
Hardness20 ppm
TreatedYes
Temperature Range52-58 (degrees Fahrenheit)

Water is treated for iron and maganese removal

Sanitation/Waste Water

Name of ProviderCity of Scribner
Type of Servicemechanical plant
Rated Capacity0.150 (mgd)
Average Daily Demand0.098 (mgd)
Peak Demand0.300 (mgd)
Sewer Connection FeeNo


Telecommunications

Name of Local Service ProviderGreat Plains Communications
Number of Long Distance Service Providers25

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.