Dodge

Dodge

Demographics

state map showing DodgeDodge is located in Dodge County in east-central Nebraska. Dodge, served by Nebraska Highway 91, is 35 miles northwest of Fremont, 71 miles northwest of Omaha and 73 miles southwest of Sioux City, Iowa.

Get all your information about Dodge, Nebraska by visiting these two websites:

http://www.ci.dodge.ne.us

http://www.dodgene.org

 

POPULATION

PopulationLast Census - 2000Current Census 2010% Change
Dodge700612-12.6%
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

631

Population
Growth Rate

0.33%

Median Age

48

Diversity Index

17.800

Housing & Income

Households

261

Total Housing Units

290


Owner Occupied

199

Renter Occupied

62

Vacant

29

Median Home Value

$91,544


Average Home Value

$182,538

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.17%


Per Capita Income

2.41%

Income Projection

Median Household

$53,314 $60,179


Average Household

$69,787 $79,051


Per Capita

$28,510 $32,108

Quality of Life

Today, Dodge is a small thriving community that receives many compliments on its neat appearance and friendliness.  It is a place where neighbors form friendships and children can safely ride their bikes or walk anywhere in town.  Dodge is a great place to live, work and raise a family.

Find out the top ten reasons for visiting Dodge and more by going to their websites at http://www.ci.dodge.ne.us/.  and   http://www.dodgene.org.

Workforce

Total Businesses

45

Total Employed

291

Workers 16+

235

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

1

Employed

4

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Manufacturing

Businesses

1

Employed

17

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

2

Employed

7

Some
High School

34

Graduated
High School

148

Associates
Degree

51

Bachelor's
Degree

51

Graduate
Degree

21

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

188

Non-Resident Commuters

47

Drive Alone

186

Carpooled

20

Public

0

Work At Home

5

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
Percentile
Median90th
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

Dodge Manufacturing
Service Sector: Manufacturing
Products/Service: Livestock corral panels and gates, augers, hydraulic squeeze chutes

Dodge Public Schools
Service Sector: Services
Unions: Yes
Products/Service: Education

Farmers State Bank
Service Sector: Services
Year Established: 1889
Unions: No
Products/Service: Financial Institution

Parkview Nursing Home
Service Sector: Services
Unions: No
Products/Service: Nursing Home
 

Government and Taxation

Actual Valuation of City (year 2009):$19,296,630
Real Property Tax Rates ($ per $100 of actual value): For Year: 2010 
City$0.4999840

Workers Comp and 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.
   

Labor Management Relations

Percent of Manufacturing Labor Force Unionized0%
Number of Work Stoppages in Past 5 Years0

Transportation

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

 

Number & Type of Roads Serving Community

 FederalStateCounty
INTERSTATE Hwys0  
Limited Access, Four-Lane Hwys000
Improved Two-Lane Hwys010
Distance to Nearest Highways   
  Hwy. NameMiles
Miles to nearest Interstate hwy 2955
Miles to nearest four-lane hwy 2955


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:

DestinationDistance by Hwy. MilesDays by RailroadDays by Motor Freight
Omaha71N/A1 Day
Lincoln86N/A1 Day
Chicago527N/A1-2 days
Dallas697N/A2-3 days
Denver521N/A1-2 days
Kansas City257N/A1-2 days
Los Angeles1535N/A2-3 days
Minneapolis355N/A1-2 days
New York1302N/A3-5 days
St. Louis509N/A2-3 days


Air

Distance to nearest public airport40 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 transportation75 minute(s)
Distance to nearest international airport 
Name of AirportMiles to Airport from Community
Omaha Eppley International75
Kansas City International241
Denver International510


The Fremont Municipal Airport, 35 miles southeast of Dodge, has a 5,500 foot lighted, hard-surfaced runway and a 2,295 foot hard-surfaced runway. Other facilities include hangars and maintenance. The Omaha Eppley Airfield, 75 miles southeast of Dodge, and the Sioux Gateway Airport at Sioux City, Iowa, 73 miles northeast, are the nearest major hubs for air transportation.

Barge

City Adjoins Navigable RiverNo
Length of Season8 months
River, Lake or OceanMissouri River
Channel Depth9 feet
Channel Width300 feet
Barging FacilitiesNo
 Name of PortCityMiles to Port
Nearest Port:Blair, NebraskaBlair, Nebraska50

Barge service is available at 19 barge terminal facilites on the Missouri River on the east border of Nebraska. The Blair, Nebraska river port is 50 miles southeast of Dodge. These river ports are navigable approximately 8 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, Iowa to the mouth of the Missouri River. Commodities transported by towing companies are alfalfa pellets, cement, concrete forms, distillers' dried grain, feed, feed ingredients, fertilizer, grain, machinery, molasses, newsprint, nitrogen fertilizer solution, propylene glycol, rock-aggregate, salt, steel, and twine.


Rail

Community Served by RailroadYes
Distance to Nearest Railroad35 mile(s)
Number of Freight Trains Per Day84
Functional Piggyback Ramp AvailableNo
Distance to Nearest Piggyback Service75 mile(s)
Name of Railroad(s) Serving CommunityBurlington Northern Santa Fe, Union Pacific

The nearest rail service is located 35 miles away in Fremont, Nebraska. Fremont is stratically located on two Class I railroads which provide railservice. The most direct mid-continental railroad route to the west coast passes through Fremont and on to Los Angeles and San Francisco California. Both piggyback and container services are available in Omaha, Nebraska, 75 miles southeast of Dodge. The Union Pacific ramp is located on 8th and Mason Street in Omaha and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe ramp is located in south Omaha at the Gibson Yard. 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 Operator:Cuming County Public Power District
phone - (877) 572-2463
website - www.ccppd.com
email - ccppd@ccppd.com
Wholesale Supplier:Cuming County Public Power District
Additional Comments:The Cuming County Public Power District serves the Dodge Community with a 34,500 volt transmission line providing 2,400 distribution voltage within the community.


Natural Gas

Natural Gas Service AvailableNo


Water

ProviderVillage of Dodge
Major Sourcewell
If Wells, Average Depth86 feet
Rated Capacity0.250 mgd
Average Capacity0.250 mgd
Peak Demand0.892 mgd
Storage Capacity50,000 gallons
TreatedNo

The municipal water system in Dodge is supplied by 2 wells, having an average depth of 86 feet. The wells have a combined pumping capacity of 590 gallons per minute and the system's overhead storage is 50,000 gallons. The average daily demand is 60,000 gallons. The system has a maximum capacity of 899,600 gallons per day. The static pressure is 55 pounds and the residual pressure is 50 pounds per square inch.

Sanitation/Waste Water

Name of ProviderVillage of Dodge
Rated Capacity0.140 (mgd)
Average Daily Demand0.140 (mgd)
Peak Demand0.200 (mgd)
Sewer Connection FeeNo


Telecommunications

Name of Local Service ProviderGreat Plains Communications
Number of Long Distance Service Providers10


Dodge's access to advanced telecommunications is comparable to that of a metropolitan area. Dodge features broadband Internet services, digital central office, fiber optic redundancy, T-level access and wireless services. Resident certified technicians are available through the local service provider, Great Plains Communications, for wiring digital business systems, LAN wiring and other technical needs. A variety of service packages, tailored to suit business needs are available.