Kearney, Nebraska

Population 31,290

Kearney is located in Buffalo County, NE. The population is 31,290, making Kearney the largest city in Buffalo County and the 5th largest city in the state of Nebraska.

There are 15 public schools in Kearney with an average Homefacts rating of B-. , and there are 0 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Kearney is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Kearney property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Kearney include Collins Township, Glenwood and Center Township.

Kearney Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 58.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 36.8%

Crime Rate

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Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 0 offenders in Kearney
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

306 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 11
  • Tanks & Spills: 290


Low 2.5%
  • Nebraska unemployment average: 2.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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15 Public Schools view public schools

There are 15 K-12 public schools in Kearney, NE and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Kearney's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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0 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

  • Good news! No offenders found in Kearney, NE.

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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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  • Rented
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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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265 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Kearney, NE issued 265 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 265 permits, 145 were issued for single family homes and 120 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Kearney, NE issued 288 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 288 permits, 140 were issued for single family homes and 148 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $456
  • 1 Bedroom: $545
  • 2 Bedrooms: $715
  • 3 Bedrooms: $981
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,111

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Environmental Hazards

306 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1933/2119)
    Kearney, NE has 91.22% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Kearney, NE is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.55 Average
    Kearney, NE is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 24.1°
  • February 28.47°
  • March 41.3°
  • April 50.28°
  • May 62.17°
  • June 72.14°
  • July 77.48°
  • August 73.42°
  • September 64.37°
  • October 52.42°
  • November 40.87°
  • December 24.73°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Kearney, NE

Kearney, NE has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Kearney, NE has no risk of hurricanes.
Kearney, NE has a high risk of hail storms.
Kearney, NE has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Kearney, NE: $51,333


Unemployment in Kearney is 2.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.9% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 40.75%
White Collar - 59.25%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Pete Ricketts
  • Sen. Deb Fischer
  • Sen. Ben Sasse

City Representatives

  • Adrian Smith

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

19 FCC Towers view all

2 Libraries view all

2 Police Stations view all

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