Bristow, Nebraska

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Bristow, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Bristow: Prairie Street
Downtown Bristow: Prairie Street
Location of Bristow, Nebraska
Location of Bristow, Nebraska
Coordinates: 42°50′23″N 98°35′2″W / 42.83972°N 98.58389°W / 42.83972; -98.58389Coordinates: 42°50′23″N 98°35′2″W / 42.83972°N 98.58389°W / 42.83972; -98.58389
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Boyd
Area[1]
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,473 ft (449 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 65
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 64
 • Density 406.3/sq mi (156.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68719
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-06400[4]
GNIS feature ID 0827650[5]

Bristow is a village in Boyd County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 65 at the 2010 census, down from 88 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

Bristow was laid out as a town in 1902 when the railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was named for Benjamin Bristow, United States Secretary of the Treasury during the Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant.[7]

Geography[edit]

Bristow is located at 42°50′23″N 98°35′2″W / 42.83972°N 98.58389°W / 42.83972; -98.58389 (42.839601, -98.583940).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 65 people, 37 households, and 19 families residing in the village. The population density was 406.3 inhabitants per square mile (156.9 /km2). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 350.0 per square mile (135.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 37 households of which 8.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.6% were non-families. 45.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 27% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.76 and the average family size was 2.42.

The median age in the village was 63.5 years. 4.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 9.2% were from 25 to 44; 41.6% were from 45 to 64; and 40% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 55.4% male and 44.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 88 people, 40 households, and 26 families residing in the village. The population density was 506.4 people per square mile (199.9/km²). There were 53 housing units at an average density of 305.0 per square mile (120.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.45% White, 3.41% Native American, and 1.14% from two or more races.

There were 40 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 2.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% were non-families. 35.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the village the population was spread out with 19.3% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 20.5% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 26.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 131.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 129.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $28,125, and the median income for a family was $33,438. Males had a median income of $18,125 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,737. There were 7.4% of families and 10.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 20.0% of under eighteens and 12.5% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Residents are zoned to Lynch Public Schools in Lynch.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Bristow, Boyd County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 30 July 2014. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 22. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Schools in Lynch Public Schools." SchoolDigger. Retrieved on July 21, 2011. See map.