Burr, Nebraska

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Burr, Nebraska
Village
Location of Burr, Nebraska
Location of Burr, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°32′13″N 96°18′2″W / 40.53694°N 96.30056°W / 40.53694; -96.30056Coordinates: 40°32′13″N 96°18′2″W / 40.53694°N 96.30056°W / 40.53694; -96.30056
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Otoe
Area[1]
 • Total 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Land 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 57
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 57
 • Density 633.3/sq mi (244.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68324
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-07205[4]
GNIS feature ID 0827794[5]

Burr is a village in Otoe County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 57 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Burr was platted in the 1880s when the railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was named from a grove of burr oak trees nearby.[7]

Geography[edit]

Burr is located at 40°32′13″N 96°18′02″W / 40.536891°N 96.300651°W / 40.536891; -96.300651 (40.536891, -96.300651).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 57 people, 30 households, and 16 families residing in the village. The population density was 633.3 inhabitants per square mile (244.5/km2). There were 40 housing units at an average density of 444.4 per square mile (171.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 30 households of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, and 46.7% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.90 and the average family size was 2.44.

The median age in the village was 51.3 years. 15.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.6% were from 25 to 44; 36.8% were from 45 to 64; and 22.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census,[4] there were 66 people, 36 households and 16 families residing in the village. The population density was 784.7 per square mile (318.5/km2). There were 40 housing units at an average density of 475.6 per square mile (193.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 36 households of which 11.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 2.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 52.8% were non-families. 47.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.83 and the average family size was 2.65.

16.7% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 21.2% from 25 to 44, 31.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.3 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household was $35,000, and the median family income was $38,125. Males had a median income of $31,786 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,113. There were no families and 5.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 11.1% of those over 64.

Notable residents[edit]

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. ^ "Burr, Otoe County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 21 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 108. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.