Callaway, Nebraska

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Callaway, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Callaway
Downtown Callaway
Location of Callaway, Nebraska
Location of Callaway, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°17′29″N 99°55′23″W / 41.29139°N 99.92306°W / 41.29139; -99.92306Coordinates: 41°17′29″N 99°55′23″W / 41.29139°N 99.92306°W / 41.29139; -99.92306
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Custer
Area[1]
 • Total 0.70 sq mi (1.81 km2)
 • Land 0.70 sq mi (1.81 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,549 ft (777 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 539
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 527
 • Density 770.0/sq mi (297.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68825
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-07660[4]
GNIS feature ID 0827856[5]

Callaway is a village in Custer County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 539 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Callaway was platted in 1885.[6] It was named for S. R. Callaway, general manager of the Union Pacific Railroad.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.70 square miles (1.81 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 539 people, 247 households, and 153 families residing in the village. The population density was 770.0 inhabitants per square mile (297.3 /km2). There were 295 housing units at an average density of 421.4 per square mile (162.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.3% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 247 households of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.1% were non-families. 33.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.74.

The median age in the village was 47.8 years. 22.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.8% were from 25 to 44; 27% were from 45 to 64; and 28.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 45.5% male and 54.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 637 people, 262 households, and 166 families residing in the village. The population density was 916.8 people per square mile (356.4/km²). There were 291 housing units at an average density of 418.8 per square mile (162.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.49% White, 0.31% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.78% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.41% of the population.

There were 262 households out of which 25.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the village the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 17.4% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 30.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 76.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.2 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $27,656, and the median income for a family was $37,000. Males had a median income of $24,188 versus $16,591 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,673. About 7.2% of families and 14.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.0% of those under age 18 and 12.0% of those age 65 or over.

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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. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 46.  A 1925 edition is available for download at Univeristy of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  7. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 106.