Main Street in Craig
Location of Craig, Nebraska
|• Total||0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)|
|• Land||0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,280 ft (390 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||193|
|• Density||710.7/sq mi (274.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0828437|
The village was established as a water-station on the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway and named for early settler William Stewart Craig, who in the early 1880s donated the land on which the town was built. Craig was laid out in 1881.
Craig is located at (41.784936, -96.361890).
As of the census of 2010, there were 199 people, 85 households, and 51 families residing in the village. The population density was 710.7 inhabitants per square mile (274.4/km2). There were 105 housing units at an average density of 375.0 per square mile (144.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 91.5% White, 0.5% African American, 2.5% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 2.0% from other races, and 3.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.
There were 85 households of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.0% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.92.
The median age in the village was 46.2 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.5% were from 25 to 44; 33.1% were from 45 to 64; and 19.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 241 people, 99 households, and 69 families residing in the village. The population density was 856.5 people per square mile (332.3/km²). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 394.5/sq mi (153.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.59% White, and 0.41% Native American.
There were 99 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the village the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.8 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $29,583, and the median income for a family was $31,023. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $14,464 for females. The per capita income for the village was $10,818. About 15.5% of families and 23.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.5% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.
This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Craig has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfa" on climate maps.
- Ira J. McDonald, Los Angeles City Council member, 1941–43, born in Craig
- "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
- "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- CASDE | Craig - Burt County
- Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 172.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- Climate Summary for Craig, Nebraska