Dodge, Nebraska

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Dodge, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Dodge
Downtown Dodge
Location of Dodge, Nebraska
Location of Dodge, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°43′18″N 96°52′47″W / 41.72167°N 96.87972°W / 41.72167; -96.87972Coordinates: 41°43′18″N 96°52′47″W / 41.72167°N 96.87972°W / 41.72167; -96.87972
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Dodge
Area[1]
 • Total 0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)
 • Land 0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,401 ft (427 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 612
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 610
 • Density 1,530.0/sq mi (590.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68633
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-13295[4]
GNIS feature ID 0828745[5]
Website http://www.ci.dodge.ne.us/

Dodge is a village in Dodge County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 612 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Dodge was platted in 1886 when the Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri Valley Railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was named for George A. Dodge, a pioneer settler.[7][8] Dodge was incorporated as a village in 1887.[9]

Geography[edit]

Dodge is located at 41°43′18″N 96°52′47″W / 41.72167°N 96.87972°W / 41.72167; -96.87972 (41.721638, -96.879682).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.40 square miles (1.04 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate[edit]

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, Dodge has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfa" on climate maps.[11]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

At the 2010 census,[2] there were 612 people, 257 households and 158 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,530.0 inhabitants per square mile (590.7/km2). There were 289 housing units at an average density of 722.5 per square mile (279.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.6% White, 0.3% African American, 0.7% Native American, 5.2% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.6% of the population.

There were 257 households of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.5% were non-families. 35.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.77.

The median age in the village was 49.6 years. 20.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.8% were from 25 to 44; 22.4% were from 45 to 64; and 33.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.9% male and 52.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census,[4] there were 700 people, 270 households and 183 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,758.7 per square mile (675.7/km²). There were 300 housing units at an average density of 753.7 per square mile (289.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.43% White, 0.14% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 2.00% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.29% of the population.

There were 270 households of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.9% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age was 43 years. 24.1% of the population were under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 17.7% from 45 to 64, and 30.3% who were 65 years of age or older. For every 100 females there were 86.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males.

The median household income was $33,864 and the median family income was $37,679. Males had a median income of $28,000 compared with $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,373. About 5.0% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.6% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.

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 24 June 2012. 
  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. ^ "Dodge, Dodge County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 7 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Profile for Dodge, Nebraska". ePodunk. Retrieved 7 August 2014. 
  8. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 54.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  9. ^ William Henry Buss; Thomas T. Osterman (1921). History of Dodge and Washington Counties, Nebraska, and Their People. American Historical Society. p. 269. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ Climate Summary for Dodge, Nebraska