Funk, Nebraska

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Funk, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Funk, with grain elevators in background.
Downtown Funk, with grain elevators in background.
Location of Funk, Nebraska
Location of Funk, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°27′49″N 99°15′0″W / 40.46361°N 99.25000°W / 40.46361; -99.25000Coordinates: 40°27′49″N 99°15′0″W / 40.46361°N 99.25000°W / 40.46361; -99.25000
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Phelps
Area[1]
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,247 ft (685 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 194
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 194
 • Density 746.2/sq mi (288.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68940
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-17880[4]
GNIS feature ID 0829431[5]

Funk is a village in Phelps County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 194 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Funk was platted in 1887 on the railroad.[6] It was named for Phillip C. Funk, an early settler.[7][6] Funk was incorporated as a village in 1913.[6]

Geography[edit]

Funk is located at 40°27′49″N 99°15′0″W / 40.46361°N 99.25000°W / 40.46361; -99.25000 (40.463724, -99.249915).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 194 people, 79 households, and 54 families residing in the village. The population density was 746.2 inhabitants per square mile (288.1/km2). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 326.9 per square mile (126.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.9% White, 0.5% Native American, 0.5% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 79 households of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.6% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.02.

The median age in the village was 45.6 years. 26.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17% were from 25 to 44; 33% were from 45 to 64; and 18.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 204 people, 77 households, and 65 families residing in the village. The population density was 769.7 people per square mile (291.7/km²). There were 82 housing units at an average density of 309.4 per square mile (117.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.04% White, 0.49% Asian, 0.98% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.47% of the population.

There were 77 households out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.0% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.3% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.9% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.2 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $43,333. Males had a median income of $22,292 versus $20,833 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,658. About 7.1% of families and 15.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 4.3% of those sixty five 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 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. ^ a b c "Funk, Phelps 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. 113. 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.