Greenwood, Nebraska

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Greenwood, Nebraska
Village
Greenwood, seen from the southwest along U.S. Highway 6
Greenwood, seen from the southwest along U.S. Highway 6
Location of Greenwood, Nebraska
Location of Greenwood, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°57′41″N 96°26′29″W / 40.96139°N 96.44139°W / 40.96139; -96.44139Coordinates: 40°57′41″N 96°26′29″W / 40.96139°N 96.44139°W / 40.96139; -96.44139
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Cass
Area[1]
 • Total 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Land 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 568
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 562
 • Density 1,385.4/sq mi (534.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68366
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-20190[4]
GNIS feature ID 0829675[5]

Greenwood is a village in Cass County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 568 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Greenwood was founded in about 1869 when the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad was extended to that point. It was named for a pioneer settler named Green, but sources differ on Green's first name.[6][7]

Geography[edit]

Greenwood is located at 40°57′41″N 96°26′29″W / 40.96139°N 96.44139°W / 40.96139; -96.44139 (40.961343, -96.441265).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.41 square miles (1.06 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 568 people, 223 households, and 155 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,385.4 inhabitants per square mile (534.9/km2). There were 233 housing units at an average density of 568.3 per square mile (219.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.1% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.2% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.

There were 223 households of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.5% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the village was 40.7 years. 23.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.5% were from 25 to 44; 31.1% were from 45 to 64; and 12.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 544 people, 215 households, and 153 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,406.8 people per square mile (538.6/km²). There were 231 housing units at an average density of 597.4 per square mile (228.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.06% White, 0.37% African American, 1.29% Native American, 0.55% Asian, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.10% of the population.

There were 215 households out of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 22.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 106.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $43,194, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $35,417 versus $21,375 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,995. About 0.6% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 3.2% 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 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. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 144. 
  7. ^ "Greenwood, Cass County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.