Gross, Nebraska

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Gross, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Gross
Downtown Gross
Location of Gross, Nebraska
Location of Gross, Nebraska
Coordinates: 42°56′48″N 98°34′9″W / 42.94667°N 98.56917°W / 42.94667; -98.56917Coordinates: 42°56′48″N 98°34′9″W / 42.94667°N 98.56917°W / 42.94667; -98.56917
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Boyd
Area[1]
 • Total 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Land 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,775 ft (541 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 2
 • Density 15.4/sq mi (5.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 31-20295
GNIS feature ID 0829703[4]

Gross is a village in Boyd County, Nebraska, United States. As of the 2010 census, the village had a total population of two, down from its 2000 population of five.[5] In the 2000 United States Census, it was one of only eight places with a population of five people. The others were Storrie, California; Bear Head Lake, Minnesota; Baker, Missouri; Odell, New Hampshire; Maza, North Dakota; Somerset, Vermont, and Prudhoe Bay, Alaska.

History[edit]

Gross was founded in 1893. It was named for Ben Gross, who kept a general store.[6]

Geography[edit]

Gross is located at 42°56′48″N 98°34′9″W / 42.94667°N 98.56917°W / 42.94667; -98.56917 (42.946756, -98.569233).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 325
1910 111 −65.8%
1920 84 −24.3%
1930 51 −39.3%
1940 23 −54.9%
1950 29 26.1%
1960 17 −41.4%
1970 8 −52.9%
1980 2 −75.0%
1990 7 250.0%
2000 5 −28.6%
2010 2 −60.0%
Est. 2012 2 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2012 Estimate[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2 people, 1 households, and 1 families residing in the village. The population density was 15.4 inhabitants per square mile (5.9 /km2). There were 4 housing units at an average density of 30.8 per square mile (11.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 1 households of which 100.0% were married couples living together. 0.0% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.00.

The median age in the village was 49 years. 0.0% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 0.0% were from 25 to 44; 100% were from 45 to 64; and 0.0% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 5 people, 1 household, and 1 family residing in the village. The population density was 38.3 people per square mile (14.9/km²). There was 1 housing unit at an average density of 7.7 per square mile (3.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There was 1 household, a married couple living together, with children under the age of 18 living with them. Consequently, the average household size and the average family size was 5.00.

In the village the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 40.0% from 18 to 24, 20.0% from 25 to 44, and 20.0% who were 45 to 64 years old. The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there were 150.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

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