Heartwell, Nebraska

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Heartwell, Nebraska
Village
Heartwell, seen from overpass on U.S. Highway 34
Heartwell, seen from overpass on U.S. Highway 34
Location of Heartwell, Nebraska
Location of Heartwell, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°34′12″N 98°47′23″W / 40.57000°N 98.78972°W / 40.57000; -98.78972Coordinates: 40°34′12″N 98°47′23″W / 40.57000°N 98.78972°W / 40.57000; -98.78972
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Kearney
Area[1]
 • Total 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
 • Land 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,093 ft (638 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 71
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 70
 • Density 1,014.3/sq mi (391.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68945
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-21835[4]
GNIS feature ID 0829907[5]

Heartwell is a village in Kearney County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Kearney, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 71 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Heartwell was established in about 1883 when the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad was extended to that point.[6][7] It was named for James B. Heartwell, a politician and bank official.[8][7]

Geography[edit]

Heartwell is located at 40°34′12″N 98°47′23″W / 40.57000°N 98.78972°W / 40.57000; -98.78972 (40.569993, -98.789765).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 71 people, 28 households, and 21 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,014.3 inhabitants per square mile (391.6/km2). There were 33 housing units at an average density of 471.4 per square mile (182.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 88.7% White, 8.5% from other races, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 18.3% of the population.

There were 28 households of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.0% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the village was 37.8 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 16.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.3% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 14.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 56.3% male and 43.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 80 people, 31 households, and 23 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,056.8 people per square mile (386.1/km²). There were 37 housing units at an average density of 488.8 per square mile (178.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 85.00% White, 11.25% from other races, and 3.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.50% of the population.

There were 31 households out of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.5% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.6% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $35,417, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $27,250 versus $17,708 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,387. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

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. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 122. 
  7. ^ a b "Heartwell, Kearney County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 
  8. ^ Capace, Nancy (1999). Encyclopedia of Nebraska. North American Book Dist LLC. p. 226. ISBN 978-0-403-09834-7. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.