Kennard, Nebraska

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Kennard, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Kennard: Maple Street
Downtown Kennard: Maple Street
Location of Kennard, Nebraska
Location of Kennard, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°28′27″N 96°12′13″W / 41.47417°N 96.20361°W / 41.47417; -96.20361Coordinates: 41°28′27″N 96°12′13″W / 41.47417°N 96.20361°W / 41.47417; -96.20361
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Washington
Area[1]
 • Total 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,148 ft (350 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 361
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 359
 • Density 1,203.3/sq mi (464.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68034
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-25230[4]
GNIS feature ID 0830471[5]

Kennard is a village in Washington County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 361 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Kennard was established in 1869 when the Sioux City & Pacific Railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was named for Thomas P. Kennard,[7] the first Secretary of State for Nebraska. The town was incorporated in 1895.[8]

Geography[edit]

Kennard is located at 41°28′27″N 96°12′13″W / 41.47417°N 96.20361°W / 41.47417; -96.20361 (41.474254, -96.203706).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 361 people, 150 households, and 95 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,203.3 inhabitants per square mile (464.6 /km2). There were 158 housing units at an average density of 526.7 per square mile (203.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.8% White, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 1.4% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 150 households of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.7% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.02.

The median age in the village was 38.7 years. 25.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.9% were from 25 to 44; 26% were from 45 to 64; and 15% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 371 people, 143 households, and 106 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,242.0 people per square mile (477.5/km²). There were 148 housing units at an average density of 495.5 per square mile (190.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.77% White, 0.27% African American, 0.81% Native American, 0.81% Asian, 0.27% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.27% of the population.

There were 143 households out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.9% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $32,917, and the median income for a family was $50,625. Males had a median income of $35,500 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,499. About 2.0% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 14.6% 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. ^ "Kennard, Washington County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 173. 
  8. ^ Buss, William Henry; Osterman, Thomas T. (1921). History of Dodge and Washington Counties, Nebraska, and Their People. American Historical Society. p. 449. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.