Lawrence, Nebraska

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Lawrence, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Lawrence: east side of Calvert Street
Downtown Lawrence: east side of Calvert Street
Motto: "A Small Town With A Big Heart"
Location of Lawrence, Nebraska
Location of Lawrence, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°17′30″N 98°15′33″W / 40.29167°N 98.25917°W / 40.29167; -98.25917Coordinates: 40°17′30″N 98°15′33″W / 40.29167°N 98.25917°W / 40.29167; -98.25917
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Nuckolls
Area[1]
 • Total 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Land 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,877 ft (572 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 304
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 301
 • Density 723.8/sq mi (279.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68957
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-26420
GNIS feature ID 0830643[4]

Lawrence is a village in Nuckolls County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 304 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Lawrence is located at 40°17′30″N 98°15′33″W / 40.291612°N 98.259188°W / 40.291612; -98.259188 (40.291612, -98.259188).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 406
1910 475 17.0%
1920 538 13.3%
1930 528 −1.9%
1940 445 −15.7%
1950 376 −15.5%
1960 338 −10.1%
1970 343 1.5%
1980 350 2.0%
1990 323 −7.7%
2000 312 −3.4%
2010 304 −2.6%
Est. 2012 301 −1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2012 Estimate[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 304 people, 145 households, and 89 families residing in the village. The population density was 723.8 inhabitants per square mile (279.5 /km2). There were 160 housing units at an average density of 381.0 per square mile (147.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.0% White, 0.3% Asian, and 0.7% from two or more races.

There were 145 households of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 1.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.6% were non-families. 33.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.67.

The median age in the village was 50.3 years. 18.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.8% were from 25 to 44; 24.7% were from 45 to 64; and 31.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 312 people, 157 households, and 94 families residing in the village. The population density was 752.2 people per square mile (293.8/km2). There were 167 housing units at an average density of 402.6 per square mile (157.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.40% White, 1.60% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.60% of the population.

There were 157 households out of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.5% were non-families. 39.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.99 and the average family size was 2.63.

In the village the population was spread out with 19.6% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 20.8% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 36.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 92.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.1 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $25,089, and the median income for a family was $30,750. Males had a median income of $23,500 versus $22,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,634. About 8.2% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 6.8% 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. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 16, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Retrieved October 16, 2013.