Leshara, Nebraska

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Leshara, Nebraska
Village
Location of Leshara, Nebraska
Location of Leshara, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°19′48″N 96°25′44″W / 41.33000°N 96.42889°W / 41.33000; -96.42889Coordinates: 41°19′48″N 96°25′44″W / 41.33000°N 96.42889°W / 41.33000; -96.42889
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Saunders
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 1,168 ft (356 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 112
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 111
 • Density 1,600.0/sq mi (617.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 31-26630[4]
GNIS feature ID 0830681[5]

Leshara is a village in Saunders County, Nebraska, United States. It is named after a Pawnee leader, Petalesharo.[6] The population was 112 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Leshara is located at 41°19′48″N 96°25′44″W / 41.330124°N 96.428996°W / 41.330124; -96.428996 (41.330124, -96.428996).[7]

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 112 people, 48 households, and 27 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,600.0 inhabitants per square mile (617.8 /km2). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 742.9 per square mile (286.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 85.7% White, 1.8% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 8.0% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.8% of the population.

There were 48 households of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.8% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the village was 42 years. 17.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.7% were from 25 to 44; 30.3% were from 45 to 64; and 13.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 111 people, 50 households, and 27 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,637.7 people per square mile (612.2/km2). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 752.5 per square mile (281.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 89.19% White, 1.80% Native American, 5.41% from other races, and 3.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.50% of the population.

There were 50 households out of which 16.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, and 46.0% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the village the population was spread out with 17.1% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 101.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $31,750, and the median income for a family was $55,625. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,746. There were 6.5% of families and 8.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 13.6% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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. ^ Bright, William (2004). Native American Placenames of the United States. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press. p. 252. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.