Litchfield, Nebraska

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Litchfield, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Litchfield: Main Street
Downtown Litchfield: Main Street
Location of Litchfield, Nebraska
Location of Litchfield, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°9′25″N 99°9′13″W / 41.15694°N 99.15361°W / 41.15694; -99.15361Coordinates: 41°9′25″N 99°9′13″W / 41.15694°N 99.15361°W / 41.15694; -99.15361
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Sherman
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 2,165 ft (660 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 262
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 259
 • Density 873.3/sq mi (337.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68852
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-28350[4]
GNIS feature ID 0830757[5]

Litchfield is a village in Sherman County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 262 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Litchfield is located at 41°9′25″N 99°9′13″W / 41.15694°N 99.15361°W / 41.15694; -99.15361 (41.157021, -99.153697)[6].

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 262 people, 121 households, and 78 families residing in the village. The population density was 873.3 inhabitants per square mile (337.2 /km2). There were 141 housing units at an average density of 470.0 per square mile (181.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.6% White and 0.4% Native American.

There were 121 households of which 24.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.5% were non-families. 34.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.76.

The median age in the village was 48.3 years. 25.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.6% were from 25 to 44; 31.7% were from 45 to 64; and 22.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 45.4% male and 54.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 280 people, 124 households, and 81 families residing in the village. The population density was 926.5 people per square mile (360.4/km²). There were 147 housing units at an average density of 486.4 per square mile (189.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.07% of the population.

There were 124 households out of which 26.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the village the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 26.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 84.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.3 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $29,688, and the median income for a family was $31,806. Males had a median income of $25,313 versus $16,042 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,986. About 10.8% of families and 18.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 39.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 6.5% of those sixty five 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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.