Loomis, Nebraska

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Loomis, Nebraska
Village
Loomis, seen from the north
Loomis, seen from the north
Location of Loomis, Nebraska
Location of Loomis, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°28′38″N 99°30′28″W / 40.47722°N 99.50778°W / 40.47722; -99.50778Coordinates: 40°28′38″N 99°30′28″W / 40.47722°N 99.50778°W / 40.47722; -99.50778
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Phelps
Area[1]
 • Total 0.33 sq mi (0.85 km2)
 • Land 0.33 sq mi (0.85 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,425 ft (739 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 382
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 379
 • Density 1,157.6/sq mi (447.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68958
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-29085[4]
GNIS feature ID 0830891[5]

Loomis is a village in Phelps County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 382 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Loomis was founded in 1885.[6] It was named for N. H. Loomis, a railroad official.[7]

Geography[edit]

Loomis is located at 40°28′38″N 99°30′28″W / 40.47722°N 99.50778°W / 40.47722; -99.50778 (40.477112, -99.507808).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 382 people, 155 households, and 111 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,157.6 inhabitants per square mile (447.0/km2). There were 170 housing units at an average density of 515.2 per square mile (198.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 1.0% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 155 households of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.4% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the village was 38.5 years. 28.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 13.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.1% male and 47.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 397 people, 162 households, and 110 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,229.0 people per square mile (479.0/km²). There were 177 housing units at an average density of 547.9 per square mile (213.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.98% White, 1.01% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.26% of the population.

There were 162 households out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.5% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 111.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $36,719, and the median income for a family was $47,000. Males had a median income of $27,361 versus $20,536 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,015. About 5.1% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 3.6% 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. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 113. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  7. ^ "Loomis, Phelps County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 21 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.