Murdock, Nebraska

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Murdock, Nebraska
Village
Murdock, seen from the southeast.
Murdock, seen from the southeast.
Location of Murdock, Nebraska
Location of Murdock, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°55′34″N 96°16′50″W / 40.92611°N 96.28056°W / 40.92611; -96.28056Coordinates: 40°55′34″N 96°16′50″W / 40.92611°N 96.28056°W / 40.92611; -96.28056
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Cass
Area[1]
 • Total 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Land 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,280 ft (390 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 236
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 234
 • Density 1,815.4/sq mi (700.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68407
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-33320[4]
GNIS feature ID 0831536[5]

Murdock is a village in Cass County, Nebraska. The population was 236 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Murdock was established in about 1890 when the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad was extended to that point.[6] Murdock was the name of one of the founders.[7]

Geography[edit]

Murdock is located at 40°55′34″N 96°16′50″W / 40.92611°N 96.28056°W / 40.92611; -96.28056 (40.926020, -96.280576).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 236 people, 109 households, and 66 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,815.4 inhabitants per square mile (700.9 /km2). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 907.7 per square mile (350.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.2% White and 0.8% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 109 households of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.4% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% 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 2.73.

The median age in the village was 44 years. 18.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 32.6% were from 45 to 64; and 16.9% 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 269 people, 110 households, and 75 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,231.5 people per square mile (865.5/km²). There were 117 housing units at an average density of 970.6 per square mile (376.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.51% White, 0.37% Native American, 0.37% Asian, and 0.74% from two or more races.

There were 110 households out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.1 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $35,781, and the median income for a family was $45,357. Males had a median income of $36,875 versus $22,031 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,766. About 2.3% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under the age of eighteen and none 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. ^ "Murdock, Cass County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 32. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.