Ord, Nebraska

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Ord, Nebraska
City
Downtown Ord: L Street
Downtown Ord: L Street
Location of Ord, Nebraska
Location of Ord, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°36′9″N 98°55′48″W / 41.60250°N 98.93000°W / 41.60250; -98.93000Coordinates: 41°36′9″N 98°55′48″W / 41.60250°N 98.93000°W / 41.60250; -98.93000
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Valley
Area[1]
 • Total 1.94 sq mi (5.02 km2)
 • Land 1.94 sq mi (5.02 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,051 ft (625 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2,112
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 2,078
 • Density 1,088.7/sq mi (420.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68862
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-37280
GNIS feature ID 0831890[4]
Website http://www.ordnebraska.com/

Ord is a city in Valley County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 2,112 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Valley County.[5]

History[edit]

Ord was platted in 1874.[6] It is named in honor of Civil War general Edward O. C. Ord.[7]

Geography[edit]

Ord is located at 41°36′9″N 98°55′48″W / 41.60250°N 98.93000°W / 41.60250; -98.93000 (41.602553, -98.929962).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.94 square miles (5.02 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 181
1890 1,208 567.4%
1900 1,372 13.6%
1910 1,960 42.9%
1920 2,143 9.3%
1930 2,226 3.9%
1940 2,240 0.6%
1950 2,239 0.0%
1960 2,413 7.8%
1970 2,439 1.1%
1980 2,658 9.0%
1990 2,481 −6.7%
2000 2,269 −8.5%
2010 2,112 −6.9%
Est. 2013 2,078 −1.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2013 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,112 people, 988 households, and 565 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,088.7 inhabitants per square mile (420.3 /km2). There were 1,122 housing units at an average density of 578.4 per square mile (223.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.4% White, 0.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 2.1% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 988 households of which 24.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.8% were non-families. 39.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.78.

The median age in the city was 47.2 years. 20.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.9% were from 25 to 44; 27.3% were from 45 to 64; and 25.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,269 people, 1,006 households, and 611 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,366.3 people per square mile (527.8/km²). There were 1,149 housing units at an average density of 691.9 per square mile (267.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.71% White, 0.22% African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 0.79% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.25% of the population.

There were 1,006 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.2% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.1% 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 2.84.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 20.5% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 27.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 82.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.8 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $27,364, and the median income for a family was $36,383. Males had a median income of $26,412 versus $16,895 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,337. About 6.8% of families and 10.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.2% of those under age 18 and 12.2% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-07-17. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  6. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 140. 
  7. ^ "Ord, Valley County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 18, 2013.