Republican City, Nebraska

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Republican City, Nebraska
Village
Republican City, seen from U.S. Highway 136
Republican City, seen from U.S. Highway 136
Location of Republican City, Nebraska
Location of Republican City, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°5′52″N 99°13′17″W / 40.09778°N 99.22139°W / 40.09778; -99.22139Coordinates: 40°5′52″N 99°13′17″W / 40.09778°N 99.22139°W / 40.09778; -99.22139
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Harlan
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 2,028 ft (618 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 150
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 149
 • Density 454.5/sq mi (175.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68971
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-41130[4]
GNIS feature ID 0835013[5]

Republican City is a village in Harlan County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 150 at the 2010 census. The town is near the Harlan County Reservoir.

History[edit]

Republican City was founded in 1871.[6] It was named from the Republican River.[7]

Geography[edit]

Republican City is located at 40°5′52″N 99°13′17″W / 40.09778°N 99.22139°W / 40.09778; -99.22139 (40.097708, -99.221301).[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 150 people, 76 households, and 47 families residing in the village. The population density was 454.5 inhabitants per square mile (175.5/km2). There were 207 housing units at an average density of 627.3 per square mile (242.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 76 households of which 13.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.2% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.97 and the average family size was 2.51.

The median age in the village was 59.8 years. 14% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 11.3% were from 25 to 44; 32.7% were from 45 to 64; and 38.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.7% male and 47.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 209 people, 107 households, and 69 families residing in the village. The population density was 633.8 people per square mile (244.5/km²). There were 218 housing units at an average density of 661.1 per square mile (255.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.52% White, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.96% of the population.

There were 107 households out of which 15.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 33.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.95 and the average family size was 2.43.

In the village the population was spread out with 12.9% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 11.0% from 25 to 44, 34.0% from 45 to 64, and 36.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 60 years. For every 100 females there were 101.0 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 $26,250, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,863. About 6.9% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.2% 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. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. 
  7. ^ "Republican City, Harlan County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.