Spalding, Nebraska

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Spalding, Nebraska
Village
The dam on the Cedar River at Spalding is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.[1]
The dam on the Cedar River at Spalding is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.[1]
Location of Spalding, Nebraska
Location of Spalding, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°41′22″N 98°21′49″W / 41.68944°N 98.36361°W / 41.68944; -98.36361Coordinates: 41°41′22″N 98°21′49″W / 41.68944°N 98.36361°W / 41.68944; -98.36361
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Greeley
Area[2]
 • Total 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Land 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,909 ft (582 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 487
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 469
 • Density 1,521.9/sq mi (587.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68665
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-46135
GNIS feature ID 0833638[5]

Spalding is a village in Greeley County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 487 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Spalding was originally called Halifax, and under the latter name was founded in 1875 by a colony of Irish Catholics.[6][7] It was named in 1881 in honor of bishop John Lancaster Spalding.[7][8]

Geography[edit]

Spalding is located at 41°41′22″N 98°21′49″W / 41.68944°N 98.36361°W / 41.68944; -98.36361 (41.689405, -98.363709).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 148
1910 637 330.4%
1920 878 37.8%
1930 839 −4.4%
1940 830 −1.1%
1950 713 −14.1%
1960 683 −4.2%
1970 676 −1.0%
1980 645 −4.6%
1990 592 −8.2%
2000 537 −9.3%
2010 487 −9.3%
Est. 2012 469 −3.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]
2012 Estimate[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 487 people, 217 households, and 128 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,521.9 inhabitants per square mile (587.6/km2). There were 254 housing units at an average density of 793.8 per square mile (306.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.3% White, 0.6% African American, 0.4% Native American, 2.3% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 217 households of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.0% were non-families. 36.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the village was 49.2 years. 19.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.4% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 27.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 537 people, 220 households, and 137 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,581.5 people per square mile (609.8/km²). There were 244 housing units at an average density of 718.6 per square mile (277.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.88% White, 0.19% African American, 0.74% from other races, and 0.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.74% of the population.

There were 220 households out of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.7% were non-families. 36.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the village the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 19.2% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 30.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 83.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.3 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $27,039, and the median income for a family was $35,729. Males had a median income of $21,184 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,087. About 6.8% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.3% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nebraska National Register Sites in Greeley County". Nebraska State Historical Society. Retrieved 2010-10-03.
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Spalding, Greeley County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 9 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 115. 
  8. ^ "Profile for Spalding, NE". ePodunk. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 23, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Retrieved June 23, 2013.