Utica, Nebraska

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Utica, Nebraska
Village
Utica seen from the southeast
Utica seen from the southeast
Location of Utica, Nebraska
Location of Utica, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°53′42″N 97°20′43″W / 40.89500°N 97.34528°W / 40.89500; -97.34528Coordinates: 40°53′42″N 97°20′43″W / 40.89500°N 97.34528°W / 40.89500; -97.34528
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Seward
Area[1]
 • Total 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Land 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,591 ft (485 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 861
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 855
 • Density 1,871.7/sq mi (722.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68456
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-49915[4]
GNIS feature ID 1669582[5]

Utica is a village in Seward County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Lincoln, Nebraska Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 861 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Utica was established when the Burlington & Missouri Valley Railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was named after Utica, New York.[7][8]

Geography[edit]

Utica is located at 40°53′42″N 97°20′43″W / 40.89500°N 97.34528°W / 40.89500; -97.34528 (40.894938, -97.345366).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 861 people, 336 households, and 233 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,871.7 inhabitants per square mile (722.7/km2). There were 364 housing units at an average density of 791.3 per square mile (305.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.0% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 336 households of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.7% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% 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 3.00.

The median age in the village was 39.7 years. 27.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 17.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 844 people, 326 households, and 222 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,932.3 people per square mile (740.6/km²). There were 350 housing units at an average density of 801.3 per square mile (307.1/km²). The so-called racial makeup of the village is 99.29% White, 0.24% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 326 households out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $40,139, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $28,182 versus $19,605 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,951. About 3.2% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 6.9% 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. ^ "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. ^ "Utica, Seward County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Profile for Utica, NE". ePodunk. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  8. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 132. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.