Abie, Nebraska

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Abie, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Abie
Downtown Abie
Location of Abie, Nebraska
Location of Abie, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°20′5″N 96°56′59″W / 41.33472°N 96.94972°W / 41.33472; -96.94972Coordinates: 41°20′5″N 96°56′59″W / 41.33472°N 96.94972°W / 41.33472; -96.94972
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Butler
Area[1]
 • Total 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Land 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,463 ft (446 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 69
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 68
 • Density 627.3/sq mi (242.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68001
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-00205[4]
GNIS feature ID 0826891[5]

Abie is a village in Butler County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 69 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Abie was platted in 1877.[6] The applicant for the post office successfully petitioned to have the post office named for his wife, Abigail Stevens.[7][8][9]

Geography[edit]

Abie is located at 41°20′5″N 96°56′59″W / 41.33472°N 96.94972°W / 41.33472; -96.94972 (41.334744, -96.949657).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 210
1920 132 −37.1%
1930 196 48.5%
1940 134 −31.6%
1950 113 −15.7%
1960 117 3.5%
1970 78 −33.3%
1980 107 37.2%
1990 106 −0.9%
2000 108 1.9%
2010 69 −36.1%
Est. 2015 67 [11] −2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 69 people, 34 households, and 19 families residing in the village. The population density was 627.3 inhabitants per square mile (242.2/km2). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 427.3 per square mile (165.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 34 households of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.1% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.53.

The median age in the village was 49.1 years. 15.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.9% were from 25 to 44; 40.5% were from 45 to 64; and 21.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 44.9% male and 55.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 108 people, 40 households, and 27 families residing in the village. The population density was 984.6 people per square mile (379.1/km²). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 419.4 per square mile (161.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.56% of the population.

There were 40 households out of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average home size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.37.

In the village, the population was spread out with 33.3% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 13.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $25,417, and the median income for a family was $23,750. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $20,833 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,470. There were 14.7% of families and 9.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 8.9% of under eighteens and 13.0% of those over 64.

Notable residents[edit]

Abie-born psychiatrist Elvin V. Semrad (1909–1976) was a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and, for more than two decades from the 1950s to the 1970s, clinical director in charge of psychiatric residency training at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center,[13] described as "the most influential psychiatric training program in this country".[14] Semrad's views on schizophrenia are no longer widely held; but at the time, he was extremely influential as a teacher in his field.[15] The Massachusetts Mental Health Center offers an Elvin V. Semrad Award for Excellence in Teaching.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 35. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 28. 
  8. ^ "Abie, Butler County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  9. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). Origin of Nebraska place names. Lincoln, NE: Works Progress Administration. p. 5. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  13. ^ Semrad: The Heart of a Therapist. Susan Rako and Harvey Mazer, eds. Retrieved 2012-02-24.
  14. ^ Kramer, Peter. "Psychoanalytic Wisdom: The Mixed Blessings of the Good Old Days". Psychology Today. 2008-05-20. Retrieved 2012-02-24.
  15. ^ Kramer, Peter. "Charisma in Psychotherapy". Psychology Today. 2008-06-12. Retrieved 2012-02-24.
  16. ^ "Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety in the Primary Care Setting". Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education. Retrieved 2012-02-24.