Arnold, Nebraska

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Arnold, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Arnold: looking west along Arnold Avenue (Nebraska Highway 92)
Downtown Arnold: looking west along Arnold Avenue (Nebraska Highway 92)
Location of Arnold, Nebraska
Location of Arnold, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°25′26″N 100°11′39″W / 41.42389°N 100.19417°W / 41.42389; -100.19417Coordinates: 41°25′26″N 100°11′39″W / 41.42389°N 100.19417°W / 41.42389; -100.19417
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Custer
Area[1]
 • Total 0.67 sq mi (1.74 km2)
 • Land 0.67 sq mi (1.74 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,700 ft (823 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 597
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 584
 • Density 891.0/sq mi (344.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 69120
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-02095[4]
GNIS feature ID 0827055[5]

Arnold is a village in Custer County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 597 at the 2010 census. The village was named for George Arnold, a pioneer settler.[6]

History[edit]

Arnold was laid out and platted in 1883 in anticipation that the railroad would soon be extended to that point.[7][8] However, the railroad failed to materialize and Arnold grew slowly until the railroad finally arrived in 1912.[7]

Geography[edit]

Arnold is located at 41°25′26″N 100°11′39″W / 41.423861°N 100.194230°W / 41.423861; -100.194230 (41.423861, -100.194230).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.67 square miles (1.74 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 231
1920 933 303.9%
1930 899 −3.6%
1940 884 −1.7%
1950 936 5.9%
1960 844 −9.8%
1970 752 −10.9%
1980 813 8.1%
1990 679 −16.5%
2000 630 −7.2%
2010 597 −5.2%
Est. 2015 580 [10] −2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 597 people, 295 households, and 166 families residing in the village. The population density was 891.0 inhabitants per square mile (344.0/km2). There were 348 housing units at an average density of 519.4 per square mile (200.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.5% White, 0.2% African American, 0.3% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 295 households of which 20.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.7% were non-families. 41.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.71.

The median age in the village was 48.3 years. 19.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.2% were from 25 to 44; 28.1% were from 45 to 64; and 26.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 630 people, 303 households, and 180 families residing in the village. The population density was 814.7 people per square mile (315.9/km2). There were 351 housing units at an average density of 453.9 per square mile (176.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.73% White, 0.48% Native American, 0.48% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.75% of the population.

There were 303 households out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.3% were non-families. 37.6% 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 2.08 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the village, the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 24.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.4 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $25,500, and the median income for a family was $35,875. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $21,339 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,574. About 10.1% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.2% of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. 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. ^ Butcher, Solomon Devore (1901). S.D. Butcher's Pioneer History of Custer County: And Short Sketches of Early Days in Nebraska. Merchants Publishing Company. p. 335. 
  7. ^ a b "Arnold, Custer County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  8. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 106. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.