Ayr, Nebraska

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Ayr, Nebraska
Village
Ayr, seen from the west along Nebraska Highway 74
Ayr, seen from the west along Nebraska Highway 74
Location of Ayr, Nebraska
Location of Ayr, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°26′13″N 98°26′26″W / 40.43694°N 98.44056°W / 40.43694; -98.44056Coordinates: 40°26′13″N 98°26′26″W / 40.43694°N 98.44056°W / 40.43694; -98.44056
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Adams
Area[1]
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,834 ft (559 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 94
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 94
 • Density 522.2/sq mi (201.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68925
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-02865[4]
GNIS feature ID 0827128[5]

Ayr is a village in Adams County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 94 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Hastings, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Ayr had it start in the year 1878 by the building of the railroad through that territory.[6][7] It was named for Doctor Ayr, a railroad official.[8][9][10] Ayr was incorporated as a village in 1883.[8]

Geography[edit]

Ayr is located at 40°26′13″N 98°26′26″W / 40.43694°N 98.44056°W / 40.43694; -98.44056 (40.436992, -98.440441).[11]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 128
1890 173 35.2%
1900 141 −18.5%
1910 142 0.7%
1920 164 15.5%
1930 177 7.9%
1940 152 −14.1%
1950 121 −20.4%
1960 111 −8.3%
1970 140 26.1%
1980 112 −20.0%
1990 101 −9.8%
2000 98 −3.0%
2010 94 −4.1%
Est. 2015 94 [12] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[13]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 94 people, 35 households, and 26 families residing in the village. The population density was 522.2 inhabitants per square mile (201.6/km2). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 200.0 per square mile (77.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 35 households of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.7% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.7% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age in the village was 43.5 years. 28.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.2% were from 25 to 44; 34.1% were from 45 to 64; and 13.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 98 people, 40 households, and 32 families residing in the village. The population density was 568.6 people per square mile (222.6/km²). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 243.7 per square mile (95.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.94% White, 1.02% Asian, and 2.04% from two or more races.

There were 40 households out of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 2.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.5% 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 2.72.

In the village, the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 29.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 104.2 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 $48,125, and the median income for a family was $51,250. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,179. There were no families and 4.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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. ^ "Ayr". Adams County Nebraska Historical Society. Retrieved 22 April 2014. 
  7. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 96. 
  8. ^ a b Burton, William R. & Lewis, David J. (1916). Past and Present of Adams County, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 402. 
  9. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 13. 
  10. ^ "Profile for Ayr, Nebraska". ePodunk. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  11. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  12. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.