Barneston, Nebraska

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Barneston, Nebraska
Village
Location of Barneston, Nebraska
Location of Barneston, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°2′55″N 96°34′29″W / 40.04861°N 96.57472°W / 40.04861; -96.57472Coordinates: 40°2′55″N 96°34′29″W / 40.04861°N 96.57472°W / 40.04861; -96.57472
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Gage
Area[1]
 • Total 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Land 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,201 ft (366 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 116
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 114
 • Density 483.3/sq mi (186.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68309
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-03075[4]
GNIS feature ID 0827191[5]

Barneston is a village in Gage County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 116 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The present-day town of Barneston was settled at the site of one of the largest Oto villages in the 19th century. The agency and a trading post were located there. Barneston was founded by a French fur trapper who was married to an Oto woman.[6]

Barnestown was platted in 1884 when the Marysville and Blue Valley Railroad was extended to that point.[7] The community was named after Francis M. Barnes.[8]

Geography[edit]

Barneston is located at 40°2′55″N 96°34′29″W / 40.04861°N 96.57472°W / 40.04861; -96.57472 (40.048656, -96.574614).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 250
1910 228 −8.8%
1920 258 13.2%
1930 221 −14.3%
1940 219 −0.9%
1950 208 −5.0%
1960 177 −14.9%
1970 149 −15.8%
1980 155 4.0%
1990 122 −21.3%
2000 122 0.0%
2010 116 −4.9%
Est. 2015 114 [10] −1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 116 people, 48 households, and 28 families residing in the village. The population density was 483.3 inhabitants per square mile (186.6/km2). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 229.2 per square mile (88.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.1% White and 6.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.6% of the population.

There were 48 households of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.8% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.7% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the village was 45 years. 20.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.7% were from 25 to 44; 37.1% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 122 people, 49 households, and 31 families residing in the village. The population density was 515.9 people per square mile (196.3/km²). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 241.0 per square mile (91.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.18% White and 0.82% Native American. Other races including Hispanics or Latinos were 3.28% of the population.

There were 49 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 2.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the village, the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.7 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $40,625. Males had a median income of $31,429 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,255. There were 10.3% of families and 14.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 6.8% of under eighteens and 23.5% of those over 64.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. 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 June 17, 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Boye, A. and Morris, W. (2007) The Complete Roadside Guide to Nebraska. University of Nebraska Press. p 41.
  7. ^ "Barneston, Gage County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 9 August 2014. 
  8. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). Origin of Nebraska place names. Lincoln, NE: Works Progress Administration. p. 6. 
  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.