Belden, Nebraska

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Belden, Nebraska
Village
Belden, seen from the east along U.S. Highway 20
Belden, seen from the east along U.S. Highway 20
Location of Belden, Nebraska
Location of Belden, Nebraska
Coordinates: 42°24′42″N 97°12′28″W / 42.41167°N 97.20778°W / 42.41167; -97.20778Coordinates: 42°24′42″N 97°12′28″W / 42.41167°N 97.20778°W / 42.41167; -97.20778
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Cedar
Area[1]
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,558 ft (475 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 115
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 114
 • Density 766.7/sq mi (296.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68717
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-03775[4]
GNIS feature ID 0827291[5]

Belden is a village in Cedar County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 115 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Belden had its start by the building of the railroad through that territory.[6] It was named for Scott Belden, a railroad official.[7]

Geography[edit]

Belden is located at 42°24′42″N 97°12′28″W / 42.41167°N 97.20778°W / 42.41167; -97.20778 (42.411685, -97.207889).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 197
1910 247 25.4%
1920 285 15.4%
1930 248 −13.0%
1940 235 −5.2%
1950 192 −18.3%
1960 157 −18.2%
1970 162 3.2%
1980 151 −6.8%
1990 149 −1.3%
2000 131 −12.1%
2010 115 −12.2%
Est. 2015 112 [9] −2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 115 people, 48 households, and 38 families residing in the village. The population density was 766.7 inhabitants per square mile (296.0/km2). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 433.3 per square mile (167.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 48 households of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.8% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.68.

The median age in the village was 43.3 years. 22.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.7% were from 25 to 44; 33% were from 45 to 64; and 14.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 131 people, 52 households, and 37 families residing in the village. The population density was 839.2 people per square mile (316.1/km²). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 390.8 per square mile (147.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 52 households out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the village, the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 19.8% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 89.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $43,000, and the median income for a family was $48,542. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,581. There were no families and 2.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 5.3% of those over 64.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ "Belden, Cedar County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). Origin of Nebraska place names. Lincoln, NE: Works Progress Administration. p. 6. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.