Bradshaw, Nebraska

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Bradshaw, Nebraska
Village
Bradshaw, seen from the south
Bradshaw, seen from the south
Location of Bradshaw, Nebraska
Location of Bradshaw, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°53′1″N 97°44′51″W / 40.88361°N 97.74750°W / 40.88361; -97.74750Coordinates: 40°53′1″N 97°44′51″W / 40.88361°N 97.74750°W / 40.88361; -97.74750
Country United States
State Nebraska
County York
Area[1]
 • Total 0.33 sq mi (0.85 km2)
 • Land 0.33 sq mi (0.85 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,719 ft (524 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 273
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 273
 • Density 827.3/sq mi (319.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68319
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-06050[4]
GNIS feature ID 0827612[5]

Bradshaw is a village in York County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 273 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Bradshaw was platted in 1879 when the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad was extended to that point.[6][7] Bradshaw was the maiden name of the wife of the original owner of the town site.[8]

In 1890, a tornado struck Bradshaw, killing twelve people and doing great damage.[9][10]

On May 5, 1964 an F5 tornado hit Bradshaw, killing 4 people and injuring 50.[11] It was the only official F5 tornado in Nebraska history.[12]

Geography[edit]

Bradshaw is located at 40°53′1″N 97°44′51″W / 40.88361°N 97.74750°W / 40.88361; -97.74750 (40.883704, -97.747556).[13]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 434
1900 365 −15.9%
1910 359 −1.6%
1920 391 8.9%
1930 340 −13.0%
1940 339 −0.3%
1950 352 3.8%
1960 306 −13.1%
1970 347 13.4%
1980 373 7.5%
1990 330 −11.5%
2000 336 1.8%
2010 273 −18.7%
Est. 2015 271 [14] −0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[15]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 273 people, 119 households, and 84 families residing in the village. The population density was 827.3 inhabitants per square mile (319.4/km2). There were 143 housing units at an average density of 433.3 per square mile (167.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.2% White, 1.5% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.5% of the population.

There were 119 households of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.4% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.67.

The median age in the village was 42.8 years. 23.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.3% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 19% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 336 people, 138 households, and 101 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,009.4 people per square mile (393.1/km²). There were 150 housing units at an average density of 450.6 per square mile (175.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.02% White, 1.19% Native American, 0.89% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.89% of the population.

There were 138 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.1% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.2 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $37,969, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $28,611 versus $16,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,660. About 7.0% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.8% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

Ken Brondell, baseball player

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. ^ "Bradshaw, York County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 142. 
  8. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 147. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  9. ^ "Bradshaw" historical marker text. Nebraska State Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
  10. ^ "Bradshaw--York County". Nebraska... Our Towns. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
  11. ^ http://www.tornadohistoryproject.com/tornado/19640505.31.34
  12. ^ http://www.tornadohistoryproject.com/custom/2086096
  13. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  14. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  15. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.