Cedar Rapids, Nebraska

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Cedar Rapids, Nebraska
Downtown Cedar Rapids: Main Street looking east from 4th Street
Downtown Cedar Rapids: Main Street looking east from 4th Street
Location of Cedar Rapids, Nebraska
Location of Cedar Rapids, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°33′34″N 98°8′55″W / 41.55944°N 98.14861°W / 41.55944; -98.14861Coordinates: 41°33′34″N 98°8′55″W / 41.55944°N 98.14861°W / 41.55944; -98.14861
CountryUnited States
StateNebraska
CountyBoone
Area
 • Total0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Land0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,765 ft (538 m)
Population
 • Total382
 • Estimate 
(2017)[3]
371
 • Density1,036.31/sq mi (399.66/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
68627
Area code(s)308
FIPS code31-08220[4]
GNIS feature ID0828013[5]
Websitecedarrapidsne.com

Cedar Rapids is a village in Boone County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 382 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Cedar Rapids had its start when the Burlington Railroad was extended to that point.[6] The town site was platted in 1879.[7] It was named from the whitewater on the Cedar River.[8]

Geography[edit]

Cedar Rapids is located at 41°33′34″N 98°8′55″W / 41.55944°N 98.14861°W / 41.55944; -98.14861 (41.559423, -98.148519).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2), all of it land.[10]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890484
190055915.5%
19105763.0%
192076633.0%
1930743−3.0%
1940695−6.5%
1950541−22.2%
1960512−5.4%
1970449−12.3%
1980447−0.4%
1990396−11.4%
20004072.8%
2010382−6.1%
Est. 2017371[3]−2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 382 people, 171 households, and 103 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,061.1 inhabitants per square mile (409.7/km2). There were 201 housing units at an average density of 558.3 per square mile (215.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.9% White, 1.8% African American, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 171 households of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.8% were non-families. 38.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the village was 43.1 years. 23% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 22% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 407 people, 179 households, and 107 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,136.5 people per square mile (436.5/km²). There were 199 housing units at an average density of 555.7 per square mile (213.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.75% White, 0.25% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.98% of the population.

There were 179 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.7% were non-families. 39.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 113.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.

As of 2000, the median income for a household in the village was $28,333, and the median income for a family was $32,708. Males had a median income of $26,705 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,138. About 10.8% of families and 14.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.0% of those under age 18 and 13.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 12, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  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. ^ "Town and Post Office History" (PDF). Boone County. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 August 2016. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  7. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 98.
  8. ^ "Cedar Rapids, Boone County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

External links[edit]

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