Chapman, Nebraska

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Chapman, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Chapman: 9th Street
Downtown Chapman: 9th Street
Location of Chapman, Nebraska
Location of Chapman, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°1′22″N 98°9′36″W / 41.02278°N 98.16000°W / 41.02278; -98.16000Coordinates: 41°1′22″N 98°9′36″W / 41.02278°N 98.16000°W / 41.02278; -98.16000
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Merrick
Area[1]
 • Total 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Land 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,765 ft (538 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 287
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 286
 • Density 640/sq mi (250/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68827
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-08780[4]
GNIS feature ID 0828096[5]

Chapman is a village in Merrick County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 287 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Grand Island, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Chapman had its start in the 1860s by the building of the railroad through that territory.[6] The new railroad town was named for a railroad official.[7] The first building was built in Chapman in 1871.[8]

The Cahow Barber Shop in Chapman is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.[9]

Geography[edit]

Chapman is located at 41°1′22″N 98°9′36″W / 41.02278°N 98.16000°W / 41.02278; -98.16000 (41.022875, -98.159990).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.45 square miles (1.17 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 209
1910 266 27.3%
1920 224 −15.8%
1930 283 26.3%
1940 204 −27.9%
1950 274 34.3%
1960 303 10.6%
1970 371 22.4%
1980 349 −5.9%
1990 292 −16.3%
2000 341 16.8%
2010 287 −15.8%
Est. 2016 286 [3] −0.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 287 people, 115 households, and 78 families residing in the village. The population density was 637.8 inhabitants per square mile (246.3/km2). There were 133 housing units at an average density of 295.6 per square mile (114.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.9% White, 0.7% African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.3% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.5% of the population.

There were 115 households of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.2% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the village was 40.6 years. 24.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.8% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 15.7% 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 341 people, 131 households, and 94 families residing in the village. The population density was 759.5 people per square mile (292.6/km²). There were 144 housing units at an average density of 320.7 per square mile (123.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.65% White, 1.17% Native American, 0.29% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.05% of the population.

There were 131 households out of which 39.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.6% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the village, the population was spread out with 31.4% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.5 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $29,375, and the median income for a family was $31,458. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,519. About 12.5% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.3% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  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. ^ "Chapman, Merrick County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). Origin of Nebraska place names. Lincoln, NE: Works Progress Administration. p. 8. 
  8. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 129. 
  9. ^ "Nebraska National Register Sites in Merrick County". Nebraska State Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-12-31.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.