Cortland, Nebraska

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Cortland, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Cortland: 4th Street
Downtown Cortland: 4th Street
Location of Cortland, Nebraska
Location of Cortland, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°30′25″N 96°42′25″W / 40.50694°N 96.70694°W / 40.50694; -96.70694Coordinates: 40°30′25″N 96°42′25″W / 40.50694°N 96.70694°W / 40.50694; -96.70694
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Gage
Area[1]
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,444 ft (440 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 482
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 472
 • Density 1,853.8/sq mi (715.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68331
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-10635[4]
GNIS feature ID 0828355[5]

Cortland is a village in Gage County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 482 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Cortland was platted in 1884 when the railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was named after the city of Cortland, New York.[7]

Geography[edit]

Cortland is located at 40°30′25″N 96°42′25″W / 40.50694°N 96.70694°W / 40.50694; -96.70694 (40.507005, -96.706841).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 509
1900 390 −23.4%
1910 364 −6.7%
1920 322 −11.5%
1930 318 −1.2%
1940 307 −3.5%
1950 288 −6.2%
1960 285 −1.0%
1970 326 14.4%
1980 403 23.6%
1990 393 −2.5%
2000 488 24.2%
2010 482 −1.2%
Est. 2015 475 [9] −1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 482 people, 204 households, and 138 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,853.8 inhabitants per square mile (715.8/km2). There were 219 housing units at an average density of 842.3 per square mile (325.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.8% White, 0.6% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 204 households of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.4% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the village was 40.4 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.5% were from 25 to 44; 23% were from 45 to 64; and 18% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 488 people, 198 households, and 149 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,911.2 people per square mile (724.7/km²). There were 209 housing units at an average density of 818.5 per square mile (310.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.77% White, 0.20% Asian, and 1.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.41% of the population.

There were 198 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.7% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 105.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $40,694, and the median income for a family was $47,000. Males had a median income of $31,583 versus $23,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,053. About 2.7% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. 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. ^ Hugh Jackson Dobbs (1918). History of Gage County, Nebraska: A Narrative of the Past, with Special Emphasis Upon the Pioneer Period of the County's History, Its Social, Commercial, Educational, Religious, and Civic Development from the Early Days to the Present Time. Western Publishing and Engraving Company. p. 278. 
  7. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). Origin of Nebraska place names. Lincoln, NE: Works Progress Administration. p. 9. 
  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.