Crab Orchard, Nebraska

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Crab Orchard, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Crab Orchard: 725 Rd
Downtown Crab Orchard: 725 Rd
Location of Crab Orchard, Nebraska
Location of Crab Orchard, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°20′4″N 96°25′14″W / 40.33444°N 96.42056°W / 40.33444; -96.42056Coordinates: 40°20′4″N 96°25′14″W / 40.33444°N 96.42056°W / 40.33444; -96.42056
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Johnson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,286 ft (392 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 38
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 37
 • Density 240/sq mi (93/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68332
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-11055[4]
GNIS feature ID 0828435[5]

Crab Orchard is a village in Johnson County, Nebraska, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 38.

History[edit]

Crab Orchard was platted in 1883 when the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was named from a grove of crabapple trees near the town site.[7]

Geography[edit]

Crab Orchard is located at 40°20′4″N 96°25′14″W / 40.33444°N 96.42056°W / 40.33444; -96.42056 (40.334401, -96.420668).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 229
1900 258 12.7%
1910 274 6.2%
1920 278 1.5%
1930 238 −14.4%
1940 218 −8.4%
1950 120 −45.0%
1960 103 −14.2%
1970 96 −6.8%
1980 82 −14.6%
1990 47 −42.7%
2000 49 4.3%
2010 38 −22.4%
Est. 2016 37 [3] −2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 38 people, 21 households, and 8 families residing in the village. The population density was 237.5 inhabitants per square mile (91.7/km2). There were 29 housing units at an average density of 181.3 per square mile (70.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 21 households of which 9.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.3% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 61.9% were non-families. 52.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 28.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.81 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the village was 55.5 years. 13.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.8% were from 25 to 44; 31.5% were from 45 to 64; and 36.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 44.7% male and 55.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 49 people, 25 households, and 11 families residing in the village. The population density was 295.6 people per square mile (111.3/km²). There were 26 housing units at an average density of 156.8 per square mile (59.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.96% White and 2.04% Asian.

There were 25 households out of which 12.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, and 56.0% were non-families. 48.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.96 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the village, the population was spread out with 16.3% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 18.4% from 25 to 44, 32.7% from 45 to 64, and 28.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $17,500, and the median income for a family was $30,625. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $22,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,627. There were no families and 4.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 13.3% of those over 64.

Notable residents[edit]

Roy Barcroft (1902–1969), an actor, was born in Crab Orchard.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. 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 September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Crab Orchard, Hall County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 
  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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  10. ^ Exploring Nebraska Highways: Trip Trivia. Exploring America's Highway. 2007. p. 238. ISBN 978-0-9744358-7-9.