Deshler, Nebraska

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Deshler, Nebraska
City
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Location of Deshler, Nebraska
Location of Deshler, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°8′25″N 97°43′25″W / 40.14028°N 97.72361°W / 40.14028; -97.72361Coordinates: 40°8′25″N 97°43′25″W / 40.14028°N 97.72361°W / 40.14028; -97.72361
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Thayer
Area[1]
 • Total 0.51 sq mi (1.32 km2)
 • Land 0.51 sq mi (1.32 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,565 ft (477 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 747
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 744
 • Density 1,500/sq mi (570/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68340
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-12840[4]
GNIS feature ID 0828686[5]

Deshler is a city in Thayer County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 747 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Deshler was established in 1887 when the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad was extended to that point.[6][7] It was named for John G. Deshler, the original owner of the town site.[8][9][6]

Geography[edit]

Deshler is located at 40°8′25″N 97°43′25″W / 40.14028°N 97.72361°W / 40.14028; -97.72361 (40.140406, -97.723542).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.51 square miles (1.32 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 258
1910 609 136.0%
1920 944 55.0%
1930 1,177 24.7%
1940 1,037 −11.9%
1950 1,063 2.5%
1960 956 −10.1%
1970 937 −2.0%
1980 997 6.4%
1990 892 −10.5%
2000 879 −1.5%
2010 747 −15.0%
Est. 2016 744 [3] −0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 747 people, 322 households, and 200 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,464.7 inhabitants per square mile (565.5/km2). There were 392 housing units at an average density of 768.6 per square mile (296.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.3% White, 0.4% Native American, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 322 households of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.8% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.9% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the city was 47 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.1% were from 25 to 44; 27% were from 45 to 64; and 25.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 879 people, 373 households, and 236 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,768.6 people per square mile (678.8/km²). There were 412 housing units at an average density of 829.0 per square mile (318.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.84% White, 0.68% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.34% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.71% of the population.

There were 373 households out of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 34.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city, the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 20.8% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 30.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 89.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $30,667, and the median income for a family was $38,942. Males had a median income of $24,397 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,844. About 11.4% of families and 13.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.5% of those under age 18 and 10.5% 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. ^ a b "Deshler, Thayer County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 139. 
  8. ^ "Profile for Deshler, NE". ePodunk. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  9. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  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.