Eagle, Nebraska

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Eagle, Nebraska
Downtown Eagle: Fourth Street
Downtown Eagle: Fourth Street
Location of Eagle, Nebraska
Location of Eagle, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°48′58″N 96°25′52″W / 40.81611°N 96.43111°W / 40.81611; -96.43111Coordinates: 40°48′58″N 96°25′52″W / 40.81611°N 96.43111°W / 40.81611; -96.43111
CountryUnited States
StateNebraska
CountyCass
Area
 • Total0.34 sq mi (0.89 km2)
 • Land0.34 sq mi (0.89 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,352 ft (412 m)
Population
 • Total1,024
 • Estimate 
(2017)[3]
1,083
 • Density3,139.13/sq mi (1,212.49/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68347
Area code(s)402
FIPS code31-14100[4]
GNIS feature ID0828917[5]
Websitehttps://eaglenebraska.com

Eagle is a village in Cass County, Nebraska, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 1,024.

History[edit]

Eagle was platted in 1886 when the Missouri Pacific Railroad was extended to that point.[6] An early variant name was "Sunlight".[7] The present name is likely for the wild eagles observed by the first settlers.[8]

Geography[edit]

Eagle is located at 40°48′58″N 96°25′52″W / 40.81611°N 96.43111°W / 40.81611; -96.43111 (40.816129, -96.431195).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2), all of it land.[10]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900297
191036021.2%
19203682.2%
1930309−16.0%
1940289−6.5%
1950255−11.8%
196030218.4%
197044146.0%
198083288.7%
19901,04725.8%
20001,1055.5%
20101,024−7.3%
Est. 20171,083[3]5.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,024 people, 384 households, and 295 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,925.7 inhabitants per square mile (1,129.6/km2). There were 418 housing units at an average density of 1,194.3 per square mile (461.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.2% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 384 households of which 44.0% had children under the age of 18 living in them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.2% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the village was 32.7 years. 28.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 31.6% were from 25 to 44; 25.5% were from 45 to 64; and 7.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.4% male and 47.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,105 people, 401 households, and 305 families residing in the village. The population density was 3,427.1 people per square mile (1,333.3/km²). There were 413 housing units at an average density of 1,280.9 per square mile (498.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.37% White, 0.45% Native American, 0.09% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.45% of the population.

There were 401 households out of which 45.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.1% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the village, the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 34.9% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 6.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $45,750, and the median income for a family was $48,947. Males had a median income of $33,250 versus $22,788 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,154. About 2.5% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.

Sports and Leisure[edit]

The Eagle Raceway dirt track is located two miles east of Eagle on U.S. Highway 34. The track consistently features winged sprints and modifieds in their weekly shows from April to September.

Eagle is a popular stop for riders of the MoPac Trail as it is exactly 10 miles from the 84th Street trailhead in Lincoln.

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. ^ "Eagle, Cass County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  7. ^ "History". Cass County, Nebraska. Archived from the original on 30 July 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  8. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 31.
  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 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.