Elm Creek, Nebraska

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Elm Creek, Nebraska
Village
The Union Pacific Railroad's main line runs through Elm Creek.
The Union Pacific Railroad's main line runs through Elm Creek.
Location of Elm Creek, Nebraska
Location of Elm Creek, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°43′7″N 99°22′31″W / 40.71861°N 99.37528°W / 40.71861; -99.37528Coordinates: 40°43′7″N 99°22′31″W / 40.71861°N 99.37528°W / 40.71861; -99.37528
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Buffalo
Area[1]
 • Total 0.70 sq mi (1.81 km2)
 • Land 0.70 sq mi (1.81 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,267 ft (691 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 901
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 929
 • Density 1,287.1/sq mi (497.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68836
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-15360[4]
GNIS feature ID 0829073[5]

Elm Creek is a village in Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Kearney, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 901 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Elm Creek was founded in about 1870.[6]

Geography[edit]

Elm Creek is located at 40°43′7″N 99°22′31″W / 40.71861°N 99.37528°W / 40.71861; -99.37528 (40.718630, -99.375330).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.70 square miles (1.81 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 357
1900 301 −15.7%
1910 620 106.0%
1920 600 −3.2%
1930 708 18.0%
1940 730 3.1%
1950 799 9.5%
1960 778 −2.6%
1970 798 2.6%
1980 862 8.0%
1990 852 −1.2%
2000 894 4.9%
2010 901 0.8%
Est. 2015 958 [8] 6.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 901 people, 373 households, and 243 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,287.1 inhabitants per square mile (497.0/km2). There were 409 housing units at an average density of 584.3 per square mile (225.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.9% White, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 4.1% of the population.

There were 373 households of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.9% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the village was 36.2 years. 27.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 13.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 894 people, 363 households, and 231 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,290.6 people per square mile (500.3/km²). There were 387 housing units at an average density of 558.7 per square mile (216.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.54% White, 0.11% Native American, 1.45% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 3.02% of the population.

There were 363 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.1% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% 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 3.14.

In the village, the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.5 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $32,279, and the median income for a family was $40,417. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,339. About 7.0% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 4.3% 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. ^ "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. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 100. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.