Goehner, Nebraska

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Goehner, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Goehner: May Street
Downtown Goehner: May Street
Location of Goehner, Nebraska
Location of Goehner, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°49′58″N 97°13′13″W / 40.83278°N 97.22028°W / 40.83278; -97.22028Coordinates: 40°49′58″N 97°13′13″W / 40.83278°N 97.22028°W / 40.83278; -97.22028
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Seward
Area[1]
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,542 ft (470 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 154
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 154
 • Density 905.9/sq mi (349.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68364
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-19245[4]
GNIS feature ID 0829554[5]

Goehner is a village in Seward County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Lincoln, Nebraska Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 154 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Goehner was platted in 1887 when the North Western Railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was named for John F. Goehner, a local businessman and politician.[7][8] Goehner was incorporated as a village in 1913.[9]

Geography[edit]

Goehner is located at 40°49′58″N 97°13′13″W / 40.83278°N 97.22028°W / 40.83278; -97.22028 (40.832663, -97.220193).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 150
1930 126 −16.0%
1940 125 −0.8%
1950 67 −46.4%
1960 106 58.2%
1970 113 6.6%
1980 165 46.0%
1990 192 16.4%
2000 186 −3.1%
2010 154 −17.2%
Est. 2015 156 [11] 1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 154 people, 68 households, and 41 families residing in the village. The population density was 905.9 inhabitants per square mile (349.8/km2). There were 79 housing units at an average density of 464.7 per square mile (179.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.2% of the population.

There were 68 households of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.7% were non-families. 36.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the village was 43 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 29.8% were from 45 to 64; and 18.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 53.2% male and 46.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 186 people, 75 households, and 48 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,075.2 people per square mile (422.4/km²). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 445.1 per square mile (174.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.46% White and 0.54% Asian.

There were 75 households out of which 24.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 1.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.7% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.56.

In the village, the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 124.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.8 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $42,143, and the median income for a family was $58,125. Males had a median income of $27,159 versus $30,893 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,782. None of the families and 1.6% of the population were living below the poverty line.

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. ^ Waterman, John Henry (1920). General History of Seward County, Nebraska. pp. 251–. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 131. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  8. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 78. 
  9. ^ "Goehner, Seward County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.