Guide Rock, Nebraska

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is about the village in Webster County, Nebraska. For the landform in Webster County, see Guide Rock (hill).
Guide Rock, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Guide Rock: looking north along University Street
Downtown Guide Rock: looking north along University Street
Location of Guide Rock, Nebraska
Location of Guide Rock, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°4′23″N 98°19′51″W / 40.07306°N 98.33083°W / 40.07306; -98.33083Coordinates: 40°4′23″N 98°19′51″W / 40.07306°N 98.33083°W / 40.07306; -98.33083
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Webster
Area[1]
 • Total 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Land 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,667 ft (508 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 225
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 217
 • Density 450.0/sq mi (173.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68942
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-20365[4]
GNIS feature ID 0829718[5]

Guide Rock is a village in Webster County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 225 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The first settlement at Guide Rock was made in 1870. Guide Rock was platted in 1873.[6] The town was named after Guide Rock, a hill on the opposite bank of the Republican River.[7]

A historical marker near the village marks the former site of a large Pawnee village.

Geography[edit]

Guide Rock is located at 40°4′23″N 98°19′51″W / 40.07306°N 98.33083°W / 40.07306; -98.33083 (40.073032, -98.330931).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.29 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 225 people, 109 households, and 64 families residing in the village. The population density was 450.0 inhabitants per square mile (173.7/km2). There were 150 housing units at an average density of 300.0 per square mile (115.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.0% White, 1.3% Native American, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.9% of the population.

There were 109 households of which 22.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.3% were non-families. 37.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.67.

The median age in the village was 50.5 years. 19.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.6% were from 25 to 44; 32% were from 45 to 64; and 24.9% 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 245 people, 133 households, and 69 families residing in the village. The population density was 485.7 people per square mile (189.2/km²). There were 162 housing units at an average density of 321.2 per square mile (125.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.78% White, and 1.22% from two or more races.

There were 133 households out of which 15.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.1% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.4% were non-families. 43.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.84 and the average family size was 2.51.

In the village the population was spread out with 15.1% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 26.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $20,250, and the median income for a family was $26,500. Males had a median income of $22,250 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,981. About 13.2% of families and 17.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 3.8% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Guide Rock, Webster County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 144. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

External links[edit]