Hampton, Nebraska

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Hampton, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Hampton: 3rd Street
Downtown Hampton: 3rd Street
Location of Hampton, Nebraska
Location of Hampton, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°52′52″N 97°53′13″W / 40.88111°N 97.88694°W / 40.88111; -97.88694Coordinates: 40°52′52″N 97°53′13″W / 40.88111°N 97.88694°W / 40.88111; -97.88694
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Hamilton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Land 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,762 ft (537 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 423
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 432
 • Density 1,200/sq mi (460/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68843
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-20785[4]
GNIS feature ID 0829762[5]

Hampton is a village in Hamilton County, in the state Nebraska in the Midwestern United States. The population was 423 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

In 1879, Joshua Cox founded Hampton and circulated a petition for the railroad to be built through the town.[6] On June 19, 1891, Cox and his brother James Cox were the first stockmen to ship cattle from the US to Liverpool, England.[7]

Geography[edit]

Hampton is located at 40°52′52″N 97°53′13″W / 40.88111°N 97.88694°W / 40.88111; -97.88694 (40.881062, -97.886919).[8]

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.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 430
1900 367 −14.7%
1910 383 4.4%
1920 457 19.3%
1930 369 −19.3%
1940 310 −16.0%
1950 289 −6.8%
1960 331 14.5%
1970 387 16.9%
1980 419 8.3%
1990 432 3.1%
2000 439 1.6%
2010 423 −3.6%
Est. 2016 432 [3] 2.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 423 people, 176 households, and 130 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,208.6 inhabitants per square mile (466.6/km2). There were 190 housing units at an average density of 542.9 per square mile (209.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.4% White, 0.9% Asian, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 176 households of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.1% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the village was 45.5 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.1% were from 25 to 44; 32.6% were from 45 to 64; and 18.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 439 people, 179 households, and 124 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,342.6 people per square mile (513.6/km²). There were 190 housing units at an average density of 581.1 per square mile (222.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.41% White, 0.23% African American, 0.68% Native American, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.23% of the population.

There were 179 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.7% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.7% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.6 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $42,692, and the median income for a family was $46,563. Males had a median income of $28,500 versus $20,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,458. About 1.5% of families and 2.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 2.3% of those age 65 or over.

See also[edit]

Meyer v. Nebraska

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. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  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. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 117. 
  7. ^ Bremer, Bertha G. (1967). "Centennial History of Hamilton County 1867-1967". Hamilton County Centennial Association. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.