Hardy, Nebraska

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Hardy, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Hardy
Downtown Hardy
Location of Hardy, Nebraska
Location of Hardy, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°0′34″N 97°55′35″W / 40.00944°N 97.92639°W / 40.00944; -97.92639Coordinates: 40°0′34″N 97°55′35″W / 40.00944°N 97.92639°W / 40.00944; -97.92639
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Nuckolls
Area[1]
 • Total 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Land 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,555 ft (474 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 159
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 157
 • Density 260.7/sq mi (100.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68943
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-20995
GNIS feature ID 0829803[4]

Hardy is a village in Nuckolls County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 159 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Hardy was platted in 1880 when the railroad was extended to that point.[5][6] It was named for a railroad official.[7]

Geography[edit]

Hardy is located at 40°0′34″N 97°55′35″W / 40.00944°N 97.92639°W / 40.00944; -97.92639 (40.009417, -97.926397).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.61 square miles (1.58 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 343
1900 345 0.6%
1910 496 43.8%
1920 445 −10.3%
1930 399 −10.3%
1940 341 −14.5%
1950 348 2.1%
1960 285 −18.1%
1970 250 −12.3%
1980 232 −7.2%
1990 206 −11.2%
2000 179 −13.1%
2010 159 −11.2%
Est. 2015 154 [9] −3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]
2012 Estimate[11]
June 24, 1947 flood of the Republican River on the border of Jewell County, Kansas and Republic County, Kansas near Hardy, Nebraska and Webber, Kansas, just south of Nebraska NE-8 on Kansas 1 Rd/CR-1 bridge over the Republican River. The normal flood stage for the river is at the tree line in the foreground.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 159 people, 69 households, and 44 families residing in the village. The population density was 260.7 inhabitants per square mile (100.7/km2). There were 78 housing units at an average density of 127.9 per square mile (49.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 69 households of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.2% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the village was 43.1 years. 25.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.4% were from 25 to 44; 29.4% were from 45 to 64; and 16.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.2% male and 47.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 179 people, 68 households, and 46 families residing in the village. The population density was 293.6 people per square mile (113.3/km²). There were 89 housing units at an average density of 146.0 per square mile (56.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 68 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.9% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the village, the population was spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 19.6% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 126.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.3 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $16,250 versus $15,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,539. About 17.0% of families and 18.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 17.2% 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. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 131. 
  6. ^ "Hardy, Nuckolls County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 107. 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. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 16, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Retrieved October 16, 2013.