Johnstown, Nebraska

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Johnstown, Nebraska
Village
Main Street, Johnstown
Main Street, Johnstown
Location of Johnstown, Nebraska
Location of Johnstown, Nebraska
Coordinates: 42°34′21″N 100°3′25″W / 42.57250°N 100.05694°W / 42.57250; -100.05694Coordinates: 42°34′21″N 100°3′25″W / 42.57250°N 100.05694°W / 42.57250; -100.05694
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Brown
Area[1]
 • Total 0.53 sq mi (1.37 km2)
 • Land 0.53 sq mi (1.37 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,608 ft (795 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 64
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 62
 • Density 120.8/sq mi (46.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 69214
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-24740[4]
GNIS feature ID 0830400[5]

Johnstown is a village in Brown County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 64 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Johnstown was platted in 1883 when the Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri Valley Railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was named for John Berry, an original owner of the town site.[7]

Geography[edit]

Johnstown is located at 42°34′21″N 100°3′25″W / 42.57250°N 100.05694°W / 42.57250; -100.05694 (42.572466, -100.057054).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.53 square miles (1.37 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 290
1930 229 −21.0%
1940 173 −24.5%
1950 109 −37.0%
1960 81 −25.7%
1970 82 1.2%
1980 78 −4.9%
1990 48 −38.5%
2000 53 10.4%
2010 64 20.8%
Est. 2015 61 [9] −4.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 64 people, 29 households, and 20 families residing in the village. The population density was 120.8 inhabitants per square mile (46.6/km2). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 71.7 per square mile (27.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.9% White, 1.6% Asian, and 1.6% from two or more races.

There were 29 households of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.65.

The median age in the village was 45.5 years. 20.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.8% were from 25 to 44; 39.1% were from 45 to 64; and 14.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 57.8% male and 42.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 53 people, 24 households, and 13 families residing in the village. The population density was 100.8 people per square mile (38.6/km²). There were 35 housing units at an average density of 66.5 per square mile (25.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 92.45% White, 1.89% Asian, and 5.66% from two or more races.

There were 24 households out of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.7% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the village, the population was spread out with 18.9% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 17.0% from 25 to 44, 32.1% from 45 to 64, and 22.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $20,625, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $18,750 versus $8,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,380. There were no families and 3.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 14.3% of those over 64.

Notable events[edit]

  • Johnstown was the filming site for the 1992 film O Pioneers!.

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. 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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Johnstown, Brown County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 30 July 2014. 
  7. ^ 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. 88. 
  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". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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