Lorton, Nebraska

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Lorton, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Lorton: Cypress Street
Downtown Lorton: Cypress Street
Location of Lorton, Nebraska
Location of Lorton, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°35′46″N 96°1′26″W / 40.59611°N 96.02389°W / 40.59611; -96.02389Coordinates: 40°35′46″N 96°1′26″W / 40.59611°N 96.02389°W / 40.59611; -96.02389
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Otoe
Area[1]
 • Total 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
 • Land 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 41
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 41
 • Density 1,000/sq mi (410/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68382
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-29175[4]
GNIS feature ID 0830895[5]

Lorton is a village in Otoe County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 41 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Lorton was originally called Delta, and under the latter name was platted in 1881.[6] Due to the existence of another station on the railroad named Delta, the town was renamed Lorton in 1892, in order to avoid repetition.[7]

Geography[edit]

Lorton is located at 40°35′46″N 96°1′26″W / 40.59611°N 96.02389°W / 40.59611; -96.02389 (40.596122, -96.023839).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 115
1920 102 −11.3%
1930 74 −27.5%
1940 65 −12.2%
1950 75 15.4%
1960 58 −22.7%
1970 47 −19.0%
1980 47 0.0%
1990 61 29.8%
2000 39 −36.1%
2010 41 5.1%
Est. 2016 41 [3] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 41 people, 17 households, and 12 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,025.0 inhabitants per square mile (395.8/km2). There were 20 housing units at an average density of 500.0 per square mile (193.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 17 households of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the village was 50.5 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.5% were from 25 to 44; 39% were from 45 to 64; and 17.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 53.7% male and 46.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 39 people, 18 households, and 10 families residing in the village. The population density was 857.9 people per square mile (301.2/km²). There were 20 housing units at an average density of 439.9 per square mile (154.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 18 households out of which 22.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, and 44.4% were non-families. 38.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the village, the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 7.7% from 25 to 44, 46.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 69.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $32,917. Males had a median income of $19,583 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,468. There were no families and 9.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 42.9% of those over 64.

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. ^ 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. ^ "Lorton, Otoe County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 21 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 109. 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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.