Nemaha, Nebraska

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Nemaha, Nebraska
Village
Nemaha, seen from the north along Nebraska Highway 67
Nemaha, seen from the north along Nebraska Highway 67
Location of Nemaha, Nebraska
Location of Nemaha, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°20′20″N 95°40′31″W / 40.33889°N 95.67528°W / 40.33889; -95.67528Coordinates: 40°20′20″N 95°40′31″W / 40.33889°N 95.67528°W / 40.33889; -95.67528
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Nemaha
Area[1]
 • Total 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 149
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 147
 • Density 496.7/sq mi (191.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68414
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-33950[4]
GNIS feature ID 0831589[5]

Nemaha is a village in Nemaha County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 149 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Nemaha was incorporated as a village in 1856.[6] It was named from the Nemaha River.[7][8]

Geography[edit]

Nemaha is located at 40°20′20″N 95°40′31″W / 40.33889°N 95.67528°W / 40.33889; -95.67528 (40.338806, -95.675274).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 400
1910 325 −18.7%
1920 351 8.0%
1930 296 −15.7%
1940 379 28.0%
1950 288 −24.0%
1960 232 −19.4%
1970 207 −10.8%
1980 209 1.0%
1990 188 −10.0%
2000 178 −5.3%
2010 149 −16.3%
Est. 2015 144 [10] −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 149 people, 71 households, and 36 families residing in the village. The population density was 496.7 inhabitants per square mile (191.8/km2). There were 90 housing units at an average density of 300.0 per square mile (115.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.3% White and 0.7% African American.

There were 71 households of which 22.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.8% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 49.3% were non-families. 43.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the village was 46.2 years. 22.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.5% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 22.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.7% male and 48.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 178 people, 76 households, and 51 families residing in the village. The population density was 576.0 people per square mile (221.7/km²). There were 91 housing units at an average density of 294.5 per square mile (113.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.88% White and 1.12% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.

There were 76 households out of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the village, the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 21.9% from 25 to 44, 30.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $29,375, and the median income for a family was $35,938. Males had a median income of $31,563 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,409. About 6.8% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 11.1% of those sixty five or over.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ "Nemaha, Nemaha County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Profile for Nemaha, NE". ePodunk. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  8. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 106. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.