Nora, Nebraska

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Nora, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Nora
Downtown Nora
Location of Nora, Nebraska
Location of Nora, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°9′44″N 97°58′12″W / 40.16222°N 97.97000°W / 40.16222; -97.97000Coordinates: 40°9′44″N 97°58′12″W / 40.16222°N 97.97000°W / 40.16222; -97.97000
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Nuckolls
Area[1]
 • Total 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Land 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,752 ft (534 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 21
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 20
 • Density 55/sq mi (21/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68961
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-34545
GNIS feature ID 0831641[4]

Nora is a village in Nuckolls County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 21 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Nora was laid out in 1887 when the railroad was extended to that point.[5] After browsing a postal directory, the town's founder selected the name Nora, after Nora, Illinois.[6][7]

Geography[edit]

Nora is located at 40°9′44″N 97°58′12″W / 40.16222°N 97.97000°W / 40.16222; -97.97000 (40.162352, -97.969997).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 130
1930 157 20.8%
1940 119 −24.2%
1950 88 −26.1%
1960 60 −31.8%
1970 43 −28.3%
1980 24 −44.2%
1990 24 0.0%
2000 20 −16.7%
2010 21 5.0%
Est. 2016 20 [3] −4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2012 Estimate[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 21 people, 10 households, and 5 families residing in the village. The population density was 55.3 inhabitants per square mile (21.4/km2). There were 11 housing units at an average density of 28.9 per square mile (11.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 81.0% White and 19.0% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19.0% of the population.

There were 10 households of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50.0% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10% 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 2.80.

The median age in the village was 53.5 years. 14.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 47.6% were from 45 to 64; and 9.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 42.9% male and 57.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 20 people, 10 households, and 5 families residing in the village. The population density was 52.6 people per square mile (20.3/km²). There were 10 housing units at an average density of 26.3 per square mile (10.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 10 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, and 50.0% were non-families. 50.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 40.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the village, the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 35.0% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 66.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 60.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $12,250, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,310. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

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. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Nora, Nuckolls County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  6. ^ "Profile for Nora, NE". ePodunk. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 108. 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. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 16, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Retrieved October 16, 2013.