Ong, Nebraska

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Ong, Nebraska
Village
Grain elevators in Ong
Location of Ong, Nebraska
Location of Ong, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°23′57″N 97°50′17″W / 40.39917°N 97.83806°W / 40.39917; -97.83806Coordinates: 40°23′57″N 97°50′17″W / 40.39917°N 97.83806°W / 40.39917; -97.83806
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Clay
Area[1]
 • Total 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Land 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,683 ft (513 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 63
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 62
 • Density 217.2/sq mi (83.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68452
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-37140[4]
GNIS feature ID 0831880[5]

Ong is a village in Clay County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 63 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Hastings, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Ong was platted in 1886 when the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was named for Judge J. E. Ong, the original owner of the town site.[7]

Geography[edit]

Ong is located at 40°23′57″N 97°50′17″W / 40.39917°N 97.83806°W / 40.39917; -97.83806 (40.399265, -97.838117).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 285
1920 265 −7.0%
1930 250 −5.7%
1940 193 −22.8%
1950 173 −10.4%
1960 128 −26.0%
1970 129 0.8%
1980 104 −19.4%
1990 69 −33.7%
2000 67 −2.9%
2010 63 −6.0%
Est. 2015 61 [9] −3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 63 people, 32 households, and 17 families residing in the village. The population density was 217.2 inhabitants per square mile (83.9/km2). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 141.4 per square mile (54.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

There were 32 households of which 18.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.6% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.9% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.97 and the average family size was 2.53.

The median age in the village was 50.5 years. 17.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.1% were from 25 to 44; 42.8% were from 45 to 64; and 17.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.0% male and 54.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 67 people, 34 households, and 17 families residing in the village. The population density was 238.4 people per square mile (92.4/km²). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 149.4 per square mile (57.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 34 households out of which 17.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, and 47.1% were non-families. 44.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.97 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the village, the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 31.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $30,417, and the median income for a family was $16,250. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,871. There were 36.4% of families and 28.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 53.8% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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. ^ "Ong, Clay County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 43.  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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.