Orleans, Nebraska

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Orleans, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Orleans: corner of Orleans Ave. and Maple St.
Downtown Orleans: corner of Orleans Ave. and Maple St.
Location of Orleans, Nebraska
Location of Orleans, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°7′54″N 99°27′20″W / 40.13167°N 99.45556°W / 40.13167; -99.45556Coordinates: 40°7′54″N 99°27′20″W / 40.13167°N 99.45556°W / 40.13167; -99.45556
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Harlan
Area[1]
 • Total 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Land 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,011 ft (613 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 386
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 383
 • Density 643.3/sq mi (248.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68966
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-37420[4]
GNIS feature ID 0831897[5]

Orleans is a village in Harlan County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 386 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Orleans was founded in the 1870s.[6] It was likely named after Orleans, Massachusetts.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.60 square miles (1.55 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 409
1890 812 98.5%
1900 656 −19.2%
1910 942 43.6%
1920 954 1.3%
1930 985 3.2%
1940 815 −17.3%
1950 956 17.3%
1960 608 −36.4%
1970 592 −2.6%
1980 527 −11.0%
1990 490 −7.0%
2000 425 −13.3%
2010 386 −9.2%
Est. 2015 384 [8] −0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 386 people, 190 households, and 108 families residing in the village. The population density was 643.3 inhabitants per square mile (248.4/km2). There were 258 housing units at an average density of 430.0 per square mile (166.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.7% White, 0.5% Asian, and 0.8% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 190 households of which 17.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.2% were non-families. 36.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.63.

The median age in the village was 50 years. 15.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.7% were from 25 to 44; 29.7% were from 45 to 64; and 28.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 425 people, 203 households, and 119 families residing in the village. The population density was 701.9 people per square mile (269.0/km2). There were 240 housing units at an average density of 396.4 per square mile (151.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.82% White, 0.24% Native American, 0.24% Asian, and 0.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 203 households out of which 20.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.9% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.68.

In the village, the population was spread out with 18.6% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 20.5% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 27.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $25,179, and the median income for a family was $28,056. Males had a median income of $25,208 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,015. About 16.9% of families and 16.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.8% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. 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 June 17, 2013. 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. ^ "Orleans, Harlan County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 72. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.