Panama, Nebraska

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Panama, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Panama: Locust Street
Downtown Panama: Locust Street
Location of Panama, Nebraska
Location of Panama, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°35′52″N 96°30′38″W / 40.59778°N 96.51056°W / 40.59778; -96.51056Coordinates: 40°35′52″N 96°30′38″W / 40.59778°N 96.51056°W / 40.59778; -96.51056
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Lancaster
Area[1]
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,394 ft (425 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 256
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 279
 • Density 910/sq mi (350/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68419
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-38225[4]
GNIS feature ID 0831963[5]

Panama is a village in Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Lincoln, Nebraska Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 256 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Panama was incorporated as a village in 1904.[6] The village was likely named after the Isthmus of Panama.[7]

Geography[edit]

Panama is located at 40°35′52″N 96°30′38″W / 40.59778°N 96.51056°W / 40.59778; -96.51056 (40.597640, -96.510599).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 230
1920 210 −8.7%
1930 198 −5.7%
1940 174 −12.1%
1950 168 −3.4%
1960 155 −7.7%
1970 153 −1.3%
1980 160 4.6%
1990 207 29.4%
2000 253 22.2%
2010 256 1.2%
Est. 2016 279 [3] 9.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 256 people, 90 households, and 66 families residing in the village. The population density was 914.3 inhabitants per square mile (353.0/km2). There were 100 housing units at an average density of 357.1 per square mile (137.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.4% White, 0.8% African American, 0.4% Asian, and 0.4% from two or more races.

There were 90 households of which 41.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 2.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.7% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.36.

The median age in the village was 38 years. 32.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.2% were from 25 to 44; 29.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 53.1% male and 46.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 253 people, 97 households, and 77 families residing in the village. The population density was 943.2 people per square mile (361.8/km²). There were 101 housing units at an average density of 376.5 per square mile (144.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.81% White, 0.79% African American and 0.40% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.79% of the population.

There were 97 households out of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.1% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the village, the population was spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.2 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $47,841, and the median income for a family was $50,625. Males had a median income of $36,563 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,596. None of the families and 1.4% of the population were living 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. ^ 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. ^ "Panama, Lancaster County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 93. 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.