Saronville, Nebraska

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Saronville, Nebraska
Village
Saronville, seen from the west
Saronville, seen from the west
Location of Saronville, Nebraska
Location of Saronville, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°36′11″N 97°56′21″W / 40.60306°N 97.93917°W / 40.60306; -97.93917Coordinates: 40°36′11″N 97°56′21″W / 40.60306°N 97.93917°W / 40.60306; -97.93917
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Clay
Area[1]
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,752 ft (534 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 47
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 47
 • Density 313.3/sq mi (121.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68975
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-43755[4]
GNIS feature ID 0833227[5]

Saronville is a village in Clay County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 47 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Hastings, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Saronville was founded in 1882 when the railroad was extended to that point.[6] A majority of the early settlers being natives of Sweden caused the name Saron to be selected, after a Swedish village.[7]

Geography[edit]

Saronville is located at 40°36′11″N 97°56′21″W / 40.60306°N 97.93917°W / 40.60306; -97.93917 (40.603060, -97.939203).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 141
1930 148 5.0%
1940 124 −16.2%
1950 87 −29.8%
1960 71 −18.4%
1970 74 4.2%
1980 63 −14.9%
1990 38 −39.7%
2000 61 60.5%
2010 47 −23.0%
Est. 2015 45 [9] −4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 47 people, 18 households, and 13 families residing in the village. The population density was 313.3 inhabitants per square mile (121.0/km2). There were 19 housing units at an average density of 126.7 per square mile (48.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.9% White and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.5% of the population.

There were 18 households of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.8% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% 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 3.15.

The median age in the village was 34.5 years. 21.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 17.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.9% were from 25 to 44; 21.3% were from 45 to 64; and 23.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 61 people, 20 households, and 15 families residing in the village. The population density was 416.4 people per square mile (157.0/km²). There were 20 housing units at an average density of 136.5 per square mile (51.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.72% White, 1.64% African American, 1.64% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.64% of the population.

There were 20 households out of which 45.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.73.

In the village, the population was spread out with 37.7% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 14.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 79.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $30,000, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $10,507. There were 23.5% of families and 18.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 22.7% of under eighteens and 14.3% 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. ^ "Saronville, 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.