Sholes, Nebraska

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Sholes, Nebraska
Village
Wayne County Bank building and grain bins in Sholes
Wayne County Bank building and grain bins in Sholes
Location of Sholes, Nebraska
Location of Sholes, Nebraska
Coordinates: 42°20′0″N 97°17′38″W / 42.33333°N 97.29389°W / 42.33333; -97.29389Coordinates: 42°20′0″N 97°17′38″W / 42.33333°N 97.29389°W / 42.33333; -97.29389
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Wayne
Area[1]
 • Total 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Land 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,729 ft (527 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 21
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 21
 • Density 150.0/sq mi (57.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 31-45190
GNIS feature ID 0833412[4]

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

History[edit]

Sholes was established in 1886 when the railroad was extended to that point.[5] It was named for Lyman Sholes, a railroad official.[6]

A post office was established at Sholes in 1902, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1965.[7]

Geography[edit]

Sholes is located at 42°20′0″N 97°17′38″W / 42.33333°N 97.29389°W / 42.33333; -97.29389 (42.333345, -97.293965).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 50
1930 90 80.0%
1940 72 −20.0%
1950 32 −55.6%
1960 26 −18.7%
1970 22 −15.4%
1980 27 22.7%
1990 22 −18.5%
2000 24 9.1%
2010 21 −12.5%
Est. 2015 20 [9] −4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]
2012 Estimate[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 21 people, 9 households, and 8 families residing in the village. The population density was 150.0 inhabitants per square mile (57.9/km2). There were 11 housing units at an average density of 78.6 per square mile (30.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 9 households of which 22.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 88.9% were married couples living together, and 11.1% were non-families. 11.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.50.

The median age in the village was 51.2 years. 19% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.1% were from 25 to 44; 33.3% were from 45 to 64; and 28.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 57.1% male and 42.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 24 people, 12 households, and 8 families residing in the village. The population density was 177.8 people per square mile (71.3/km²). There were 12 housing units at an average density of 88.9 per square mile (35.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 12 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, and 33.3% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% 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 2.50.

In the village, the population was spread out with 16.7% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 45.8% from 25 to 44, 16.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 140.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 122.2 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $22,500 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $23,432. 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. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Sholes, Wayne County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  6. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 191. 
  7. ^ "Wayne County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  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. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved November 13, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Retrieved November 13, 2013.