Smithfield, Nebraska

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Smithfield, Nebraska
Village
Grain elevators in Smithfield
Grain elevators in Smithfield
Location of Smithfield, Nebraska
Location of Smithfield, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°34′20″N 99°44′29″W / 40.57222°N 99.74139°W / 40.57222; -99.74139Coordinates: 40°34′20″N 99°44′29″W / 40.57222°N 99.74139°W / 40.57222; -99.74139
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Gosper
Area[1]
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,546 ft (776 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 54
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 53
 • Density 317.6/sq mi (122.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68976
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-45575[4]
GNIS feature ID 0833509[5]

Smithfield is a village in Gosper County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Lexington, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 54 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Smithfield was platted in 1890 in a field formerly owned by Elbert and Nancy Smith.[6]

Smithfield was a shipping point on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad.[7]

Geography[edit]

Smithfield is located at 40°34′20″N 99°44′29″W / 40.57222°N 99.74139°W / 40.57222; -99.74139 (40.572120, -99.741350).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 190
1920 229 20.5%
1930 165 −27.9%
1940 158 −4.2%
1950 102 −35.4%
1960 85 −16.7%
1970 58 −31.8%
1980 68 17.2%
1990 53 −22.1%
2000 68 28.3%
2010 54 −20.6%
Est. 2015 51 [9] −5.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 54 people, 25 households, and 16 families residing in the village. The population density was 317.6 inhabitants per square mile (122.6/km2). There were 34 housing units at an average density of 200.0 per square mile (77.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.4% White, 1.9% Asian, and 3.7% from two or more races.

There were 25 households of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.0% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.69.

The median age in the village was 51.5 years. 20.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 33.4% were from 45 to 64; and 20.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 59.3% male and 40.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 68 people, 27 households, and 20 families residing in the village. The population density was 412.3 people per square mile (164.1/km²). There were 33 housing units at an average density of 200.1 per square mile (79.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 27 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 22.2% 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 2.52 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the village, the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 33.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 106.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $40,625, and the median income for a family was $42,188. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,988. There were 8.0% of families and 5.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including no 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. ^ "Smithfield, Gosper County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 9 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 114. 
  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.