Sprague, Nebraska

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Sprague, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Sprague: corner of Second and Market Streets
Downtown Sprague: corner of Second and Market Streets
Location of Sprague, Nebraska
Location of Sprague, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°37′31″N 96°44′44″W / 40.62528°N 96.74556°W / 40.62528; -96.74556Coordinates: 40°37′31″N 96°44′44″W / 40.62528°N 96.74556°W / 40.62528; -96.74556
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Lancaster
Area[1]
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,280 ft (390 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 142
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 145
 • Density 1,400/sq mi (550/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68438
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-46380[4]
GNIS feature ID 0833662[5]

Sprague is a village in Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Lincoln, Nebraska Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 142 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Sprague was established in 1888 when the Missouri Pacific Railroad was extended to that point.[6]

Geography[edit]

Sprague is located at 40°37′31″N 96°44′44″W / 40.62528°N 96.74556°W / 40.62528; -96.74556 (40.625415, -96.745478).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 112
1930 135 20.5%
1940 121 −10.4%
1950 110 −9.1%
1960 120 9.1%
1970 119 −0.8%
1980 168 41.2%
1990 157 −6.5%
2000 146 −7.0%
2010 142 −2.7%
Est. 2016 145 [3] 2.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 142 people, 61 households, and 41 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,420.0 inhabitants per square mile (548.3/km2). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 630.0 per square mile (243.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.2% White, 0.7% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 61 households of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.4% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.8% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% 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 2.68.

The median age in the village was 39 years. 22.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.6% were from 25 to 44; 30.2% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 146 people, 59 households, and 42 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,164.9 people per square mile (433.6/km²). There were 60 housing units at an average density of 478.7 per square mile (178.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.58% White, 0.68% Native American, 1.37% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.37% of the population.

There were 59 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.7% were married couples living together, 1.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the village, the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 34.2% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 84.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.9 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $40,000, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $22,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,203. There were none of the families and 2.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 8.3% 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. ^ 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. ^ "Sprague, Lancaster County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.