Stamford, Nebraska

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Stamford, Nebraska
Village
Stamford viewed from the south
Stamford viewed from the south
Location of Stamford, Nebraska
Location of Stamford, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°7′57″N 99°35′36″W / 40.13250°N 99.59333°W / 40.13250; -99.59333Coordinates: 40°7′57″N 99°35′36″W / 40.13250°N 99.59333°W / 40.13250; -99.59333
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Harlan
Area[1]
 • Total 0.47 sq mi (1.22 km2)
 • Land 0.47 sq mi (1.22 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,047 ft (624 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 183
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 186
 • Density 390/sq mi (150/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68977
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-46695[4]
GNIS feature ID 0833760[5]

Stamford is a village in Harlan County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 183 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Stamford was laid out in 1887 when the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was likely named after Stamford, Connecticut[7] which in turn was named after Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. Stamford was incorporated as a village in 1907.[6]

Geography[edit]

Stamford is located at 40°7′57″N 99°35′36″W / 40.13250°N 99.59333°W / 40.13250; -99.59333 (40.132554, -99.593368).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.47 square miles (1.22 km2), all of it land.[1]

The town is located 7 miles (11 km) west of Orleans, Nebraska, 14 miles (23 km) east of Beaver City, Nebraska, 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Oxford, Nebraska, and 13 miles (21 km) north of Long Island, Kansas.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 301
1920 302 0.3%
1930 297 −1.7%
1940 260 −12.5%
1950 265 1.9%
1960 220 −17.0%
1970 207 −5.9%
1980 214 3.4%
1990 188 −12.1%
2000 202 7.4%
2010 183 −9.4%
Est. 2016 186 [3] 1.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 183 people, 82 households, and 48 families residing in the village. The population density was 389.4 inhabitants per square mile (150.3/km2). There were 102 housing units at an average density of 217.0 per square mile (83.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 1.6% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.8% of the population.

There were 82 households of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.5% were non-families. 41.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the village was 45.5 years. 25.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.5% were from 45 to 64; and 26.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 202 people, 90 households, and 57 families residing in the village. The population density was 426.0 people per square mile (165.9/km²). There were 102 housing units at an average density of 215.1 per square mile (83.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.03% White, 0.50% from other races, and 2.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.47% of the population.

There were 90 households out of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families. 34.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the village, the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 27.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $31,667, and the median income for a family was $42,250. Males had a median income of $25,625 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,076. About 8.2% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.3% of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ a b "Stamford, Harlan County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 72. 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.