Stella, Nebraska

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Stella, Nebraska
Village
Stella, seen from the west along Nebraska Highway 62
Stella, seen from the west along Nebraska Highway 62
Location of Stella, Nebraska
Location of Stella, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°13′54″N 95°46′22″W / 40.23167°N 95.77278°W / 40.23167; -95.77278Coordinates: 40°13′54″N 95°46′22″W / 40.23167°N 95.77278°W / 40.23167; -95.77278
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Richardson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,047 ft (319 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 152
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 146
 • Density 840/sq mi (320/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68442
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-47115[4]
GNIS feature ID 0833809[5]

Stella is a village in Richardson County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 152 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Stella was platted in 1881 when the Missouri Pacific Railroad was extended to that point.[6][7] It was named for Stella Clark, the daughter of the original owner of the town site.[8]

Geography[edit]

Stella is located at 40°13′54″N 95°46′22″W / 40.23167°N 95.77278°W / 40.23167; -95.77278 (40.231638, -95.772827).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 399
1900 498 24.8%
1910 430 −13.7%
1920 449 4.4%
1930 385 −14.3%
1940 396 2.9%
1950 324 −18.2%
1960 262 −19.1%
1970 282 7.6%
1980 289 2.5%
1990 248 −14.2%
2000 220 −11.3%
2010 152 −30.9%
Est. 2016 146 [3] −3.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 152 people, 78 households, and 51 families residing in the village. The population density was 844.4 inhabitants per square mile (326.0/km2). There were 98 housing units at an average density of 544.4 per square mile (210.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.7% White, 0.7% Asian, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 78 households of which 15.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.6% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.95 and the average family size was 2.37.

The median age in the village was 56 years. 12.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 12.5% were from 25 to 44; 42.2% were from 45 to 64; and 26.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 220 people, 98 households, and 64 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,249.3 people per square mile (471.9/km²). There were 106 housing units at an average density of 602.0 per square mile (227.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.18% White, 0.91% Native American, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.27% of the population.

There were 98 households out of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% 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 2.77.

In the village, the population was spread out with 19.5% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 33.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.3 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $27,159, and the median income for a family was $44,375. Males had a median income of $24,306 versus $20,139 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,839. About 4.6% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 15.6% 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. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. pp. 134–135. 
  7. ^ "Stella, Richardson". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 22 August 2014. 
  8. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 120. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.