Tobias, Nebraska

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Tobias, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Tobias
Downtown Tobias
Location of Tobias, Nebraska
Location of Tobias, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°25′6″N 97°20′12″W / 40.41833°N 97.33667°W / 40.41833; -97.33667Coordinates: 40°25′6″N 97°20′12″W / 40.41833°N 97.33667°W / 40.41833; -97.33667
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Saline
Area[1]
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,601 ft (488 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 106
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 108
 • Density 407.7/sq mi (157.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68453
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-49005[4]
GNIS feature ID 0834126[5]

Tobias is a village in Saline County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 106 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Tobias was platted in 1884 when the railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was named for Tobias Castor, a local settler.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 539
1900 672 24.7%
1910 445 −33.8%
1920 357 −19.8%
1930 402 12.6%
1940 316 −21.4%
1950 240 −24.1%
1960 202 −15.8%
1970 124 −38.6%
1980 138 11.3%
1990 127 −8.0%
2000 158 24.4%
2010 106 −32.9%
Est. 2015 106 [8] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
Railroad yard in Tobias, 1913

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 106 people, 52 households, and 26 families residing in the village. The population density was 407.7 inhabitants per square mile (157.4/km2). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 261.5 per square mile (101.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.2% White and 3.8% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.5% of the population.

There were 52 households of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.4% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 50.0% were non-families. 46.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 32.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.04 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the village was 48.7 years. 20.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 10.4% were from 25 to 44; 30.2% were from 45 to 64; and 29.2% 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 158 people, 65 households, and 44 families residing in the village. The population density was 604.3 people per square mile (234.6/km²). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 294.5 per square mile (114.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.37% White and 0.63% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.

There were 65 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the village, the population was spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 3.2% from 18 to 24, 21.5% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $36,607, and the median income for a family was $43,333. Males had a median income of $26,625 versus $23,333 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,017. About 5.6% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Students from Tobias attend Meridian School.

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. ^ "Tobias, Saline". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 22 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 123. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.