Verdon, Nebraska

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Verdon, Nebraska
Village
Main Street
Main Street
Location of Verdon, Nebraska
Location of Verdon, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°8′53″N 95°42′40″W / 40.14806°N 95.71111°W / 40.14806; -95.71111Coordinates: 40°8′53″N 95°42′40″W / 40.14806°N 95.71111°W / 40.14806; -95.71111
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Richardson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Land 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 968 ft (295 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 172
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 165
 • Density 720/sq mi (280/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 68433, 68457
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-50510[4]
GNIS feature ID 0834367[5]

Verdon is a village in Richardson County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 172 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Verdon was platted in 1882.[6] Its name is derived from the word "verdure",[7] which means the greenness of vegetables.[8]

Geography[edit]

Verdon is located at 40°8′53″N 95°42′40″W / 40.14806°N 95.71111°W / 40.14806; -95.71111 (40.147950, -95.711007).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 253
1900 340 34.4%
1910 406 19.4%
1920 347 −14.5%
1930 355 2.3%
1940 397 11.8%
1950 366 −7.8%
1960 267 −27.0%
1970 265 −0.7%
1980 278 4.9%
1990 242 −12.9%
2000 223 −7.9%
2010 172 −22.9%
Est. 2016 165 [3] −4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 172 people, 84 households, and 51 families residing in the village. The population density was 716.7 inhabitants per square mile (276.7/km2). There were 104 housing units at an average density of 433.3 per square mile (167.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.1% White, 1.2% Native American, 0.6% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.

There were 84 households of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.3% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 19% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.53.

The median age in the village was 50.2 years. 14% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.7% were from 45 to 64; and 29.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.3% male and 47.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 223 people, 90 households, and 61 families residing in the village. The population density was 931.8 people per square mile (358.8/km²). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 397.0 per square mile (152.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.96% White, and 4.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.90% of the population.

There were 90 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.2% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 1.8% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.3 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,733. About 16.7% of families and 19.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 25.6% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. 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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Verdon, Richardson". 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. 121. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  8. ^ "verdure". Merriam-Webster. Retrieved 22 August 2014. 
  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. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.