Virginia, Nebraska

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Virginia, Nebraska
Village
Virginia grain elevator
Virginia grain elevator
Location of Virginia, Nebraska
Location of Virginia, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°14′43″N 96°29′52″W / 40.24528°N 96.49778°W / 40.24528; -96.49778Coordinates: 40°14′43″N 96°29′52″W / 40.24528°N 96.49778°W / 40.24528; -96.49778
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Gage
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 1,529 ft (466 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 60
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 59
 • Density 600.0/sq mi (231.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68458
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-50790[4]
GNIS feature ID 0834395[5]

Virginia is a village in Gage County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 60 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Virginia was platted in 1887 when the railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was named for Virginia Lewis, the daughter of a pioneer settler.[7]

Geography[edit]

Virginia is located at 40°14′43″N 96°29′52″W / 40.24528°N 96.49778°W / 40.24528; -96.49778 (40.245197, -96.497775).[8]

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.
1910 154
1920 116 −24.7%
1930 157 35.3%
1940 144 −8.3%
1950 113 −21.5%
1960 88 −22.1%
1970 83 −5.7%
1980 90 8.4%
1990 94 4.4%
2000 67 −28.7%
2010 60 −10.4%
Est. 2015 59 [9] −1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 60 people, 29 households, and 17 families residing in the village. The population density was 600.0 inhabitants per square mile (231.7/km2). There were 35 housing units at an average density of 350.0 per square mile (135.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 91.7% White, 1.7% Native American, and 6.7% from two or more races.

There were 29 households of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.8% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.4% were non-families. 37.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.59.

The median age in the village was 45.5 years. 20% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.6% were from 25 to 44; 33.3% were from 45 to 64; and 18.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 55.0% male and 45.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 67 people, 31 households, and 20 families residing in the village. The population density was 680.2 people per square mile (258.7/km²). There were 35 housing units at an average density of 355.3 per square mile (135.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.51% White and 1.49% Native American.

There were 31 households out of which 19.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.67.

In the village, the population was spread out with 14.9% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 37.3% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 131.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 128.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $32,679, and the median income for a family was $34,750. Males had a median income of $27,250 versus $22,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,473. There were no families and 5.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none 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. ^ "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. ^ Hugh Jackson Dobbs (1918). History of Gage County, Nebraska: A Narrative of the Past, with Special Emphasis Upon the Pioneer Period of the County's History, Its Social, Commercial, Educational, Religious, and Civic Development from the Early Days to the Present Time. Western Publishing and Engraving Company. p. 289. 
  7. ^ "Virginia, Gage County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 9 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.