Waco, Nebraska

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Waco, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Waco
Downtown Waco
Location of Waco, Nebraska
Location of Waco, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°53′48″N 97°27′42″W / 40.89667°N 97.46167°W / 40.89667; -97.46167Coordinates: 40°53′48″N 97°27′42″W / 40.89667°N 97.46167°W / 40.89667; -97.46167
Country United States
State Nebraska
County York
Area[1]
 • Total 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,621 ft (494 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 236
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 243
 • Density 1,000/sq mi (390/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68460
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-50895[4]
GNIS feature ID 0834415[5]

Waco is a village in York County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 236 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Waco had its start in the year 1877 when the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was named after Waco, Texas, the hometown of an early settler.[7]

Geography[edit]

Waco is located at 40°53′48″N 97°27′42″W / 40.89667°N 97.46167°W / 40.89667; -97.46167 (40.896565, -97.461554).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 173
1890 278 60.7%
1900 310 11.5%
1910 293 −5.5%
1920 297 1.4%
1930 266 −10.4%
1940 203 −23.7%
1950 180 −11.3%
1960 166 −7.8%
1970 214 28.9%
1980 225 5.1%
1990 211 −6.2%
2000 256 21.3%
2010 236 −7.8%
Est. 2016 243 [3] 3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 236 people, 105 households, and 68 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,026.1 inhabitants per square mile (396.2/km2). There were 114 housing units at an average density of 495.7 per square mile (191.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.0% White, 0.4% African American, 1.3% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

There were 105 households of which 24.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.2% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the village was 46.7 years. 20.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.6% were from 25 to 44; 37.2% were from 45 to 64; and 17.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 256 people, 106 households, and 69 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,123.0 people per square mile (429.7/km²). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 504.5 per square mile (193.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.83% White, 0.39% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.17% of the population.

There were 106 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the village, the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 88.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $32,813, and the median income for a family was $42,292. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,834. About 3.3% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under the age of 18 and 5.7% of those 65 or older.

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. p. 142. 
  7. ^ "Waco, York County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  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.