Walthill, Nebraska

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Walthill, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Walthill: Main Street, looking east
Downtown Walthill: Main Street, looking east
Location of Walthill, Nebraska
Location of Walthill, Nebraska
Coordinates: 42°8′55″N 96°29′26″W / 42.14861°N 96.49056°W / 42.14861; -96.49056Coordinates: 42°8′55″N 96°29′26″W / 42.14861°N 96.49056°W / 42.14861; -96.49056
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Thurston
Area[1]
 • Total 0.43 sq mi (1.11 km2)
 • Land 0.43 sq mi (1.11 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,217 ft (371 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 780
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 785
 • Density 1,814.0/sq mi (700.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68067
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-51245[4]
GNIS feature ID 0834465[5]

Walthill is a village in Thurston County, Nebraska, United States, within the Omaha Reservation. The population was 780 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Walthill was platted in 1906 when the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was named for Walter "Walt" Hill, son of railroad executive James J. Hill.[7]

Geography[edit]

Walthill is located at 42°8′55″N 96°29′26″W / 42.14861°N 96.49056°W / 42.14861; -96.49056 (42.148744, -96.490434).[8] It is located within the Omaha Reservation.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 810
1920 1,145 41.4%
1930 1,162 1.5%
1940 1,204 3.6%
1950 958 −20.4%
1960 844 −11.9%
1970 897 6.3%
1980 847 −5.6%
1990 747 −11.8%
2000 909 21.7%
2010 780 −14.2%
Est. 2015 777 [9] −0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

At the 2010 census,[2] there were 780 people, 207 households and 158 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,814.0 inhabitants per square mile (700.4/km2). There were 240 housing units at an average density of 558.1 per square mile (215.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 15.6% White, 0.6% African American, 80.9% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 0.3% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3% of the population.

There were 207 households of which 55.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.2% were married couples living together, 26.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 12.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.7% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.77 and the average family size was 4.33.

The median age was 24.8 years. 40% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22% were from 25 to 44; 19.8% were from 45 to 64; and 8.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census,[4] there were 909 people, 284 households and 205 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,116.1 per square mile (816.2/km²). There were 308 housing units at an average density of 717.0 per square mile (276.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 27.61% White, 67.88% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.99% from other races, and 3.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.38% of the population.

There were 284 households, of which 40.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.2% were married couples living together, 22.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.20 and the average family size was 3.80.

41.3% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 14.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.

The median household income was $28,750 and the median family income was $29,500. Males had a median income of $26,719 and females $21,500. The per capita income was $10,051. About 18.2% of families and 23.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.1% of those under age 18 and 16.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives[edit]

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. ^ "Walthill, Thurston County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 140. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  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.