Waterbury, Nebraska

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Waterbury, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Waterbury
Downtown Waterbury
Location of Waterbury, Nebraska
Location of Waterbury, Nebraska
Coordinates: 42°27′26″N 96°44′8″W / 42.45722°N 96.73556°W / 42.45722; -96.73556Coordinates: 42°27′26″N 96°44′8″W / 42.45722°N 96.73556°W / 42.45722; -96.73556
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Dixon
Area[1]
 • Total 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Land 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,309 ft (399 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 73
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 72
 • Density 521.4/sq mi (201.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68785
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-51630[4]
GNIS feature ID 0834500[5]

Waterbury is a village in Dixon County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Sioux City, IA–NE–SD Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 73 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Waterbury was established in 1890 when the railroad was extended to that point.[6] Waterbury derives its name from a spring which once provided water for water station.[7]

Geography[edit]

Waterbury is located at 42°27′26″N 96°44′08″W / 42.457204°N 96.735558°W / 42.457204; -96.735558 (42.457204, -96.735558).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 199
1920 190 −4.5%
1930 204 7.4%
1940 164 −19.6%
1950 141 −14.0%
1960 81 −42.6%
1970 81 0.0%
1980 92 13.6%
1990 95 3.3%
2000 89 −6.3%
2010 73 −18.0%
Est. 2015 70 [9] −4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 73 people, 29 households, and 21 families residing in the village. The population density was 521.4 inhabitants per square mile (201.3/km2). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 335.7 per square mile (129.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 29 households of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% 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 27.6% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the village was 44.5 years. 21.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.9% were from 25 to 44; 35.5% were from 45 to 64; and 13.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 56.2% male and 43.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 89 people, 34 households, and 21 families residing in the village. The population density was 645.9 people per square mile (245.5/km2). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 333.8 per square mile (126.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 34 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.2% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.36.

In the village, the population was spread out with 32.6% under the age of 18, 2.2% from 18 to 24, 37.1% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 122.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.9 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $23,438, and the median income for a family was $41,458. Males had a median income of $25,938 versus $23,906 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,764. There were 13.3% of families and 19.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 22.2% of under eighteens and 28.6% 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. ^ "Waterbury, Dixon County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 54.  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.