Winnetoon, Nebraska

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Winnetoon, Nebraska
Village
Winnetoon's historic jail, built in 1907, is now part of a park at the northwestern edge of the village.
Winnetoon's historic jail, built in 1907, is now part of a park at the northwestern edge of the village.
Location of Winnetoon, Nebraska
Location of Winnetoon, Nebraska
Coordinates: 42°30′47″N 97°57′42″W / 42.51306°N 97.96167°W / 42.51306; -97.96167Coordinates: 42°30′47″N 97°57′42″W / 42.51306°N 97.96167°W / 42.51306; -97.96167
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Knox
Area[1]
 • Total 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Land 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,660 ft (506 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 68
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 67
 • Density 234.5/sq mi (90.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68789
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-53345[4]
GNIS feature ID 0834820[5]

Winnetoon is a village in Knox County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 68 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

Winnetoon was founded in about 1892 and was incorporated as a village in 1900.[7] It was named after the Wisconsin farm of an acquaintance of a railroad official.[8][9]

A post office has been in operation in Winnetoon since 1891.[10][11]

Geography[edit]

Winnetoon is located at 42°30′47″N 97°57′42″W / 42.51306°N 97.96167°W / 42.51306; -97.96167 (42.513146, -97.961729).[12]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 220
1920 208 −5.5%
1930 159 −23.6%
1940 141 −11.3%
1950 120 −14.9%
1960 85 −29.2%
1970 84 −1.2%
1980 82 −2.4%
1990 59 −28.0%
2000 70 18.6%
2010 68 −2.9%
Est. 2015 66 [13] −2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[14]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 68 people, 31 households, and 20 families residing in the village. The population density was 234.5 inhabitants per square mile (90.5/km2). There were 40 housing units at an average density of 137.9 per square mile (53.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.6% White and 4.4% Native American.

There were 31 households of which 16.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.5% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.70.

The median age in the village was 51.5 years. 17.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.1% were from 25 to 44; 48.5% were from 45 to 64; and 13.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 54.4% male and 45.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 70 people, 33 households, and 22 families residing in the village. The population density was 243.6 people per square mile (93.2/km²). There were 37 housing units at an average density of 128.8 per square mile (49.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 33 households out of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 18.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.64.

In the village, the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 1.4% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 30.0% from 45 to 64, and 22.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $19,000, and the median income for a family was $20,625. Males had a median income of $25,625 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,270. There were 18.2% of families and 15.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 35.3% of 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. ^ http://www.yankton.net/articles/2011/03/03/community/doc4d6f181b374f9967268554.txt
  7. ^ "Winnetoon, Knox County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  8. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 90. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  9. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 140. 
  10. ^ "Knox County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  11. ^ https://tools.usps.com/go/POLocatorAction!input.action
  12. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  13. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  14. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.