Wolbach, Nebraska

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Wolbach, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Wolbach: Center Street
Downtown Wolbach: Center Street
Location of Wolbach, Nebraska
Location of Wolbach, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°23′51″N 98°23′40″W / 41.39750°N 98.39444°W / 41.39750; -98.39444Coordinates: 41°23′51″N 98°23′40″W / 41.39750°N 98.39444°W / 41.39750; -98.39444
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Greeley
Area[1]
 • Total 0.70 sq mi (1.81 km2)
 • Land 0.69 sq mi (1.79 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,867 ft (569 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 283
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 270
 • Density 410.1/sq mi (158.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68882
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-53520[4]
GNIS feature ID 0834838[5]

Wolbach is a village in Greeley and Howard counties, Nebraska, in the United States.[6] The population was 283 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Wolbach was established as a town in 1887 when the railroad was extended to that point.[7] It was named for S. N. Wolbach, one of the original owners of the town site.[8][9]

Geography[edit]

Wolbach is located at 41°23′51″N 98°23′40″W / 41.39750°N 98.39444°W / 41.39750; -98.39444 (41.397529, -98.394344).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.70 square miles (1.81 km2), of which, 0.69 square miles (1.79 km2) of it is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 563
1920 589 4.6%
1930 501 −14.9%
1940 523 4.4%
1950 442 −15.5%
1960 382 −13.6%
1970 366 −4.2%
1980 301 −17.8%
1990 280 −7.0%
2000 287 2.5%
2010 283 −1.4%
Est. 2015 262 [11] −7.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 283 people, 128 households, and 76 families residing in the village. The population density was 410.1 inhabitants per square mile (158.3/km2). There were 159 housing units at an average density of 230.4 per square mile (89.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.2% White, 1.1% African American, 0.4% Asian, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 128 households of which 26.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.6% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the village was 45.5 years. 24.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.4% were from 25 to 44; 29.3% were from 45 to 64; and 21.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 287 people, 128 households, and 77 families residing in the village. The population density was 421.4 people per square mile (163.0/km²). There were 140 housing units at an average density of 205.5 per square mile (79.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.86% White, 2.09% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.09% of the population.

There were 128 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.1% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 87.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.9 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $25,536, and the median income for a family was $37,750. Males had a median income of $26,667 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,472. About 10.1% of families and 14.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 15.6% of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wolbach, Nebraska
  7. ^ "Wolbach, Greeley County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 9 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "Profile for Wolbach, NE". ePodunk. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  9. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 69. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.