Culbertson, Nebraska

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Culbertson, Nebraska
Downtown Culbertson: 300 block of Taylor Ave
Downtown Culbertson: 300 block of Taylor Ave
Location of Culbertson, Nebraska
Location of Culbertson, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°13′49″N 100°50′10″W / 40.23028°N 100.83611°W / 40.23028; -100.83611Coordinates: 40°13′49″N 100°50′10″W / 40.23028°N 100.83611°W / 40.23028; -100.83611
CountryUnited States
StateNebraska
CountyHitchcock
Area
 • Total0.84 sq mi (2.17 km2)
 • Land0.84 sq mi (2.17 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,605 ft (794 m)
Population
 • Total595
 • Estimate 
(2017)[3]
577
 • Density689.37/sq mi (266.09/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
69024
Area code(s)308
FIPS code31-11615[4]
GNIS feature ID0828508[5]

Culbertson is a village in Hitchcock County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 595 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Culbertson was founded in 1873 and served as the first county seat of Hitchcock County.[6][7] It was named in honor of Alexander Culbertson, an Indian agent.[8][9] The village of Culberton was incorporated in 1885.[10]

Geography[edit]

Culbertson is located at 40°13′49″N 100°50′10″W / 40.230260°N 100.836224°W / 40.230260; -100.836224 (40.230260, -100.836224).[11]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.84 square miles (2.18 km2), all of it land.[12]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880108
1890460325.9%
1900422−8.3%
191058037.4%
192068618.3%
193082019.5%
1940815−0.6%
1950770−5.5%
19608034.3%
1970801−0.2%
1980767−4.2%
19907953.7%
2000594−25.3%
20105950.2%
Est. 2017577[3]−3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[13]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 595 people, 257 households, and 174 families residing in the village. The population density was 708.3 inhabitants per square mile (273.5/km2). There were 291 housing units at an average density of 346.4 per square mile (133.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.5% White, 0.8% African American, 0.8% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 257 households of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.3% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.78.

The median age in the village was 44.5 years. 25.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.5% were from 25 to 44; 30.2% were from 45 to 64; and 19.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 594 people, 251 households, and 184 families residing in the village. The population density was 702.7 people per square mile (269.8/km2). There were 290 housing units at an average density of 343.1 per square mile (131.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.32% White, 0.17% African American, 0.34% Native American, and 1.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.02% of the population.

There were 251 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the village, the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 22.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.1 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $32,727, and the median income for a family was $39,875. Males had a median income of $31,607 versus $17,212 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,238. About 3.5% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 12, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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. 118.
  7. ^ Exploring Nebraska Highways: Trip Trivia. Exploring America's Highway. 2007. p. 94. ISBN 978-0-9744358-7-9.
  8. ^ "Profile for Culbertson, NE". ePodunk. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  9. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 74. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6. A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  10. ^ "Culbertson, Hitchcock County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  11. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  12. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  13. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.