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Meadow Grove, Nebraska

Meadow Grove, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Meadow Grove: looking west along Main Avenue
Downtown Meadow Grove: looking west along Main Avenue
Location of Meadow Grove, Nebraska
Location of Meadow Grove, Nebraska
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Madison
Area[1]
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,631 ft (497 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 301
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 300
 • Density 971.0/sq mi (374.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68752
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-31465[4]
GNIS feature ID 0831173[5]

Meadow Grove is a village in Madison County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Norfolk, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 301 at the 2010 census.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
    • Climate 2.1
  • Demographics 3
    • 2010 census 3.1
    • 2000 census 3.2
  • References 4

History

Meadow Grove was platted in 1886.[6] It was named from a grove of trees nearby in a meadow near the original town site.[7]

Geography

Meadow Grove is located at (42.030136, -97.735043).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Meadow Grove has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfa" on climate maps.[9]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 301 people, 134 households, and 76 families residing in the village. The population density was 971.0 inhabitants per square mile (374.9/km2). There were 154 housing units at an average density of 496.8 per square mile (191.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.7% White, 0.3% African American, 1.3% Native American, 1.7% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.7% of the population.

There were 134 households of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.3% were non-families. 38.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the village was 39.8 years. 21.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 30.2% were from 45 to 64; and 14.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.2% male and 47.8% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 311 people, 146 households, and 88 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,023.8 people per square mile (400.3/km²). There were 162 housing units at an average density of 533.3 per square mile (208.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.18% White, 0.32% African American, 2.57% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.96% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.93% of the population.

There were 146 households out of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.7% were non-families. 39.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the village the population was spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 23.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $26,042, and the median income for a family was $35,417. Males had a median income of $26,563 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,259. About 16.0% of families and 21.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 42.4% of those under age 18 and 15.1% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  6. ^ "Meadow Grove, Madison County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  7. ^ 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. 101. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  9. ^ Climate Summary for Meadow Grove, Nebraska
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
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