Alvo, Nebraska
Downtown Alvo
Location of Alvo, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°52′20″N 96°23′8″W / 40.87222°N 96.38556°W / 40.87222; -96.38556Coordinates: 40°52′20″N 96°23′8″W / 40.87222°N 96.38556°W / 40.87222; -96.38556
CountryUnited States
StateNebraska
CountyCass
Area
 • Total0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Land0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,339 ft (408 m)
Population
 • Total132
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
137
 • Density1,370.00/sq mi (528.75/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68304
Area code(s)402
FIPS code31-01150[4]
GNIS feature ID0826972[5]
Websitehttp://www.AlvoNebraska.com

Alvo is a village in Cass County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 132 at the 2010 census.

History

Alvo was established circa 1892 when the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad was extended to that point.[6] According to tradition, the community was named after Alvo, the first white child born in the new settlement,[7] who reportedly was the daughter of a railroad official.[8]

Geography

Alvo is located at 40°52′20″N 96°23′8″W / 40.87222°N 96.38556°W / 40.87222; -96.38556 (40.872257, -96.385574).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.[10]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920208
1930163−21.6%
194021531.9%
1950190−11.6%
1960159−16.3%
1970151−5.0%
1980144−4.6%
199016413.9%
2000142−13.4%
2010132−7.0%
2019 (est.)137[3]3.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 132 people, 52 households, and 37 families living in the village. The population density was 1,320.0 inhabitants per square mile (509.7/km2). There were 60 housing units at an average density of 600.0 per square mile (231.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 52 households, of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.8% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the village was 30.7 years. 29.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 9.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 142 people, 58 households, and 41 families living in the village. The population density was 1,418.7 people per square mile (548.3/km2). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 629.4 per square mile (243.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.89% White, and 2.11% from two or more races.

There were 58 households, out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.8% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 24.6% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 34.5% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $50,208. Males had a median income of $38,750 versus $22,188 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,069. There were 16.3% of families and 16.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 23.5% of under eighteens and 13.6% of those over 64.

References

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". 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. ^ "Alvo, Cass County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  7. ^ "Cass County History". Cass County. Archived from the original on 2 April 2016. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  8. ^ "History". Cass County, Nebraska. Archived from the original on 30 July 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.