Greenwood, Nebraska
Greenwood, seen from the southwest along U.S. Highway 6
Greenwood, seen from the southwest along U.S. Highway 6
Location of Greenwood, Nebraska
Location of Greenwood, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°57′41″N 96°26′29″W / 40.96139°N 96.44139°W / 40.96139; -96.44139Coordinates: 40°57′41″N 96°26′29″W / 40.96139°N 96.44139°W / 40.96139; -96.44139
CountryUnited States
StateNebraska
CountyCass
Area
 • Total0.41 sq mi (1.07 km2)
 • Land0.41 sq mi (1.07 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,129 ft (344 m)
Population
 • Total568
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
595
 • Density1,447.69/sq mi (558.39/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68366
Area code(s)402
FIPS code31-20190[4]
GNIS feature ID0829675[5]
Websitehttp://www.GreenwoodNebraska.com

Greenwood is a village in Cass County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 568 at the 2010 census.

History

Greenwood was founded circa 1869 when the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad was extended to that point.[6] The community was named after Silas Greenwood, a pioneer settler.[7][8]

Geography

Greenwood is located at 40°57′41″N 96°26′29″W / 40.96139°N 96.44139°W / 40.96139; -96.44139 (40.961343, -96.441265).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.41 square miles (1.06 km2), all land.[10]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880179
1890495176.5%
19005164.2%
1910387−25.0%
1920340−12.1%
193040418.8%
1940350−13.4%
19503644.0%
196040310.7%
197050625.6%
198058716.0%
1990531−9.5%
20005442.4%
20105684.4%
2019 (est.)595[3]4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 568 people, 223 households, and 155 families living in the village. The population density was 1,385.4 inhabitants per square mile (534.9/km2). There were 233 housing units at an average density of 568.3 per square mile (219.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.1% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.2% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.

There were 223 households, of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.5% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the village was 40.7 years. 23.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.5% were from 25 to 44; 31.1% were from 45 to 64; and 12.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 544 people, 215 households, and 153 families living in the village. The population density was 1,406.8 people per square mile (538.6/km2). There were 231 housing units at an average density of 597.4 per square mile (228.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.06% White, 0.37% African American, 1.29% Native American, 0.55% Asian, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.10% of the population.

There were 215 households, out of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 22.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 26.8% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $43,194, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $35,417 versus $21,375 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,995. About 0.6% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ "Greenwood, Cass County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 1 August 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.