Union, Nebraska
Downtown Union, seen from the west along U.S. Route 34.
Location of Union, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°48′50″N 95°55′20″W / 40.81389°N 95.92222°W / 40.81389; -95.92222Coordinates: 40°48′50″N 95°55′20″W / 40.81389°N 95.92222°W / 40.81389; -95.92222
CountryUnited States
StateNebraska
CountyCass
Area
 • Total0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Land0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
984 ft (300 m)
Population
 • Total233
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
243
 • Density1,168.27/sq mi (451.74/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68455
Area code(s)402
FIPS code31-49635[4]
GNIS feature ID0834259[5]
Websitehttp://www.UnionNebraska.com

Union is a village in Cass County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 233 at the 2010 census.

History

Union was laid out in 1890 at a railroad junction.[6] Sources differ whether the town was named for patriotic reasons after the federal union,[7] or from its location at the railroad junction, a "union" of rails.[8]

Geography

Union is located at 40°48′50″N 95°55′20″W / 40.813763°N 95.922336°W / 40.813763; -95.922336 (40.813763, -95.922336).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2), all land.[10]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900282
19103027.1%
1920292−3.3%
19303168.2%
194036415.2%
1950277−23.9%
19603039.4%
1970275−9.2%
198030711.6%
1990299−2.6%
2000260−13.0%
2010233−10.4%
2019 (est.)243[3]4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 233 people, 91 households, and 64 families living in the village. The population density was 1,109.5 inhabitants per square mile (428.4/km2). There were 105 housing units at an average density of 500.0 per square mile (193.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 1.3% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.7% of the population.

There were 91 households, of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.7% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the village was 36.1 years. 26.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.5% were from 25 to 44; 30.1% were from 45 to 64; and 10.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 55.4% male and 44.6% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 260 people, 102 households, and 78 families living in the village. The population density was 1,252.8 people per square mile (478.0/km2). There were 112 housing units at an average density of 539.7 per square mile (205.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.31% White, 0.38% Native American, 0.77% Asian, and 1.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.15% of the population.

There were 102 households, out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.6% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.8% 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 2.94.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 27.3% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.2 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $39,375. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,839. About 7.0% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.0% of those 65 or over.

Notable persons

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. ^ "Union, Cass County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
  7. ^ "History". Cass County, Nebraska. Archived from the original on 30 July 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2018.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  8. ^ "Cass County History". Cass County. Archived from the original on 2 April 2016. Retrieved 24 March 2018.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  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.