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Ansley, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Ansley, seen from the southeast
Downtown Ansley, seen from the southeast
Location of Ansley, Nebraska
Location of Ansley, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Custer
Township Ansley
Area
 • Total 0.72 sq mi (1.86 km2)
 • Land 0.72 sq mi (1.86 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,306 ft (703 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 441
 • Estimate 
(2019)
425
 • Density 591.92/sq mi (228.56/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68814
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-01535
GNIS feature ID 0827004

Ansley is a village in Custer County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 441 at the 2010 census.

History

Ansley had its start in the year 1886 by the building of the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad through that territory. The town was named Ansley in honor of a lady of that name who bought several lots.

Geography

Ansley is located at 41°17′19″N 99°22′57″W / 41.28861°N 99.38250°W / 41.28861; -99.38250 (41.288500, -99.382399).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 468
1910 700 49.6%
1920 775 10.7%
1930 817 5.4%
1940 753 −7.8%
1950 711 −5.6%
1960 714 0.4%
1970 631 −11.6%
1980 644 2.1%
1990 555 −13.8%
2000 520 −6.3%
2010 441 −15.2%
2019 (est.) 425 −3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 441 people, 202 households, and 121 families living in the village. The population density was 747.5 inhabitants per square mile (288.6/km2). There were 256 housing units at an average density of 433.9 per square mile (167.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.0% White, 0.5% Native American, 1.4% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 202 households, of which 22.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.1% were non-families. 33.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the village was 46.5 years. 19% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 24.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

Notable people

  • John Rhodes (1902-1951), football player and coach, born in Ansley
  • Robert M. Wilkinson (ca. 1921–2010), Los Angeles City Council member and lobbyist, born in Ansley
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