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Ayr, Nebraska
Village
Ayr, seen from the west along Nebraska Highway 74
Ayr, seen from the west along Nebraska Highway 74
Location of Ayr, Nebraska
Location of Ayr, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°26′13″N 98°26′26″W / 40.43694°N 98.44056°W / 40.43694; -98.44056Coordinates: 40°26′13″N 98°26′26″W / 40.43694°N 98.44056°W / 40.43694; -98.44056
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Adams
Area
 • Total 0.24 sq mi (0.63 km2)
 • Land 0.24 sq mi (0.63 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,834 ft (559 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 94
 • Estimate 
(2019)
122
 • Density 504.13/sq mi (194.42/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68925
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-02865
GNIS feature ID 0827128

Ayr is a village in Adams County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 94 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Hastings, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Ayr had it start in the year 1878 by the building of the railroad through that territory. It was named for Doctor Ayr, a railroad official. Ayr was incorporated as a village in 1883.

Geography

Ayr is located at 40°26′13″N 98°26′26″W / 40.43694°N 98.44056°W / 40.43694; -98.44056 (40.436992, -98.440441).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 128
1890 173 35.2%
1900 141 −18.5%
1910 142 0.7%
1920 164 15.5%
1930 177 7.9%
1940 152 −14.1%
1950 121 −20.4%
1960 111 −8.3%
1970 140 26.1%
1980 112 −20.0%
1990 101 −9.8%
2000 98 −3.0%
2010 94 −4.1%
2019 (est.) 122 29.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 94 people, 35 households, and 26 families in the village. The population density was 522.2 inhabitants per square mile (201.6/km2). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 200.0 per square mile (77.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

Of the 35 households 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.7% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.7% were non-families. 22.9% of households were one person and 8.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age in the village was 43.5 years. 28.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.2% were from 25 to 44; 34.1% were from 45 to 64; and 13.8% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

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