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Old-fashioned Phillips 66 station in Bassett
Location of Bassett, Nebraska
|• Total||0.44 sq mi (1.15 km2)|
|• Land||0.44 sq mi (1.15 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||2,329 ft (710 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,216.22/sq mi (469.84/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0827208|
Bassett was platted in 1884 soon after the railroad was built through that territory. Sources differ whether it was named for A. N. Bassett, or J. W. Basset, a pioneer settler.
Bassett is located at(42.583787, -99.537342).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.44 square miles (1.14 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 619 people, 306 households, and 162 families living in the city. The population density was 1,406.8 inhabitants per square mile (543.2/km2). There were 410 housing units at an average density of 931.8 per square mile (359.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 1.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.
There were 306 households, of which 19.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.8% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.1% were non-families. 43.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 24.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.92 and the average family size was 2.64.
The median age in the city was 51.9 years. 17.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.4% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 29.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.8% male and 53.2% female.
Rock County Public Schools operates public schools.
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