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Belden, Nebraska
Village
Belden, seen from the east along U.S. Highway 20
Belden, seen from the east along U.S. Highway 20
Location of Belden, Nebraska
Location of Belden, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Cedar
Area
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,558 ft (475 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 115
 • Estimate 
(2019)
109
 • Density 731.54/sq mi (282.81/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68717
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-03775
GNIS feature ID 0827291

Belden is a village in Cedar County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 115 at the 2010 census.

History

Belden had its start by the building of the railroad through that territory. It was named for Scott Belden, a railroad official.

Geography

Belden is located at 42°24′42″N 97°12′28″W / 42.41167°N 97.20778°W / 42.41167; -97.20778 (42.411685, -97.207889).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 197
1910 247 25.4%
1920 285 15.4%
1930 248 −13.0%
1940 235 −5.2%
1950 192 −18.3%
1960 157 −18.2%
1970 162 3.2%
1980 151 −6.8%
1990 149 −1.3%
2000 131 −12.1%
2010 115 −12.2%
2019 (est.) 109 −5.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 115 people, 48 households, and 38 families living in the village. The population density was 766.7 inhabitants per square mile (296.0/km2). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 433.3 per square mile (167.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 48 households, of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.8% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.68.

The median age in the village was 43.3 years. 22.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.7% were from 25 to 44; 33% were from 45 to 64; and 14.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.

Notable person

  • Dale Alderson, baseball player
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