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Bellwood, Nebraska
Village
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Location of Bellwood, Nebraska
Location of Bellwood, Nebraska
Bellwood, Nebraska is located in Nebraska
Bellwood, Nebraska
Bellwood, Nebraska
Location in Nebraska
Bellwood, Nebraska is located in the United States
Bellwood, Nebraska
Bellwood, Nebraska
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Butler
Township Savannah
Area
 • Total 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Land 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,444 ft (440 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 435
 • Estimate 
(2019)
420
 • Density 1,764.71/sq mi (681.36/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68624
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-04020
GNIS feature ID 0827308
Website bellwoodnebraska.com

Bellwood is a village in Butler County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 435 at the 2010 census.

History

Bellwood was laid out in 1890 when the railroad was extended to that point. It was named for its founder, Jesse D. Bell.

Geography

Bellwood is located at 41°20′32″N 97°14′21″W / 41.34222°N 97.23917°W / 41.34222; -97.23917 (41.342174, -97.239220).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 42
1890 413 883.3%
1900 410 −0.7%
1910 397 −3.2%
1920 369 −7.1%
1930 391 6.0%
1940 434 11.0%
1950 389 −10.4%
1960 361 −7.2%
1970 361 0.0%
1980 407 12.7%
1990 395 −2.9%
2000 446 12.9%
2010 435 −2.5%
2019 (est.) 420 −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 435 people, 167 households, and 117 families living in the village. The population density was 1,812.5 inhabitants per square mile (699.8/km2). There were 187 housing units at an average density of 779.2 per square mile (300.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.1% White, 0.2% Asian, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7%.

Of the 167 households 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.9% were non-families. 26.3% of households were one person and 13.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.18.

The median age in the village was 37.6 years. 31.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.7% were from 25 to 44; 24.4% were from 45 to 64; and 15.4% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

Points of interest

  • Gustav Rohrich Sod House
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