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Benedict, Nebraska
Village
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Location of Benedict, Nebraska
Location of Benedict, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County York
Area
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,680 ft (512 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 234
 • Estimate 
(2019)
228
 • Density 1,245.90/sq mi (480.33/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68316
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-04195
GNIS feature ID 0827318

Benedict is a village in York County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 234 at the 2010 census.

History

Benedict was platted in 1886 when the Kansas City and Omaha Railroad was extended to that point. It was named for E. C. Benedict, a railroad official. Benedict was incorporated as a village in 1890.

Geography

Benedict is located at 41°0′22″N 97°36′24″W / 41.00611°N 97.60667°W / 41.00611; -97.60667 (41.006177, -97.606689).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 292
1910 336 15.1%
1920 313 −6.8%
1930 279 −10.9%
1940 221 −20.8%
1950 206 −6.8%
1960 170 −17.5%
1970 209 22.9%
1980 228 9.1%
1990 230 0.9%
2000 278 20.9%
2010 234 −15.8%
2019 (est.) 228 −2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 234 people, 87 households, and 67 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,231.6 inhabitants per square mile (475.5/km2). There were 97 housing units at an average density of 510.5 per square mile (197.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.7% White, 0.4% African American, 0.4% Native American, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 87 households, of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.8% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.0% were non-families. 16.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the village was 40.2 years. 23.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.9% were from 25 to 44; 30.8% were from 45 to 64; and 14.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

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