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Bloomington, Nebraska
Village
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Location of Bloomington, Nebraska
Location of Bloomington, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Franklin
Area
 • Total 0.80 sq mi (2.06 km2)
 • Land 0.80 sq mi (2.06 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,946 ft (593 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 103
 • Estimate 
(2019)
97
 • Density 121.86/sq mi (47.04/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68929
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-05490
GNIS feature ID 0827496

Bloomington is a village in Franklin County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 103 at the 2010 census.

History

Bloomington was established in 1872 when it was certain that the railroad would be extended to that point. It was likely named after the city of Bloomington, Illinois.

It once served as county seat.

Geography

Bloomington is located at 40°5′37″N 99°2′12″W / 40.09361°N 99.03667°W / 40.09361; -99.03667 (40.093615, -99.036617).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.80 square miles (2.07 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 524
1890 464 −11.5%
1900 488 5.2%
1910 554 13.5%
1920 503 −9.2%
1930 431 −14.3%
1940 361 −16.2%
1950 293 −18.8%
1960 176 −39.9%
1970 165 −6.2%
1980 138 −16.4%
1990 129 −6.5%
2000 124 −3.9%
2010 103 −16.9%
2019 (est.) 97 −5.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 103 people, 49 households, and 27 families residing in the village. The population density was 128.8 inhabitants per square mile (49.7/km2). There were 74 housing units at an average density of 92.5 per square mile (35.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.1% White, 1.0% African American, 1.0% Native American, and 1.0% from two or more races.

There were 49 households, of which 16.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.9% were non-families. 34.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.70.

The median age in the village was 51.5 years. 14.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.6% were from 25 to 44; 39.8% were from 45 to 64; and 25.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 53.4% male and 46.6% female.

Notable person

  • Kid Willson, baseball player

See also

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