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Bradshaw, Nebraska
Village
Bradshaw, seen from the south
Bradshaw, seen from the south
Location of Bradshaw, Nebraska
Location of Bradshaw, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County York
Area
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.81 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.81 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,719 ft (524 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 273
 • Estimate 
(2019)
268
 • Density 853.50/sq mi (329.29/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68319
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-06050
GNIS feature ID 0827612

Bradshaw is a village in York County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 273 at the 2010 census.

History

Bradshaw was platted in 1879 when the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad was extended to that point. Bradshaw was the maiden name of the wife of the original owner of the town site.

In 1890, a tornado struck Bradshaw, killing twelve people and doing great damage.

On May 5, 1964 an F5 tornado hit Bradshaw, killing 4 people and injuring 50. It was the only official F5 tornado in Nebraska history.

Geography

Bradshaw is located at 40°53′1″N 97°44′51″W / 40.88361°N 97.74750°W / 40.88361; -97.74750 (40.883704, -97.747556).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 434
1900 365 −15.9%
1910 359 −1.6%
1920 391 8.9%
1930 340 −13.0%
1940 339 −0.3%
1950 352 3.8%
1960 306 −13.1%
1970 347 13.4%
1980 373 7.5%
1990 330 −11.5%
2000 336 1.8%
2010 273 −18.7%
2019 (est.) 268 −1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 273 people, 119 households, and 84 families residing in the village. The population density was 827.3 inhabitants per square mile (319.4/km2). There were 143 housing units at an average density of 433.3 per square mile (167.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.2% White, 1.5% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.5% of the population.

There were 119 households, of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.4% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.67.

The median age in the village was 42.8 years. 23.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.3% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 19% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

Notable person

Ken Brondell, baseball player

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