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Brock, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Brock: Main Street
Downtown Brock: Main Street
Location of Brock, Nebraska
Location of Brock, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Nemaha
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
965 ft (294 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 112
 • Estimate 
(2019)
106
 • Density 338.66/sq mi (130.72/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68320
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-06505
GNIS feature ID 0827658

Brock is a village in Nemaha County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 112 at the 2010 census.

History

Brock was founded in 1854. Through its history, the village has been called Dayton, Howard, Clinton, and Podunk. It was renamed Brock, after a railroad official, when the railroad was built through the town in 1882.

Geography

Brock is located at 40°28′49″N 95°57′36″W / 40.48028°N 95.96000°W / 40.48028; -95.96000 (40.480194, -95.959910).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 348
1900 543 56.0%
1910 434 −20.1%
1920 274 −36.9%
1930 328 19.7%
1940 373 13.7%
1950 283 −24.1%
1960 213 −24.7%
1970 192 −9.9%
1980 189 −1.6%
1990 143 −24.3%
2000 162 13.3%
2010 112 −30.9%
2019 (est.) 106 −5.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 112 people, 56 households, and 31 families residing in the village. The population density was 361.3 inhabitants per square mile (139.5/km2). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 232.3 per square mile (89.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.1% White and 0.9% from other races.

There were 56 households, of which 12.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.6% were non-families. 39.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 23.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.65.

The median age in the village was 56 years. 11.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17% were from 25 to 44; 34% were from 45 to 64; and 30.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 44.6% male and 55.4% female.

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