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Burchard, Nebraska
Village
Birthplace of actor Harold Lloyd in Burchard.
Birthplace of actor Harold Lloyd in Burchard.
Location of Burchard, Nebraska
Location of Burchard, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Pawnee
Area
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,388 ft (423 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 82
 • Estimate 
(2019)
74
 • Density 453.99/sq mi (175.05/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
68323, 68380
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-07065
GNIS feature ID 0827776

Burchard is a village in Pawnee County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 82 at the 2010 census. The village is approximately 10 miles from the Nebraska-Kansas border.

History

Burchard was platted in 1881 when the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad was extended to that point. The community was named after a local clergyman. Burchard was incorporated as a village in 1884.

Geography

Burchard is located at 40°8′55″N 96°20′53″W / 40.14861°N 96.34806°W / 40.14861; -96.34806 (40.148701, -96.348114).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 201
1900 297 47.8%
1910 315 6.1%
1920 265 −15.9%
1930 275 3.8%
1940 289 5.1%
1950 201 −30.4%
1960 132 −34.3%
1970 131 −0.8%
1980 122 −6.9%
1990 105 −13.9%
2000 103 −1.9%
2010 82 −20.4%
2019 (est.) 74 −9.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 82 people, 34 households, and 23 families residing in the village. The population density was 512.5 inhabitants per square mile (197.9/km2). There were 45 housing units at an average density of 281.3 per square mile (108.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 34 households, of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.4% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 23.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the village was 48 years. 26.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 12.2% were from 25 to 44; 23.2% were from 45 to 64; and 30.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.3% male and 53.7% female.

Notable people

  • Charles H. Corlett (1889-1971), US Army General
  • Harold Lloyd (1893-1971), comedic actor and film producer
  • Harlan Pyle (1905-1993), baseball player
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