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Carroll, Nebraska
Village
Grain bins north of downtown Carroll.
Grain bins north of downtown Carroll.
Location of Carroll, Nebraska
Location of Carroll, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Wayne
Area
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,558 ft (475 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 229
 • Estimate 
(2019)
213
 • Density 1,401.32/sq mi (539.46/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68723
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-08010
GNIS feature ID 0827946

Carroll is a village in Wayne County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 229 at the 2010 census.

History

Carroll was established in 1886 when the railroad was extended to that point. It is named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Geography

Carroll is located at 42°16′31″N 97°11′29″W / 42.27528°N 97.19139°W / 42.27528; -97.19139 (42.275344, -97.191370).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 68
1900 252 270.6%
1910 382 51.6%
1920 448 17.3%
1930 401 −10.5%
1940 351 −12.5%
1950 309 −12.0%
1960 220 −28.8%
1970 235 6.8%
1980 246 4.7%
1990 237 −3.7%
2000 238 0.4%
2010 229 −3.8%
2019 (est.) 213 −7.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 229 people, 99 households, and 64 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,526.7 inhabitants per square mile (589.5/km2). There were 112 housing units at an average density of 746.7 per square mile (288.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.5% White, 0.4% Asian, and 3.1% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.0% of the population.

There were 99 households, of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.4% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the village was 43.1 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.9% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 23.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.4% male and 47.6% female.

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