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Center, Nebraska
Village
Knox County courthouse in Center
Knox County courthouse in Center
Location of Center, Nebraska
Location of Center, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Knox
Area
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.27 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.27 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,394 ft (425 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 94
 • Estimate 
(2019)
87
 • Density 828.57/sq mi (321.36/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68724
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-08360
GNIS feature ID 0828031
Website centerne.com

Center is a village in, and county seat of, Knox County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 94 at the 2010 census.

History

Center was platted in 1901. It was named from its location near the geographical center of Knox County. Center was incorporated as a village in 1904.

Geography

Center is located at 42°36′32″N 97°52′34″W / 42.60889°N 97.87611°W / 42.60889; -97.87611 (42.608910, -97.876224). Bazile Creek passes through the outskirts of the village.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.

Center lies at the junction of Nebraska Highway 84, which runs east and west, and Nebraska Highway 13, whose north end is at Center. There is no railroad through the village, and no airport.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 119
1920 198 66.4%
1930 130 −34.3%
1940 146 12.3%
1950 148 1.4%
1960 147 −0.7%
1970 111 −24.5%
1980 123 10.8%
1990 112 −8.9%
2000 90 −19.6%
2010 94 4.4%
2019 (est.) 87 −7.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 94 people, 39 households, and 25 families living in the village. The population density was 940.0 inhabitants per square mile (362.9/km2). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 510.0 per square mile (196.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 88.3% White, 6.4% Native American, 1.1% from other races, and 4.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.4% of the population.

There were 39 households, of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.9% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the village was 49.5 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16% were from 25 to 44; 35.1% were from 45 to 64; and 20.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 54.3% male and 45.7% female.

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