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Craig, Nebraska
Village
Main Street in Craig
Main Street in Craig
Location of Craig, Nebraska
Location of Craig, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Burt
Area
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.74 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.74 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,280 ft (390 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 199
 • Estimate 
(2019)
187
 • Density 656.14/sq mi (253.61/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68019
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-11090
GNIS feature ID 0828437

Craig is a village in Burt County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 199 at the 2010 census.

History

The village was established as a water-station on the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway and named for early settler William Stewart Craig, who in the early 1880s donated the land on which the town was built. Craig was laid out in 1881.

Geography

Craig is located at 41°47′6″N 96°21′43″W / 41.78500°N 96.36194°W / 41.78500; -96.36194 (41.784936, -96.361890).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 290
1900 462 59.3%
1910 339 −26.6%
1920 418 23.3%
1930 452 8.1%
1940 437 −3.3%
1950 384 −12.1%
1960 378 −1.6%
1970 295 −22.0%
1980 237 −19.7%
1990 228 −3.8%
2000 241 5.7%
2010 199 −17.4%
2019 (est.) 187 −6.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 199 people, 85 households, and 51 families residing in the village. The population density was 710.7 inhabitants per square mile (274.4/km2). There were 105 housing units at an average density of 375.0 per square mile (144.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 91.5% White, 0.5% African American, 2.5% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 2.0% from other races, and 3.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

There were 85 households, of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.0% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the village was 46.2 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.5% were from 25 to 44; 33.1% were from 45 to 64; and 19.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Craig has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfa" on climate maps.

Notable person

  • Ira J. McDonald, Los Angeles City Council member 1941–43, born in Craig
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