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Creighton, Nebraska
City
Downtown Creighton: north side of Main Street looking west from Chase Avenue
Downtown Creighton: north side of Main Street looking west from Chase Avenue
Location of Creighton, Nebraska
Location of Creighton, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Knox
Area
 • Total 1.21 sq mi (3.13 km2)
 • Land 1.21 sq mi (3.13 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,640 ft (500 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,154
 • Estimate (2012) 1,132
 • Density 953.7/sq mi (368.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68729
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-11230
GNIS feature ID 0828452

Creighton is a city in Knox County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,154 at the 2010 census.

History

Creighton was platted in 1874. It was named in honor of John A. Creighton.

Geography

Creighton is located at 42°27′54″N 97°54′26″W / 42.465°N 97.90722°W / 42.465; -97.90722 (42.465112, -97.907191).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.21 square miles (3.13 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 10
1890 822 8,120.0%
1900 909 10.6%
1910 1,373 51.0%
1920 1,446 5.3%
1930 1,388 −4.0%
1940 1,272 −8.4%
1950 1,401 10.1%
1960 1,388 −0.9%
1970 1,461 5.3%
1980 1,341 −8.2%
1990 1,223 −8.8%
2000 1,270 3.8%
2010 1,154 −9.1%
Est. 2015 1,120 −2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census, there were 1,154 people, 538 households and 299 families residing in the city. The population density was 953.7 inhabitants per square mile (368.2/km2). There were 599 housing units at an average density of 495.0 per square mile (191.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.1% White, 0.3% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 538 households of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.7% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.4% were non-families. 41.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age was 47.7 years. 22.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.6% were from 25 to 44; 24% were from 45 to 64; and 30.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup was 44.9% male and 55.1% female.

2000 census

At the 2000 census, there were 1,270 people, 559 households and 342 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,079.8 per square mile (415.6/km²). There were 614 housing units at an average density of 522.0 per square mile (200.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.11% White, 0.39% African American, 1.10% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.16% of the population.

There were 559 households of which 24.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.8% were non-families. 36.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.87.

23.0% of the population were under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 21.3% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 29.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 85.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.1 males.

The median household income was $27,763 and the median family income was $38,667. Males had a median income of $25,156 compared with $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,293. About 7.4% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18 and 13.1% of those age 65 or over.

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, Creighton has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfa" on climate maps.

Climate data for Creighton, Nebraska
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) -0.6
(31)
2.2
(36)
8.9
(48)
16.7
(62)
23.3
(74)
28.9
(84)
31.1
(88)
30
(86)
25.6
(78)
18.3
(65)
8.3
(47)
1.1
(34)
16.1
(61)
Average low °C (°F) -12.8
(9)
-10
(14)
-4.4
(24)
2.2
(36)
8.9
(48)
14.4
(58)
16.7
(62)
15.6
(60)
10.6
(51)
3.3
(38)
-3.9
(25)
-10
(14)
2.8
(37)
Precipitation mm (inches) 13
(0.5)
18
(0.7)
38
(1.5)
66
(2.6)
97
(3.8)
104
(4.1)
79
(3.1)
79
(3.1)
64
(2.5)
43
(1.7)
25
(1)
18
(0.7)
620
(24.4)
Source: Weatherbase

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