Crofton, Nebraska facts for kids
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Downtown Crofton: 2nd Street
Location of Crofton, Nebraska
|• Total||0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)|
|• Land||0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,421 ft (433 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,035.94/sq mi (400.24/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0828463|
Crofton was platted in 1892. The city was named after Crofton Court, England, the former estate of a railroad promoter.
Crofton is located at(42.730691, -97.497997).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.64 square miles (1.66 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 726 people, 319 households, and 203 families living in the city. The population density was 1,134.4 inhabitants per square mile (438.0/km2). There were 361 housing units at an average density of 564.1 per square mile (217.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.3% White, 1.0% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.
There were 319 households, of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.4% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.90.
The median age in the city was 43.1 years. 25.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.6% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 22.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.3% male and 53.7% female.
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