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Crookston, Nebraska
Village
Approaching Crookston from the south via county road
Approaching Crookston from the south via county road
Location of Crookston, Nebraska
Location of Crookston, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Cherry
Area
 • Total 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Land 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
2,697 ft (822 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 69
 • Estimate 
(2012)
69
 • Density 156.8/sq mi (60.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
69212
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-11475
GNIS feature ID 0828478

Crookston is a village in Cherry County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 69 at the 2010 census.

History

Crookston had its start in the year 1885 by the building of the railroad through that territory. It was named for W. T. Crook, a railroad official.

A post office was established in Crookston in 1886, and remains in operation.

Geography

Crookston is located at 42°55′39″N 100°45′9″W / 42.92750°N 100.75250°W / 42.92750; -100.75250 (42.927366, -100.752481).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.44 square miles (1.14 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 373
1940 262 −29.8%
1950 168 −35.9%
1960 139 −17.3%
1970 86 −38.1%
1980 86 0.0%
1990 99 15.1%
2000 98 −1.0%
2010 69 −29.6%
Est. 2015 70 1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 69 people, 35 households, and 17 families residing in the village. The population density was 156.8 inhabitants per square mile (60.5/km2). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 115.9 per square mile (44.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 89.9% White, 2.9% Native American, 1.4% Pacific Islander, and 5.8% from two or more races.

There were 35 households of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 51.4% were non-families. 51.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.97 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the village was 45.8 years. 24.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.9% were from 25 to 44; 39% were from 45 to 64; and 13% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 55.1% male and 44.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 98 people, 40 households, and 23 families residing in the village. The population density was 229.9 people per square mile (88.0/km²). There were 48 housing units at an average density of 112.6 per square mile (43.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.92% White, and 4.08% from two or more races.

There were 40 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.5% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 117.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.8 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $27,000, and the median income for a family was $25,833. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $16,094 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,945. There were 30.0% of families and 44.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 64.3% of under eighteens and 100.0% of those over 64.

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