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Cushing, Nebraska
Village
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Location of Cushing, Nebraska
Location of Cushing, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Howard
Area
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,798 ft (548 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 32
 • Estimate 
(2019)
33
 • Density 107.14/sq mi (41.41/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68873
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-11860
GNIS feature ID 0828531

Cushing is a village in Howard County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 32 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Grand Island, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Cushing was established in 1887 when the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad was extended to that point. The community has the name of James Cushing, a pioneer citizen.

Geography

Cushing is located at 41°17′44″N 98°22′10″W / 41.29556°N 98.36944°W / 41.29556; -98.36944 (41.295609, -98.369330).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 141
1940 102 −27.7%
1950 71 −30.4%
1960 56 −21.1%
1970 43 −23.2%
1980 48 11.6%
1990 25 −47.9%
2000 31 24.0%
2010 32 3.2%
2019 (est.) 33 3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 32 people, 14 households, and 10 families residing in the village. The population density was 103.2 inhabitants per square mile (39.8/km2). There were 15 housing units at an average density of 48.4 per square mile (18.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.9% White and 3.1% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.1% of the population.

There were 14 households, of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.6% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the village was 39.5 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 53.1% male and 46.9% female.

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