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Dixon, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Dixon: 2nd Street
Downtown Dixon: 2nd Street
Location of Dixon, Nebraska
Location of Dixon, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Dixon
Area
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,440 ft (439 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 87
 • Estimate 
(2012)
86
 • Density 580.0/sq mi (223.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68732
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-13225
GNIS feature ID 0828738

Dixon is a village in Dixon County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Sioux City, IA–NE–SD Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 87 at the 2010 census.

History

Dixon was platted in 1890 by the railroad. It took its name from Dixon County, which was named for a pioneer settler. Dixon was incorporated as a village in 1893.

Geography

Dixon is located at 42°24′59″N 96°59′45″W / 42.41639°N 96.99583°W / 42.41639; -96.99583 (42.416348, -96.995734).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 157
1910 217 38.2%
1920 241 11.1%
1930 222 −7.9%
1940 226 1.8%
1950 159 −29.6%
1960 139 −12.6%
1970 128 −7.9%
1980 127 −0.8%
1990 87 −31.5%
2000 108 24.1%
2010 87 −19.4%
Est. 2015 84 −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 87 people, 39 households, and 23 families residing in the village. The population density was 580.0 inhabitants per square mile (223.9/km2). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 306.7 per square mile (118.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.9% White and 1.1% Native American.

There were 39 households of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.6% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.0% were non-families. 41.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the village was 51.3 years. 19.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.4% were from 25 to 44; 28.6% were from 45 to 64; and 26.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.0% male and 54.0% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 108 people, 49 households, and 31 families residing in the village. The population density was 702.3 people per square mile (278.0/km²). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 331.6 per square mile (131.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 93.52% White, 6.48% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.26% of the population.

There were 49 households out of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 36.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the village, the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 21.3% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 27.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 107.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $27,188, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,870. There were 9.7% of families and 20.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 51.5% of under eighteens and 5.9% of those over 64.

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