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Eagle, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Eagle: Fourth Street
Downtown Eagle: Fourth Street
Location of Eagle, Nebraska
Location of Eagle, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Cass
Area
 • Total 0.34 sq mi (0.89 km2)
 • Land 0.34 sq mi (0.89 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,352 ft (412 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,024
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,096
 • Density 3,176.81/sq mi (1,227.05/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68347
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-14100
GNIS feature ID 0828917
Website https://EagleNebraska.com

Eagle is a village in Cass County, Nebraska, United States. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 1,024.

History

Eagle was platted in 1886 when the Missouri Pacific Railroad was extended to that point. The community was likely named for the wild eagles observed by the first settlers.

Geography

Eagle is located at 40°48′58″N 96°25′52″W / 40.81611°N 96.43111°W / 40.81611; -96.43111 (40.816129, -96.431195).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 297
1910 360 21.2%
1920 368 2.2%
1930 309 −16.0%
1940 289 −6.5%
1950 255 −11.8%
1960 302 18.4%
1970 441 46.0%
1980 832 88.7%
1990 1,047 25.8%
2000 1,105 5.5%
2010 1,024 −7.3%
2019 (est.) 1,096 7.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,024 people, 384 households, and 295 families living in the village. The population density was 2,925.7 inhabitants per square mile (1,129.6/km2). There were 418 housing units at an average density of 1,194.3 per square mile (461.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.2% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 384 households, of which 44.0% had children under the age of 18 living in them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.2% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the village was 32.7 years. 28.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 31.6% were from 25 to 44; 25.5% were from 45 to 64; and 7.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.4% male and 47.6% female.

Sports and leisure

The Eagle Raceway dirt track is located two miles east of Eagle on U.S. Route 34. The track consistently features winged sprints and modifieds in their weekly shows from April to September.

Eagle is a popular stop for riders of the MoPac Trail as it is exactly 10 miles from the 84th Street trailhead in Lincoln.

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