Eagle, Nebraska facts for kids
Downtown Eagle: Fourth Street
Location of Eagle, Nebraska
|• Total||0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)|
|• Land||0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,352 ft (412 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,023|
|• Density||2,925.7/sq mi (1,129.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0828917|
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.
Eagle is located at(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.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,024 people, 384 households, and 295 families residing 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 with 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.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,105 people, 401 households, and 305 families residing in the village. The population density was 3,427.1 people per square mile (1,333.3/km²). There were 413 housing units at an average density of 1,280.9 per square mile (498.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.37% White, 0.45% Native American, 0.09% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.45% of the population.
There were 401 households out of which 45.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.1% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.20.
In the village, the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 34.9% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 6.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 105.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.4 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $45,750, and the median income for a family was $48,947. Males had a median income of $33,250 versus $22,788 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,154. About 2.5% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.
Sports and Leisure
The Eagle Raceway dirt track is located two miles east of Eagle on U.S. Highway 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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