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Ewing, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Ewing, with mural commemorating the Savidge brothers, early Nebraska aviators
Downtown Ewing, with mural commemorating the Savidge brothers, early Nebraska aviators
Location of Ewing, Nebraska
Location of Ewing, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Holt
Area
 • Total 0.45 sq mi (1.15 km2)
 • Land 0.45 sq mi (1.15 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,860 ft (567 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 387
 • Estimate 
(2019)
372
 • Density 834.08/sq mi (322.30/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68735
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-16270
GNIS feature ID 0829184

Ewing is a village in Holt County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 387 at the 2010 census.

History

Ewing was platted in 1882 when the Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri Valley Railroad was extended to that point. It was named for the its postmaster, James Ewing.

Geography

Ewing is located at 42°15′35″N 98°20′40″W / 42.25972°N 98.34444°W / 42.25972; -98.34444 (42.259687, -98.344447).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.45 square miles (1.17 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 348
1900 275 −21.0%
1910 440 60.0%
1920 543 23.4%
1930 588 8.3%
1940 681 15.8%
1950 705 3.5%
1960 583 −17.3%
1970 552 −5.3%
1980 520 −5.8%
1990 449 −13.7%
2000 433 −3.6%
2010 387 −10.6%
2019 (est.) 372 −3.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 387 people, 165 households, and 103 families living in the village. The population density was 860.0 inhabitants per square mile (332.0/km2). There were 195 housing units at an average density of 433.3 per square mile (167.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.5% White and 0.5% from two or more races.

There were 165 households, of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.6% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the village was 45.2 years. 24.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.9% were from 25 to 44; 29.5% were from 45 to 64; and 20.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

Sports

Ewing High School is known for its sports, winning several state championships in recent years. It has won golf in 2003, 2005, and 2006, boys' basketball in 2006 and 2010, girls' basketball in 2007, 2008, and 2009. To add to their success in recent years the school has also won state championships in football and volleyball in 2008. In the 2008–2009 school year Ewing High School won the 2009 US Cellular Cup for being the best overall school for state activities. With the exception of the 2010 Boys Basketball team, Ewing High School has won the sportsmanship award in every state championship basketball season. Ewing High School added to this huge success by adding the 2010 US Cellular Cup for the boys division.

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