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Filley, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Filley: Livingston Street
Downtown Filley: Livingston Street
Location of Filley, Nebraska
Location of Filley, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Gage
Township Filley
Area
 • Total 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Land 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,404 ft (428 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 132
 • Estimate 
(2019)
126
 • Density 1,155.96/sq mi (444.92/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68357
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-16830
GNIS feature ID 0829295

Filley is a village in Gage County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 132 at the 2010 census.

History

Filley was platted in 1883 when the railroad was extended to that point. It was named for its founder, Elijah Filley.

Historic site

The Elijah Filley Stone Barn in Filley is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is maintained by the local historical society, and open to the public.

Geography

Filley is located at 40°17′8″N 96°32′3″W / 40.28556°N 96.53417°W / 40.28556; -96.53417 (40.285420, -96.534090).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 301
1900 248 −17.6%
1910 194 −21.8%
1920 169 −12.9%
1930 183 8.3%
1940 174 −4.9%
1950 136 −21.8%
1960 149 9.6%
1970 138 −7.4%
1980 172 24.6%
1990 157 −8.7%
2000 174 10.8%
2010 132 −24.1%
2019 (est.) 126 −4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 132 people, 61 households, and 39 families living in the village. The population density was 1,200.0 inhabitants per square mile (463.3/km2). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 590.9 per square mile (228.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.2% White and 0.8% Native American.

There were 61 households, of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.72.

The median age in the village was 47.5 years. 20.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.5% were from 25 to 44; 25.8% were from 45 to 64; and 27.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 53.0% male and 47.0% female.

Notable natives

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