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Grant, Nebraska
The Grant Commercial Historic District is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The Grant Commercial Historic District is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Location within Perkins County and Nebraska
Location within Perkins County and Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Perkins
Area
 • Total 0.77 sq mi (1.99 km2)
 • Land 0.77 sq mi (1.99 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
3,412 ft (1,040 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,165
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,115
 • Density 1,453.72/sq mi (561.29/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
69140
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-19910
GNIS feature ID 0829641
Website grantnebraska.com

Grant is a city and county seat of Perkins County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,165 at the 2010 census.

History

Grant was platted in 1886 when the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad was extended to that point. The city is named for Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States.

Geography

Grant is located at 40°50′40″N 101°43′34″W / 40.84444°N 101.72611°W / 40.84444; -101.72611 (40.844405, -101.726109). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.73 square miles (1.89 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 315
1900 162 −48.6%
1910 358 121.0%
1920 585 63.4%
1930 798 36.4%
1940 897 12.4%
1950 1,091 21.6%
1960 1,166 6.9%
1970 1,099 −5.7%
1980 1,270 15.6%
1990 1,239 −2.4%
2000 1,225 −1.1%
2010 1,165 −4.9%
2019 (est.) 1,115 −4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,165 people, 520 households, and 317 families living in the city. The population density was 1,595.9 inhabitants per square mile (616.2/km2). There were 588 housing units at an average density of 805.5 per square mile (311.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.1% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 520 households, of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.0% were non-families. 36.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 21.2% 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 2.79.

The median age in the city was 46.4 years. 23.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 24.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.

Notable people

  • Danielle Anderson, singer, writer, ukulele player; stage name Danielle Ate The Sandwich
  • Gary Glick, American football player
  • Claire Schreiner, Miss Wyoming USA 2010
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