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Haigler, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Haigler: junction of Nebraska Avenue (U.S. Highway 34) and Porter Avenue
Downtown Haigler: junction of Nebraska Avenue (U.S. Highway 34) and Porter Avenue
Location of Haigler, Nebraska
Location of Haigler, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Dundy
Area
 • Total 0.24 sq mi (0.63 km2)
 • Land 0.24 sq mi (0.63 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
3,278 ft (999 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 158
 • Estimate 
(2019)
140
 • Density 576.13/sq mi (222.75/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
69030
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-20540
GNIS feature ID 0829746

Haigler is a village in southwestern Dundy County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 158 at the 2010 census.

History

Haigler was platted in 1886. It was named for Jacob Haigler, a pioneer settler.

Geography

Haigler is located at 40°0′45″N 101°56′20″W / 40.01250°N 101.93889°W / 40.01250; -101.93889 (40.012404, -101.938981).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 205
1920 450 119.5%
1930 535 18.9%
1940 507 −5.2%
1950 398 −21.5%
1960 268 −32.7%
1970 237 −11.6%
1980 225 −5.1%
1990 225 0.0%
2000 211 −6.2%
2010 158 −25.1%
2019 (est.) 140 −11.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 158 people, 79 households, and 45 families residing in the village. The population density was 658.3 inhabitants per square mile (254.2/km2). There were 101 housing units at an average density of 420.8 per square mile (162.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.7% White, 0.6% African American, 2.5% Native American, 1.3% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.7% of the population.

There were 79 households, of which 17.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 2.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.0% were non-families. 40.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.67.

The median age in the village was 51.3 years. 17.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19% were from 25 to 44; 33.6% were from 45 to 64; and 27.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 54.4% male and 45.6% female.

Notable person

  • Scott Olin Wright, United States District Court judge, was born in Haigler.
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