Hartington, Nebraska facts for kids
Downtown Hartington; Cedar County Courthouse in right foreground
Location of Hartington, Nebraska
|• Total||0.94 sq mi (2.43 km2)|
|• Land||0.94 sq mi (2.43 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,404 ft (428 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,532|
|• Density||1,653.2/sq mi (638.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0829832|
Hartington was platted in 1883, as a water stop on the railroad. It was named for Lord Hartington, who had then recently paid a visit to the U.S.
Hartington includes a number of historic buildings. These include three brick structures on the National Register of Historic Places: the Prairie School Hartington City Hall and Auditorium (1921-1923), the Romanesque Revival Cedar County Courthouse (1890-1891), and the Colonial Revival Hartington Hotel (1917).
Hartington is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.94 square miles (2.43 km2), all of it land.(42.621027, -97.263953). According to the
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,554 people, 641 households, and 402 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,653.2 inhabitants per square mile (638.3/km2). There were 715 housing units at an average density of 760.6 per square mile (293.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White, 0.1% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.
There were 641 households of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.3% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.08.
The median age in the city was 42.6 years. 26.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.7% were from 25 to 44; 21.9% were from 45 to 64; and 26.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,640 people, 670 households, and 416 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,821.5 people per square mile (703.6/km²). There were 738 housing units at an average density of 819.7 per square mile (316.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.15% White, 0.12% Native American, 0.06% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.
There were 670 households out of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.9% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 3.12.
In the city, the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 25.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.0 males.
As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $33,365, and the median income for a family was $43,897. Males had a median income of $30,848 versus $18,452 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,133. About 1.7% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.0% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.
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