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Ithaca, Nebraska
Village
Historic grain elevator in Ithaca.  Built ca. 1890, it is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Historic grain elevator in Ithaca. Built ca. 1890, it is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Location of Ithaca, Nebraska
Location of Ithaca, Nebraska
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Coordinates: 41°9′37″N 96°32′23″W / 41.16028°N 96.53972°W / 41.16028; -96.53972Coordinates: 41°9′37″N 96°32′23″W / 41.16028°N 96.53972°W / 41.16028; -96.53972
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Saunders
Township Wahoo
Area
 • Total 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,175 ft (358 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 148
 • Estimate 
(2019)
148
 • Density 635.19/sq mi (245.15/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68033
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-24285
GNIS feature ID 0830312

Ithaca is a village in Saunders County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 148 at the 2010 census.

History

Ithaca was founded in 1866. It was named after Ithaca, New York, the native home of a pioneer settler.

Geography

Ithaca is located at 41°9′37″N 96°32′23″W / 41.16028°N 96.53972°W / 41.16028; -96.53972 (41.160392, -96.539861).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 171
1920 156 −8.8%
1930 137 −12.2%
1940 139 1.5%
1950 140 0.7%
1960 126 −10.0%
1970 121 −4.0%
1980 156 28.9%
1990 133 −14.7%
2000 168 26.3%
2010 148 −11.9%
2019 (est.) 148 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 148 people, 57 households, and 40 families living in the village. The population density was 643.5 inhabitants per square mile (248.5/km2). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 252.2 per square mile (97.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.9% White, 4.1% Native American, and 2.0% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.1% of the population.

There were 57 households, of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.8% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age in the village was 36.7 years. 28.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 27.1% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

Notable people

  • Harold D. Hansen (1904-1987) - Brigadier general, U.S. Marine Corps
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