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Madrid, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Madrid
Downtown Madrid
Location of Madrid, Nebraska
Location of Madrid, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Perkins
Area
 • Total 1.13 sq mi (2.93 km2)
 • Land 1.13 sq mi (2.93 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
3,301 ft (1,006 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 231
 • Estimate 
(2019)
231
 • Density 204.06/sq mi (78.80/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
69150
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-30275
GNIS feature ID 0830998

Madrid is a village in Perkins County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 231 at the 2010 census. It is pronounced "MAD-dridd," rather than the more familiar "Muh-DRIDD" in Spain.

History

Madrid was platted in 1887 when the railroad was extended to that point. It was named after Madrid, the capital of Spain.

Geography

Madrid is located at 40°50′55″N 101°32′30″W / 40.84861°N 101.54167°W / 40.84861; -101.54167 (40.848611, -101.541661).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.13 square miles (2.93 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 178
1900 35 −80.3%
1910 124 254.3%
1920 218 75.8%
1930 449 106.0%
1940 410 −8.7%
1950 379 −7.6%
1960 271 −28.5%
1970 234 −13.7%
1980 284 21.4%
1990 288 1.4%
2000 265 −8.0%
2010 231 −12.8%
2019 (est.) 231 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 231 people, 96 households, and 63 families residing in the village. The population density was 204.4 inhabitants per square mile (78.9/km2). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 101.8 per square mile (39.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.5% White and 3.5% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.4% of the population.

There were 96 households, of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.4% were non-families. 30.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the village was 40.8 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 13.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.2% were from 45 to 64; and 20.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.

Notable person

  • John Mason - contemporary American artist
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