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Memphis, Nebraska
Village
The old town hall in Memphis, Nebraska
The old town hall in Memphis, Nebraska
Location of Memphis, Nebraska
Location of Memphis, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Saunders
Area
 • Total 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Land 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,119 ft (341 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 114
 • Estimate (2012) 115
 • Density 1,266.7/sq mi (489.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68042
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-31640
GNIS feature ID 0831213

Memphis is a village in Saunders County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 114 at the 2010 census.

History

Memphis was established in the 1880s when the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad was extended to that point. A large share of the early settlers being natives of Tennessee caused the name to be selected.

Geography

Memphis is located at 41°05′41″N 96°25′59″W / 41.094644°N 96.433052°W / 41.094644; -96.433052 (41.094644, -96.433052).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 162
1920 186 14.8%
1930 149 −19.9%
1940 103 −30.9%
1950 92 −10.7%
1960 77 −16.3%
1970 71 −7.8%
1980 89 25.4%
1990 117 31.5%
2000 106 −9.4%
2010 114 7.5%
Est. 2015 115 0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 114 people, 47 households, and 33 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,266.7 inhabitants per square mile (489.1/km2). There were 54 housing units at an average density of 600.0 per square mile (231.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.4% of the population.

There were 47 households of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.8% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the village was 38.8 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 30.8% were from 45 to 64; and 12.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 106 people, 44 households, and 31 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,226.3 people per square mile (454.7/km2). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 532.2 per square mile (197.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.34% White, 1.89% Native American, and 3.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.77% of the population.

There were 44 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% 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 2.90.

In the village, the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 1.9% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 130.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.7 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $41,875, and the median income for a family was $47,813. Males had a median income of $32,000 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,156. There were no families and 2.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 21.4% of those over 64.


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