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Monroe, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Monroe
Downtown Monroe
Location of Monroe, Nebraska
Location of Monroe, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Platte
Area
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,522 ft (464 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 284
 • Estimate 
(2012)
290
 • Density 1,670.6/sq mi (645.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68647
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-32585
GNIS feature ID 0831380

Monroe is a village in Platte County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 284 at the 2010 census.

History

The first settlement at Monroe was made in the 1850s. Monroe was not platted until 1889 when the railroad was extended a siding to that point. It was named for President James Monroe.

Geography

Monroe is located at 41°28′29″N 97°36′2″W / 41.47472°N 97.60056°W / 41.47472; -97.60056 (41.474662, -97.600431).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 214
1910 282 31.8%
1920 309 9.6%
1930 293 −5.2%
1940 315 7.5%
1950 269 −14.6%
1960 261 −3.0%
1970 295 13.0%
1980 294 −0.3%
1990 309 5.1%
2000 307 −0.6%
2010 284 −7.5%
Est. 2015 288 1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 284 people, 121 households, and 79 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,670.6 inhabitants per square mile (645.0/km2). There were 128 housing units at an average density of 752.9 per square mile (290.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.2% White, 0.4% African American, 0.4% Asian, and 2.1% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 121 households of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.7% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the village was 45 years. 22.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.7% were from 25 to 44; 31.4% were from 45 to 64; and 18.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 307 people, 119 households, and 89 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,753.8 people per square mile (658.5/km²). There were 125 housing units at an average density of 714.1 per square mile (268.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.37% White, 0.33% Pacific Islander, 1.30% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.63% of the population.

There were 119 households out of which 37.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the village, the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $37,292, and the median income for a family was $43,977. Males had a median income of $27,917 versus $21,607 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,311. About 4.7% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 17.8% of those sixty five or over.

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