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Morse Bluff, Nebraska
Village
Looking south at downtown Morse Bluff
Looking south at downtown Morse Bluff
Location of Morse Bluff, Nebraska
Location of Morse Bluff, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°25′55″N 96°45′58″W / 41.43194°N 96.76611°W / 41.43194; -96.76611Coordinates: 41°25′55″N 96°45′58″W / 41.43194°N 96.76611°W / 41.43194; -96.76611
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Saunders
Area
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.46 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.46 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,283 ft (391 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 135
 • Estimate 
(2019)
142
 • Density 802.26/sq mi (309.24/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68648
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-32865
GNIS feature ID 0831431

Morse Bluff is a village in Saunders County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 135 at the 2010 census.

History

Morse Bluff was platted in 1887 when the Chicago & North Western Railroad was extended to that point. It was named for Chester Morse, the original owner of the town site.

Geography

Morse Bluff is located at 41°25′55″N 96°45′58″W / 41.43194°N 96.76611°W / 41.43194; -96.76611 (41.432033, -96.765992).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 177
1910 196 10.7%
1920 215 9.7%
1930 179 −16.7%
1940 170 −5.0%
1950 142 −16.5%
1960 119 −16.2%
1970 162 36.1%
1980 132 −18.5%
1990 128 −3.0%
2000 134 4.7%
2010 135 0.7%
2019 (est.) 142 5.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 135 people, 58 households, and 39 families living in the village. The population density was 750.0 inhabitants per square mile (289.6/km2). There were 60 housing units at an average density of 333.3 per square mile (128.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.3% White and 0.7% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 58 households, of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.8% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the village was 39.3 years. 25.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.4% were from 25 to 44; 30.3% were from 45 to 64; and 14.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

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