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Murdock, Nebraska
Village
Murdock, seen from the southeast.
Murdock, seen from the southeast.
Location of Murdock, Nebraska
Location of Murdock, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°55′34″N 96°16′50″W / 40.92611°N 96.28056°W / 40.92611; -96.28056Coordinates: 40°55′34″N 96°16′50″W / 40.92611°N 96.28056°W / 40.92611; -96.28056
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Cass
Area
 • Total 0.13 sq mi (0.33 km2)
 • Land 0.13 sq mi (0.33 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,280 ft (390 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 236
 • Estimate 
(2019)
247
 • Density 1,914.73/sq mi (738.26/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68407
Area code(s) 402 Exchange: 867
FIPS code 31-33320
GNIS feature ID 0831536
Website http://www.MurdockNebraska.com

Murdock is a village in Cass County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 236 according to the 2010 census.

History

Murdock was established in about 1890 when the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad was extended to that point. Murdock was named after a Rock Island Railroad official

Geography

Murdock is located at 40°55′34″N 96°16′50″W / 40.92611°N 96.28056°W / 40.92611; -96.28056 (40.926020, -96.280576).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 222
1920 206 −7.2%
1930 233 13.1%
1940 199 −14.6%
1950 225 13.1%
1960 247 9.8%
1970 262 6.1%
1980 242 −7.6%
1990 267 10.3%
2000 269 0.7%
2010 236 −12.3%
2019 (est.) 247 4.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 236 people, 109 households, and 66 families living in the village. The population density was 1,815.4 inhabitants per square mile (700.9/km2). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 907.7 per square mile (350.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.2% White and 0.8% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 109 households, of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.4% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.73.

The median age in the village was 44 years. 18.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 32.6% were from 45 to 64; and 16.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.1% male and 47.9% female.

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