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Murray, Nebraska
Village
Nebraska Highway 1 in downtown Murray
Nebraska Highway 1 in downtown Murray
Location of Murray, Nebraska
Location of Murray, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Cass
Area
 • Total 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Land 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,191 ft (363 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 463
 • Estimate (2012) 463
 • Density 1,251.4/sq mi (483.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68409
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-33425
GNIS feature ID 0831546

Murray is a village in Cass County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 463 at the 2010 census.

History

Murray was platted in 1891 when the Missouri Pacific Railroad was extended to that point. It was named for Rev. George Murray, a pioneer settler.

Geography

Murray is located at 40°55′00″N 95°55′41″W / 40.916631°N 95.928169°W / 40.916631; -95.928169Coordinates: 40°55′00″N 95°55′41″W / 40.916631°N 95.928169°W / 40.916631; -95.928169 (40.916631, -95.928169).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 209
1950 244 16.7%
1960 279 14.3%
1970 286 2.5%
1980 465 62.6%
1990 418 −10.1%
2000 481 15.1%
2010 463 −3.7%
Est. 2015 472 1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 463 people, 187 households, and 130 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,251.4 inhabitants per square mile (483.2/km2). There were 210 housing units at an average density of 567.6 per square mile (219.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.4% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.3% from other races, and 3.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.1% of the population.

There were 187 households of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.5% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the village was 41.4 years. 24.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 17.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 481 people, 188 households, and 140 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,067.1 people per square mile (807.5/km²). There were 197 housing units at an average density of 846.6 per square mile (330.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.71% White, 1.25% Asian, 0.62% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.66% of the population.

There were 188 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $52,386, and the median income for a family was $56,250. Males had a median income of $37,386 versus $21,094 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,274. About 2.1% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.


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