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Naper, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Naper
Downtown Naper
Location of Naper, Nebraska
Location of Naper, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Boyd
Area
 • Total 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Land 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,985 ft (605 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 84
 • Estimate (2012) 83
 • Density 600.0/sq mi (231.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68755
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-33530
GNIS feature ID 0831558

Naper is a village in Boyd County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 84 at the 2010 census, down from 105 at the 2000 census.

History

Naper was founded in 1899. It was named for Ralph Naper, an original owner of the town site.

Geography

Naper is located at 42°57′51″N 99°05′46″W / 42.964148°N 99.095994°W / 42.964148; -99.095994 (42.964148, -99.095994).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 94
1910 300 219.1%
1920 199 −33.7%
1930 176 −11.6%
1940 195 10.8%
1950 188 −3.6%
1960 198 5.3%
1970 159 −19.7%
1980 136 −14.5%
1990 130 −4.4%
2000 105 −19.2%
2010 84 −20.0%
Est. 2015 81 −3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 84 people, 42 households, and 26 families residing in the village. The population density was 600.0 inhabitants per square mile (231.7/km2). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 471.4 per square mile (182.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.0% White, 1.2% Native American, 1.2% Asian, and 3.6% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.6% of the population.

There were 42 households of which 11.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 2.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.54.

The median age in the village was 52 years. 10.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.1% were from 25 to 44; 25.1% were from 45 to 64; and 34.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 105 people, 54 households, and 32 families residing in the village. The population density was 781.8 people per square mile (311.9/km2). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 491.4 per square mile (196.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.05% White, and 0.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.

There were 54 households out of which 18.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.7% were non-families. 37.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.94 and the average family size was 2.53.

In the village, the population was spread out with 18.1% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 19.0% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 39.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $17,500, and the median income for a family was $19,375. Males had a median income of $20,000 versus $33,125 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,279. There were 10.3% of families and 16.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 22.2% of under eighteens and 11.5% of those over 64.

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