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Nenzel, Nebraska
Village
Location of Nenzel, Nebraska
Location of Nenzel, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Cherry
Area
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 3,114 ft (949 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 20
 • Estimate (2012) 20
 • Density 64.5/sq mi (24.9/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 69219
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-33985
GNIS feature ID 0831591

Nenzel is a village in Cherry County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 20 at the 2010 census.

History

Nenzel was incorporated as a village in 1899. It was named for George Nenzel, the original owner of the town site.

Geography

Nenzel is located at 42°55′37″N 101°6′6″W / 42.92694°N 101.10167°W / 42.92694; -101.10167 (42.926906, -101.101766).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 76
1940 125 64.5%
1950 24 −80.8%
1960 43 79.2%
1970 27 −37.2%
1980 28 3.7%
1990 8 −71.4%
2000 13 62.5%
2010 20 53.8%
Est. 2015 20 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census
2012 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 20 people, 7 households, and 5 families residing in the village. The population density was 64.5 inhabitants per square mile (24.9/km2). There were 8 housing units at an average density of 25.8 per square mile (10.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 75.0% White and 25.0% Native American.

There were 7 households of which 42.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.6% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 28.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.40.

The median age in the village was 31.5 years. 40% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20% were from 25 to 44; 20% were from 45 to 64; and 20% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 45.0% male and 55.0% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 13 people, 6 households, and 4 families residing in the village. The population density was 41.7 people per square mile (16.2/km²). There were 6 housing units at an average density of 19.3 per square mile (7.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 6 households out of which 16.7% (1 household) had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% (4 households) were married couples living together, and 33.3% (2 households) were non-families. 33.3% (2 households) of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% (1 houseshold) 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 2.75.

In the village, the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 30.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 85.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 66.7 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $53,750, and the median income for a family was $53,750. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,600. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

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