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Newman Grove, Nebraska
Downtown Newman Grove: north side of Hale Avenue
Downtown Newman Grove: north side of Hale Avenue
Location of Newman Grove, Nebraska
Location of Newman Grove, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
Counties Madison, Platte
Area
 • Total 0.55 sq mi (1.41 km2)
 • Land 0.55 sq mi (1.41 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,713 ft (522 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 721
 • Estimate 
(2019)
703
 • Density 1,289.91/sq mi (497.95/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68758
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-34230
GNIS feature ID 0836015

Newman Grove is a city in Madison and Platte Counties in the U.S. state of Nebraska. The population was 721 at the 2010 census.

The Madison County portion of Newman Grove is part of the Norfolk, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Newman Grove was platted in 1887 when the Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri Valley Railroad was extended to that point. It was named for a grove of trees nearby planted by Newman Warren.

Geography

Newman Grove is located at 41°44′51″N 97°46′39″W / 41.74750°N 97.77750°W / 41.74750; -97.77750 (41.747363, -97.777398).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 330
1900 696 110.9%
1910 850 22.1%
1920 1,260 48.2%
1930 1,146 −9.0%
1940 1,036 −9.6%
1950 1,004 −3.1%
1960 880 −12.4%
1970 863 −1.9%
1980 930 7.8%
1990 787 −15.4%
2000 797 1.3%
2010 721 −9.5%
2019 (est.) 703 −2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 721 people, 320 households, and 183 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,310.9 inhabitants per square mile (506.1/km2). There were 382 housing units at an average density of 694.5 per square mile (268.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.1% White, 0.3% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 7.1% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.1% of the population.

There were 320 households, of which 25.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.8% were non-families. 38.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 22.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the city was 50.1 years. 21.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.7% were from 25 to 44; 32.8% were from 45 to 64; and 25.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.6% male and 53.4% female.

Education

Newman Grove Public Schools is a K-12 public school district that serves the area.

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