Osmond, Nebraska facts for kids
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Downtown Osmond: east side of State Street, looking south from 4th Street
Location of Osmond, Nebraska
|• Total||0.80 sq mi (2.07 km2)|
|• Land||0.80 sq mi (2.06 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||1,660 ft (506 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||939.77/sq mi (362.96/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0831915|
Osmond was established in 1890 when the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad was extended to that point. It was likely named for a railroad official.
Osmond is located at(42.359300, -97.597699).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.80 square miles (2.07 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
At the 2010 census there were 783 people in 319 households, including 215 families, in the city. The population density was 978.8 inhabitants per square mile (377.9/km2). There were 360 housing units at an average density of 450.0 per square mile (173.7/km2). The racial makup of the city was 97.8% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8%.
Of the 319 households 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.6% were non-families. 29.5% of households were one person and 16.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.94.
The median age was 43.1 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.1% were from 25 to 44; 24.5% were from 45 to 64; and 23.2% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
Points of interest
Osmond is known as the Christmas Capital of Nebraska.
Osmond is featured in a song and music video by Tom Roth, titled "My Favorite Little Town."
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