Palisade, Nebraska facts for kids
Downtown Palisade: looking north on Main Street
Location of Palisade, Nebraska
|• Total||0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)|
|• Land||0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||2,759 ft (841 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||349|
|• Density||975.0/sq mi (376.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0831954|
Palisade was established at its current site in 1882, when the railroad was extended to that point. It was named from the terrain around the town, which was though to resemble a palisade.
Palisade is located at(40.348408, -101.107126). Most of the village is located in Hitchcock County; only a small portion extends into Hayes County.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 351 people, 162 households, and 97 families residing in the village. The population density was 975.0 inhabitants per square mile (376.4/km2). There were 195 housing units at an average density of 541.7 per square mile (209.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.9% White and 1.1% Native American.
There were 162 households of which 22.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.1% were non-families. 37.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.9% 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 2.87.
The median age in the village was 47.3 years. 21.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.5% were from 25 to 44; 28.8% were from 45 to 64; and 24.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 386 people, 162 households, and 109 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,081.7 people per square mile (414.0/km²). There were 188 housing units at an average density of 526.8 per square mile (201.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.63% White, 0.26% African American, 0.52% Native American, and 2.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.78% of the population.
There were 162 households out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 30.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.98.
In the village, the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 22.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 87.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.4 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $25,417, and the median income for a family was $31,635. Males had a median income of $21,875 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,106. About 12.9% of families and 20.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.0% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.
Every year in June, Palisade stages a weekend-long "Palisade Pioneer Days" celebration. The emphasis is on Palisade High School alumni; the event includes games, meals, and a parade.
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