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Randolph, Nebraska
Broadway Street
Broadway Street
Location of Randolph, Nebraska
Location of Randolph, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Cedar
Incorporated 1889
Area
 • Total 0.94 sq mi (2.44 km2)
 • Land 0.94 sq mi (2.44 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,657 ft (505 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 944
 • Estimate 
(2019)
890
 • Density 944.80/sq mi (364.88/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68771
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-40675
GNIS feature ID 0832446
Website http://www.ci.randolph.ne.us/

Randolph is a city in Cedar County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 944 at the 2010 census. It refers to itself as "The Honey Capital of the Nation" due to the per-capita number of bee keeping families.

History

Randolph had its start in the year 1886 by the building of the railroad through that territory. It was named for Lord Randolph Churchill, a British statesman. Randolph was incorporated on May 7, 1889.

Geography

Randolph is located at 42°22′45″N 97°21′22″W / 42.37917°N 97.35611°W / 42.37917; -97.35611 (42.379206, -97.356016).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.94 square miles (2.43 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 374
1900 850 127.3%
1910 1,137 33.8%
1920 1,338 17.7%
1930 1,145 −14.4%
1940 1,094 −4.5%
1950 1,029 −5.9%
1960 1,063 3.3%
1970 1,130 6.3%
1980 1,106 −2.1%
1990 983 −11.1%
2000 955 −2.8%
2010 944 −1.2%
2019 (est.) 890 −5.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 944 people in 402 households, including 258 families, in the city. The population density was 1,004.3 inhabitants per square mile (387.8/km2). There were 453 housing units at an average density of 481.9 per square mile (186.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.7% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2%.

Of the 402 households 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.8% were non-families. 33.1% of households were one person and 18.4% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age was 47.5 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.4% were from 25 to 44; 25.1% were from 45 to 64; and 28.2% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.2% male and 52.8% female.

Education

Randolph Public Schools are part of the Randolph Public School District. The district includes an elementary school and high school. Students attend Randolph High School (Nebraska).

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