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Rising City, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Rising City
Downtown Rising City
Location of Rising City, Nebraska
Location of Rising City, Nebraska
Rising City, Nebraska is located in Nebraska
Rising City, Nebraska
Rising City, Nebraska
Location in Nebraska
Rising City, Nebraska is located in the United States
Rising City, Nebraska
Rising City, Nebraska
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Butler
Township Reading
Area
 • Total 0.36 sq mi (0.94 km2)
 • Land 0.36 sq mi (0.94 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,588 ft (484 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 374
 • Estimate 
(2019)
352
 • Density 969.70/sq mi (374.83/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68658
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-41480
GNIS feature ID 0832565
Website http://www.risingcity.com

Rising City is a village in Butler County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 374 at the 2010 census.

History

Rising City was established in 1878 when the Omaha and Republican Valley Railway was extended to that point. It was named for A. W. and S. W. Rising, the original owners of the town site.

Geography

Rising City is located at 41°11′55″N 97°17′45″W / 41.19861°N 97.29583°W / 41.19861; -97.29583 (41.198628, -97.295829).

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.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 610
1900 499 −18.2%
1910 456 −8.6%
1920 460 0.9%
1930 472 2.6%
1940 420 −11.0%
1950 374 −11.0%
1960 308 −17.6%
1970 344 11.7%
1980 392 14.0%
1990 341 −13.0%
2000 386 13.2%
2010 374 −3.1%
2019 (est.) 352 −5.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 374 people, 153 households, and 114 families in the village. The population density was 1,038.9 inhabitants per square mile (401.1/km2). There were 165 housing units at an average density of 458.3 per square mile (177.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.6% White, 1.3% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2%.

Of the 153 households 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.5% were non-families. 22.2% of households were one person and 11.7% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the village was 40.6 years. 25.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 18.7% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.

Notable people

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