Royal, Nebraska facts for kids
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Royal, seen from the east along U.S. Highway 20
Location of Royal, Nebraska
|• Total||0.14 sq mi (0.37 km2)|
|• Land||0.14 sq mi (0.37 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,880 ft (573 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||408.45/sq mi (158.23/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0832761|
The community was established in 1890 (or 1880), and was originally named "Savage". The community was renamed after Royal Thayer, who helped establish the post office.
Royal is located at(42.333688, −98.123833).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
At the 2010 census there were 63 people, 29 households, and 14 families living in the village. The population density was 450.0 inhabitants per square mile (173.7/km2). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 271.4 per square mile (104.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.4% White and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6%.
Of the 29 households 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.9% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 51.7% were non-families. 41.4% of households were one person and 17.2% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.79.
The median age in the village was 45.1 years. 19% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 36.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.3% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the village was 55.6% male and 44.4% female.
Parks and recreation
The Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park is located six miles from Royal. The park features well preserved skeletons of prehistoric animals, and is a joint project of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the University of Nebraska State Museum.
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