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Shickley, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Shickley
Downtown Shickley
Location of Shickley, Nebraska
Location of Shickley, Nebraska
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Coordinates: 40°25′1″N 97°43′26″W / 40.41694°N 97.72389°W / 40.41694; -97.72389Coordinates: 40°25′1″N 97°43′26″W / 40.41694°N 97.72389°W / 40.41694; -97.72389
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Fillmore
Township Bryant
Area
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.79 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.79 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,650 ft (503 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 341
 • Estimate 
(2019)
319
 • Density 1,042.48/sq mi (402.80/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68436
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-45085
GNIS feature ID 0833397

Shickley is a village in Fillmore County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 341 at the 2010 census.

History

Shickley was established in the 1880s when the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad was extended to that point.

Geography

Shickley is located at 40°25′1″N 97°43′26″W / 40.41694°N 97.72389°W / 40.41694; -97.72389 (40.416824, -97.723810).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 307
1900 372 21.2%
1910 429 15.3%
1920 396 −7.7%
1930 389 −1.8%
1940 342 −12.1%
1950 316 −7.6%
1960 371 17.4%
1970 385 3.8%
1980 413 7.3%
1990 360 −12.8%
2000 376 4.4%
2010 341 −9.3%
2019 (est.) 319 −6.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 341 people, 152 households, and 102 families living in the village. The population density was 1,136.7 inhabitants per square mile (438.9/km2). There were 163 housing units at an average density of 543.3 per square mile (209.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 152 households, of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.9% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the village was 47.9 years. 20.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.4% were from 25 to 44; 30.8% were from 45 to 64; and 24.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

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