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Washington, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Washington: Dorchester Street
Downtown Washington: Dorchester Street
Location of Washington, Nebraska
Location of Washington, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Washington
Area
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,148 ft (350 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 150
 • Estimate 
(2019)
157
 • Density 1,046.67/sq mi (402.56/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68068
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-51595
GNIS feature ID 0834490

Washington is a village in Washington County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 150 at the 2010 census.

History

Washington was platted in 1887 when the Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri Valley Railroad was extended to that point. It was named from Washington County. Washington was incorporated as a village in 1915.

Geography

Washington is located at 41°23′49″N 96°12′32″W / 41.39694°N 96.20889°W / 41.39694; -96.20889 (41.396927, -96.208986).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 117
1930 76 −35.0%
1940 84 10.5%
1950 55 −34.5%
1960 44 −20.0%
1970 76 72.7%
1980 113 48.7%
1990 125 10.6%
2000 126 0.8%
2010 150 19.0%
Est. 2019 157 4.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 150 people, 55 households, and 42 families living in the village. The population density was 714.3 inhabitants per square mile (275.8/km2). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 261.9 per square mile (101.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.0% White, 1.3% African American, and 0.7% Native American.

There were 55 households, of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.6% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.14.

The median age in the village was 43 years. 24% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22% were from 25 to 44; 33.4% were from 45 to 64; and 14% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

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