Fort Calhoun, Nebraska

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Fort Calhoun, Nebraska
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Downtown Fort Calhoun: U.S. Highway 75
Washington County Nebraska Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Fort Calhoun Highlighted.svg
Location of Fort Calhoun, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°27′24″N96°1′29″W / 41.45667°N 96.02472°W / 41.45667; -96.02472 Coordinates: 41°27′24″N96°1′29″W / 41.45667°N 96.02472°W / 41.45667; -96.02472
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Washington
Area
[1]
  Total0.68 sq mi (1.75 km2)
  Land0.68 sq mi (1.75 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,099 ft (335 m)
Population
 (2010) [2]
  Total908
  Estimate 
(2019) [3]
980
  Density1,451.85/sq mi (560.56/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68023
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-17145 [4]
GNIS feature ID0829350 [5]

Fort Calhoun is a city in Washington County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 908 at the 2010 census. The city includes Fort Atkinson, the first fort built west of the Missouri River.

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History

Fort Calhoun was platted in 1855. [6] It was named for John C. Calhoun. [7]

Geography

Fort Calhoun is located at 41°27′24″N96°1′29″W / 41.45667°N 96.02472°W / 41.45667; -96.02472 (41.456691, -96.024589). [8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.65 square miles (1.68 km2), all land. [9]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1870 236
1880 2401.7%
1900 346
1910 324−6.4%
1920 309−4.6%
1930 3090.0%
1940 3296.5%
1950 314−4.6%
1960 45845.9%
1970 64240.2%
1980 641−0.2%
1990 6481.1%
2000 85632.1%
2010 9086.1%
Est. 2019980 [3] 7.9%
U.S. Decennial Census [10]

2010 census

As of the census [2] of 2010, there were 908 people, 391 households, and 253 families living in the city. The population density was 1,396.9 inhabitants per square mile (539.3/km2). There were 413 housing units at an average density of 635.4 per square mile (245.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.7% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

There were 391 households, of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.9% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.3% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 41.4 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.1% were from 25 to 44; 30.8% were from 45 to 64; and 15.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

2000 census

As of the census [4] of 2000, there were 856 people, 342 households, and 229 families living in the city. The population density was 1,380.5 people per square mile (533.1/km2). There were 375 housing units at an average density of 604.8 per square mile (233.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.48% White, 0.58% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.12% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.29% of the population.

There were 342 households, out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.0% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 27.9% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.5 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $41,500, and the median income for a family was $57,679. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,779. About 3.1% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under the age of 18 and 6.0% of those 65 and older.

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