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Jansen is a village in Jefferson County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 118 at the 2010 census.

Jansen, Nebraska
Jansen, seen from the northeast along U.S. Highway 136
Jansen, seen from the northeast along U.S. Highway 136
Location of Jansen, Nebraska
Location of Jansen, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°11′9″N 97°4′58″W / 40.18583°N 97.08278°W / 40.18583; -97.08278Coordinates: 40°11′9″N 97°4′58″W / 40.18583°N 97.08278°W / 40.18583; -97.08278
CountryUnited States
StateNebraska
CountyJefferson
Area
 • Total0.23 sq mi (0.59 km2)
 • Land0.23 sq mi (0.59 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,460 ft (445 m)
Population
 • Total118
 • Estimate 
(2017)[3]
114
 • Density497.82/sq mi (192.42/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68377
Area code(s)402
FIPS code31-24530[4]
GNIS feature ID0830344[5]

HistoryEdit

Jansen was platted in 1886 when the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad was extended to that point.[6] The village was named after local rancher and politician Peter Jansen.[7]

GeographyEdit

Jansen is located at 40°11′9″N 97°4′58″W / 40.18583°N 97.08278°W / 40.18583; -97.08278 (40.185711, -97.082704).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all of it land.[9]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1900271
191030813.7%
1920258−16.2%
19302642.3%
1940255−3.4%
1950244−4.3%
1960204−16.4%
1970191−6.4%
19802046.8%
1990140−31.4%
20001432.1%
2010118−17.5%
Est. 2017114[3]−3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 118 people, 58 households, and 31 families residing in the village. The population density was 513.0 inhabitants per square mile (198.1/km2). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 291.3 per square mile (112.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.2% White and 0.8% from two or more races.

There were 58 households of which 19.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.6% were non-families. 39.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.74.

The median age in the village was 50 years. 17.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.5% were from 25 to 44; 35.6% were from 45 to 64; and 22% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 143 people, 65 households, and 38 families residing in the village. The population density was 642.6 people per square mile (251.0/km²). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 323.5 per square mile (126.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population.

There were 65 households out of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.5% were non-families. 36.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 26.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 14.7% from 45 to 64, and 26.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $28,906, and the median income for a family was $28,906. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,091. There were 4.9% of families and 7.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 2.2% of under eighteens and 18.4% of those over 64.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 12, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "Jansen, NE". Jefferson County Visitors Committee. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Jansen, Jefferson County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.