Riverton, Nebraska

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Riverton, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Riverton: south side of U.S. Highway 136
Downtown Riverton: south side of U.S. Highway 136
Location of Riverton, Nebraska
Location of Riverton, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°5′20″N 98°45′39″W / 40.08889°N 98.76083°W / 40.08889; -98.76083Coordinates: 40°5′20″N 98°45′39″W / 40.08889°N 98.76083°W / 40.08889; -98.76083
CountryUnited States
StateNebraska
CountyFranklin
Area[1]
 • Total0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Land0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,768 ft (539 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total89
 • Estimate (2012[3])89
 • Density228.2/sq mi (88.1/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code68972
Area code(s)402
FIPS code31-41760[4]
GNIS feature ID0832599[5]
 
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Riverton, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Riverton: south side of U.S. Highway 136
Downtown Riverton: south side of U.S. Highway 136
Location of Riverton, Nebraska
Location of Riverton, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°5′20″N 98°45′39″W / 40.08889°N 98.76083°W / 40.08889; -98.76083Coordinates: 40°5′20″N 98°45′39″W / 40.08889°N 98.76083°W / 40.08889; -98.76083
CountryUnited States
StateNebraska
CountyFranklin
Area[1]
 • Total0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Land0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,768 ft (539 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total89
 • Estimate (2012[3])89
 • Density228.2/sq mi (88.1/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code68972
Area code(s)402
FIPS code31-41760[4]
GNIS feature ID0832599[5]

Riverton is a village in Franklin County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 89 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office was established in Riverton in 1871.[6] Riverton was incorporated as a village in 1880.[7]

Geography[edit]

Riverton is located at 40°5′20″N 98°45′39″W / 40.08889°N 98.76083°W / 40.08889; -98.76083 (40.088907, -98.760763).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.01 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 89 people, 46 households, and 24 families residing in the village. The population density was 228.2 inhabitants per square mile (88.1 /km2). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 197.4 per square mile (76.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White and 3.4% from two or more races.

There were 46 households of which 13.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.8% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.8% were non-families. 43.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.93 and the average family size was 2.58.

The median age in the village was 51.8 years. 16.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.9% were from 25 to 44; 33.7% were from 45 to 64; and 27% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 145 people, 63 households, and 38 families residing in the village. The population density was 368.8 people per square mile (143.6/km²). There were 75 housing units at an average density of 190.8 per square mile (74.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.62% White, 0.69% Asian, and 0.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.07% of the population.

There were 63 households out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% were non-families. 34.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 20.0% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 23.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 101.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $19,750, and the median income for a family was $25,625. Males had a median income of $32,917 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the village was $10,936. There were 16.2% of families and 35.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 46.4% of under eighteens and 20.8% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  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. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 110. 
  7. ^ "Riverton, Franklin County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 9 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.