Scribner Nebraska

Scribner is a town located in Dodge County, Nebraska, United States. With the 2010 census there were 857 citizens in it.

History

Scribner was officially defined in 1870 when there was a railroad extension to it. The name was given in memory of Charles Scribner I – a publishing magnate. Read more about Scribner’s History here.

Geography

The geographic location of Scribner is around 41.666040 degrees N, -96.662541 degrees W. The total are of the city is 1.71km2 or 0.66 square miles. Of all that area only 0.05km2 (0.02 square miles) is water.

Climate

The climate can be described as humid continental climate with large differences among the seasonal temperature with hot summers and very cold winters.

Demographics

2010 census

According to the census of 2010, the city had 222 families, 857 people and 385 households residing in it. The population density was 1,339.1/sq mi (517.0/km2). The city was populated with 0.7% Asian, 0.9% Latino, 0.8 Native American, 0.5% African American and 95.7% White population.

In all of the households there are 46.0% married couples that live together, 42.3% non-families, 4.4% male householders without wife, 7.3% female householders without husband, 24.9% children under the age of 18. 2.86 is the average family size and 2.13 was the average household size.

30% of the residents were older than 65 years, 26.5% were between 45 and 64 years, 21.6% were under 18, 16.6% were between 25 and 44 years and 5.2% were between 18 and 24 years. Median city age was 50.4 years. Considering the gender, 51.2% were female and 48.8% were male.

2000 census

According to the census of 2010, the city had 245 families, 971 people and 389 households residing in it. The population density was 1,532.2/sq mi (517.0/km2). The city was populated with 0.93% Latino or Hispanic, 0.1% Native American, 0.31% African American and 98.35% White and 0.51 were from two or more races. The average density in the 428 housing units was 671.4/sq mi (258.2/km2).

In all of the households there are 53.0% married couples that live together, 37.0% non-families, 7.7% female householders without husband, 28.5% children under the age of 18 and 32.4% individuals. 2.94 is the average family size and 2.31 was the average household size.

30.6% of the residents were older than 65 years, 17.4% were between 45 and 64 years, 23.3% were under 18, 22.0% were between 25 and 44 years and 6.7% were between 18 and 24 years. Median city age was 43 years. Considering the gender, 51.2% were female and 48.8% were male.

The median income for a household in Scribner was #30,455 and the median income for a family was $40,625. The median income for females was $18,553 and for males was $31,389. Below the poverty line were 6.1% of the families and 9.4% of the population which included 8.6% under the age of 18 and 13.3% over the age of 65. In Scribner the per capita income was $16,173.

Notable people

There are two notable people from this city – one baseball player – Gregg Olson and one educator and historian – J. Martin Klotsche.