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Abie, Nebraska

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Country  United States
County  Butler
FIPS code  31-00205
Elevation  446 m
Local time  Tuesday 7:41 AM
Population  68 (2013)
State  Nebraska
Time zone  Central (CST) (UTC-6)
GNIS feature ID  0826891
Area  28 ha
Zip code  68001
Area code  402
Abie, Nebraska
Weather  1°C, Wind NW at 8 km/h, 86% Humidity

Abie is a village in Butler County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 69 at the 2010 census.

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Map of Abie, NE, USA

History

Abie was platted in 1877. The applicant for the post office successfully petitioned to have the post office named for his wife, Abigail Stevens.

Geography

Abie is located at 41°20′5″N 96°56′59″W (41.334744, -96.949657).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2), all of it land.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 69 people, 34 households, and 19 families residing in the village. The population density was 627.3 inhabitants per square mile (242.2/km2). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 427.3 per square mile (165.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 34 households of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.1% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.5% 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 2.53.

The median age in the village was 49.1 years. 15.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.9% were from 25 to 44; 40.5% were from 45 to 64; and 21.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 44.9% male and 55.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 108 people, 40 households, and 27 families residing in the village. The population density was 984.6 people per square mile (379.1/km²). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 419.4 per square mile (161.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.56% of the population.

There were 40 households out of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average home size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.37.

In the village, the population was spread out with 33.3% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 13.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $25,417, and the median income for a family was $23,750. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $20,833 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,470. There were 14.7% of families and 9.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 8.9% of under eighteens and 13.0% of those over 64.

Notable residents

Abie-born psychiatrist Elvin V. Semrad (1909–1976) was a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and, for more than two decades from the 1950s to the 1970s, clinical director in charge of psychiatric residency training at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center, described as "the most influential psychiatric training program in this country". Semrad's views on schizophrenia are no longer widely held; but at the time, he was extremely influential as a teacher in his field. The Massachusetts Mental Health Center offers an Elvin V. Semrad Award for Excellence in Teaching.

References

Abie, Nebraska Wikipedia


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