Schuyler, Nebraska

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Schuyler, Nebraska
Cargill beef-processing plant at western edge of Schuyler
Cargill beef-processing plant at western edge of Schuyler
Location of Schuyler, Nebraska
Location of Schuyler, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°26′56″N 97°3′37″W / 41.44889°N 97.06028°W / 41.44889; -97.06028Coordinates: 41°26′56″N 97°3′37″W / 41.44889°N 97.06028°W / 41.44889; -97.06028
CountryUnited States
StateNebraska
CountyColfax
Area
 • Total2.81 sq mi (7.27 km2)
 • Land2.72 sq mi (7.05 km2)
 • Water0.09 sq mi (0.22 km2)
Elevation
1,352 ft (412 m)
Population
 • Total6,211
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
6,377
 • Density2,281.31/sq mi (880.73/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
68661
Area code(s)402
FIPS code31-44035
GNIS feature ID0833306[4]
Websitewww.ci.schuyler.ne.us/index.asp

Schuyler is a city in Colfax County, Nebraska, United States. As of the 2010 census, 6,211 people lived there.[2] It is the county seat of Colfax County.[5] The city (as well as the county) is named after Schuyler Colfax, former Vice President of the United States.[6]

Geography[change | change source]

Schuyler is at 41°26′56″N 97°3′37″W / 41.44889°N 97.06028°W / 41.44889; -97.06028 (41.448916, −97.060195).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 2.67 square miles (6.92 km2). Of that, 2.58 square miles (6.68 km2) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) is water.[8]

Demographics[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
18801,017
18902,160112.4%
19002,157−0.1%
19102,152−0.2%
19202,63622.5%
19302,588−1.8%
19402,8088.5%
19502,8832.7%
19603,0967.4%
19703,59716.2%
19804,15115.4%
19904,052−2.4%
20005,37132.6%
20106,21115.6%
Est. 20186,377[3]2.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2012 Estimate[10]

2010 census[change | change source]

As of the 2010 census says that there were 6,211 people, 1,828 households, and 1,356 families living in Schuyler.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 12, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved September 7, 2019.
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  6. Bain, David Haward (2004). The Old Iron Road: An Epic of Rails, Roads, and the Urge to Go West. New York City, New York: Penguin Books. pp. 65–6. ISBN 0-14-303526-6.
  7. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 12, 2012. Retrieved June 24, 2012.
  9. United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 16, 2013.
  10. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Archived from the original on October 19, 2013. Retrieved October 16, 2013.

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