Scribner, Charles, 1821-71, American publisher, b. New York City. He founded in 1846 the publishing house that in 1878 became Charles Scribner's Sons and in 1870 he began Scribner's Monthly, which in 1881 became the Century Magazine. His son, Charles Scribner, 1854-1930, became head of the firm in 1879 and founded Scribner's Magazine, a literary periodical, in 1887. He was the donor of the Princeton Univ. Press building.
Scribner is a city in Dodge County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 971 at the 2000 census.


Scribner is located at (41.666040, -96.662541).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), of which, 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²) of it is land and 1.56% is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 971 people, 389 households, and 245 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,523.2 people per square mile (585.8/km²). There were 428 housing units at an average density of 671.4/sq mi (258.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.35% White, 0.31% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.72% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.93% of the population.

There were 389 households out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.0% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 30.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 79.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,455, and the median income for a family was $40,625. Males had a median income of $31,389 versus $18,553 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,173. About 6.1% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.6% of those under age 18 and 13.3% of those age 65 or over.


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