is a city in Nuckolls County
, United States
. The population was 2,055 at the 2000 census
Superior is located at (40.022415, -98.067010).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km²), all of it land.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 2,055 people, 980 households, and 598 families residing in the city. The population density
was 1,090.6 people per square mile (422.0/km²). There were 1,123 housing units at an average density of 596.0/sq mi (230.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.83% White
, 0.05% African American
, 0.24% Asian
, 0.54% from other races
, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 1.02% of the population.
There were 980 households out of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families. 36.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.72.
In the city the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 21.0% from 25 t
o 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 28.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 82.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $27,195, and the median income for a family was $35,074. Males had a median income of $26,429 versus $16,379 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,114. About 5.3% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.0% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.
There are three schools in Superior, two of which are elementary.
- South School which includes grades Kindergarten through 2nd
- North Ward including grades 3rd through 6th
Jr./Sr. High School
- Superior Jr./Sr. High School which includes grades 7th through 12th