Raeville, Nebraska

Raeville, Nebraska
Census-designated place
St. Bonaventure complex in Raeville
Location within the state of Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°53′50″N 98°3′9″W / 41.89722°N 98.05250°W / 41.89722; -98.05250Coordinates: 41°53′50″N 98°3′9″W / 41.89722°N 98.05250°W / 41.89722; -98.05250
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Boone
  Total 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
  Land 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
Population (2010)
  Total 22
  Density 443/sq mi (171.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 31-40535
GNIS feature ID 0832437

Raeville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Boone County, Nebraska, United States. As of the 2010 census, the community had a population of 22.[1] Raeville is the location of the still-active St. Bonaventure Church Complex, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. The community consists of that and three privately owned farms.


A post office was established at Raeville in 1884, closed in 1887, reopened in 1918, and reclosed in 1982.[2] According to tradition, the community has the name of the two brothers Rae.[3]


Raeville is located at 41°53′30″N 98°3′9″W / 41.89167°N 98.05250°W / 41.89167; -98.05250 (41.89725, -98.05248).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 0.05 square miles (0.13 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 26 people, 12 households, and 6 families residing in the community. The population density was 514.6 people per square mile (198.7/km²). There were 14 housing units at an average density of 277.1/sq mi (107.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White.

There were 12 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, and 50.0% were non-families. 41.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.89 and the average family size was 2.33.

In the community the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 34.6% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 100 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100 males.


  1. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Raeville CDP, Nebraska". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 23, 2014.
  2. "Boone County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
  3. "Town and Post Office History" (PDF). Boone County. Archived from the original on 4 August 2016. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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