Greeley Center was set up as a town in the last part of the 1880s when the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad was stretched out to that point. It was named from its situation close to the topographical focus of Greeley county.
In 1890, the seat of Greeley County was moved to Greeley Center from Scotia.
Greeley Center is situated at 41°32′53″N 98°31′51″W (41.548099, – 98.530862).
As per the United States Census Bureau, the town has an all out zone of 0.63 square miles (1.63 km2), every last bit of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 466 individuals, 204 families, and 116 families dwelling in the town. The populace thickness was 739.7 occupants per square mile (285.6/km2). There were 252 lodging units at a normal thickness of 400.0 per square mile (154.4/km2). The racial cosmetics of the town was 98.9% White and 1.1% from at least two races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the populace.
There were 204 families, of which 21.6% had youngsters younger than 18 living with them, 48.0% were hitched couples living respectively, 7.4% had a female householder with no spouse present, 1.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.1% were non-families. 40.2% of all families were comprised of people, and 20.1% had somebody living alone who was 65 years old or more seasoned. The normal family size was 2.14 and the normal family size was 2.92.
The middle age in the town was 49.8 years. 20.4% of occupants were younger than 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17% were from 25 to 44; 29.6% were from 45 to 64; and 26.4% were 65 years old or more seasoned. The sexual orientation cosmetics of the town was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 527 individuals, 213 families, and 128 families living in the town. The populace thickness was 844.5 individuals per square mile (325.4/km2). There were 238 lodging units at a normal thickness of 378.5 per square mile (145.9/km2). The racial cosmetics of the town was 99.06% White, 0.19% African American, 0.38% Asian, 0.19% from different races, and 0.19% from at least two races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.19% of the populace.
There were 213 family units, out of which 28.6% had youngsters younger than 18 living with them, 47.4% were hitched couples living respectively, 8.9% had a female householder with no spouse present, and 39.9% were non-families. 39.0% of all family units were comprised of people, and 23.9% had somebody living alone who was 65 years old or more seasoned. The normal family unit size was 2.35 and the normal family size was 3.16.
In the town, the populace was spread out, with 27.7% younger than 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 20.9% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 25.8% who were 65 years old or more established. The middle age was 42 years. For each 100 females, there were 90.3 guys. For each 100 females over the age of 18, there were 84.6 guys.
The middle pay for a family unit in the town was $31,667, and the middle pay for a family was $43,036. Guys had a middle pay of $25,000 versus $20,875 for females. The per capita pay for the town was $15,791. About 6.4% of families and 10.3% of the populace were beneath the destitution line, including 18.8% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.