Ansley is a village in Custer County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 441 at the 2010 census.
Ansley got its start in the year 1886, following construction of the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad through the territory. The town was named Ansley in honor of a lady of that name who bought several lots.
Ansley is located at 41°17′19″N 99°22′57″W (41.288500, -99.382399).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 441 people, 202 households, and 121 families living in the village. The population density was 747.5 inhabitants per square mile (288.6/km2). There were 256 housing units at an average density of 433.9 per square mile (167.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.0% White, 0.5% Native American, 1.4% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.
There were 202 households, of which 22.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.1% were non-families. 33.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.