Audubon, Minnesota

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Audubon, Minnesota
City
Location of Audubon, Minnesota
Location of Audubon, Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°51′42″N 95°58′41″W / 46.86167°N 95.97806°W / 46.86167; -95.97806
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Becker
Area[1]
 • Total 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Land 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,316 ft (401 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 519
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 517
 • Density 926.8/sq mi (357.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56511
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-02728[4]
GNIS feature ID 0639504[5]

Audubon is a city in Becker County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 519 at the 2010 census.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), all of it land. It is located near Lake Park, Minnesota and also Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.[1]

Transportation[edit]

U.S. Route 10 serves as a main route in the community.

Business[edit]

Audubon has an Orton's.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 519 people, 194 households, and 132 families residing in the city. The population density was 926.8 inhabitants per square mile (357.8 /km2). There were 228 housing units at an average density of 407.1 per square mile (157.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.4% White, 1.7% African American, 2.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 2.5% from two or more races.

There were 194 households of which 41.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.0% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.20.

The median age in the city was 29.4 years. 31.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 19.1% were from 45 to 64; and 10.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 445 people, 175 households, and 119 families residing in the city. The population density was 764.0 people per square mile (296.2/km²). There were 191 housing units at an average density of 327.9 per square mile (127.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.38% White, 4.27% Native American, and 1.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.12% of the population.

There were 175 households out of which 40.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.0% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,729, and the median income for a family was $40,250. Males had a median income of $28,500 versus $18,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,435. About 16.8% of families and 18.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.6% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.

In popular culture[edit]

The 2005 film Sweet Land is set in Audubon during the 1920s. The film was actually shot in Montevideo, Minnesota.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 

Coordinates: 46°51′48″N 95°58′54″W / 46.86333°N 95.98167°W / 46.86333; -95.98167