Belgrade, Minnesota

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Belgrade, Minnesota
City
Belgrade Centennial Museum and city water tower
Belgrade Centennial Museum and city water tower
Location of Belgrade, Minnesota
Location of Belgrade, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°27′5″N 95°0′12″W / 45.45139°N 95.00333°W / 45.45139; -95.00333Coordinates: 45°27′5″N 95°0′12″W / 45.45139°N 95.00333°W / 45.45139; -95.00333
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Stearns
Area[1]
 • Total 1.22 sq mi (3.16 km2)
 • Land 1.22 sq mi (3.16 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,270 ft (387 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 740
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 749
 • Density 606.6/sq mi (234.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56312
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-04762[4]
GNIS feature ID 0639878[5]

Belgrade is a town in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 740 at the 2010 census.[6] It is part of the St. Cloud Metropolitan Statistical Area. It was named after Belgrade, Serbia.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.22 square miles (3.16 km2), all of it land.[1]

U.S. Route 71 and Minnesota State Highway 55 are two of the main routes in the community.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

The Christopher Borgerding House, a historic home now used as a bed and breakfast, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 740 people, 312 households, and 185 families residing in the city. The population density was 606.6 inhabitants per square mile (234.2 /km2). There were 363 housing units at an average density of 297.5 per square mile (114.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.0% White, 0.3% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 312 households of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.7% were non-families. 36.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the city was 42.1 years. 24.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.8% were from 25 to 44; 20.5% were from 45 to 64; and 26.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 750 people, 316 households, and 183 families residing in the city. The population density was 636.7 people per square mile (245.4/km²). There were 342 housing units at an average density of 290.3 per square mile (111.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.67% White, 0.13% Asian, 1.07% from other races, and 0.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.80% of the population.

There were 316 households out of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.8% were non-families. 38.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to 64, and 32.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 84.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,098, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $19,821 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,293. About 9.0% of families and 13.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.4% of those under age 18 and 20.8% of those age 65 or over.

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. 

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