Braddock, North Dakota

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Braddock, North Dakota
City
Location of Braddock, North Dakota
Location of Braddock, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°33′56″N 100°5′21″W / 46.56556°N 100.08917°W / 46.56556; -100.08917Coordinates: 46°33′56″N 100°5′21″W / 46.56556°N 100.08917°W / 46.56556; -100.08917
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Emmons
Area[1]
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,864 ft (568 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 21
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 20
 • Density 84.0/sq mi (32.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58524
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-08900
GNIS feature ID 1028108[4]

Braddock is a city in Emmons County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 21 at the 2010 census.[5] Braddock was founded in 1884.

Geography[edit]

Braddock is located at 46°33′56″N 100°5′21″W / 46.56556°N 100.08917°W / 46.56556; -100.08917 (46.57, -100.09).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.[1]

History[edit]

Braddock, the oldest existing town in Emmons County, located in Section 27 of Township 126 North, Range 75 West, of the Fifth Principal Meridian, was established as the first railroad town in the county in the Fall of 1898. The town was named by Frederick Underwood, President of the Soo RR, in honor of Edward Braddock, County Auditor. In 1914 a vote to incorporate Braddock as a village was defeated, but was later passed on October 24, 1916.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 216
1930 193 −10.6%
1940 185 −4.1%
1950 175 −5.4%
1960 141 −19.4%
1970 106 −24.8%
1980 86 −18.9%
1990 56 −34.9%
2000 43 −23.2%
2010 21 −51.2%
Est. 2013 20 −4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2013 Estimate[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 21 people, 12 households, and 9 families residing in the city. The population density was 84.0 inhabitants per square mile (32.4 /km2). There were 24 housing units at an average density of 96.0 per square mile (37.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.2% White and 4.8% from two or more races.

There were 12 households of which 8.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.0% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.75 and the average family size was 2.00.

The median age in the city was 68.5 years. 4.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.3% were from 25 to 44; 28.5% were from 45 to 64; and 52.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 61.9% male and 38.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 43 people, 20 households, and 16 families residing in the city. The population density was 173.6 people per square mile (66.4/km²). There were 27 housing units at an average density of 109.0 per square mile (41.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White. 43.2% were of German, 27.0% English, 24.3% Norwegian and 5.4% Polish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 20 households out of which none had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.44.

In the city the population was spread out with 7.0% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 7.0% from 25 to 44, 30.2% from 45 to 64, and 46.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 62 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,750, and the median income for a family was $26,250. Males had a median income of $19,000 versus $27,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,457. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

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