Edgeley, North Dakota

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Edgeley, North Dakota
City
Business district in Edgeley
Business district in Edgeley
Motto: "Gateway To Wind Energy"
Location of Edgeley, North Dakota
Location of Edgeley, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°21′34″N 98°42′44″W / 46.35944°N 98.71222°W / 46.35944; -98.71222Coordinates: 46°21′34″N 98°42′44″W / 46.35944°N 98.71222°W / 46.35944; -98.71222
Country United States
State North Dakota
County LaMoure
Area[1]
 • Total 0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Land 0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,565 ft (477 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 563
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 561
 • Density 750.7/sq mi (289.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58433
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-22140
GNIS feature ID 1033639[4]
Website http://www.edgeley.com/

Edgeley is a city in LaMoure County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 563 at the 2010 census.[5]

History[edit]

Edgeley was founded in 1886 by Richard Sykes, a landowner from England who named it after Edgeley, Cheshire, where he was born.[6]

Geography[edit]

Edgeley is located at 46°21′34″N 98°42′44″W / 46.35944°N 98.71222°W / 46.35944; -98.71222 (46.359415, -98.712201).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.75 square miles (1.94 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 306
1910 749 144.8%
1920 803 7.2%
1930 821 2.2%
1940 803 −2.2%
1950 943 17.4%
1960 992 5.2%
1970 888 −10.5%
1980 843 −5.1%
1990 680 −19.3%
2000 637 −6.3%
2010 563 −11.6%
Est. 2013 561 −0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2013 Estimate[9]

Edgeley offers modern recreational facilities, an excellent school system and a full service business district. Edgeley Public School educates preschool thru 12th grade students. It enrolls between 200-300 kids yearly.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 563 people, 262 households, and 161 families residing in the city. The population density was 750.7 inhabitants per square mile (289.8/km2). There were 313 housing units at an average density of 417.3 per square mile (161.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.5% White, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 262 households of which 22.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.5% were non-families. 37.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.67.

The median age in the city was 51.3 years. 20.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.7% were from 25 to 44; 32.8% were from 45 to 64; and 28.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 637 people, 293 households, and 162 families residing in the city. The population density was 870.1 people per square mile (336.9/km²). There were 336 housing units at an average density of 458.9 per square mile (177.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.37% White, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.

There were 293 households out of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.4% were non-families. 43.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 26.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 21.4% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 30.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 85.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,000, and the median income for a family was $37,375. Males had a median income of $30,735 versus $17,115 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,570. About 1.8% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Edgeley has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[11]

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