Emerado, North Dakota

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Emerado, North Dakota
City
The post office in Emerado
The post office in Emerado
Location of Emerado, North Dakota
Location of Emerado, North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°55′18″N 97°21′51″W / 47.92167°N 97.36417°W / 47.92167; -97.36417Coordinates: 47°55′18″N 97°21′51″W / 47.92167°N 97.36417°W / 47.92167; -97.36417
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Grand Forks
Metro Greater Grand Forks
Founded 1885
Area[1]
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 896 ft (273 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 414
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 436
 • Density 1,335.5/sq mi (515.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58228
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-24060
GNIS feature ID 1028876[4]
Website http://www.cityofemerado.com/

Emerado is a city in Grand Forks County, North Dakota, United States located near Grand Forks Air Force Base. It is part of the "Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area" or "Greater Grand Forks". The population was 414 at the 2010 census.[5] Grand Forks Air Force Base is located near Emerado.

Geography[edit]

Emerado is located at 47°55′18″N 97°21′51″W / 47.92167°N 97.36417°W / 47.92167; -97.36417 (47.921538, -97.364216).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.[1]

Education[edit]

Emerado Elementary School has students Pre-K through 8. Students graduating on to High School can open enroll in any of the nearby schools (Grand Forks, Northwood, Larimore). Emerado school provides bus service to Larimore High School only. Emerado School has a breakfast program as well as an after-school program for the students. Student enrollment is around a hundred students which offers students the comfort of a small school without taking away from their educational opportunities.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 328
1970 515 57.0%
1980 596 15.7%
1990 483 −19.0%
2000 510 5.6%
2010 414 −18.8%
Est. 2013 436 5.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2013 Estimate[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 414 people, 184 households, and 119 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,335.5 inhabitants per square mile (515.6 /km2). There were 233 housing units at an average density of 751.6 per square mile (290.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 80.2% White, 4.6% African American, 7.0% Native American, 1.9% Asian, 1.9% from other races, and 4.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.2% of the population.

There were 184 households of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.3% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.74.

The median age in the city was 39.1 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.1% were from 25 to 44; 33.3% were from 45 to 64; and 8.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 510 people, 234 households, and 120 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,632.6 people per square mile (635.2/km²). There were 328 housing units at an average density of 1,050.0 per square mile (408.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 76.27% White, 5.49% African American, 6.86% Native American, 3.14% Asian, 4.51% from other races, and 3.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.86% of the population.

There were 234 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.6% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.3% were non-families. 38.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 40.2% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 3.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 127.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 128.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,962, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $24,844 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,477. About 22.0% of families and 22.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.4% of those under age 18 and 33.3% of those age 65 or over.

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, Emerado has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[9]

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