Epping, North Dakota

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Epping, North Dakota
City
Motto: "The "Biggest" Little On The Great Northern Railroad"
Location of Epping, North Dakota
Location of Epping, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°16′51″N 103°21′29″W / 48.28083°N 103.35806°W / 48.28083; -103.35806Coordinates: 48°16′51″N 103°21′29″W / 48.28083°N 103.35806°W / 48.28083; -103.35806
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Williams
Area[1]
 • Total 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Land 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,215 ft (675 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 100
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 94
 • Density 263.2/sq mi (101.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58843
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-24540
GNIS feature ID 1028896[4]

Epping is a city in Williams County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 100 at the 2010 census.[5]

Epping was founded in 1905 along the transcontinental rail line of the Great Northern Railway. The name comes from the city of Epping in England.[6]

Geography[edit]

Epping is located at 48°16′51″N 103°21′29″W / 48.28083°N 103.35806°W / 48.28083; -103.35806 (48.280762, -103.358139).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 116
1930 183 57.8%
1940 154 −15.8%
1950 158 2.6%
1960 151 −4.4%
1970 140 −7.3%
1980 104 −25.7%
1990 64 −38.5%
2000 79 23.4%
2010 100 26.6%
Est. 2013 94 −6.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2013 Estimate[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 100 people, 37 households, and 27 families residing in the city. The population density was 263.2 inhabitants per square mile (101.6 /km2). There were 40 housing units at an average density of 105.3 per square mile (40.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 81.0% White, 11.0% Native American, 5.0% Asian, and 3.0% from two or more races.

There were 37 households of which 37.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.6% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.0% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.26.

The median age in the city was 39.5 years. 31% of residents were under the age of 18; 4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20% were from 25 to 44; 33% were from 45 to 64; and 12% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 79 people, 33 households, and 23 families residing in the city. The population density was 207.7 people per square mile (80.3/km²). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 107.8 per square mile (41.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.94% White and 5.06% Native American.

There were 33 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 34.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 102.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,167, and the median income for a family was $33,125. Males had a median income of $28,542 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,167. There were 19.0% of families and 22.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 38.1% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Epping has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-05-25. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  6. ^ Wick, Douglas A. "Epping (Williams County)". North Dakota Place Names. Retrieved 8 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved May 25, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved May 25, 2014. 
  10. ^ Climate Summary for Epping, North Dakota