Garrison, North Dakota

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Garrison, North Dakota
City
Location of Garrison, North Dakota
Location of Garrison, North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°39′10″N 101°25′0″W / 47.65278°N 101.41667°W / 47.65278; -101.41667Coordinates: 47°39′10″N 101°25′0″W / 47.65278°N 101.41667°W / 47.65278; -101.41667
Country United States
State North Dakota
County McLean
Area[1]
 • Total 1.38 sq mi (3.57 km2)
 • Land 1.38 sq mi (3.57 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,926 ft (587 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,453
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 1,552
 • Density 1,052.9/sq mi (406.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58540
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-29460
GNIS feature ID 1029083[4]
Highways ND 37
Website www.garrisonnd.com

Garrison is a city in McLean County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 1,453 at the 2010 census.[5] Garrison was founded in 1905 by brothers Theodore and Cecil Taylor. Theodore was a rancher in nearby Montrail County, and later was elected Sheriff of Burleigh County. The brother's direct ancestor was Joseph Henry Taylor, trapper and author of four books and numerous newspaper articles during his 40 years of pioneering in North Dakota. His books included Frontier and Indian Life and its companion, Kaleidescope Lives. He was the editor of the Washburn paper, the McLean County Mail.

Geography[edit]

Garrison is located at 47°39′08″N 101°24′57″W / 47.65222°N 101.41583°W / 47.65222; -101.41583 (47.6522225, -101.4157165).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.38 square miles (3.57 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 406
1920 714 75.9%
1930 1,024 43.4%
1940 1,117 9.1%
1950 1,890 69.2%
1960 1,794 −5.1%
1970 1,614 −10.0%
1980 1,830 13.4%
1990 1,530 −16.4%
2000 1,318 −13.9%
2010 1,453 10.2%
Est. 2013 1,552 6.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2013 Estimate[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,453 people, 654 households, and 378 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,052.9 inhabitants per square mile (406.5/km2). There were 737 housing units at an average density of 534.1 per square mile (206.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.3% White, 0.1% African American, 4.5% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 654 households of which 21.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.2% were non-families. 37.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.74.

The median age in the city was 51.3 years. 18.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.7% were from 25 to 44; 26.8% were from 45 to 64; and 30.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.1% male and 52.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,318 people, 590 households, and 362 families residing in the city. The population density was 941.5 people per square mile (363.5/km²). There were 655 housing units at an average density of 467.9/sq mi (180.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.37% White, 2.43% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 1.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.83% of the population.

There were 590 households out of which 21.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.6% were non-families. 36.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.64.

In the city the population was spread out with 18.0% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 19.1% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 35.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females there were 77.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,843, and the median income for a family was $37,583. Males had a median income of $29,943 versus $15,729 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,591. About 6.5% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 9.1% of those age 65 or over.

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