Georgetown, Minnesota

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Georgetown, Minnesota
City
Location of Georgetown, Minnesota
Location of Georgetown, Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°4′45″N 96°47′38″W / 47.07917°N 96.79389°W / 47.07917; -96.79389
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Clay
Area[1]
 • Total 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Land 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 883 ft (269 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 129
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 130
 • Density 129.0/sq mi (49.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56546
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-23498
GNIS feature ID 0644085[4]

Georgetown is a city in Clay County, Minnesota, United States, along the Buffalo River near its confluence with the Red River of the North. The population was 129 at the 2010 census.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), all of it land.[1]

History[edit]

Georgetown is one of the oldest towns in the Red River (of the North) Valley. It began its existence as the farthest south trading post for the Hudson's Bay Company.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 182
1920 136 −25.3%
1930 183 34.6%
1940 193 5.5%
1950 192 −0.5%
1960 178 −7.3%
1970 141 −20.8%
1980 124 −12.1%
1990 107 −13.7%
2000 125 16.8%
2010 129 3.2%
Est. 2013 130 0.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2013 Estimate[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 129 people, 48 households, and 33 families residing in the city. The population density was 129.0 inhabitants per square mile (49.8 /km2). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 55.0 per square mile (21.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.3% White, 2.3% Native American, 1.6% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 48 households of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.3% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.27.

The median age in the city was 37.6 years. 31.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.6% were from 25 to 44; 27.9% were from 45 to 64; and 6.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.3% male and 45.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 125 people, 50 households, and 39 families residing in the city. The population density was 124.7 people per square mile (48.3/km²). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 55.9 per square mile (21.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.20% White, and 0.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.20% of the population.

There were 50 households out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 2.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 14.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 36.0% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 111.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 126.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,625, and the median income for a family was $40,313. Males had a median income of $40,625 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,043. There were no families and 1.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 13.3% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-06-09. 
  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. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  6. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved September 11, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 9, 2014. 

Coordinates: 47°04′48″N 96°47′39″W / 47.08000°N 96.79417°W / 47.08000; -96.79417