Hallock, Minnesota

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Hallock, Minnesota
City
Hallock Minnesota welcome sign
Hallock Minnesota welcome sign
Location of Hallockwithin Kittson County and state of Minnesota
Location of Hallock
within Kittson County and state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°46′20″N 96°56′38″W / 48.77222°N 96.94389°W / 48.77222; -96.94389
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Kittson
Area[1]
 • Total 2.10 sq mi (5.44 km2)
 • Land 2.04 sq mi (5.28 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Elevation 817 ft (249 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 981
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 968
 • Density 480.9/sq mi (185.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 56728, 56740, 56755
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-26576
GNIS feature ID 0644582[4]
Website hallockmn.org

Hallock is a city in and the county seat of Kittson County, Minnesota, United States.[5] The population was 981 at the 2010 census.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.10 square miles (5.44 km2), of which 2.04 square miles (5.28 km2) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) is water.[1]

U.S. Highway 75 and Minnesota State Highway 175 are two of the main routes in the city.

Street in Hallock

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 302
1900 805 166.6%
1910 910 13.0%
1920 1,012 11.2%
1930 869 −14.1%
1940 1,353 55.7%
1950 1,552 14.7%
1960 1,527 −1.6%
1970 1,477 −3.3%
1980 1,405 −4.9%
1990 1,304 −7.2%
2000 1,196 −8.3%
2010 981 −18.0%
Est. 2013 968 −1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2013 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

At the 2010 census,[2] there were 981 people, 449 households and 256 families residing in the city. The population density was 480.9 inhabitants per square mile (185.7/km2). There were 549 housing units at an average density of 269.1 per square mile (103.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.7% White, 0.1% African American, 0.6% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 449 households of which 19.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.9% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.0% were non-families. 40.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.04 and the average family size was 2.77.

The median age in the city was 51.9 years. 17.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17% were from 25 to 44; 31.5% were from 45 to 64; and 29.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.2% male and 52.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of census of 2000, there were 1,196 people, 485 households and 305 families residing in the city. The population density was 573.2 per square mile (220.9/km²). There were 586 housing units at an average density of 280.9 per square mile (108.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.91% White, 0.08% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.59% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.42% of the population.

There were 485 households of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 3.00.

24.8% of the population were under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 26.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 81.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.3 males.

The median household income was $37,063 and the median family income was $46,042. Males had a median income of $31,848 compared with $21,136 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,156. About 3.3% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.

In popular culture[edit]

Hallock was a main filming location in the Coen brothers' 1996 film Fargo, substituting as a fictional version of Brainerd, Minnesota due to Hallock having a better snowfall than Brainerd during production.

Notable people[edit]

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 13 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  7. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved September 11, 2013. 
  8. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book 2009-2010, biographical sketch of Kristen Dexter, pg. 65

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 48°46′28″N 96°56′47″W / 48.77444°N 96.94639°W / 48.77444; -96.94639