Humboldt, Minnesota

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Humboldt, Minnesota
City
Location of Humboldt, Minnesota
Location of Humboldt, Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°55′17″N 97°5′41″W / 48.92139°N 97.09472°W / 48.92139; -97.09472
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Kittson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Land 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 794 ft (242 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 45
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 45
 • Density 409.1/sq mi (158.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56731
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-30446[4]
GNIS feature ID 0645281[5]

Humboldt is a city in Kittson County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 45 at the 2010 census.[6]

The city is reportedly named after Alexander von Humboldt who was actively exploring in the Americas and later operating as a diplomat (and therefore his exploits were widely published) over the period 1797-1858. The first school was opened in 1882.[7][citation needed]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2), all of it land.[1]

U.S. Route 75 serves as a main route in the community.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 198
1930 139 −29.8%
1940 139 0.0%
1950 143 2.9%
1960 169 18.2%
1970 112 −33.7%
1980 111 −0.9%
1990 74 −33.3%
2000 61 −17.6%
2010 45 −26.2%
Est. 2011 45 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census
2011 estimate

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 45 people, 20 households, and 16 families residing in the city. The population density was 409.1 inhabitants per square mile (158.0/km2). There were 26 housing units at an average density of 236.4 per square mile (91.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.1% White and 8.9% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.3% of the population.

There were 20 households of which 15.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.0% were married couples living together, and 20.0% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 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 2.56.

The median age in the city was 48.5 years. 11.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.7% were from 25 to 44; 46.8% were from 45 to 64; and 17.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.6% male and 44.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 61 people, 25 households, and 17 families residing in the city. The population density was 579.7 people per square mile (214.1/km²). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 361.1 per square mile (133.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 25 households out of which 44.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.0% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 144.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 130.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $53,125, and the median income for a family was $58,125. Males had a median income of $34,583 versus $25,417 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,511. None of the population or the families were below the poverty line.

Notable natives[edit]

Saxphonist Maury Finney is a native of Humboldt.

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 2013-05-28. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  7. ^ Bergh, John. "Humboldt Of The Past". rootsweb. Retrieved 5 June 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 48°55′16″N 97°05′36″W / 48.92111°N 97.09333°W / 48.92111; -97.09333