Ihlen, Minnesota

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Ihlen, Minnesota
City
Location of Ihlen, Minnesota
Location of Ihlen, Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°54′32″N 96°22′9″W / 43.90889°N 96.36917°W / 43.90889; -96.36917
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Pipestone
Government
 • Type Mayor – Council
 • Mayor Jeanne Swenson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Land 0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,647 ft (502 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 63
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 61
 • Density 175.0/sq mi (67.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56140
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-30806[4]
GNIS feature ID 0645337[5]

Ihlen is a city in Pipestone County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 63 at the 2010 census.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2), of which 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1] Split Rock Creek State Park is located in Ihlen.

Minnesota State Highway 23 serves as a main route in the community.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 211
1930 203 −3.8%
1940 174 −14.3%
1950 135 −22.4%
1960 111 −17.8%
1970 132 18.9%
1980 129 −2.3%
1990 101 −21.7%
2000 107 5.9%
2010 63 −41.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 63 people, 32 households, and 20 families residing in the city. The population density was 175.0 inhabitants per square mile (67.6/km2). There were 39 housing units at an average density of 108.3 per square mile (41.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.2% White and 4.8% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.8% of the population.

There were 32 households of which 15.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.5% were non-families. 34.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.97 and the average family size was 2.50.

The median age in the city was 54.8 years. 11.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 8% were from 25 to 44; 41.2% were from 45 to 64; and 34.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.0% male and 54.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 107 people, 43 households, and 27 families residing in the city. The population density was 276.1 people per square mile (105.9/km²). There were 44 housing units at an average density of 113.6 per square mile (43.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.07% White and 0.93% Asian.

There were 43 households out of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.9% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 21.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $22,000 versus $18,958 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,569. There were no families and 0.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Politics[edit]

Ihlen is located in Minnesota's 1st congressional district, represented by Mankato educator Tim Walz, a Democrat. At the state level, Ihlen is located in Senate District 22, represented by Republican Doug Magnus, and in House District 22A, represented by Republican Joe Schomacker.

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Coordinates: 43°54′26″N 96°22′02″W / 43.90722°N 96.36722°W / 43.90722; -96.36722