Kenmare, North Dakota

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Kenmare, North Dakota
City
Nickname(s): Kenmare Honkers
Location of Kenmare, North Dakota
Location of Kenmare, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°40′30″N 102°4′43″W / 48.67500°N 102.07861°W / 48.67500; -102.07861Coordinates: 48°40′30″N 102°4′43″W / 48.67500°N 102.07861°W / 48.67500; -102.07861
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Ward
Area[1]
 • Total 1.24 sq mi (3.21 km2)
 • Land 1.24 sq mi (3.21 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,890 ft (576 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,096
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 1,108
 • Density 883.9/sq mi (341.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58746
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-42020
GNIS feature ID 1029729[4]
Highways US 52, ND 28
Website http://www.kenmarend.com/

Kenmare is a city in Ward County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 1,096 at the 2010 census.[5] Kenmare is part of the Minot Micropolitan Statistical Area and was founded in 1897.

Geography[edit]

Kenmare is located at 48°40′30″N 102°4′43″W / 48.67500°N 102.07861°W / 48.67500; -102.07861 (48.675015, −102.078709).[6] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.24 square miles (3.21 km2), all of it land.[1] '

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 1,437
1920 1,446 0.6%
1930 1,494 3.3%
1940 1,528 2.3%
1950 1,712 12.0%
1960 1,696 −0.9%
1970 1,515 −10.7%
1980 1,456 −3.9%
1990 1,214 −16.6%
2000 1,081 −11.0%
2010 1,096 1.4%
Est. 2013 1,108 1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2013 Estimate[8]

It is also known as the soup capital of North Dakota with several famous soup makers having come from there. Foley's restaurant and bar is know throughout the state for its Bacon and pear soup, which won several awards at the 2008 soup fair some of which included the Russel Tuckey award for most audible[dubious ] soup.[citation needed]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,096 people, 480 households, and 281 families residing in the city. The population density was 883.9 inhabitants per square mile (341.3/km2). There were 558 housing units at an average density of 450.0 per square mile (173.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.9% White, 0.2% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 1.2% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.

There were 480 households of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.5% were non-families. 36.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the city was 46.7 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.5% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 23.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,081 people, 468 households, and 278 families residing in the city. The population density was 872.8 people per square mile (336.6/km²). There were 553 housing units at an average density of 446.5 per square mile (172.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.33% White, 0.56% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.19% of the population.

There were 468 households out of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.4% were non-families. 38.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city the population was spread out with 19.9% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 22.2% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 30.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 93.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,057, and the median income for a family was $40,125. Males had a median income of $27,031 versus $17,826 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,428. About 10.0% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Kenmare has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[9]

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