Kensal, North Dakota

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Kensal, North Dakota
City
ND Stutsman County Kensal.svg
Coordinates: 47°18′1″N 98°43′57″W / 47.30028°N 98.73250°W / 47.30028; -98.73250Coordinates: 47°18′1″N 98°43′57″W / 47.30028°N 98.73250°W / 47.30028; -98.73250
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Stutsman
Area[1]
 • Total 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Land 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,545 ft (471 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 163
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 160
 • Density 267.2/sq mi (103.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58455
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-42180
GNIS feature ID 1029731[4]

Kensal is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 163 at the 2010 census.[5] Kensal was founded in 1892.

It is the location of, or nearest community to, the Cecil Baker Round Barn, which was built in 1921 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[6]

Geography[edit]

Kensal is located at 47°18′1″N 98°43′57″W / 47.30028°N 98.73250°W / 47.30028; -98.73250 (47.300223, -98.732618)[7].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.61 square miles (1.58 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 456
1920 415 −9.0%
1930 420 1.2%
1940 356 −15.2%
1950 376 5.6%
1960 334 −11.2%
1970 263 −21.3%
1980 210 −20.2%
1990 191 −9.0%
2000 161 −15.7%
2010 163 1.2%
Est. 2012 160 −1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2012 Estimate[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 163 people, 73 households, and 43 families residing in the city. The population density was 267.2 inhabitants per square mile (103.2 /km2). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 136.1 per square mile (52.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 73 households of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.1% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the city was 46.2 years. 17.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 30% were from 45 to 64; and 21.5% 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 the census of 2000, there were 161 people, 68 households, and 49 families residing in the city. The population density was 267.4 people per square mile (103.6/km²). There were 86 housing units at an average density of 142.8 per square mile (55.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 68 households out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.6% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 19.3% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 29.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 73.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $20,625, and the median income for a family was $50,625. Males had a median income of $37,500 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,088. About 5.7% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 19.1% of those sixty five 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, Kensal has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[10]

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