Leonidas, Minnesota

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Leonidas, Minnesota
City
Location of the city of Leonidaswithin Saint Louis County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Leonidas
within Saint Louis County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°28′5″N 92°34′5″W / 47.46806°N 92.56806°W / 47.46806; -92.56806
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Saint Louis
Area[1]
 • Total 1.44 sq mi (3.73 km2)
 • Land 1.28 sq mi (3.32 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
Elevation 1,440 ft (439 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 52
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 52
 • Density 40.6/sq mi (15.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-36530[4]
GNIS feature ID 0661705[5]

Leonidas is a city in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 52 at the 2010 census.[6]

Kane Road (Saint Louis County Road 101) serves as a main route in Leonidas. Other routes include 13th Avenue West.

The city of Leonidas is located immediately west of the city of Eveleth.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.44 square miles (3.73 km2); 1.28 square miles (3.32 km2) is land and 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Coordinates: 47°27′42″N 92°34′19″W / 47.46167°N 92.57194°W / 47.46167; -92.57194

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 52 people, 24 households, and 13 families residing in the city. The population density was 40.6 inhabitants per square mile (15.7 /km2). There were 27 housing units at an average density of 21.1 per square mile (8.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.2% White, 1.9% Native American, and 1.9% from two or more races.

There were 24 households of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.8% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the city was 46.5 years. 21.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23% were from 25 to 44; 40.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000,[4] there were 60 people, 26 households, and 19 families residing in the city. The population density was 45.1 people per square mile (17.4/km²). There were 27 housing units at an average density of 20.3 per square mile (7.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.33% White, and 1.67% from two or more races. 55.9% were of Swedish, 17.6% German and 11.8% Finnish ancestry.

There were 26 households out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 15.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.58.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 30.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $19,167, and the median income for a family was $19,583. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $40,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,023. There were 20.0% of families and 14.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including 10.0% of under eighteens and 14.3% of those over 64.

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.