Maxbass, North Dakota

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Maxbass, North Dakota
City
Location of Maxbass, North Dakota
Location of Maxbass, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°43′20″N 101°8′32″W / 48.72222°N 101.14222°W / 48.72222; -101.14222Coordinates: 48°43′20″N 101°8′32″W / 48.72222°N 101.14222°W / 48.72222; -101.14222
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Bottineau
Area[1]
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,506 ft (459 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 84
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 87
 • Density 494.1/sq mi (190.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58760
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-51420
GNIS feature ID 1030123[4]

Maxbass is a city in Bottineau County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 84 at the 2010 census.[5] Maxbass was founded in 1905.

History[edit]

The city was named after Max Bass who figured prominently in the Great Northern Railway's immigration and land settlement activities for many years before and after 1900. Bass was born in Austria in 1853 and served as land commissioner Dakota Territory from 1885 to 1901. In March 1891, he was appointed General Immigration Agent for the Great Northern Railway with headquarters in Chicago and remained with the railroad until his death in 1909.[6][7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 240
1920 147 −38.7%
1930 217 47.6%
1940 215 −0.9%
1950 259 20.5%
1960 218 −15.8%
1970 174 −20.2%
1980 141 −19.0%
1990 123 −12.8%
2000 91 −26.0%
2010 84 −7.7%
Est. 2013 87 3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2013 Estimate[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 84 people, 43 households, and 20 families residing in the city. The population density was 494.1 inhabitants per square mile (190.8 /km2). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 358.8 per square mile (138.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.3% White, 1.2% Native American, 1.2% from other races, and 8.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 43 households of which 18.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.6% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 53.5% were non-families. 46.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.95 and the average family size was 2.70.

The median age in the city was 41 years. 20.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.3% were from 25 to 44; 28.6% were from 45 to 64; and 15.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 59.5% male and 40.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 91 people, 45 households, and 25 families residing in the city. The population density was 554.2 people per square mile (219.6/km²). There were 70 housing units at an average density of 426.3 per square mile (168.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.70% White and 3.30% Native American.

There were 45 households out of which 17.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 2.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.4% were non-families. 42.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 97.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,129. There were no families and 2.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 9.5% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-06-17. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  6. ^ *Wick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Hedemarken Collectibles. ISBN 0-9620968-0-6. 
  7. ^ Williams, Mary Ann (Barnes) (1966). Origins of North Dakota place names. Bismarck, North Dakota: Bismarck tribune, 1966. p. 36. OCLC 431626. 
  8. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 17, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 17, 2014.