Medina, North Dakota

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Medina, North Dakota
City
Location of Medina, North Dakota
Location of Medina, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°53′41″N 99°17′53″W / 46.89472°N 99.29806°W / 46.89472; -99.29806Coordinates: 46°53′41″N 99°17′53″W / 46.89472°N 99.29806°W / 46.89472; -99.29806
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Stutsman
Area[1]
 • Total 1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)
 • Land 1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,808 ft (551 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 308
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 303
 • Density 302.0/sq mi (116.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58467
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-51860
GNIS feature ID 1030183[4]

Medina is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 308 at the 2010 census.[5] Medina was founded in 1899.

Geography[edit]

Medina is located at 46°53′41″N 99°17′53″W / 46.89472°N 99.29806°W / 46.89472; -99.29806 (46.894668, −99.298065).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.02 square miles (2.64 km2), all of it land.[1]

The town made national news on February 13, 1983 when it was the site of a shoot-out in which two U.S. Marshals were slain. Details here.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 343
1920 415 21.0%
1930 407 −1.9%
1940 500 22.9%
1950 564 12.8%
1960 545 −3.4%
1970 488 −10.5%
1980 521 6.8%
1990 387 −25.7%
2000 335 −13.4%
2010 308 −8.1%
Est. 2012 303 −1.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2012 Estimate[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 308 people, 144 households, and 82 families residing in the city. The population density was 302.0 inhabitants per square mile (116.6 /km2). There were 182 housing units at an average density of 178.4 per square mile (68.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.4% White, 0.3% Asian, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 144 households of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.1% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the city was 43.3 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.8% were from 25 to 44; 26% were from 45 to 64; and 22.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.5% male and 55.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 335 people, 165 households, and 99 families residing in the city. The population density was 331.3 people per square mile (128.1/km²). There were 209 housing units at an average density of 206.7 per square mile (79.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.40% White, and 0.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.30% of the population.

There were 165 households out of which 19.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.4% were non-families. 37.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 26.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.62.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 2.1% from 18 to 24, 20.6% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 33.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 79.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,059, and the median income for a family was $31,500. Males had a median income of $31,458 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,860. About 4.8% of families and 14.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.4% of those under age 18 and 15.0% 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, Elm Creek has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[9]

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