Minnewaukan, North Dakota

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Minnewaukan, North Dakota
City
Minnewaukan, North Dakota
Minnewaukan, North Dakota
Motto: "Little City By The Big Lake"
Location of Minnewaukan, North Dakota
Location of Minnewaukan, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°4′N 99°15′W / 48.067°N 99.250°W / 48.067; -99.250Coordinates: 48°4′N 99°15′W / 48.067°N 99.250°W / 48.067; -99.250
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Benson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,463 ft (446 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 224
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 228
 • Density 829.6/sq mi (320.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58351
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-53220
GNIS feature ID 1034197[4]
Website http://www.minnewaukan.com/

Minnewaukan is a city in Benson County, North Dakota, United States.[5] It serves as the county seat and is fourth largest city in the county, after Fort Totten, Leeds, and Maddock. The population was 224 at the 2010 census.[6] Minnewaukan was founded in 1884.

Geography[edit]

Minnewaukan is located at 48°4′N 99°15′W / 48.067°N 99.250°W / 48.067; -99.250 (48.0713, -99.2506).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 432
1910 510 18.1%
1920 564 10.6%
1930 480 −14.9%
1940 521 8.5%
1950 443 −15.0%
1960 420 −5.2%
1970 496 18.1%
1980 461 −7.1%
1990 401 −13.0%
2000 318 −20.7%
2010 224 −29.6%
Est. 2013 228 1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2013 Estimate[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 224 people, 116 households, and 64 families residing in the city. The population density was 829.6 inhabitants per square mile (320.3/km2). There were 178 housing units at an average density of 659.3 per square mile (254.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 84.8% White, 11.2% Native American, 0.9% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 116 households of which 12.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.4% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.8% were non-families. 37.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.93 and the average family size was 2.53.

The median age in the city was 50.7 years. 12.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 39.2% were from 45 to 64; and 19.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 318 people, 148 households, and 87 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,157.0 people per square mile (454.7/km²). There were 199 housing units at an average density of 724.1 per square mile (284.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 86.16% White, 9.75% Native American, 1.26% from other races, and 2.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.57% of the population.

There were 148 households out of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.0% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.2% were non-families. 37.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.5% 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 2.83.[10]

In the city the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 107.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.8 males.[11]

The median income for a household in the city was $27,250, and the median income for a family was $37,000. Males had a median income of $30,833 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,076. About 5.4% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.2% of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 or over.[10]

Notable people[edit]

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