Minto, North Dakota

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Minto, North Dakota
City
Minto, North Dakota
Minto, North Dakota
Location of Minto, North Dakota. (The upper map is the state of North Dakota with Walsh County in red; the lower map is Walsh County with Minto in red.)
Location of Minto, North Dakota. (The upper map is the state of North Dakota with Walsh County in red; the lower map is Walsh County with Minto in red.)
Coordinates: 48°17′32″N 97°22′21″W / 48.29222°N 97.37250°W / 48.29222; -97.37250Coordinates: 48°17′32″N 97°22′21″W / 48.29222°N 97.37250°W / 48.29222; -97.37250
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Walsh
Founded 1881
Area[1]
 • Total 1.42 sq mi (3.68 km2)
 • Land 1.42 sq mi (3.68 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 604
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 607
 • Density 425.4/sq mi (164.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58261
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-53540
GNIS feature ID 1030252[4]

Minto is a city in Walsh County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 604 at the 2010 census.[5] Minto was founded in 1881.

Geography[edit]

Minto is located at 48°17′32″N 97°22′21″W / 48.29222°N 97.37250°W / 48.29222; -97.37250 (48.292192, −97.372391).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.42 square miles (3.68 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 467
1900 860 84.2%
1910 701 −18.5%
1920 602 −14.1%
1930 565 −6.1%
1940 630 11.5%
1950 592 −6.0%
1960 642 8.4%
1970 636 −0.9%
1980 592 −6.9%
1990 560 −5.4%
2000 657 17.3%
2010 604 −8.1%
Est. 2013 607 0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2013 Estimate[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 604 people, 255 households, and 173 families residing in the city. The population density was 425.4 inhabitants per square mile (164.2/km2). There were 294 housing units at an average density of 207.0 per square mile (79.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.9% White, 0.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 3.0% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.7% of the population.

There were 255 households of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.2% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% 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 2.92.

The median age in the city was 42.9 years. 24.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.6% were from 25 to 44; 32.2% were from 45 to 64; and 15.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.6% male and 47.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 657 people, 269 households, and 185 families residing in the city. The population density was 458.9 people per square mile (177.4/km²). There were 298 housing units at an average density of 208.2 per square mile (80.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.35% White, 0.76% Native American (i.e. five persons), 0.15% Asian (one person), 1.37% from other races (i.e. nine persons), and 1.37% from two or more races (nine persons). 4.87% of the population (32 persons) were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 269 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 106.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,643, and the median income for a family was $43,167. Males had a median income of $28,611 versus $19,083 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,011. About 5.4% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

Ancestries: Polish (34.6%), German (26.6%), Norwegian (21.3%), Czech (8.7%), Irish (8.2%), French (5.3%).

Education[edit]

K–12[edit]

Minto Public School serves Minto and the surrounding rural areas of southeastern Walsh County. The school was named one of the best 100 schools in The United States by the now defunct Offspring Magazine.[9]

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 2014-06-02. 
  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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved August 7, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 2, 2014. 
  9. ^ "The 100 Best School Districts." Offspring Magazine Sep./Oct. 2000