Nashwauk, Minnesota

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Nashwauk, Minnesota
City
Location of the city of Nashwaukwithin Itasca County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Nashwauk
within Itasca County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°22′35″N 93°9′36″W / 47.37639°N 93.16000°W / 47.37639; -93.16000
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Itasca
Area[1]
 • Total 15.30 sq mi (39.63 km2)
 • Land 14.58 sq mi (37.76 km2)
 • Water 0.72 sq mi (1.86 km2)
Elevation 1,473 ft (449 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 983
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 981
 • Density 67.4/sq mi (26.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55769
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-44980[4]
GNIS feature ID 0648428[5]

Nashwauk is a city in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 983 at the 2010 census.[6]

U.S. Highway 169 and Minnesota State Highway 65 are two of the main routes in Nashwauk.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 15.30 square miles (39.63 km2), of which 14.58 square miles (37.76 km2) is land and 0.72 square miles (1.86 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 2,080
1920 2,414 16.1%
1930 2,555 5.8%
1940 2,228 −12.8%
1950 2,029 −8.9%
1960 1,712 −15.6%
1970 1,341 −21.7%
1980 1,419 5.8%
1990 1,026 −27.7%
2000 935 −8.9%
2010 983 5.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 983 people, 452 households, and 258 families residing in the city. The population density was 67.4 inhabitants per square mile (26.0 /km2). There were 551 housing units at an average density of 37.8 per square mile (14.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.4% White, 0.9% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 452 households of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.3% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.9% were non-families. 37.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.1% 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 2.79.

The median age in the city was 42.4 years. 21.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 27.1% were from 45 to 64; and 20.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 935 people, 434 households, and 266 families residing in the city. The population density was 165.8 people per square mile (64.0/km²). There were 467 housing units at an average density of 82.8 per square mile (32.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.82% White, 0.53% Native American, 0.11% Asian, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population. 24.1% were of German, 13.9% Italian, 9.9% Finnish, 8.9% Norwegian, 5.3% French and 5.2% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 434 households out of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.7% were non-families. 35.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.2% 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 2.74.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.2% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 24.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,146, and the median income for a family was $31,938. Males had a median income of $31,136 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,954. About 11.5% of families and 14.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.9% of those under age 18 and 11.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

  • John Anderson – Head coach of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers baseball team.
  • Robert R. Gilruth – Aviation and space pioneer who was born in Nashwauk.

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. 

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Coordinates: 47°22′49″N 93°10′06″W / 47.38028°N 93.16833°W / 47.38028; -93.16833