Sacred Heart, Minnesota

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Sacred Heart, Minnesota
City
Location of Sacred Heart, Minnesota
Location of Sacred Heart, Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°47′11″N 95°21′3″W / 44.78639°N 95.35083°W / 44.78639; -95.35083
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Renville
Area[1]
 • Total 0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Land 0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,070 ft (326 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 548
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 533
 • Density 553.5/sq mi (213.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56285
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-56572[4]
GNIS feature ID 0650451[5]

Sacred Heart is a city in Renville County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 548 at the 2010 census.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2), all of it land.[1]

U.S. Route 212 serves as a main route in the community.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 548 people, 235 households, and 139 families residing in the city. The population density was 553.5 inhabitants per square mile (213.7 /km2). There were 282 housing units at an average density of 284.8 per square mile (110.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.5% White, 0.2% African American, 0.9% Native American, and 0.4% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.1% of the population.

There were 235 households of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.1% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.9% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the city was 36.6 years. 26.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 17.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 549 people, 246 households, and 147 families residing in the city. The population density was 553.2 people per square mile (214.1/km²). There were 290 housing units at an average density of 292.2 per square mile (113.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.45% White, 0.18% Native American, 1.46% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.10% of the population.

There were 246 households out of which 24.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.2% were non-families. 36.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 22.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 87.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,333, and the median income for a family was $40,313. Males had a median income of $28,654 versus $22,019 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,089. About 5.4% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

People[edit]

Noted people from Sacred Heart have included Ole Ramsland, a former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives,[7] and his son Max Ramsland, who later moved to Canada and was elected as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan.

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. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  7. ^ Franklyn Curtiss-Wedge, History of Renville County Minnesota, Vol. 1. H. C. Cooper Jr, & Co., Chicago (1916).

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Coordinates: 44°47′13″N 95°21′06″W / 44.78694°N 95.35167°W / 44.78694; -95.35167