Sarles, North Dakota

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Sarles, North Dakota
City
Location of Sarles, North Dakota
Location of Sarles, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°56′43″N 98°59′49″W / 48.94528°N 98.99694°W / 48.94528; -98.99694Coordinates: 48°56′43″N 98°59′49″W / 48.94528°N 98.99694°W / 48.94528; -98.99694
Country United States
State North Dakota
Counties Cavalier, Towner
Area[1]
 • Total 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Land 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,585 ft (483 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 28
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 27
 • Density 127.3/sq mi (49.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58372
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-70780
GNIS feature ID 1031357[4]

Sarles is a city in Cavalier and Towner counties in the State of North Dakota.[5] The population was 28 at the 2010 census.[6] Sarles was founded in 1905 at the end of the Great Northern railway extension north of Munich, North Dakota, called the "Sarles Branch". The town is named for North Dakota Governor Elmore Y. Sarles.[7]

Geography[edit]

Sarles is located at 48°56′43″N 98°59′49″W / 48.94528°N 98.99694°W / 48.94528; -98.99694 (48.945231, -98.996864)[8].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 346
1920 348 0.6%
1930 383 10.1%
1940 302 −21.1%
1950 285 −5.6%
1960 225 −21.1%
1970 148 −34.2%
1980 111 −25.0%
1990 86 −22.5%
2000 25 −70.9%
2010 28 12.0%
Est. 2013 27 −3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2013 Estimate[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 28 people, 13 households, and 5 families residing in the city. The population density was 127.3 inhabitants per square mile (49.2 /km2). There were 27 housing units at an average density of 122.7 per square mile (47.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.4% White and 3.6% Native American.

There were 13 households of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 30.8% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 61.5% were non-families. 53.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 30.8% 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 3.80.

The median age in the city was 35.5 years. 35.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.1% were from 25 to 44; 14.3% were from 45 to 64; and 17.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.6% male and 46.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 25 people, 16 households, and 5 families residing in the city. The population density was 97.5 people per square mile (37.1/km²). There were 44 housing units at an average density of 171.5 per square mile (65.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 84.00% White and 16.00% Native American.

There were 16 households out of which 12.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 25.0% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 68.8% were non-families. 68.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 43.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.56 and the average family size was 2.40.

In the city the population was spread out with 8.0% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 36.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 56 years. For every 100 females there were 127.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 130.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,479. There were no families and 8.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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 2014-06-16. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ 2007 Taxable Valuation Survey, North Dakota League of Cities
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "The Town Of Sarles", The Bismarck Daily Tribune, 1905-06-07.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 16, 2014.