Cities and townships of Redwood County
|• Total||1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)|
|• Land||1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||1,053 ft (321 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||85|
|• Density||86.0/sq mi (33.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0651812|
Seaforth was originally called Okawa, and under the latter name was platted in 1894. The present name is after Loch Seaforth, in Scotland. A post office called Seaforth was established in 1899, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1995.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2); 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water. The Redwood River flows through the northeastern corner of the city.
As of the census of 2010, there were 86 people, 35 households, and 20 families residing in the city. The population density was 86.0 inhabitants per square mile (33.2/km2). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 38.0 per square mile (14.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.
There were 35 households of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.9% were non-families. 37.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.45.
The median age in the city was 36.5 years. 30.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.6% were from 25 to 44; 26.8% were from 45 to 64; and 14% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.8% male and 44.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 77 people, 37 households, and 20 families residing in the city. The population density was 76.3 people per square mile (29.4/km²). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 40.6 per square mile (15.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.
There were 37 households out of which 18.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.9% were non-families. 40.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.90.
In the city the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 1.3% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 23.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $27,143, and the median income for a family was $26,875. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,089. There were 9.5% of families and 9.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 66.7% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.
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- Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 123.
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- Minnesota Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1994. p. 30. ISBN 0-89933-222-6.