Sherburn, Minnesota

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Sherburn, Minnesota
City
Motto: "Pride Of The Fox"
Location of Sherburn, Minnesota
Location of Sherburn, Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°39′10″N 94°43′35″W / 43.65278°N 94.72639°W / 43.65278; -94.72639
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Martin
Area[1]
 • Total 0.91 sq mi (2.36 km2)
 • Land 0.91 sq mi (2.36 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,289 ft (393 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,137
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,117
 • Density 1,249.5/sq mi (482.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56171
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-59620
GNIS feature ID 0651955[4]
Website http://sherburn.govoffice.com/

Sherburn is a city in Martin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,137 at the 2010 census.[5] The U.S. Census Bureau estimated 2011 population is 1,128.[6]

Interstate 90 and Minnesota State Highway 4 are two of the main arterial routes in the city.

In 1988, Sherburn consolidated with neighboring Trimont and Welcome schools to form the Martin County West School District. In 1999, Sherburn combined its Police Department, with nearby Welcome. The Department is currently known as the "Sherburn/Welcome Police Department".

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.91 square miles (2.36 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 131
1890 316 141.2%
1900 891 182.0%
1910 814 −8.6%
1920 832 2.2%
1930 860 3.4%
1940 1,030 19.8%
1950 1,221 18.5%
1960 1,227 0.5%
1970 1,190 −3.0%
1980 1,275 7.1%
1990 1,105 −13.3%
2000 1,082 −2.1%
2010 1,137 5.1%
Est. 2012 1,117 −1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2012 Estimate[8]

One of the city's claims to fame is when the 1970 high school basketball team won the Minnesota State Championship. It was the last year in the state's high school basketball playoffs where there were no divisions. Sherburn beat much larger South Saint Paul in the championship game.[9]

Astronaut Dale Gardner was born in neighboring Fairmont, Minnesota, and spent part of his childhood growing up in Sherburn.[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,137 people, 500 households, and 307 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,249.5 inhabitants per square mile (482.4 /km2). There were 563 housing units at an average density of 618.7 per square mile (238.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.7% White, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 500 households of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.6% were non-families. 34.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 19% 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 2.87.

The median age in the city was 40.6 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 19.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,082 people, 484 households, and 285 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,220.6 people per square mile (469.4/km²). There were 535 housing units at an average density of 603.5 per square mile (232.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.63% White, 0.09% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 0.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 484 households out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.1% were non-families. 38.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 21.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 89.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,643, and the median income for a family was $35,132. Males had a median income of $26,964 versus $17,313 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,079. About 5.6% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.5% of those under age 18 and 12.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 43°39′08″N 94°43′37″W / 43.65222°N 94.72694°W / 43.65222; -94.72694