White Earth, North Dakota

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White Earth, North Dakota
City
Location of White Earth, North Dakota
Location of White Earth, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°22′52″N 102°46′23″W / 48.38111°N 102.77306°W / 48.38111; -102.77306Coordinates: 48°22′52″N 102°46′23″W / 48.38111°N 102.77306°W / 48.38111; -102.77306
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Mountrail
Area[1]
 • Total 1.50 sq mi (3.88 km2)
 • Land 1.50 sq mi (3.88 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,087 ft (636 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 80
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 89
 • Density 53.3/sq mi (20.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58794
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-85540
GNIS feature ID 1032777[4]

White Earth is a city in Mountrail County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 80 at the 2010 census.[5] White Earth was founded in 1888.

Geography[edit]

White Earth is located at 48°22′52″N 102°46′23″W / 48.38111°N 102.77306°W / 48.38111; -102.77306 (48.381049, -102.772969)[6].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.50 square miles (3.88 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 264
1920 247 −6.4%
1930 240 −2.8%
1940 272 13.3%
1950 218 −19.9%
1960 208 −4.6%
1970 128 −38.5%
1980 98 −23.4%
1990 73 −25.5%
2000 63 −13.7%
2010 80 27.0%
Est. 2012 89 11.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2012 Estimate[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 80 people, 26 households, and 20 families residing in the city. The population density was 53.3 inhabitants per square mile (20.6 /km2). There were 37 housing units at an average density of 24.7 per square mile (9.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White and 2.5% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.0% of the population.

There were 26 households of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.1% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 3.08 and the average family size was 3.70.

The median age in the city was 31.7 years. 40% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.6% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 3.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 57.5% male and 42.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 63 people, 24 households, and 16 families residing in the city. The population density was 42.1 people per square mile (16.2/km²). There were 27 housing units at an average density of 18.0 per square mile (6.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.65% White, and 6.35% from two or more races.

There were 24 households out of which 45.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the city the population was spread out with 33.3% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,671. There were 10.0% of families and 22.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 60.0% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, White Earth has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[9]

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