Zeeland, North Dakota

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Zeeland, North Dakota
City
Zeeland, North Dakota - Cafe and Zeeland Hall.jpg
Nickname(s): vikings/clippers
Motto: Always sail forward, never sink
Location of Zeeland, North Dakota
Location of Zeeland, North Dakota
Coordinates: 45°58′18″N 99°49′52″W / 45.97167°N 99.83111°W / 45.97167; -99.83111Coordinates: 45°58′18″N 99°49′52″W / 45.97167°N 99.83111°W / 45.97167; -99.83111
Country United States
State North Dakota
County McIntosh
Area[1]
 • Total 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,014 ft (614 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 86
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 85
 • Density 286.7/sq mi (110.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58581
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-88180
GNIS feature ID 1032905[4]

Zeeland is a city in McIntosh County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 86 at the 2010 census.[5]

Zeeland was founded in 1902 by Dutch settlers. Its name is derived from the Dutch province of Zeeland.[6]

Geography[edit]

Zeeland is located at 45°58′18″N 99°49′52″W / 45.97167°N 99.83111°W / 45.97167; -99.83111 (45.971732, -99.831187)[7].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 193
1920 323 67.4%
1930 419 29.7%
1940 489 16.7%
1950 484 −1.0%
1960 427 −11.8%
1970 313 −26.7%
1980 253 −19.2%
1990 197 −22.1%
2000 141 −28.4%
2010 86 −39.0%
Est. 2013 85 −1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2013 Estimate[9]

There are several Wrought-iron cross sites of St. John's Cemetery (Zeeland, North Dakota), in or near Zeeland, which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 86 people, 48 households, and 25 families residing in the city. The population density was 286.7 inhabitants per square mile (110.7 /km2). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 330.0 per square mile (127.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White and 1.2% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 48 households had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were living, 2.1% had a male household with no wife living, and 47.9% were non-families. 45.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.79 and the average family size was 2.44.

The median age in the city was 56 years. 14% of residents were under the age of 18; 1.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.6% were from 25 to 44; 30.3% were from 45 to 64; and 36% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.3% male and 54.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 141 people, 73 households, and 40 families residing in the city. The population density was 471.2 people per square mile (181.5/km²). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 344.2 per square mile (132.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.58% White, 0.71% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.71% of the population.

There were 73 households out of which 19.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.2% were non-families. 45.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 37.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.93 and the average family size was 2.65.

In the city the population was spread out with 19.1% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 17.0% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 40.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 57 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $18,000, and the median income for a family was $28,125. Males had a median income of $19,583 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,268. There were 14.8% of families and 29.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 28.6% of under eighteens and 30.4% of those over 64.

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