Boy River, Minnesota

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Boy River, Minnesota
City
Location of Boy Riverwithin Cass County, Minnesota
Location of Boy River
within Cass County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°10′3″N 94°7′21″W / 47.16750°N 94.12250°W / 47.16750; -94.12250
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Cass
Area[1]
 • Total 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Land 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,329 ft (405 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 47
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 47
 • Density 130/sq mi (49/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56672
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-07174[4]
GNIS feature ID 0655504[5]

Boy River is a city in Cass County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 47 at the 2010 census.[6] It is part of the Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

A post office called Boy River was established in 1910, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1985.[7] The city took its name from the nearby Boy River.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2), all of it land.[1] County Roads 4 and 63 are the main routes in the community.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 92
1940 79 −14.1%
1950 82 3.8%
1960 51 −37.8%
1970 44 −13.7%
1980 50 13.6%
1990 43 −14.0%
2000 38 −11.6%
2010 47 23.7%
Est. 2016 47 [3] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 47 people, 21 households, and 10 families residing in the city. The population density was 127.0 inhabitants per square mile (49.0/km2). There were 33 housing units at an average density of 89.2 per square mile (34.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 21 households of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 23.8% were married couples living together, 19.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 52.4% were non-families. 52.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the city was 33.5 years. 31.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.7% were from 25 to 44; 27.6% were from 45 to 64; and 6.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.7% male and 55.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 38 people, 18 households, and 9 families residing in the city. The population density was 89.0 people per square mile (34.1/km²). There were 27 housing units at an average density of 63.2 per square mile (24.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 84.21% White, 13.16% Native American, and 2.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.63% of the population.

There were 18 households out of which 22.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 27.8% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50.0% were non-families. 50.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 27.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the city, the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 21.1% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 23.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 68.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $13,125, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,556. There were no families and 24.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 42.9% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  7. ^ "Cass County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 13 April 2015. Retrieved 12 April 2015. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

Coordinates: 47°10′05″N 94°07′20″W / 47.16806°N 94.12222°W / 47.16806; -94.12222