Brinsmade, North Dakota

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Brinsmade, North Dakota
City
Sign in Brinsmade
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Location of Brinsmade, North Dakota
Location of Brinsmade, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°11′0″N 99°19′22″W / 48.18333°N 99.32278°W / 48.18333; -99.32278Coordinates: 48°11′0″N 99°19′22″W / 48.18333°N 99.32278°W / 48.18333; -99.32278
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Benson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,562 ft (476 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 35
 • Estimate (2014)[3] 35
 • Density 152.2/sq mi (58.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58351
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-09460
GNIS feature ID 1028134[4]

Brinsmade is a city in Benson County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 35 at the 2010 census.[5] Brinsmade was founded in 1889.

History[edit]

Brinsmade was platted on October 7, 1889, when a Northern Pacific Railway branch line was extended from Minnewaukan to Leeds. The village was incorporated April 4, 1904.[6] The city was named in honor of one Reverend S. Brinsmade.[7]

Geography[edit]

Brinsmade is located at 48°11′0″N 99°19′22″W / 48.18333°N 99.32278°W / 48.18333; -99.32278.[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 203
1920 191 −5.9%
1930 199 4.2%
1940 206 3.5%
1950 136 −34.0%
1960 110 −19.1%
1970 36 −67.3%
1980 54 50.0%
1990 21 −61.1%
2000 29 38.1%
2010 35 20.7%
Est. 2015 35 [9] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]
2014 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 35 people, 13 households, and 8 families residing in the city. The population density was 152.2 inhabitants per square mile (58.8/km2). There were 20 housing units at an average density of 87.0 per square mile (33.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 13 households of which 46.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.5% were married couples living together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.5% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 2.50.

The median age in the city was 33.3 years. 40% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 31.5% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 2.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 42.9% male and 57.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census, there were 29 people, 14 households and 9 families residing in the city. The population density was 129.4 per square mile (50.9/km²). There were 24 housing units at an average density of 107.1 per square mile (42.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 14 households of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, and 35.7% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.67.

17.2% of the population were under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 37.9% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 118.2 males.

The median household income was $30,500 and the median family income was $30,625. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,100. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

In Fiction[edit]

Brinsmade was the scene of a battle between the US Army and a UFO in the 2002 TV miniseries Taken, produced by Steven Spielberg.

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