Dazey, North Dakota

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Dazey, North Dakota
Welcome sign in Dazey
Welcome sign in Dazey
Location of Dazey, North Dakota
Location of Dazey, North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°11′21″N 98°12′8″W / 47.18917°N 98.20222°W / 47.18917; -98.20222Coordinates: 47°11′21″N 98°12′8″W / 47.18917°N 98.20222°W / 47.18917; -98.20222
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyBarnes
Founded1883
Incorporated (village)1904
Incorporated (city)1967
Government
 • MayorJustin Sherlock
Area
 • Total0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Land0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,434 ft (437 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total78
 • Density205.80/sq mi (79.43/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58429
Area code701
FIPS code38-18340
GNIS feature ID1028623[2]

Dazey is a city in Barnes County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 78 at the 2020 census.[3] Dazey was founded in 1883 after a local farmer, Charles Dazey, donated land to start a townsite.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2), all land.[5]

History[edit]

Dazey was founded in 1883 and named for Charles Turner Dazey, who moved there from Illinois to run a bonanza farm in the early 1880s. Mr. Dazey donated the land to start the townsite. Mr. Dazey later moved back to Illinois where he became a successful playwright.[4] It was incorporated as a village in 1904, and reached a peak population of 293 in 1920.[6] It became a city in 1967, after the North Dakota Legislature enacted legislation that eliminated all existing incorporation titles for towns and villages in the state.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910265
192029310.6%
1930251−14.3%
1940215−14.3%
1950196−8.8%
196022615.3%
1970128−43.4%
198014311.7%
1990129−9.8%
200091−29.5%
201010414.3%
202078−25.0%
2021 (est.)76[8]−2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2020 Census[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census of 2010, there were 104 people, 46 households, and 25 families living in the city. The population density was 273.7 inhabitants per square mile (105.7/km2). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 147.4 per square mile (56.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.1% White and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 46 households, of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.0% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 45.7% were non-families. 37.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the city was 38 years. 26.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.7% were from 25 to 44; 30.8% were from 45 to 64; and 9.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 58.7% male and 41.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 91 people, 39 households, and 23 families living in the city. The population density was 238.5 people per square mile (92.5/km2). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 123.2 per square mile (47.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 39 households, out of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.6% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.5% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 25.3% under the age of 18, 2.2% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,813, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $21,875 versus $40,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,056. There were 12.5% of families and 12.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 14.3% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  3. ^ a b "Explore Census Data". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 18, 2022.
  4. ^ a b Wick, Douglas A. (1988). North Dakota Place Names. Bismarck, North Dakota: Hedemarken Collectibles. ISBN 0-9620968-0-6. OCLC 191277027.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 2, 2012. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  6. ^ U.S. Census Bureau (1921). "Number and Distribution of Inhabitants, North Dakota" (PDF). Fourteenth Census of the United States: 1920. Government Printing Office. Retrieved July 20, 2008.
  7. ^ North Dakota Secretary of State (1989). North Dakota Centennial Blue Book. Bismarck, ND: North Dakota Legislative Assembly. pp. 500 & 504.
  8. ^ "City and Town Population Totals: 2020-2021". United States Census Bureau. July 18, 2022. Retrieved July 18, 2022.
  9. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 31, 2013.