Deer Creek, Minnesota

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Deer Creek, Minnesota
City
Location of Deer Creek, Minnesota
Location of Deer Creek, Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°23′28″N 95°19′15″W / 46.39111°N 95.32083°W / 46.39111; -95.32083
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Otter Tail
Area[1]
 • Total 4.03 sq mi (10.44 km2)
 • Land 4.01 sq mi (10.39 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 1,394 ft (425 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 322
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 320
 • Density 80.3/sq mi (31.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56527
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-15184[4]
GNIS feature ID 0642707[5]

Deer Creek is a city in Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 322 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

Deer Creek was platted in 1882, and named after the nearby Deer Creek.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.03 square miles (10.44 km2), of which 4.01 square miles (10.39 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[1]

Minnesota State Highways 29 and 106 are two of the main routes in the community.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 275
1910 313 13.8%
1920 381 21.7%
1930 337 −11.5%
1940 405 20.2%
1950 349 −13.8%
1960 312 −10.6%
1970 287 −8.0%
1980 392 36.6%
1990 303 −22.7%
2000 328 8.3%
2010 322 −1.8%
Est. 2015 323 [8] 0.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 322 people, 147 households, and 91 families residing in the city. The population density was 80.3 inhabitants per square mile (31.0/km2). There were 161 housing units at an average density of 40.1 per square mile (15.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 0.9% Native American, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 147 households of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.1% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.71.

The median age in the city was 44.3 years. 19.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.4% were from 25 to 44; 27.6% were from 45 to 64; and 21.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 328 people, 143 households, and 94 families residing in the city. The population density was 81.6 people per square mile (31.5/km²). There were 163 housing units at an average density of 40.6 per square mile (15.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.56% White, 0.30% African American, 1.22% Native American, 0.30% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.30% of the population.

There were 143 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 103.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,558, and the median income for a family was $37,656. Males had a median income of $28,438 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,097. About 2.4% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 23.6% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  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. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 393. 
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

Coordinates: 46°23′28″N 95°19′17″W / 46.39111°N 95.32139°W / 46.39111; -95.32139