Dunn Center, North Dakota

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Dunn Center, North Dakota
Dunn Center City Hall
Dunn Center City Hall
Location of Dunn Center, North Dakota
Location of Dunn Center, North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°21′12″N 102°37′22″W / 47.35333°N 102.62278°W / 47.35333; -102.62278Coordinates: 47°21′12″N 102°37′22″W / 47.35333°N 102.62278°W / 47.35333; -102.62278
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyDunn
Area
 • Total0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Land0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
2,188 ft (667 m)
Population
 • Total146
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
186
 • Density370/sq mi (140/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
58626
Area code(s)701
FIPS code38-20940
GNIS feature ID1028746[4]
Websitehttp://www.cityofdunncenter.com/

Dunn Center is a city in Dunn County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 146 at the 2010 census.[5] Dunn Center was founded in 1914.

History[edit]

Dunn Center was laid out in 1914, when the railroad was extended to that point.[6] The city was so named on account of its central location in Dunn County.[7]

Geography[edit]

Dunn Center is located at 47°21′12″N 102°37′22″W / 47.35333°N 102.62278°W / 47.35333; -102.62278 (47.353307, -102.622740).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.01 km2), all of it land.[1]

Dunn Center is located on North Dakota Highway 200 east of Lake Ilo.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920247
193027611.7%
1940238−13.8%
19502463.4%
19602501.6%
1970107−57.2%
198017058.9%
1990128−24.7%
2000122−4.7%
201014619.7%
Est. 2016186[3]27.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2014 Estimate[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 146 people, 66 households, and 38 families residing in the city. The population density was 374.4 inhabitants per square mile (144.6/km2). There were 80 housing units at an average density of 205.1 per square mile (79.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.8% White, 1.4% Native American, 0.7% from other races, and 4.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 66 households of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.4% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the city was 39.2 years. 21.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.4% were from 25 to 44; 23.9% were from 45 to 64; and 18.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 122 people, 58 households, and 33 families residing in the city. The population density was 304.5 people per square mile (117.8/km²). There were 81 housing units at an average density of 202.2 per square mile (78.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.98% White, 6.56% Native American, and 2.46% from two or more races.

There were 58 households out of which 15.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.1% were non-families. 36.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.67.

In the city, the population was spread out with 16.4% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 32.8% from 45 to 64, and 23.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,500, and the median income for a family was $27,500. Males had a median income of $18,750 versus $16,071 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,736. There were 8.3% of families and 9.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 3.1% of those over 64.

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Dunn Center has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2012-06-14.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-14.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  6. ^ Geneva Roth Olstad (2000). Main Street, North Dakota in Vintage Postcards. Arcadia Publishing. p. 29. ISBN 978-0-7385-0726-2.
  7. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). North Dakota, a Guide to the Northern Prairie State,. WPA. p. 321. ISBN 978-1-62376-033-5.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved July 29, 2013.
  10. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 10, 2015.
  11. ^ Climate Summary for Dunn Center, North Dakota