Effie, Minnesota

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Effie, Minnesota
City
Giant mosquito (and welcome sign) welcomes travelers to Effie
Giant mosquito (and welcome sign) welcomes travelers to Effie
Location of the city of Effiewithin Itasca County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Effie
within Itasca County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°50′26″N 93°38′17″W / 47.84056°N 93.63806°W / 47.84056; -93.63806
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Itasca
Area[1]
 • Total 3.64 sq mi (9.43 km2)
 • Land 3.64 sq mi (9.43 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,388 ft (423 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 123
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 123
 • Density 33.8/sq mi (13.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56639
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-18260[4]
GNIS feature ID 0656123[5]

Effie is a city in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 123 at the 2010 census.[6]

Minnesota State Highways 1 and 38 are two of the main routes in the community.

History[edit]

A post office was established in Effie in 1903.[7] The community was named for Effie Wenaus, the daughter of the first postmaster.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.64 square miles (9.43 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 202
1960 195 −3.5%
1970 165 −15.4%
1980 141 −14.5%
1990 130 −7.8%
2000 91 −30.0%
2010 123 35.2%
Est. 2015 123 [9] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 123 people, 48 households, and 29 families residing in the city. The population density was 33.8 inhabitants per square mile (13.1/km2). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 18.7 per square mile (7.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.9% White, 0.8% African American, 1.6% Asian, and 1.6% from two or more races.

There were 48 households of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.6% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.24.

The median age in the city was 32.8 years. 26.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.8% were from 25 to 44; 22.7% were from 45 to 64; and 14.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 91 people, 36 households, and 24 families residing in the city. The population density was 22.8 people per square mile (8.8/km²). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 14.0 per square mile (5.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.80% White and 2.20% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.10% of the population.

There were 36 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 2.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the city, the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 122.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $29,583. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,606. There were 7.4% of families and 5.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 18.5% of those over 64.

Events[edit]

Effie is home to The Effie North Star Stampede.[11]

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. ^ "Itasca County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 2 February 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2015. 
  8. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 254. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ "North Star Stampede Rodeo". Retrieved 2 October 2012. 

Coordinates: 47°50′25″N 93°38′35″W / 47.84028°N 93.64306°W / 47.84028; -93.64306