Farwell, Minnesota

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Farwell, Minnesota
City
Location of Farwell, Minnesota
Location of Farwell, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°45′7″N 95°37′6″W / 45.75194°N 95.61833°W / 45.75194; -95.61833
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Pope
Area[1]
 • Total 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Land 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,345 ft (410 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 51
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 52
 • Density 175.9/sq mi (67.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip code 56327
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-20690[4]
GNIS feature ID 0643575[5]

Farwell is a city in Pope County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 51 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

Farwell was platted in 1887.[7] A post office was established at Farwell in 1887, and remained in operation until 1998.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2), all of it land.[1]

Minnesota State Highway 55 serves as a main route in the community.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 141
1920 140 −0.7%
1930 147 5.0%
1940 132 −10.2%
1950 112 −15.2%
1960 106 −5.4%
1970 102 −3.8%
1980 77 −24.5%
1990 74 −3.9%
2000 57 −23.0%
2010 51 −10.5%
Est. 2014 52 [9] 2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 51 people, 27 households, and 14 families residing in the city. The population density was 175.9 inhabitants per square mile (67.9/km2). There were 30 housing units at an average density of 103.4 per square mile (39.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 27 households of which 22.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.0% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 48.1% were non-families. 37.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.89 and the average family size was 2.43.

The median age in the city was 49.5 years. 15.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.4% were from 25 to 44; 37.2% were from 45 to 64; and 17.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.1% male and 52.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 57 people, 27 households, and 16 families residing in the city. The population density was 198.3 people per square mile (75.9/km²). There were 30 housing units at an average density of 104.4 per square mile (39.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 27 households out of which 22.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.0% were married couples living together, and 40.7% were non-families. 40.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the city the population was spread out with 19.3% under the age of 18, 14.0% from 18 to 24, 19.3% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 24.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 103.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 119.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,125, and the median income for a family was $31,875. Males had a median income of $28,333 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,917. None of the population or the families were below the poverty line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. 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. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  7. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 431. 
  8. ^ "Pope County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

Coordinates: 45°45′08″N 95°37′02″W / 45.75222°N 95.61722°W / 45.75222; -95.61722