Forest River, North Dakota

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Forest River, North Dakota
City
An old gas station in Forest River
An old gas station in Forest River
Location of Forest River, North Dakota
Location of Forest River, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°13′5″N 97°28′7″W / 48.21806°N 97.46861°W / 48.21806; -97.46861Coordinates: 48°13′5″N 97°28′7″W / 48.21806°N 97.46861°W / 48.21806; -97.46861
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Walsh
Founded July 13, 1887
Area[1]
 • Total 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Land 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 866 ft (264 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 125
 • Estimate (2015)[3] 122
 • Density 250.0/sq mi (96.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58233
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-27100
GNIS feature ID 1029002[4]

Forest River is a city in Walsh County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 125 at the 2010 census.[5] Forest River was founded in 1887.

Geography[edit]

Forest River is located at 48°13′5″N 97°28′7″W / 48.21806°N 97.46861°W / 48.21806; -97.46861 (48.218056, -97.468742).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.29 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 252
1910 233 −7.5%
1920 226 −3.0%
1930 198 −12.4%
1940 207 4.5%
1950 236 14.0%
1960 191 −19.1%
1970 169 −11.5%
1980 152 −10.1%
1990 148 −2.6%
2000 154 4.1%
2010 125 −18.8%
Est. 2015 122 [7] −2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2015 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 125 people, 55 households, and 31 families residing in the city. The population density was 250.0 inhabitants per square mile (96.5/km2). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 118.0 per square mile (45.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.0% of the population.

There were 55 households of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.6% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 43.2 years. 20% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.4% were from 25 to 44; 35.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.6% male and 46.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 154 people, 59 households, and 42 families residing in the city. The population density was 305.9 people per square mile (118.9/km²). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 135.1 per square mile (52.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.35% White, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.69% of the population.

There were 59 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city, the population was spread out with 31.2% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 81.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $30,833. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,698. About 4.8% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.0% of those sixty five or over.

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 Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on October 19, 2016. Retrieved June 25, 2016. 
  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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. [permanent dead link]
  8. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved January 19, 2014.