Forman, North Dakota

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Forman, North Dakota
City
Location of Forman, North Dakota
Location of Forman, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°6′19″N 97°38′14″W / 46.10528°N 97.63722°W / 46.10528; -97.63722Coordinates: 46°6′19″N 97°38′14″W / 46.10528°N 97.63722°W / 46.10528; -97.63722
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Sargent
Area[1]
 • Total 0.71 sq mi (1.84 km2)
 • Land 0.70 sq mi (1.81 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,253 ft (382 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 504
 • Estimate (2015)[3] 513
 • Density 720.0/sq mi (278.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58032
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-27260
GNIS feature ID 1029006[4]

Forman is a city in Sargent County, North Dakota, United States. It is the county seat of Sargent County.[5] The population was 504 at the 2010 census.[6] Forman was founded in 1883.

History[edit]

Forman was founded in 1883 by Cornelius Forman. In 1886, the county seat was transferred to Forman from Milnor, North Dakota.[7]

Geography and climate[edit]

Forman is located at 46°6′19″N 97°38′14″W / 46.10528°N 97.63722°W / 46.10528; -97.63722 (46.105167, -97.637227).[8] The town surrounds a body of water known as Lake Lithia.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.71 square miles (1.84 km2), of which, 0.70 square miles (1.81 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Climate data for Forman, North Dakota (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 19.8
(−6.8)
25.3
(−3.7)
37.7
(3.2)
55.6
(13.1)
68.0
(20)
76.8
(24.9)
82.7
(28.2)
81.8
(27.7)
71.5
(21.9)
57.0
(13.9)
38.4
(3.6)
23.9
(−4.5)
53.2
(11.8)
Average low °F (°C) −0.2
(−17.9)
5.3
(−14.8)
18.2
(−7.7)
32.1
(0.1)
44.5
(6.9)
54.7
(12.6)
59.6
(15.3)
56.8
(13.8)
46.5
(8.1)
33.8
(1)
19.7
(−6.8)
3.9
(−15.6)
31.4
(−0.3)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.58
(14.7)
0.51
(13)
1.13
(28.7)
1.78
(45.2)
2.74
(69.6)
4.07
(103.4)
3.35
(85.1)
2.15
(54.6)
2.46
(62.5)
2.09
(53.1)
0.90
(22.9)
0.59
(15)
22.35
(567.7)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 8.2
(20.8)
5.9
(15)
6.7
(17)
2.8
(7.1)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.4
(1)
6.4
(16.3)
7.8
(19.8)
38.4
(97.5)
Source: NOAA[9]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 178
1900 257 44.4%
1910 352 37.0%
1920 402 14.2%
1930 386 −4.0%
1940 500 29.5%
1950 466 −6.8%
1960 530 13.7%
1970 596 12.5%
1980 629 5.5%
1990 586 −6.8%
2000 506 −13.7%
2010 504 −0.4%
Est. 2015 513 [10] 1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]
2015 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 504 people, 222 households, and 123 families residing in the city. The population density was 720.0 inhabitants per square mile (278.0/km2). There were 255 housing units at an average density of 364.3 per square mile (140.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 0.4% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 222 households of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.6% were non-families. 41.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.2% 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 2.87.

The median age in the city was 46.8 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.7% were from 25 to 44; 24.5% were from 45 to 64; and 26.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 506 people, 221 households, and 129 families residing in the city. The population density was 719.2 people per square mile (279.1/km²). There were 256 housing units at an average density of 363.8 per square mile (141.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.63% White, 0.20% African American, 1.38% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.38% of the population.

There were 221 households out of which 24.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.6% were non-families. 39.4% 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 2.16 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city, the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 20.8% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 25.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,875, and the median income for a family was $48,929. Males had a median income of $37,583 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,206. About 6.5% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.6% of those under age 18 and 14.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. 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 29, 2016. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  6. ^ "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. 
  7. ^ Hellmann, Paul T. (May 13, 2013). Historical Gazetteer of the United States. Routledge. p. 836. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "NOWData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved May 4, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. [permanent dead link]
  11. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 

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