Gackle, North Dakota

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Gackle, North Dakota
City
Location of Gackle, North Dakota
Location of Gackle, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°37′38″N 99°8′36″W / 46.62722°N 99.14333°W / 46.62722; -99.14333Coordinates: 46°37′38″N 99°8′36″W / 46.62722°N 99.14333°W / 46.62722; -99.14333
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Logan
Area[1]
 • Total 0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)
 • Land 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,936 ft (590 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 310
 • Estimate (2015)[3] 291
 • Density 574.1/sq mi (221.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58442
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-28860
GNIS feature ID 1029070[4]

Gackle is a city in Logan County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 310 at the 2010 census.[5]

History[edit]

Gackle was founded in 1904. It was named for George Gackle, a farmer.[6]

The town is home to the Gackle Public Library. German has been spoken in Gackle in the past, and is visible in the inscriptions on the First UCC Church.[7]

Geography[edit]

Gackle is located at 46°37′38″N 99°8′36″W / 46.62722°N 99.14333°W / 46.62722; -99.14333 (46.627335, -99.143326).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2), of which, 0.54 square miles (1.40 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 424
1930 493 16.3%
1940 537 8.9%
1950 604 12.5%
1960 523 −13.4%
1970 470 −10.1%
1980 456 −3.0%
1990 450 −1.3%
2000 335 −25.6%
2010 310 −7.5%
Est. 2015 291 [9] −6.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]
2015 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 310 people, 138 households, and 81 families residing in the city. The population density was 574.1 inhabitants per square mile (221.7/km2). There were 211 housing units at an average density of 390.7 per square mile (150.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.1% White, 0.3% African American, 1.0% Native American, 1.0% Asian, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 138 households of which 13.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.3% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.01 and the average family size was 2.56.

The median age in the city was 56.9 years. 13.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.2% were from 25 to 44; 32.7% were from 45 to 64; and 34.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 335 people, 163 households, and 93 families residing in the city. The population density was 617.3 people per square mile (239.5/km²). There were 212 housing units at an average density of 390.6 per square mile (151.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.40% White, and 0.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.90% of the population. 76.6% were of German and 7.6% Norwegian ancestry.

There were 163 households out of which 14.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.9% were non-families. 41.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 27.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.83 and the average family size was 2.43.

In the city, the population was spread out with 9.6% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 15.2% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 45.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 61 years. For every 100 females there were 74.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,875, and the median income for a family was $26,563. Males had a median income of $17,386 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,801. About 7.4% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 21.3% 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 July 16, 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. ^ "Profile for Gackle, North Dakota". ePodunk. Retrieved 2010-06-21. 
  7. ^ "Gackle, North Dakota". Picture Prairie Places. Retrieved 2013-12-07. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved January 23, 2014. 

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