Granville, North Dakota

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Granville, North Dakota
City
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Looking north in Granville
Location of Granville, North Dakota
Location of Granville, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°16′0″N 100°50′36″W / 48.26667°N 100.84333°W / 48.26667; -100.84333Coordinates: 48°16′0″N 100°50′36″W / 48.26667°N 100.84333°W / 48.26667; -100.84333
Country United States
State North Dakota
County McHenry
Area[1]
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,509 ft (460 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 241
 • Estimate (2015)[3] 269
 • Density 860.7/sq mi (332.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58741
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-32660
GNIS feature ID 1029218[4]

Granville is a city in McHenry County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 241 at the 2010 census.[5] It is part of the Minot Micropolitan Statistical Area. Granville was founded in 1900.

History[edit]

Granville was laid out and platted in 1900.[6] The city was named in honor of Granville M. Dodge, a railroad man.[7] The railroad was extended to Granville in 1904, and the city was incorporated in 1906.[8]

In the late 1990s, the town agreed to temporarily change its name to McGillicuddy City, in a promotion for Dr. McGillicuddy's schnapps.[9]

Geography[edit]

Granville is located at 48°16′0″N 100°50′36″W / 48.26667°N 100.84333°W / 48.26667; -100.84333 (48.266566, -100.843355).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 455
1920 394 −13.4%
1930 450 14.2%
1940 443 −1.6%
1950 404 −8.8%
1960 400 −1.0%
1970 282 −29.5%
1980 281 −0.4%
1990 236 −16.0%
2000 286 21.2%
2010 241 −15.7%
Est. 2015 269 [11] 11.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]
2015 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 241 people, 109 households, and 65 families residing in the city. The population density was 860.7 inhabitants per square mile (332.3/km2). There were 135 housing units at an average density of 482.1 per square mile (186.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.1% White, 1.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3% of the population.

There were 109 households of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.4% were non-families. 37.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the city was 44.3 years. 21.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.6% were from 25 to 44; 28.6% were from 45 to 64; and 19.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 286 people, 120 households, and 77 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,042.5 people per square mile (409.0/km²). There were 141 housing units at an average density of 514.0 per square mile (201.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.50% White, 0.35% African American, 0.70% Native American, and 2.45% from two or more races.

There were 120 households out of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.8% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 20.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 108.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,444, and the median income for a family was $28,500. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $14,464 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,576. About 7.5% of families and 9.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.5% of those sixty five or over.

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Granville has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[13]

Historic Places[edit]

The Granville State Bank, on Main Street, was built in 1903 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. 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. ^ Hudson, John C. (1985). Plains Country Towns. University of Minnesota Press. p. 81. ISBN 978-0-8166-1347-2. 
  7. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). North Dakota, a Guide to the Northern Prairie State. WPA. p. 254. ISBN 978-1-62376-033-5. 
  8. ^ "History". NODAK.info. Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  9. ^ "N.D. town changing its name for shot at schnapps money". Lawrence Journal-World. Feb 13, 1998. pp. 6E. Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "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. 
  12. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved October 30, 2013. 
  13. ^ Climate Summary for Granville, North Dakota

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