Lawton, North Dakota

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Lawton, North Dakota
City
The Lawton Fire Department
The Lawton Fire Department
Location of Lawton, North Dakota
Location of Lawton, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°18′11″N 98°21′53″W / 48.30306°N 98.36472°W / 48.30306; -98.36472Coordinates: 48°18′11″N 98°21′53″W / 48.30306°N 98.36472°W / 48.30306; -98.36472
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Ramsey
Founded 1902
Area[1]
 • Total 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Land 0.92 sq mi (2.38 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
Elevation 1,516 ft (462 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 30
 • Estimate (2014)[3] 30
 • Density 32.6/sq mi (12.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58345
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-45300
GNIS feature ID 1029847[4]

Lawton is a city in Ramsey County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 30 at the 2010 census.[5] Lawton was founded in 1902.

Geography[edit]

Lawton is located at 48°18′11″N 98°21′53″W / 48.30306°N 98.36472°W / 48.30306; -98.36472 (48.302955, -98.364814).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), of which, 0.92 square miles (2.38 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 227
1930 233 2.6%
1940 210 −9.9%
1950 211 0.5%
1960 159 −24.6%
1970 123 −22.6%
1980 101 −17.9%
1990 63 −37.6%
2000 42 −33.3%
2010 30 −28.6%
Est. 2015 30 [7] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2014 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 30 people, 17 households, and 8 families residing in the city. The population density was 32.6 inhabitants per square mile (12.6/km2). There were 33 housing units at an average density of 35.9 per square mile (13.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 17 households of which 11.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, and 52.9% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.76 and the average family size was 2.13.

The median age in the city was 57 years. 6.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20% were from 25 to 44; 46.7% were from 45 to 64; and 20% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 42 people, 24 households, and 10 families residing in the city. The population density was 45.3 people per square mile (17.4/km²). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 41.0 per square mile (15.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.62% White, and 2.38% from two or more races.

There were 24 households out of which 12.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.5% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 54.2% were non-families. 54.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 29.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.75 and the average family size was 2.64.

In the city, the population was spread out with 14.3% under the age of 18, 2.4% from 18 to 24, 14.3% from 25 to 44, 40.5% from 45 to 64, and 28.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $14,375, and the median income for a family was $16,875. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $26,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,752. There were 22.2% of families and 21.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 30.0% of those over 64.

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 May 22, 2015. Retrieved June 27, 2015. 
  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 17 March 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". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  8. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved February 15, 2014. 

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