Mantador, North Dakota

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Mantador, North Dakota
City
Post office in Mantador
Post office in Mantador
Location of Mantador, North Dakota
Location of Mantador, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°9′55″N 96°58′41″W / 46.16528°N 96.97806°W / 46.16528; -96.97806Coordinates: 46°9′55″N 96°58′41″W / 46.16528°N 96.97806°W / 46.16528; -96.97806
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Richland
Area[1]
 • Total 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Land 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,027 ft (313 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 64
 • Estimate (2014)[3] 63
 • Density 457.1/sq mi (176.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58058
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-50380
GNIS feature ID 1034993[4]

Mantador is a city in Richland County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 64 at the 2010 census.[5] Mantador was founded in 1893. It is part of the Wahpeton, ND-MN Micropolitan Statistical Area in the southeast area of the state.

Geography[edit]

Mantador is located at 46°9′55″N 96°58′41″W / 46.16528°N 96.97806°W / 46.16528; -96.97806 (46.165165, -96.978146).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2), all of it land.[1]

History[edit]

Mantador was established in 1886 by the Soo Line Railroad as a depot under the so-called "Long Length Law." The law required that depots must be placed at nine-mile intervals along the track in order to provide fuel and water for trains and to provide postal service for settlers. The town of Mantador developed around the depot.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 138
1960 98 −29.0%
1970 95 −3.1%
1980 76 −20.0%
1990 77 1.3%
2000 71 −7.8%
2010 64 −9.9%
Est. 2015 62 [8] −3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2014 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 64 people, 29 households, and 19 families residing in the city. The population density was 457.1 inhabitants per square mile (176.5/km2). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 257.1 per square mile (99.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.2% White, 3.1% Native American, 1.6% Asian, and 3.1% from two or more races.

There were 29 households of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% 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 2.84.

The median age in the city was 46 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.3% were from 25 to 44; 45.4% were from 45 to 64; and 6.3% 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 71 people, 31 households, and 15 families residing in the city. The population density was 501.5 people per square mile (195.8/km²). There were 37 housing units at an average density of 261.4 per square mile (102.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 31 households out of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.4% were non-families. 48.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 3.50.

In the city, the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,875, and the median income for a family was $41,875. Males had a median income of $37,500 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,849. There were no families and 2.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 15.4% of those over 64.

Notable person[edit]

  • Heidi Heitkamp, in 2012 the first woman elected as United States Senator from North Dakota, grew up here[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. 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. Retrieved June 2, 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. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ Richland County History, Richland County Historical Society, 1977, page 394.
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  9. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  10. ^ How Heidi Works for North Dakotans, Heidi Heitkamp website.