Napoleon, North Dakota

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Napoleon, North Dakota
Downtown Napoleon
Downtown Napoleon
Location of Napoleon, North Dakota
Location of Napoleon, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°30′17″N 99°46′1″W / 46.50472°N 99.76694°W / 46.50472; -99.76694Coordinates: 46°30′17″N 99°46′1″W / 46.50472°N 99.76694°W / 46.50472; -99.76694
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyLogan
Area
 • Total1.40 sq mi (3.63 km2)
 • Land1.40 sq mi (3.63 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,959 ft (597 m)
Population
 • Total792
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
787
 • Density570/sq mi (220/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58561
Area code(s)701 Exchange: 754
FIPS code38-55420
GNIS feature ID1030352[4]
Websitehttp://www.napoleonnd.com/

Napoleon is a city in Logan County, North Dakota, United States. It is the county seat of Logan County.[5] The population was 792 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

Napoleon was founded in 1886 and named for Napoleon Goodsill, a realtor from Steele who promoted the site.[7]

Geography[edit]

A corn train passes the Farmers Union Elevator at Napoleon, North Dakota

Napoleon is located at 46°30′17″N 99°46′1″W / 46.50472°N 99.76694°W / 46.50472; -99.76694 (46.504657, -99.766979).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.40 square miles (3.63 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920554
193070928.0%
194098238.5%
19501,0709.0%
19601,0780.7%
19701,036−3.9%
19801,1036.5%
1990930−15.7%
2000857−7.8%
2010792−7.6%
Est. 2016787[3]−0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2015 Estimate[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 792 people, 337 households, and 203 families residing in the city. The population density was 565.7 inhabitants per square mile (218.4/km2). There were 401 housing units at an average density of 286.4 per square mile (110.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 0.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.3% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 337 households of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.8% were non-families. 37.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 48.9 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.5% were from 25 to 44; 22.5% were from 45 to 64; and 32.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 857 people, 367 households and 238 families residing in the city. The population density was 616.8 per square mile (238.1/km²). There were 420 housing units at an average density of 302.3 per square mile (116.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.83% White, 0.35% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population.

There were 367 households of which 22.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.1% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.82.

Age distribution was 22.1% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 18.7% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 33.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.6 males.

The median household income was $28,167, and the median family income was $36,042. Males had a median income of $28,036 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,208. About 5.9% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.4% of those under age 18 and 15.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

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, Napoleon has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[11]

Climate data for Napoleon, North Dakota
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 57
(14)
62
(17)
87
(31)
94
(34)
107
(42)
108
(42)
118
(48)
111
(44)
107
(42)
95
(35)
75
(24)
70
(21)
118
(48)
Average high °F (°C) 18.0
(−7.8)
22.4
(−5.3)
35.4
(1.9)
54.3
(12.4)
67.2
(19.6)
76.0
(24.4)
83.7
(28.7)
82.4
(28.0)
71.4
(21.9)
57.8
(14.3)
38.2
(3.4)
23.9
(−4.5)
52.6
(11.4)
Daily mean °F (°C) 7.7
(−13.5)
11.9
(−11.2)
24.7
(−4.1)
41.7
(5.4)
53.9
(12.2)
63.4
(17.4)
69.7
(20.9)
67.9
(19.9)
57.5
(14.2)
44.8
(7.1)
27.8
(−2.3)
14.1
(−9.9)
40.4
(4.7)
Average low °F (°C) −2.6
(−19.2)
1.3
(−17.1)
14.1
(−9.9)
29.2
(−1.6)
40.5
(4.7)
50.9
(10.5)
55.8
(13.2)
53.4
(11.9)
43.5
(6.4)
31.7
(−0.2)
17.3
(−8.2)
4.3
(−15.4)
28.3
(−2.1)
Record low °F (°C) −46
(−43)
−47
(−44)
−34
(−37)
−11
(−24)
8
(−13)
25
(−4)
25
(−4)
25
(−4)
10
(−12)
−8
(−22)
−27
(−33)
−48
(−44)
−48
(−44)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.5
(13)
0.4
(10)
0.9
(23)
1.5
(38)
2.4
(61)
3.5
(89)
2.8
(71)
2.1
(53)
1.6
(41)
1.2
(30)
0.6
(15)
0.5
(13)
18
(457)
Source: [12]

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 and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  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. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  7. ^ Wick, Douglas A. "Napoleon (Logan County)". North Dakota Place Names. Retrieved 4 May 2011.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved January 21, 2014.
  10. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on October 19, 2016. Retrieved June 25, 2016.
  11. ^ Climate Summary for Napoleon, North Dakota
  12. ^ "Monthly Averages for Napoleon, ND". weatherbase.com. Retrieved 2017-12-24.

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