Nassau, Minnesota

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Nassau, Minnesota
City
Location of Nassau, Minnesota
Location of Nassau, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°4′4″N 96°26′29″W / 45.06778°N 96.44139°W / 45.06778; -96.44139
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Lac qui Parle
Area[1]
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 72
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 71
 • Density 450.0/sq mi (173.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56257
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-45016[4]
GNIS feature ID 0648430[5]

Nassau is a city in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 72 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

A post office called Nassau was established in 1888, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1998.[7] Nassau was platted in 1893.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 134
1910 213 59.0%
1920 168 −21.1%
1930 170 1.2%
1940 208 22.4%
1950 205 −1.4%
1960 182 −11.2%
1970 126 −30.8%
1980 115 −8.7%
1990 83 −27.8%
2000 83 0.0%
2010 72 −13.3%
Est. 2015 68 [9] −5.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 72 people, 35 households, and 19 families residing in the city. The population density was 450.0 inhabitants per square mile (173.7/km2). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 262.5 per square mile (101.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 35 households of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.7% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the city was 54.2 years. 18.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.1% were from 25 to 44; 38.9% were from 45 to 64; and 25% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.8% male and 47.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 83 people, 41 households, and 20 families residing in the city. The population density was 524.8 people per square mile (200.3/km²). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 297.2 per square mile (113.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.18% White, 2.41% Native American and 2.41% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.41% of the population.

There were 41 households out of which 22.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.0% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 51.2% were non-families. 43.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city, the population was spread out with 19.3% under the age of 18, 1.2% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 31.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 112.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,500, and the median income for a family was $41,042. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,748. There were 9.5% of families and 12.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 10.5% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  7. ^ "Lac qui Parle County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 July 2015. 
  8. ^ Warren Upham (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 291. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

Coordinates: 45°03′59″N 96°26′23″W / 45.06639°N 96.43972°W / 45.06639; -96.43972