Northrop, Minnesota

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Northrop
Location of Northrop, Minnesota
Location of Northrop, Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°44′4″N 94°26′14″W / 43.73444°N 94.43722°W / 43.73444; -94.43722
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyMartin
Area
 • Total0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Land0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,145 ft (349 m)
Population
 • Total227
 • Estimate 
(2017)[3]
213
 • Density1,625.95/sq mi (629.84/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56075
Area code(s)507
FIPS code27-47212[4]
GNIS feature ID0648729[5]

Northrop is a city in Martin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 227 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

Northrop was platted in 1899.[7] It was named for Cyrus Northrop, president of the University of Minnesota.[8] A post office was established at Northrop in 1900, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1972.[9]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.[10]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940134
195015717.2%
196018920.4%
1970188−0.5%
198026943.1%
19902762.6%
2000262−5.1%
2010227−13.4%
Est. 2017213[3]−6.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 227 people, 104 households, and 64 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,513.3 inhabitants per square mile (584.3/km2). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 740.0 per square mile (285.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.9% White and 3.1% Asian.

There were 104 households of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.5% were non-families. 33.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.78.

The median age in the city was 45.8 years. 23.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.9% were from 25 to 44; 35.7% were from 45 to 64; and 15% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 262 people, 104 households, and 79 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,747.4 people per square mile (674.4/km²). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 740.3 per square mile (285.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.62% White and 0.38% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.38% of the population.

There were 104 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.3% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the city, the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 111.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,333, and the median income for a family was $42,250. Males had a median income of $31,000 versus $20,833 for females. The per capita income for the city was $35,785. About 3.7% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.1% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 3, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  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. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 334.
  8. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 185.
  9. ^ "Martin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 April 2015.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

Coordinates: 43°44′11″N 94°26′11″W / 43.73639°N 94.43639°W / 43.73639; -94.43639