Oberon, North Dakota

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Oberon, North Dakota
City
Street in Oberon
Street in Oberon
Location of Oberon, North Dakota
Location of Oberon, North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°55′21″N 99°12′19″W / 47.92250°N 99.20528°W / 47.92250; -99.20528Coordinates: 47°55′21″N 99°12′19″W / 47.92250°N 99.20528°W / 47.92250; -99.20528
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Benson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.34 sq mi (0.88 km2)
 • Land 0.34 sq mi (0.88 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,578 ft (481 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 105
 • Estimate (2014)[3] 106
 • Density 308.8/sq mi (119.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58357
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-59020
GNIS feature ID 1030542[4]

Oberon is a city in Benson County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 105 at the 2010 census.[5] Oberon was founded in 1886.

Geography[edit]

Oberon is located at 47°55′21″N 99°12′19″W / 47.92250°N 99.20528°W / 47.92250; -99.20528 (47.922373, -99.205348).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 238
1960 248 4.2%
1970 151 −39.1%
1980 150 −0.7%
1990 103 −31.3%
2000 81 −21.4%
2010 105 29.6%
Est. 2015 104 [7] −1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2014 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 105 people, 42 households, and 28 families residing in the city. The population density was 308.8 inhabitants per square mile (119.2/km2). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 170.6 per square mile (65.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 62.9% White, 31.4% Native American, and 5.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.5% of the population.

There were 42 households of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.11.

The median age in the city was 39.5 years. 33.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.7% were from 25 to 44; 18.2% were from 45 to 64; and 20% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 81 people, 38 households, and 21 families residing in the city. The population density was 240.9 people per square mile (92.0/km²). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 136.8 per square mile (52.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 74.07% White, 22.22% Native American, and 3.70% from two or more races.

There were 38 households out of which 15.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.4% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.7% were non-families. 42.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city, the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 19.8% from 25 to 44, 29.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 84.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,750, and the median income for a family was $45,417. Males had a median income of $30,833 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,348. There were 19.0% of families and 25.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 48.0% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. 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 July 8, 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 July 21, 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". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  8. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 17, 2014.