Oslo, Minnesota

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This article is about the city in Marshall County. For the unincorporated community in southeast Minnesota named Oslo, see Oslo, Dodge County, Minnesota.
Oslo, Minnesota
City
Location of Oslowithin Marshall County, Minnesota
Location of Oslo
within Marshall County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°11′45″N 97°7′53″W / 48.19583°N 97.13139°W / 48.19583; -97.13139Coordinates: 48°11′45″N 97°7′53″W / 48.19583°N 97.13139°W / 48.19583; -97.13139
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Marshall
Area[1]
 • Total 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Land 0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 807 ft (246 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 330
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 326
 • Density 916.7/sq mi (353.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56744
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-48976
GNIS feature ID 0649021[4]
Website www.oslo.ima-jenn.com

Oslo is a city in Marshall County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 330 at the 2010 census.[5]

Minnesota Highway 1 and Minnesota Highway 220 are two of the main routes in the community. Oslo is three miles east of Interstate 29 in nearby North Dakota.

History[edit]

A post office called Oslo has been in operation since 1905.[6] The city was named after Oslo, the capital of Norway.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2), of which 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[1]

Oslo is located along Minnesota Highway 1, adjacent to the state line of North Dakota (Walsh County).

The Red River of the North flows through at the western edge of Oslo.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 344
1920 365 6.1%
1930 328 −10.1%
1940 392 19.5%
1950 440 12.2%
1960 372 −15.5%
1970 417 12.1%
1980 379 −9.1%
1990 362 −4.5%
2000 347 −4.1%
2010 330 −4.9%
Est. 2015 320 [8] −3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2013 Estimate[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 330 people, 134 households, and 82 families residing in the city. The population density was 916.7 inhabitants per square mile (353.9/km2). There were 158 housing units at an average density of 438.9 per square mile (169.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 83.3% White, 1.8% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 13.0% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 20.3% of the population.

There were 134 households of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.8% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.21.

The median age in the city was 35.5 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.5% were from 25 to 44; 21.8% were from 45 to 64; and 19.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 347 people, 148 households, and 83 families residing in the city. The population density was 973.0 people per square mile (372.2/km²). There were 162 housing units at an average density of 454.3 per square mile (173.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.47% White, 10.09% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19.31% of the population.

There were 148 households out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.9% were non-families. 41.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 102.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,375, and the median income for a family was $47,857. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $18,571 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,290. About 6.0% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.0% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.

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 2014-06-09. 
  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. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  6. ^ "Marshall County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 July 2015. 
  7. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 329. 
  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 June 9, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 9, 2014. 

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