Palisade, Minnesota

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Palisade, Minnesota
City
Location of the city of Palisadewithin Aitkin County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Palisade
within Aitkin County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°42′46″N 93°29′22″W / 46.71278°N 93.48944°W / 46.71278; -93.48944
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Aitkin
Area[1]
 • Total 0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
 • Land 0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,237 ft (377 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 167
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 163
 • Density 256.9/sq mi (99.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56469
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-49498[4]
GNIS feature ID 0649121[5]

Palisade is a city in Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 167 at the 2010 census.[6]

The Mississippi River flows through the area.

History[edit]

Palisade was incorporated in 1922. The post office began in 1910. Palisade was named by an official of the Soo Line Railroad for the high embankment on either side of the Mississippi River.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.65 square miles (1.68 km2), all of it land.[1]

Palisade is located northeast of the city of Aitkin at the junction of Aitkin County Roads 3, 5, and 10.

Old State Highway 232 (MN 232) from Palisade to the junction of Highway 65 at nearby Shamrock Township has been deeded over to Aitkin County maintenance, and is now designated as an extension of County Road 3.

Aitkin County Road 3 is also known as Main Street in Palisade.

Palisade is 20 miles (32 km) northeast of the city of Aitkin and 42 miles (68 km) south of Grand Rapids.

Nearby routes include U.S. Highway 169 (U.S. 169), State Highway 65 (MN 65), and State Highway 210 (MN 210).

Palisade is located within Logan Township geographically but is a separate entity. The Soo Line North ATV Trail is nearby.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 162
1940 202 24.7%
1950 212 5.0%
1960 180 −15.1%
1970 149 −17.2%
1980 155 4.0%
1990 144 −7.1%
2000 118 −18.1%
2010 167 41.5%
Est. 2015 159 [8] −4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 167 people, 74 households, and 51 families residing in the city. The population density was 256.9 inhabitants per square mile (99.2/km2). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 130.8 per square mile (50.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.2% White, 0.6% African American, 6.6% Native American, and 0.6% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 74 households of which 21.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.1% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.65.

The median age in the city was 50.2 years. 19.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 36% were from 45 to 64; and 19.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.9% male and 46.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 118 people, 53 households, and 38 families residing in the city. The population density was 259.9 people per square mile (101.2/km²). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 147.6 per square mile (57.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.31% White, 0.85% Native American, and 0.85% from two or more races. 23.5% were of German, 23.5% Norwegian, 11.8% French, 8.8% Pennsylvania German and 5.9% Scottish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 53 households out of which 24.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 17.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.9% 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 2.58.

In the city, the population was spread out with 16.9% under the age of 18, 12.7% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 23.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,083, and the median income for a family was $29,375. Males had a median income of $40,625 versus $15,417 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,702. There were no families and 12.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 29.4% 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. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  7. ^ Upham, Warren (2001). Minnesota Place Names: A Geographical Encyclopedia. Minnesota Historical Society Press. p. 17. 
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

Coordinates: 46°42′48″N 93°29′19″W / 46.71333°N 93.48861°W / 46.71333; -93.48861