Pekin, North Dakota

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Pekin, North Dakota
City
Pekin Business Center in Pekin
Pekin Business Center in Pekin
Location of Pekin, North Dakota
Location of Pekin, North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°47′29″N 98°19′43″W / 47.79139°N 98.32861°W / 47.79139; -98.32861Coordinates: 47°47′29″N 98°19′43″W / 47.79139°N 98.32861°W / 47.79139; -98.32861
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Nelson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,476 ft (450 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 70
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 66
 • Density 280/sq mi (110/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58361
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-61460
GNIS feature ID 1030658[4]
Website http://www.pekinnd.com/

Pekin (/ˈpkn/ PEEK-in) is a city in Nelson County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 70 at the 2010 census.[5] The first European settlers immigrated to the area in the mid-19th century and Pekin was founded in 1906.

Geography[edit]

Pekin is located at 47°47′29″N 98°19′43″W / 47.791465°N 98.328539°W / 47.791465; -98.328539.[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 197
1930 210 6.6%
1940 229 9.0%
1950 221 −3.5%
1960 180 −18.6%
1970 120 −33.3%
1980 101 −15.8%
1990 101 0.0%
2000 80 −20.8%
2010 70 −12.5%
Est. 2016 66 [3] −5.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2015 Estimate[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 70 people, 34 households, and 18 families residing in the city. The population density was 280.0 inhabitants per square mile (108.1/km2). There were 50 housing units at an average density of 200.0 per square mile (77.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.9% White and 7.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.1% of the population.

There were 34 households of which 20.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.1% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.1% were non-families. 41.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.6% 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 2.78.

The median age in the city was 53 years. 15.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.9% were from 25 to 44; 21.3% were from 45 to 64; and 34.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.7% male and 44.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 80 people, 41 households, and 20 families residing in the city. The population density was 310.2 people per square mile (118.8/km2). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 244.3 per square mile (93.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 41 households out of which 19.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.6% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 51.2% were non-families. 46.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 31.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.95 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the city, the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 16.3% from 25 to 44, 33.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $19,063, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $27,250 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,422. There were no families and 9.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 22.2% of those over 64.

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