Pick City, North Dakota

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Pick City, North Dakota
City
Location of Pick City, North Dakota
Location of Pick City, North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°30′43″N 101°27′24″W / 47.51194°N 101.45667°W / 47.51194; -101.45667Coordinates: 47°30′43″N 101°27′24″W / 47.51194°N 101.45667°W / 47.51194; -101.45667
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Mercer
Area[1]
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,923 ft (586 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 123
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 136
 • Density 680/sq mi (260/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 58545
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-62260
GNIS feature ID 1030702[4]
Website http://www.pickcitynd.com/

Pick City is a town in Mercer County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 123 at the 2010 census.[5] Pick City was founded in 1946 and named after Lewis A. Pick, director of the Missouri River office of the United States Army Corps of Engineers.[6] It overlooks the Garrison Dam.

Geography[edit]

Pick City is located at 47°30′43″N 101°27′24″W / 47.51194°N 101.45667°W / 47.51194; -101.45667 (47.511901, -101.456533).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 294
1960 101 −65.6%
1970 119 17.8%
1980 182 52.9%
1990 203 11.5%
2000 166 −18.2%
2010 123 −25.9%
Est. 2016 136 [3] 10.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2014 Estimate[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 123 people, 63 households, and 36 families residing in the city. The population density was 683.3 inhabitants per square mile (263.8/km2). There were 132 housing units at an average density of 733.3 per square mile (283.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White and 0.8% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 63 households of which 7.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.9% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% 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 2.36.

The median age in the city was 58.3 years. 10.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 10.5% were from 25 to 44; 37.4% were from 45 to 64; and 37.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 166 people, 72 households, and 51 families residing in the town. The population density was 951.5 people per square mile (377.0/km²). There were 117 housing units at an average density of 670.6 per square mile (265.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 87.35% White, 3.61% Native American, and 9.04% from two or more races.

There were 72 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the city, the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 30.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,563, and the median income for a family was $37,750. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,077. About 8.8% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 7.1% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  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. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  6. ^ Pick City named for Lewis A. Pick http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=52896
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 1, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 8, 2015.