Powers Lake, North Dakota

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Powers Lake, North Dakota
City
American Legion Building in Powers Lake
American Legion Building in Powers Lake
Location of Powers Lake, North Dakota
Location of Powers Lake, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°33′43″N 102°38′46″W / 48.56194°N 102.64611°W / 48.56194; -102.64611Coordinates: 48°33′43″N 102°38′46″W / 48.56194°N 102.64611°W / 48.56194; -102.64611
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Burke
Area[1]
 • Total 1.24 sq mi (3.21 km2)
 • Land 0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Water 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
Elevation 2,205 ft (672 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 280
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 293
 • Density 230/sq mi (87/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58773
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-64140
GNIS feature ID 1030794[4]

Powers Lake is a city in Burke County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 280 at the 2010 census.[5] Powers Lake was founded in 1909.

Geography[edit]

Powers Lake is located at 48°33′43″N 102°38′46″W / 48.56194°N 102.64611°W / 48.56194; -102.64611 (48.562009, -102.646159).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.24 square miles (3.21 km2), of which 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2) is land and 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 251
1930 382 52.2%
1940 464 21.5%
1950 565 21.8%
1960 633 12.0%
1970 523 −17.4%
1980 466 −10.9%
1990 408 −12.4%
2000 309 −24.3%
2010 280 −9.4%
Est. 2016 293 [3] 4.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2015 Estimate[8]
Country Store in Powers Lake

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 280 people, 137 households, and 76 families residing in the city. The population density was 282.8 inhabitants per square mile (109.2/km2). There were 172 housing units at an average density of 173.7 per square mile (67.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 1.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 137 households of which 17.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.5% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.5% were non-families. 41.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.04 and the average family size was 2.76.

The median age in the city was 47.5 years. 18.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20% were from 25 to 44; 28.1% were from 45 to 64; and 25.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 309 people, 148 households, and 84 families residing in the city. The population density was 312.1 people per square mile (120.5/km²). There were 183 housing units at an average density of 184.8 per square mile (71.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.73% White, 0.32% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.32% from other races, and 1.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.97% of the population.

There were 148 households out of which 20.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.0% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.6% were non-families. 41.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 29.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the city, the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 34.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 82.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,143, and the median income for a family was $36,389. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,894. About 3.2% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 20.2% of those sixty five or over.

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Powers Lake has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[9]

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