St. Leo, Minnesota

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St. Leo, Minnesota
City
Location of St. Leowithin Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
Location of St. Leo
within Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°42′59″N 96°3′13″W / 44.71639°N 96.05361°W / 44.71639; -96.05361Coordinates: 44°42′59″N 96°3′13″W / 44.71639°N 96.05361°W / 44.71639; -96.05361
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Yellow Medicine
Area[1]
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,122 ft (342 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 100
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 96
 • Density 380/sq mi (150/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-57202[4]
GNIS feature ID 0650790[5]

St. Leo is a city in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 100 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

A post office called Saint Leo was established in 1880, and remained in operation until 1991.[7] The city was named for Pope Leo I (d. 461).[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.[1]

County Roads 3 and 11 are the main routes in the community.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 128
1960 129 0.8%
1970 153 18.6%
1980 147 −3.9%
1990 111 −24.5%
2000 106 −4.5%
2010 100 −5.7%
Est. 2016 96 [3] −4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 100 people, 51 households, and 26 families residing in the city. The population density was 384.6 inhabitants per square mile (148.5/km2). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 223.1 per square mile (86.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.0% White and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.0% of the population.

There were 51 households of which 19.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.2% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 49.0% were non-families. 43.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.96 and the average family size was 2.65.

The median age in the city was 49.5 years. 17% of residents were under the age of 18; 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 33% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 58.0% male and 42.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 106 people, 54 households, and 30 families residing in the city. The population density was 404.0 people per square mile (157.4/km²). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 217.2 per square mile (84.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.11% White and 1.89% Native American.

There were 54 households out of which 13.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.6% were non-families. 40.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.96 and the average family size was 2.65.

In the city, the population was spread out with 12.3% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 36.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,125, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $19,375 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,275. There were 7.1% of families and 11.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 11.8% of under eighteens and 5.3% 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. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  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. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  7. ^ "Yellow Medicine County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  8. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 596. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.