Stephen, Minnesota

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Stephen, Minnesota
City
Motto: "Settle For Success"
Location of Stephen, Minnesota
Location of Stephen, Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°27′2″N 96°52′31″W / 48.45056°N 96.87528°W / 48.45056; -96.87528
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Marshall
Area[1]
 • Total 0.81 sq mi (2.10 km2)
 • Land 0.81 sq mi (2.10 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 830 ft (253 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 658
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 662
 • Density 812.3/sq mi (313.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56757
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-62698
GNIS feature ID 0652619[4]
Website http://www.stephenmn.com/

Stephen is a city in Marshall County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 658 at the 2010 census.[5]

History[edit]

A post office called Stephen has been in operation since 1883.[6] The city was named for George Stephen, a railroad official.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.81 square miles (2.10 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 265
1900 513 93.6%
1910 618 20.5%
1920 581 −6.0%
1930 474 −18.4%
1940 673 42.0%
1950 877 30.3%
1960 858 −2.2%
1970 904 5.4%
1980 898 −0.7%
1990 707 −21.3%
2000 708 0.1%
2010 658 −7.1%
Est. 2015 655 [8] −0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2013 Estimate[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 658 people, 304 households, and 174 families residing in the city. The population density was 812.3 inhabitants per square mile (313.6/km2). There were 346 housing units at an average density of 427.2 per square mile (164.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.9% White, 0.2% Native American, 1.7% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.0% of the population.

There were 304 households of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.8% were non-families. 40.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the city was 46.8 years. 20.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.4% were from 25 to 44; 29.7% were from 45 to 64; and 23.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 708 people, 292 households, and 188 families residing in the city. The population density was 865.0 people per square mile (333.4/km²). There were 331 housing units at an average density of 404.4 per square mile (155.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.36% White, 0.71% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 4.66% from other races, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.19% of the population.

There were 292 households out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% were non-families. 33.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 20.6% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 22.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,207, and the median income for a family was $42,969. Males had a median income of $31,103 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,152. About 3.3% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 12.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. 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 2014-06-09. 
  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. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  6. ^ "Marshall County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 July 2015. 
  7. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 330. 
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  9. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 9, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 9, 2014. 

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Coordinates: 48°27′00″N 96°52′21″W / 48.45000°N 96.87250°W / 48.45000; -96.87250