West Union, Minnesota

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West Union, Minnesota
Location of West Union, Minnesota
Location of West Union, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°47′57″N 95°5′5″W / 45.79917°N 95.08472°W / 45.79917; -95.08472
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyTodd
Area
 • Total0.42 sq mi (1.10 km2)
 • Land0.42 sq mi (1.10 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,339 ft (408 m)
Population
 • Total111
 • Estimate 
(2017)[3]
124
 • Density291.76/sq mi (112.76/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56389
Area code(s)320
FIPS code27-69736[4]
GNIS feature ID0654019[5]

West Union is a city in Todd County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 111 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

West Union was platted in 1881, and incorporated in 1900.[7] The West Union post office closed in 1996.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2), all of it land.[9]

Interstate 94 serves as a main route in the community.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910161
19201695.0%
1930132−21.9%
194078−40.9%
195010028.2%
196083−17.0%
197071−14.5%
1980744.2%
199054−27.0%
20008761.1%
201011127.6%
Est. 2017124[3]11.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 111 people, 42 households, and 31 families residing in the city. The population density was 264.3 inhabitants per square mile (102.0/km2). There were 43 housing units at an average density of 102.4 per square mile (39.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.1% White and 0.9% from two or more races.

There were 42 households of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.2% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the city was 35.8 years. 24.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.7% were from 25 to 44; 33.3% were from 45 to 64; and 9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 87 people, 31 households, and 19 families residing in the city. The population density was 252.8 people per square mile (98.8/km²). There were 32 housing units at an average density of 93.0 per square mile (36.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 31 households out of which 41.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.70.

In the city, the population was spread out with 40.2% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 9.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 112.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,643, and the median income for a family was $39,375. Males had a median income of $24,167 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,441. There were 15.8% of families and 23.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 36.4% of under eighteens and 15.0% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 3, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  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. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011.
  7. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 546.
  8. ^ "Todd County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

Coordinates: 45°48′03″N 95°05′00″W / 45.80083°N 95.08333°W / 45.80083; -95.08333