Westport, Minnesota

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Westport, Minnesota
City
Westport, Minnesota
Westport, Minnesota
Location of Westport, Minnesota
Location of Westport, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°42′52″N 95°9′58″W / 45.71444°N 95.16611°W / 45.71444; -95.16611
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Pope
Area[1]
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,332 ft (406 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 57
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 56
 • Density 203.6/sq mi (78.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-69628[4]
GNIS feature ID 0654036[5]

Westport is a city in Pope County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 57 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

Westport was platted in 1882.[7] A post office called Westport was established in 1888, and remained in operation until 1966.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land.[1]

Minnesota State Highway 28 serves as a main route in the community.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 81
1940 102 25.9%
1950 96 −5.9%
1960 87 −9.4%
1970 65 −25.3%
1980 50 −23.1%
1990 47 −6.0%
2000 72 53.2%
2010 57 −20.8%
Est. 2015 56 [9] −1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 57 people, 22 households, and 13 families residing in the city. The population density was 203.6 inhabitants per square mile (78.6/km2). There were 23 housing units at an average density of 82.1 per square mile (31.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 80.7% White, 3.5% African American, and 15.8% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.8% of the population.

There were 22 households of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.9% were non-families. 36.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.31.

The median age in the city was 39.8 years. 29.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 31.6% were from 25 to 44; 31.6% were from 45 to 64; and 7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.4% male and 45.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 72 people, 23 households, and 18 families residing in the city. The population density was 257.4 people per square mile (99.3/km²). There were 25 housing units at an average density of 89.4 per square mile (34.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 23 households out of which 47.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.9% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.4% were non-families. 17.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.13 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.9% under the age of 18, 15.3% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 13.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 80.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,438, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $22,188 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,501. There were no families and 4.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 33.3% 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. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  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. 433. 
  8. ^ "Pope County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

Coordinates: 45°42′54″N 95°10′02″W / 45.71500°N 95.16722°W / 45.71500; -95.16722