Willow City, North Dakota

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Willow City, North Dakota
City
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Willow City
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Willow City
Location of Willow City, North Dakota
Location of Willow City, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°36′15″N 100°17′41″W / 48.60417°N 100.29472°W / 48.60417; -100.29472Coordinates: 48°36′15″N 100°17′41″W / 48.60417°N 100.29472°W / 48.60417; -100.29472
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Bottineau
Area[1]
 • Total 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Land 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,470 ft (448 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 163
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 170
 • Density 354.3/sq mi (136.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58384
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-86380
GNIS feature ID 1032818[4]

Willow City is a city in Bottineau County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 163 at the 2010 census.[5] Willow City was founded in 1889.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 476
1910 623 30.9%
1920 559 −10.3%
1930 577 3.2%
1940 524 −9.2%
1950 595 13.5%
1960 494 −17.0%
1970 403 −18.4%
1980 329 −18.4%
1990 281 −14.6%
2000 221 −21.4%
2010 163 −26.2%
Est. 2013 170 4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2013 Estimate[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 163 people, 84 households, and 47 families residing in the city. The population density was 354.3 inhabitants per square mile (136.8/km2). There were 123 housing units at an average density of 267.4 per square mile (103.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.1% White, 0.6% African American, 2.5% Native American, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 84 households of which 14.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.0% were non-families. 40.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.94 and the average family size was 2.60.

The median age in the city was 51.2 years. 16% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.1% were from 25 to 44; 34.3% were from 45 to 64; and 26.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.0% male and 46.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 221 people, 100 households, and 62 families residing in the city. The population density was 486.8 people per square mile (189.6/km²). There were 143 housing units at an average density of 315.0 per square mile (122.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.31% White, 0.00% African American, 2.26% Native American, and 4.52% from two or more races.

There were 100 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.0% were non-families. 35.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 19.5% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 30.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 106.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,313, and the median income for a family was $34,688. Males had a median income of $28,250 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,909. About 6.7% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 22.5% 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, Willow City has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[8]

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