Carson, North Dakota

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Carson, North Dakota
—  City  —
Location of Carson, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°25′15″N 101°34′1″W / 46.42083°N 101.56694°W / 46.42083; -101.56694Coordinates: 46°25′15″N 101°34′1″W / 46.42083°N 101.56694°W / 46.42083; -101.56694
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyGrant
Area[1]
 • Total4.02 sq mi (10.41 km2)
 • Land4.02 sq mi (10.41 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation2,300 ft (701 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total293
 • Estimate (2011[3])286
 • Density72.9/sq mi (28.1/km2)
Time zoneMountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code58529
Area code(s)701
FIPS code38-12460[4]
GNIS feature ID1028290[5]
 
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Carson, North Dakota
—  City  —
Location of Carson, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°25′15″N 101°34′1″W / 46.42083°N 101.56694°W / 46.42083; -101.56694Coordinates: 46°25′15″N 101°34′1″W / 46.42083°N 101.56694°W / 46.42083; -101.56694
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyGrant
Area[1]
 • Total4.02 sq mi (10.41 km2)
 • Land4.02 sq mi (10.41 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation2,300 ft (701 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total293
 • Estimate (2011[3])286
 • Density72.9/sq mi (28.1/km2)
Time zoneMountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code58529
Area code(s)701
FIPS code38-12460[4]
GNIS feature ID1028290[5]

Carson is a city in Grant County, North Dakota in the United States. It is the county seat of Grant County, North Dakota.[6] The population was 293 at the 2010 census.[7] Carson was founded in 1910

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Geography

Carson is located at 46°25′15″N 101°34′1″W / 46.42083°N 101.56694°W / 46.42083; -101.56694 (46.420706, -101.567025).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.02 square miles (10.41 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics

Historical populations
CensusPop.
1920277
193035628.5%
194047332.9%
19504934.2%
19605011.6%
1970466−7.0%
19804690.6%
1990383−18.3%
2000319−16.7%
2010293−8.2%
Est. 2011286−2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census
2011 estimate

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 293 people, 154 households, and 70 families residing in the city. The population density was 72.9 inhabitants per square mile (28.1 /km2). There were 194 housing units at an average density of 48.3 per square mile (18.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.3% White, 0.3% Native American, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 154 households out of which 20.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.0% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 54.5% were non-families. 53.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.90 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the city was 49.1 years. 20.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17% were from 25 to 44; 28% were from 45 to 64; and 27.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.1% male and 52.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 319 people, 154 households, and 83 families residing in the city. The population density was 79.4 people per square mile (30.6/km²). There were 201 housing units at an average density of 50.1 per square mile (19.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.87% White, 1.25% from other races, and 1.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.25% of the population.

There were 154 households out of which 23.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.5% were non-families. 44.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 30.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 16.9% from 45 to 64, and 31.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 85.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $19,722, and the median income for a family was $23,056. Males had a median income of $16,806 versus $21,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,754. About 16.3% of families and 21.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.3% of those under age 18 and 19.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-04. 
  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. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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