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Location of Aldrich, Minnesota
|• Total||0.49 sq mi (1.27 km2)|
|• Land||0.49 sq mi (1.27 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,355 ft (413 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||91.84/sq mi (35.43/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0639265|
Aldrich is a city in Wadena County, Minnesota, United States, along the Partridge River. The population was 48 at the 2010 census. The small community holds the distinction as the first permanent settlement in Wadena County and the first to establish a post office. It is also home to the first Catholic church in the area, established in 1870, as a mission church.
A post office called Aldrich has been in operation since 1877. The city was named for Cyrus Aldrich (1808–1871), a state legislator.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.47 square miles (1.22 km2), all of it land.
U.S. Route 10 serves as a main route in the community.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 48 people in 24 households, including 11 families, in the city. The population density was 102.1 inhabitants per square mile (39.4/km2). There were 31 housing units at an average density of 66.0 per square mile (25.5/km2). The racial makup of the city was 100.0% White.
Of the 24 households 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 54.2% were non-families. 45.8% of households were one person and 25% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 3.00.
The median age was 50.5 years. 12.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.7% were from 25 to 44; 37.5% were from 45 to 64; and 25% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.
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