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Almont, North Dakota
An old grain elevator in Almont
An old grain elevator in Almont
Location of Almont, North Dakota
Location of Almont, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°43′38″N 101°30′23″W / 46.72722°N 101.50639°W / 46.72722; -101.50639Coordinates: 46°43′38″N 101°30′23″W / 46.72722°N 101.50639°W / 46.72722; -101.50639
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Morton
Founded 1906
Area
 • Total 2.49 sq mi (6.46 km2)
 • Land 2.49 sq mi (6.46 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,919 ft (585 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 122
 • Estimate 
(2019)
119
 • Density 47.71/sq mi (18.42/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58520
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-01700
GNIS feature ID 1027687

Almont is a city in Morton County, North Dakota, United States. It is part of the "Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area" or "Bismarck–Mandan". The population was 122 at the 2010 census. Almont was founded in 1906, incorporated in 1936, and reached a peak population of 232 in 1940. The Northern Pacific Railroad tracks were removed in 1947 when the mainline was rerouted, and the city has since withered to just above 100 residents.

Geography

Almont is located on County Road 86, about 10 miles (16 km) south of Interstate 94.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.64 square miles (6.84 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 232
1950 190 −18.1%
1960 190 0.0%
1970 109 −42.6%
1980 146 33.9%
1990 117 −19.9%
2000 89 −23.9%
2010 122 37.1%
2019 (est.) 119 −2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 122 people, 51 households, and 30 families living in the city. The population density was 46.2 inhabitants per square mile (17.8/km2). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 25.0 per square mile (9.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 51 households, of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.2% were non-families. 37.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 27.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.23.

The median age in the city was 41.8 years. 27.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.8% were from 25 to 44; 32.8% were from 45 to 64; and 13.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

Climate

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, Almont has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.

Education

It is in the New Salem-Almont School District.

Almont was previously in Sims School District 8, which operated Almont Elementary School. At the time the district sent high school students to New Salem schools. The district merged with New Salem schools in 2008. In Fall 2008 the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction listed Almont Elementary as being "nonoperating".

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