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Almont, North Dakota
An old grain elevator in Almont
Location of Almont, North Dakota
|• 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)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||47.71/sq mi (18.42/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|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.
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.
|U.S. Decennial 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.
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.
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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