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Ambrose, North Dakota
Buildings in Ambrose
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Location of Ambrose, North Dakota
Location of Ambrose, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°57′15″N 103°28′59″W / 48.95417°N 103.48306°W / 48.95417; -103.48306Coordinates: 48°57′15″N 103°28′59″W / 48.95417°N 103.48306°W / 48.95417; -103.48306
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Divide
Area
 • Total 1.01 sq mi (2.61 km2)
 • Land 1.01 sq mi (2.61 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,070 ft (631 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 26
 • Estimate 
(2019)
24
 • Density 23.76/sq mi (9.18/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58833
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-01860
GNIS feature ID 1027690

Ambrose is a city in Divide County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 26 at the 2010 census. Ambrose was founded in 1906.

History

Ambrose was laid out in 1906 on the Soo Railway. The city was named in honor of a railroad worker. A post office has been in operation at Ambrose since 1906.

Geography

Ambrose is located at 48°57′15″N 103°28′59″W / 48.95417°N 103.48306°W / 48.95417; -103.48306 (48.954219, -103.482933).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.07 square miles (2.77 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 320
1920 389 21.6%
1930 334 −14.1%
1940 294 −12.0%
1950 286 −2.7%
1960 220 −23.1%
1970 109 −50.5%
1980 60 −45.0%
1990 48 −20.0%
2000 23 −52.1%
2010 26 13.0%
2019 (est.) 24 −7.7%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 26 people, 18 households, and 4 families residing in the city. The population density was 24.3 inhabitants per square mile (9.4/km2). There were 29 housing units at an average density of 27.1 per square mile (10.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 18 households, of which 11.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 11.1% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 77.8% were non-families. 72.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.44 and the average family size was 2.25.

The median age in the city was 53.5 years. 7.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.1% were from 25 to 44; 53.8% were from 45 to 64; and 11.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 57.7% male and 42.3% 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, Ambrose has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.

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