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Arco
Location of Arcowithin Lincoln County, Minnesota
Location of Arco
within Lincoln County, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Lincoln
Area
 • Total 0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Land 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
Elevation
1,677 ft (511 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 75
 • Estimate 
(2019)
69
 • Density 237.93/sq mi (91.94/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56113
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-01972
GNIS feature ID 0639425

Arco is a city in Lincoln County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 75 at the 2010 census.

History

Arco was platted in 1900, and named after Arcola, in Italy. A post office has been in operation at Arco since 1900.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.77 square miles (1.99 km2), of which 0.64 square miles (1.66 km2) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 97
1920 231 138.1%
1930 185 −19.9%
1940 243 31.4%
1950 178 −26.7%
1960 140 −21.3%
1970 121 −13.6%
1980 96 −20.7%
1990 104 8.3%
2000 100 −3.8%
2010 75 −25.0%
2019 (est.) 69 −8.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 75 people, 37 households, and 18 families residing in the city. The population density was 117.2 inhabitants per square mile (45.3/km2). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 79.7 per square mile (30.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.0% White and 8.0% from other races.

There were 37 households, of which 16.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.8% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 51.4% were non-families. 45.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 29.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 49.5 years. 16% of residents were under the age of 18; 12% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 13.4% were from 25 to 44; 33.3% were from 45 to 64; and 25.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

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