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Argusville, North Dakota
Argusville High School in Argusville
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Location of Argusville, North Dakota
Location of Argusville, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Cass
Area
 • Total 4.00 sq mi (10.37 km2)
 • Land 4.00 sq mi (10.37 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
886 ft (270 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 475
 • Estimate 
(2019)
468
 • Density 116.94/sq mi (45.15/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58005
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-03020
GNIS feature ID 1027730

Argusville is a city in Cass County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 475 at the 2010 census, increasing from 147 a decade earlier due to a huge housing boom from 2004 to 2008. Argusville was founded in 1881.

History

Argusville was platted in 1881, when the railroad was extended to that point. The city most likely derived its name from a local newspaper, the Daily Argus. A post office was established at Argusville in 1881, and remained in operation until 1982.

Geography

Argusville is located at 47°3′6″N 96°56′8″W / 47.05167°N 96.93556°W / 47.05167; -96.93556 (47.051565, -96.935662).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.01 square miles (10.39 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 115
1940 145 26.1%
1950 126 −13.1%
1960 118 −6.3%
1970 118 0.0%
1980 147 24.6%
1990 161 9.5%
2000 147 −8.7%
2010 475 223.1%
2019 (est.) 468 −1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 475 people, 151 households, and 128 families living in the city. The population density was 118.5 inhabitants per square mile (45.8/km2). There were 152 housing units at an average density of 37.9 per square mile (14.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.9% White, 0.2% African American, 1.5% Native American, and 0.4% from two or more races.

There were 151 households, of which 58.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.8% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 15.2% were non-families. 11.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.15 and the average family size was 3.42.

The median age in the city was 31.7 years. 38.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 38.1% were from 25 to 44; 15.1% were from 45 to 64; and 4.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.3% male and 46.7% female.

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