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Audubon
Downtown Audubon
Downtown Audubon
Location of Audubon, Minnesota
Location of Audubon, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Becker
Area
 • Total 0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Land 0.75 sq mi (1.93 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
1,316 ft (401 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 519
 • Estimate 
(2019)
520
 • Density 697.05/sq mi (269.03/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56511
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-02728
GNIS feature ID 0639504

Audubon is a city in Becker County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 519 at the 2010 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), all of it land. It is located near Lake Park, Minnesota and also Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

Transportation

Audubon MN with Water Tower
Audubon and its water tower

U.S. Route 10 serves as a main route in the community.

Business

Audubon has an Orton's.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 91
1890 159 74.7%
1900 349 119.5%
1910 300 −14.0%
1920 314 4.7%
1930 278 −11.5%
1940 312 12.2%
1950 275 −11.9%
1960 245 −10.9%
1970 297 21.2%
1980 383 29.0%
1990 411 7.3%
2000 445 8.3%
2010 519 16.6%
2019 (est.) 520 0.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 519 people, 194 households, and 132 families living in the city. The population density was 926.8 inhabitants per square mile (357.8/km2). There were 228 housing units at an average density of 407.1 per square mile (157.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.4% White, 1.7% African American, 2.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 2.5% from two or more races.

There were 194 households, of which 41.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.0% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.20.

The median age in the city was 29.4 years. 31.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 19.1% were from 45 to 64; and 10.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

In popular culture

The 2005 film Sweet Land is set in Audubon during the 1920s. The film was actually shot in Montevideo, Minnesota.

Notable person

  • Joe Marshall, baseball player
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