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Badger
Location of Badger, Minnesota
Location of Badger, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Roseau
Area
 • Total 1.34 sq mi (3.46 km2)
 • Land 1.34 sq mi (3.46 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,083 ft (330 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 375
 • Estimate 
(2019)
355
 • Density 265.72/sq mi (102.63/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56714
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-03160
GNIS feature ID 0639556
Website http://www.ci.badger.mn.us/

Badger is a city in Skagen Township of Roseau County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 375 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Badger has been in operation since 1889. The city was named after nearby Badger Creek.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.33 square miles (3.44 km2), all of it land.

Badger is located along Minnesota State Highway 11.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 164
1910 395 140.9%
1920 394 −0.3%
1930 325 −17.5%
1940 404 24.3%
1950 448 10.9%
1960 338 −24.6%
1970 327 −3.3%
1980 320 −2.1%
1990 381 19.1%
2000 470 23.4%
2010 375 −20.2%
2019 (est.) 355 −5.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 375 people, 181 households, and 103 families living in the city. The population density was 282.0 inhabitants per square mile (108.9/km2). There were 235 housing units at an average density of 176.7 per square mile (68.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.1% White, 0.3% African American, 1.1% Native American, 2.1% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 181 households, of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.2% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.1% were non-families. 37.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.69.

The median age in the city was 42.8 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 18.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.0% male and 52.0% female. The town's mayor is James Rinde.

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