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Location of Badger, Minnesota
|• 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)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||265.72/sq mi (102.63/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0639556|
A post office called Badger has been in operation since 1889. The city was named after nearby Badger Creek.
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.
|U.S. Decennial 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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