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Belfield, North Dakota
Downtown Belfield
Downtown Belfield
Motto(s): 
"Gateway To The West"
"Where Friends Meet On The Custer Trail"
ND Stark County Belfield.svg
Coordinates: 46°53′10″N 103°11′55″W / 46.88611°N 103.19861°W / 46.88611; -103.19861Coordinates: 46°53′10″N 103°11′55″W / 46.88611°N 103.19861°W / 46.88611; -103.19861
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Stark
Area
 • Total 1.07 sq mi (2.78 km2)
 • Land 1.06 sq mi (2.75 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
2,585 ft (788 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 800
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,012
 • Density 952.92/sq mi (367.89/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
58622
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-05820
GNIS feature ID 1034713

Belfield is a city in Stark County, North Dakota, United States and only 15 minutes from Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Belfield boasts hotels and restaurants and multiple city parks for residents and tourists to enjoy. Belfield's population was 800 at the 2010 census. Belfield was founded in 1883, and has seen many boom and busts in this oil rich part of North Dakota. It is part of the Dickinson Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Belfield is located at 46°53′10″N 103°11′55″W / 46.88611°N 103.19861°W / 46.88611; -103.19861 (46.885981, -103.198622).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.09 square miles (2.82 km2), of which, 1.08 square miles (2.80 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 526
1930 653 24.1%
1940 870 33.2%
1950 1,051 20.8%
1960 1,064 1.2%
1970 1,130 6.2%
1980 1,274 12.7%
1990 887 −30.4%
2000 866 −2.4%
2010 800 −7.6%
2019 (est.) 1,012 26.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 800 people, 360 households, and 225 families residing in the city. The population density was 740.7 inhabitants per square mile (286.0/km2). There were 418 housing units at an average density of 387.0 per square mile (149.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.3% White, 0.9% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 360 households, of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.5% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.78.

The median age in the city was 42.4 years. 22.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 29.7% were from 45 to 64; and 16.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.8% male and 49.3% female.

Business

Belfield is located between the junction of 2 major roadways, I-94 and U.S. Route 85. It is becoming greatly affected by the thriving oil activity in the area. The city has several businesses including the Trapper's Kettle Restaurant and Motel, Dairy Queen, The Cowboy Inn, Cenex/Superpumper, Dan's Conoco Station, The Roughrider Bar and Steakhouse, Belfield Laundromat, Loved N Hated Tattoo and several others.

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