kids encyclopedia robot

Boyd, Minnesota facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Boyd
Location of Boyd, Minnesota
Location of Boyd, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Lac qui Parle
Area
 • Total 0.51 sq mi (1.32 km2)
 • Land 0.51 sq mi (1.32 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,050 ft (320 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 175
 • Estimate 
(2019)
157
 • Density 307.24/sq mi (118.62/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56218
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-07138
GNIS feature ID 0640405

Boyd is a city in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 175 at the 2010 census.

History

Boyd was platted in 1884. A post office has been in operation at Boyd since 1884. The city was incorporated in 1893.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.52 square miles (1.35 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 335
1910 431 28.7%
1920 549 27.4%
1930 449 −18.2%
1940 523 16.5%
1950 496 −5.2%
1960 419 −15.5%
1970 311 −25.8%
1980 329 5.8%
1990 251 −23.7%
2000 210 −16.3%
2010 175 −16.7%
2019 (est.) 157 −10.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 175 people, 88 households, and 43 families living in the city. The population density was 336.5 inhabitants per square mile (129.9/km2). There were 114 housing units at an average density of 219.2 per square mile (84.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.9% White, 0.6% Asian, and 4.6% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.6% of the population.

There were 88 households, of which 17.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.5% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 51.1% were non-families. 43.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.99 and the average family size was 2.63.

The median age in the city was 49.2 years. 17.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.4% were from 25 to 44; 34.9% were from 45 to 64; and 20.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 56.0% male and 44.0% female.

kids search engine
Boyd, Minnesota Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.