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Location of Brandon, Minnesota
|• Total||0.49 sq mi (1.27 km2)|
|• Land||0.48 sq mi (1.25 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||1,398 ft (426 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,004.14/sq mi (388.00/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||320 Exchange: 834|
|GNIS feature ID||0640435|
The village of Brandon was incorporated on November 22, 1881. The current town site was laid out when the railroad was being built in August 1879. The town was called Chippewa when at its previous location which was two miles north of the present day site. Brandon was named in honor of Brandon, Vermont, the birthplace of Stephen A. Douglas.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2), of which 0.47 square miles (1.22 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 489 people, 207 households, and 139 families living in the city. The population density was 1,040.4 inhabitants per square mile (401.7/km2). There were 220 housing units at an average density of 468.1 per square mile (180.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White, 0.2% African American, and 0.6% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.
There were 207 households, of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.6% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.9% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.90.
The median age in the city was 34.5 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.8% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 15.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.0% male and 47.0% female.
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