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Brinsmade, North Dakota
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Location of Brinsmade, North Dakota
Location of Brinsmade, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Benson
Area
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.71 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.71 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,562 ft (476 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 35
 • Estimate 
(2019)
17
 • Density 124.54/sq mi (48.02/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58351
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-09460
GNIS feature ID 1028134

Brinsmade is a city in Benson County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 35 at the 2010 census. Brinsmade was founded in 1889.

History

Brinsmade was platted on October 7, 1889, when a Northern Pacific Railway branch line was extended from Minnewaukan to Leeds. The village was incorporated April 4, 1904. The city was named in honor of one Reverend S. Brinsmade.

Geography

Brinsmade is located at 48°11′0″N 99°19′22″W / 48.18333°N 99.32278°W / 48.18333; -99.32278.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 203
1920 191 −5.9%
1930 199 4.2%
1940 206 3.5%
1950 136 −34.0%
1960 110 −19.1%
1970 36 −67.3%
1980 54 50.0%
1990 21 −61.1%
2000 29 38.1%
2010 35 20.7%
2019 (est.) 34 −2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 35 people, 13 households, and 8 families living in the city. The population density was 152.2 inhabitants per square mile (58.8/km2). There were 20 housing units at an average density of 87.0 per square mile (33.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 13 households, of which 46.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.5% were married couples living together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.5% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 2.50.

The median age in the city was 33.3 years. 40% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 31.5% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 2.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 42.9% male and 57.1% female.

In Fiction

Brinsmade was the scene of a battle between the US Army and a UFO in the 2002 TV miniseries Taken, produced by Steven Spielberg.


Education

It is in Leeds School District 6.

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