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Burtrum
Location of Burtrum, Minnesota
Location of Burtrum, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Todd
Area
 • Total 0.57 sq mi (1.47 km2)
 • Land 0.57 sq mi (1.47 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,283 ft (391 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 144
 • Estimate 
(2019)
136
 • Density 239.86/sq mi (92.61/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56318
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-08902
GNIS feature ID 0640690
The Burtrum School
This school was built in the 1890s and was closed in the early 1980s

Burtrum is a city in Todd County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 144 at the 2010 census.

History

Burtrum was platted in 1884. A post office has been in operation at Burtrum since 1888. Burtrum was incorporated in 1901.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.57 square miles (1.48 km2), all of it land.

Minnesota State Highway 28 serves as a main route in the community.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 217
1920 212 −2.3%
1930 175 −17.5%
1940 297 69.7%
1950 194 −34.7%
1960 160 −17.5%
1970 135 −15.6%
1980 177 31.1%
1990 172 −2.8%
2000 146 −15.1%
2010 144 −1.4%
2019 (est.) 136 −5.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 144 people, 63 households, and 38 families living in the city. The population density was 252.6 inhabitants per square mile (97.5/km2). There were 73 housing units at an average density of 128.1 per square mile (49.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 63 households, of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.1% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.7% were non-families. 34.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 39.3 years. 27.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 23.7% were from 45 to 64; and 19.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

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