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Callaway
Location of Callaway, Minnesota
Location of Callaway, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Becker
Area
 • Total 0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
 • Land 0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,385 ft (422 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 234
 • Estimate 
(2019)
230
 • Density 365.08/sq mi (140.98/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56521
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-09280
GNIS feature ID 0660007

Callaway is a city in Becker County, Minnesota, USA, approximately 11 miles from the county seat, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. The population was 234 at the 2010 census. Callaway is often associated with a nearby town, Richwood, Minnesota.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.64 square miles (1.66 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 276
1920 325 17.8%
1930 230 −29.2%
1940 249 8.3%
1950 193 −22.5%
1960 235 21.8%
1970 233 −0.9%
1980 238 2.1%
1990 212 −10.9%
2000 200 −5.7%
2010 234 17.0%
2019 (est.) 230 −1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 234 people, 79 households, and 60 families living in the city. The population density was 365.6 inhabitants per square mile (141.2/km2). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 137.5 per square mile (53.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 50.9% White, 0.9% African American, 35.9% Native American, and 12.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 79 households, of which 40.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 20.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.1% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.28.

The median age in the city was 32 years. 32.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.2% were from 25 to 44; 21.3% were from 45 to 64; and 7.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

Business

Callaway holds a chapel, gas stations, and several other businesses, including a post office. Callaway is the home to Native Harvest, White Earth Land Recovery Project, Honor the Earth, Niijii Radio, and Ojibwe Wind and Bio-fuels. Located in the old school Building.

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