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Location of Carlos, Minnesota
Location of Carlos, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Douglas
Area
 • Total 0.45 sq mi (1.16 km2)
 • Land 0.45 sq mi (1.16 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,371 ft (418 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 502
 • Estimate 
(2019)
491
 • Density 1,098.43/sq mi (424.50/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56319
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-09964
GNIS feature ID 0640899

Carlos is a city in Douglas County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 508 at the 2010 census.

History

Carlos was incorporated in 1904. Carlos Township, which predates the city, was named after Lake Carlos.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.45 square miles (1.17 km2), all of it land.

Minnesota State Highway 29 and County Highway 13 are two of the main routes in the community.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 167
1920 208 24.6%
1930 178 −14.4%
1940 187 5.1%
1950 233 24.6%
1960 262 12.4%
1970 278 6.1%
1980 364 30.9%
1990 361 −0.8%
2000 329 −8.9%
2010 502 52.6%
2019 (est.) 491 −2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 502 people, 198 households, and 137 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,115.6 inhabitants per square mile (430.7/km2). There were 215 housing units at an average density of 477.8 per square mile (184.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.0% White, 0.8% African American, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 198 households, of which 41.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.8% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 32.3 years. 28.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.4% were from 25 to 44; 20.6% were from 45 to 64; and 10.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

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