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Claremont, Minnesota
City
Buildings in downtown Claremont
Buildings in downtown Claremont
Motto: "City On The Right Track"
Location of Claremont, Minnesota
Location of Claremont, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Dodge
Area
 • Total 1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Land 1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,286 ft (392 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 548
 • Estimate (2012) 545
 • Density 476.5/sq mi (184.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55924
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-11566
GNIS feature ID 0641239
Website http://www.claremontmn.com/

Claremont is a city in Dodge County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 548 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Claremont has been in operation since 1856. Claremont was incorporated in 1878. The city took its name from Claremont Township.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.15 square miles (2.98 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 269
1900 317
1910 275 −13.2%
1920 334 21.5%
1930 373 11.7%
1940 398 6.7%
1950 426 7.0%
1960 466 9.4%
1970 520 11.6%
1980 591 13.7%
1990 530 −10.3%
2000 620 17.0%
2010 548 −11.6%
Est. 2015 536 −2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 548 people, 220 households, and 128 families residing in the city. The population density was 476.5 inhabitants per square mile (184.0/km2). There were 249 housing units at an average density of 216.5 per square mile (83.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.1% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Asian, 5.1% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.0% of the population.

There were 220 households of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.5% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.8% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.19.

The median age in the city was 33.5 years. 29.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.7% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 8.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.1% male and 44.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 620 people, 239 households, and 162 families residing in the city. The population density was 537.6 people per square mile (208.2/km²). There were 249 housing units at an average density of 215.9 per square mile (83.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 85.00% White, 0.48% Native American, 12.10% from other races, and 2.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.61% of the population.

There were 239 households out of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.2% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the city, the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 17.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 111.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,987, and the median income for a family was $36,750. Males had a median income of $32,375 versus $20,781 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,498. About 6.7% of families and 10.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.9% of those under age 18 and 12.2% of those age 65 or over.


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