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Comstock
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Location of Comstock, Minnesota
Location of Comstock, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Clay
Area
 • Total 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
922 ft (281 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 100
 • Density 469.57/sq mi (181.27/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56525
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-12862
GNIS feature ID 0641429

Comstock is a city in Clay County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 100 at the 2020 census.

History

A post office called Comstock has been in operation since 1890. The city was named for Solomon Comstock, a U.S. Representative from Minnesota.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 157
1940 134 −14.6%
1950 139 3.7%
1960 138 −0.7%
1970 135 −2.2%
1980 110 −18.5%
1990 123 11.8%
2000 123 0.0%
2010 93 −24.4%
2020 100 7.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
2020 Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 93 people, 38 households, and 27 families living in the city. The population density was 422.7 inhabitants per square mile (163.2/km2). There were 44 housing units at an average density of 200.0 per square mile (77.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 38 households, of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.9% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the city was 39.3 years. 24.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.1% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 18.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 58.1% male and 41.9% female.

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