Dilworth, Minnesota facts for kids
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Star Lite Motel
Location in Minnesota
|• Total||3.21 sq mi (8.32 km2)|
|• Land||3.21 sq mi (8.31 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||909 ft (277 m)|
|• Density||1,377.57/sq mi (531.95/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0642816|
Dilworth is a city in Clay County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 4,612 according to the 2020 census. Dilworth is one of the core cities of the Fargo-Moorhead metro area; it is on the eastern border of Moorhead. Dilworth is home to the historic Star Lite Motel and the Dilworth Rail Yard, one of the Burlington Northern- Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad's largest and busiest facilities in Minnesota.
Dilworth was founded in 1883 when the Northern Pacific Railroad was extended to that point. It was named for Joseph Dilworth, a railroad official.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.32 square miles (8.60 km2), of which, 3.31 square miles (8.57 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
U.S. Route 10 (more commonly referred to as U.S. Highway 10) serves as a main route in the city. Interstate 94 is nearby, connected to U. S. 10 by Minnesota State Highway 336.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2010, there were 4,024 people, 1,595 households, and 1,053 families living in the city. The population density was 1,215.7 inhabitants per square mile (469.4/km2). There were 1,727 housing units at an average density of 521.8 per square mile (201.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.3% White, 0.5% African American, 2.1% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 1.2% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.7% of the population.
There were 1,595 households, of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.0% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.11.
The median age in the city was 34.3 years. 28.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.7% were from 25 to 44; 24.2% were from 45 to 64; and 11.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.
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