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Donnelly, Minnesota
City
Location of Donnelly, Minnesota
Location of Donnelly, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Stevens
Area
 • Total 3.08 sq mi (7.98 km2)
 • Land 2.76 sq mi (7.15 km2)
 • Water 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
Elevation 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 241
 • Estimate (2012) 238
 • Density 87.3/sq mi (33.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56235
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-16084
GNIS feature ID 0642887

Donnelly is a city in Stevens County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 241 at the 2010 census.

History

Donnelly was originally called Douglas, and under the latter name was laid out in 1872. The present name is in honor Ignatius L. Donnelly, a U.S. Congressman from Minnesota. A post office called Donnelly has been in operation since 1876.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.08 square miles (7.98 km2); 2.76 square miles (7.15 km2) is land and 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2) is water.

Minnesota State Highway 9 serves as a main route in the community.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 164
1910 276 68.3%
1920 354 28.3%
1930 309 −12.7%
1940 370 19.7%
1950 396 7.0%
1960 358 −9.6%
1970 252 −29.6%
1980 317 25.8%
1990 221 −30.3%
2000 254 14.9%
2010 241 −5.1%
Est. 2015 241 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 241 people, 113 households, and 72 families residing in the city. The population density was 87.3 inhabitants per square mile (33.7/km2). There were 125 housing units at an average density of 45.3 per square mile (17.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 113 households of which 22.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.2% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.3% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.63.

The median age in the city was 50.1 years. 17.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.7% were from 25 to 44; 27.5% were from 45 to 64; and 29.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 254 people, 114 households, and 71 families residing in the city. The population density was 92.2 people per square mile (35.7/km²). There were 121 housing units at an average density of 43.9 per square mile (17.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.03% White, 0.79% Native American, 1.18% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 114 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 1.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.7% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 22.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,972, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,523. About 2.7% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 11.8% of those sixty five or over.

Coordinates: 45°41′26″N 96°00′45″W / 45.69056°N 96.0125°W / 45.69056; -96.0125

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