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Donnybrook, North Dakota
The post office and city hall
The post office and city hall
Location of Donnybrook, North Dakota
Location of Donnybrook, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Ward
Area
 • Total 0.68 sq mi (1.77 km2)
 • Land 0.68 sq mi (1.77 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,772 ft (540 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 59
 • Estimate 
(2019)
53
 • Density 77.71/sq mi (30.02/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58734
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-19900
GNIS feature ID 1028703

Donnybrook is a city in Ward County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 59 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Minot Micropolitan Statistical Area.

The first place named Donnybrook was founded in 1895 and named after Donnybrook Fair in Ireland. In 1897, the postmaster of this site changed the name to Goetz. The name Donnybrook was then reused in 1898 when a new town formed to the west of Goetz along the main line of the Soo Line Railroad.

Geography

Donnybrook is located at 48°30′36″N 101°53′7″W / 48.51000°N 101.88528°W / 48.51000; -101.88528 (48.510014, -101.885410). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.70 square miles (1.81 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 297
1920 267 −10.1%
1930 259 −3.0%
1940 215 −17.0%
1950 207 −3.7%
1960 196 −5.3%
1970 163 −16.8%
1980 139 −14.7%
1990 106 −23.7%
2000 90 −15.1%
2010 59 −34.4%
2019 (est.) 53 −10.2%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 59 people, 29 households, and 18 families residing in the city. The population density was 84.3 inhabitants per square mile (32.5/km2). There were 37 housing units at an average density of 52.9 per square mile (20.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.6% White and 3.4% from two or more races.

There were 29 households, of which 17.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.9% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.50.

The median age in the city was 51.9 years. 15.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17% were from 25 to 44; 44.1% were from 45 to 64; and 18.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

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