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Dunn Center, North Dakota
Dunn Center City Hall
Dunn Center City Hall
Location of Dunn Center, North Dakota
Location of Dunn Center, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Dunn
Area
 • Total 0.39 sq mi (1.02 km2)
 • Land 0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,188 ft (667 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 146
 • Estimate 
(2019)
191
 • Density 488.49/sq mi (188.65/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
58626
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-20940
GNIS feature ID 1028746

Dunn Center is a city in Dunn County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 146 at the 2010 census. Dunn Center was founded in 1914.

History

Dunn Center was laid out in 1914, when the railroad was extended to that point. The city was so named on account of its central location in Dunn County.

Geography

Dunn Center is located at 47°21′12″N 102°37′22″W / 47.35333°N 102.62278°W / 47.35333; -102.62278 (47.353307, -102.622740).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.01 km2), all of it land.

Dunn Center is located on North Dakota Highway 200 east of Lake Ilo.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 247
1930 276 11.7%
1940 238 −13.8%
1950 246 3.4%
1960 250 1.6%
1970 107 −57.2%
1980 170 58.9%
1990 128 −24.7%
2000 122 −4.7%
2010 146 19.7%
2019 (est.) 191 30.8%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 146 people in 66 households, including 38 families, in the city. The population density was 374.4 inhabitants per square mile (144.6/km2). There were 80 housing units at an average density of 205.1 per square mile (79.2/km2). The racial makup of the city was 93.8% White, 1.4% Native American, 0.7% from other races, and 4.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4%.

Of the 66 households, 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.4% were non-families. 33.3% of households were one person and 19.7% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age was 39.2 years. 21.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.4% were from 25 to 44; 23.9% were from 45 to 64; and 18.5% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Dunn Center has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.


Education

It is zoned to the Killdeer School District.

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