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Dunnell, Minnesota
Location of Dunnell, Minnesota
Location of Dunnell, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Martin
Area
 • Total 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Land 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,312 ft (400 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 167
 • Estimate 
(2012)
165
 • Density 439.5/sq mi (169.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56127
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-17180
GNIS feature ID 0642983
DunnellMNstone2006-05-21
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Dunnell is a city in Martin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 167 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Dunnell has been in operation since 1873. The city was named for Mark H. Dunnell, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota.

Geography

The community is located between Sherburn, Minnesota and Estherville, Iowa on Minnesota State Highway 4. Interstate 90 is nearby.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 170
1920 247 45.3%
1930 237 −4.0%
1940 239 0.8%
1950 242 1.3%
1960 260 7.4%
1970 237 −8.8%
1980 216 −8.9%
1990 187 −13.4%
2000 197 5.3%
2010 167 −15.2%
Est. 2015 161 −3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 167 people, 80 households, and 50 families residing in the city. The population density was 439.5 inhabitants per square mile (169.7/km2). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 231.6 per square mile (89.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White and 1.8% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 80 households of which 17.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.5% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.56.

The median age in the city was 51.8 years. 14.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 40.2% were from 45 to 64; and 22.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.5% male and 45.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 197 people, 83 households, and 52 families residing in the city. The population density was 521.9 people per square mile (200.2/km²). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 243.7 per square mile (93.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.98% White, and 1.02% from two or more races.

There were 83 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% were non-families. 34.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the city, the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 109.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 121.2 males.

Coordinates: 43°33′34″N 94°46′28″W / 43.55944°N 94.77444°W / 43.55944; -94.77444

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