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Erhard
Location of Erhard, Minnesota
Location of Erhard, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Otter Tail
Area
 • Total 0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Land 0.55 sq mi (1.44 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
1,283 ft (391 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 148
 • Estimate 
(2019)
146
 • Density 263.54/sq mi (101.72/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56534
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-19556
GNIS feature ID 0643391
Website https://www.co.otter-tail.mn.us/366/Erhard

Erhard is a city in Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 148 at the 2010 census.

History

Erhard was platted in 1882, and named for Alexander E. Erhard, an early settler.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), of which 0.54 square miles (1.40 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 145
1960 150 3.4%
1970 148 −1.3%
1980 194 31.1%
1990 181 −6.7%
2000 150 −17.1%
2010 148 −1.3%
2019 (est.) 146 −1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census
2013 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 148 people, 65 households, and 43 families living in the city. The population density was 274.1 inhabitants per square mile (105.8/km2). There were 70 housing units at an average density of 129.6 per square mile (50.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.0% White and 2.0% Native American.

There were 65 households, of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.3% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.8% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.67.

The median age in the city was 48 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.6% were from 25 to 44; 35.1% were from 45 to 64; and 19.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

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