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Farwell
Location of Farwell, Minnesota
Location of Farwell, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Pope
Area
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.66 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.66 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,345 ft (410 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 51
 • Estimate 
(2019)
52
 • Density 203.13/sq mi (78.46/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Zip code
56327
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-20690
GNIS feature ID 0643575

Farwell is a city in Pope County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 51 at the 2010 census.

History

Farwell was platted in 1887. A post office was established at Farwell in 1887, and remained in operation until 1998.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2), all of it land.

Minnesota State Highway 55 serves as a main route in the community.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 141
1920 140 −0.7%
1930 147 5.0%
1940 132 −10.2%
1950 112 −15.2%
1960 106 −5.4%
1970 102 −3.8%
1980 77 −24.5%
1990 74 −3.9%
2000 57 −23.0%
2010 51 −10.5%
2019 (est.) 52 2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 51 people, 27 households, and 14 families living in the city. The population density was 175.9 inhabitants per square mile (67.9/km2). There were 30 housing units at an average density of 103.4 per square mile (39.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 27 households, of which 22.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.0% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 48.1% were non-families. 37.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.89 and the average family size was 2.43.

The median age in the city was 49.5 years. 15.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.4% were from 25 to 44; 37.2% were from 45 to 64; and 17.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.1% male and 52.9% female.

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