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Fingal, North Dakota
Bank and post office in Fingal, North Dakota
Bank and post office in Fingal, North Dakota
Nickname(s): 
Jewel of North Dakota
Location of Fingal, North Dakota
Location of Fingal, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Barnes
Area
 • Total 0.42 sq mi (1.08 km2)
 • Land 0.42 sq mi (1.08 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,283 ft (391 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 97
 • Estimate 
(2019)
86
 • Density 206.73/sq mi (79.77/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58031
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-26380
GNIS feature ID 1028958

Fingal is a city in Barnes County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 97 at the 2010 census. Fingal was founded in 1891.

Fingal was named and settled by immigrants from Fingal, Ontario, Canada.

Geography

Fingal is located at 46°45′44″N 97°47′34″W / 46.76222°N 97.79278°W / 46.76222; -97.79278 (46.762311, -97.792828).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 324
1940 300 −7.4%
1950 210 −30.0%
1960 190 −9.5%
1970 166 −12.6%
1980 151 −9.0%
1990 138 −8.6%
2000 133 −3.6%
2010 97 −27.1%
2019 (est.) 86 −11.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 97 people, 46 households, and 27 families living in the city. The population density was 231.0 inhabitants per square mile (89.2/km2). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 135.7 per square mile (52.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.9% White, 1.0% African American, and 2.1% Native American.

There were 46 households, of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.3% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.67.

The median age in the city was 41.5 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.8% were from 25 to 44; 27.8% were from 45 to 64; and 15.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.5% male and 48.5% female.

Education

Maple Valley School District operates public schools serving Fingal.

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