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Finley, North Dakota
City
Steele County Courthouse in Finley
Steele County Courthouse in Finley
Location of Finley, North Dakota
Location of Finley, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Steele
Area
 • Total 3.47 sq mi (8.99 km2)
 • Land 3.47 sq mi (8.99 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,453 ft (443 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 445
 • Estimate (2015) 437
 • Density 128.2/sq mi (49.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58230
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-26420
GNIS feature ID 1028959
Website http://finleynd.com/

Finley is a city in Steele County, North Dakota, United States. It is the county seat of Steele County. The population was 445 at the 2010 census. Finley was founded in 1897.

History

Finley was founded in 1897. In 1919, the county seat was transferred to Finley from Sherbrooke, North Dakota.

Geography

Finley is located at 47°30′46″N 97°50′13″W / 47.51278°N 97.83694°W / 47.51278; -97.83694 (47.512779, -97.836957).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.47 square miles (8.99 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 516
1920 599 16.1%
1930 587 −2.0%
1940 677 15.3%
1950 671 −0.9%
1960 808 20.4%
1970 809 0.1%
1980 718 −11.2%
1990 543 −24.4%
2000 515 −5.2%
2010 445 −13.6%
Est. 2015 437 −1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census
2015 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 445 people, 206 households, and 125 families residing in the city. The population density was 128.2 inhabitants per square mile (49.5/km2). There were 245 housing units at an average density of 70.6 per square mile (27.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.7% White, 0.2% African American, 2.2% Native American, 0.7% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 206 households of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.3% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.67.

The median age in the city was 45.9 years. 21.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 27.1% were from 45 to 64; and 23.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 515 people, 224 households, and 144 families residing in the city. The population density was 147.4 people per square mile (57.0/km²). There were 256 housing units at an average density of 73.3 per square mile (28.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.28% White, 1.75% Native American, 0.39% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.19% of the population.

There were 224 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 19.2% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 24.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,917, and the median income for a family was $43,417. Males had a median income of $34,844 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,989. About 10.1% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.4% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.


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