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Flaxton, North Dakota
Post office in Flaxton
Post office in Flaxton
Location of Flaxton, North Dakota
Location of Flaxton, North Dakota
Flaxton, North Dakota is located in the United States
Flaxton, North Dakota
Flaxton, North Dakota
Location in the United States
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Burke
Area
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,939 ft (591 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 66
 • Estimate 
(2019)
64
 • Density 226.15/sq mi (87.28/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58737
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-26700
GNIS feature ID 1028986

Flaxton is a city in Burke County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 66 at the 2010 census. Flaxton was founded in 1900 and was named because the predominant crop in the area is flax.

Geography

Flaxton is located at 48°53′53″N 102°23′38″W / 48.89806°N 102.39389°W / 48.89806; -102.39389 (48.897932, -102.393956).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 301
1920 374 24.3%
1930 423 13.1%
1940 362 −14.4%
1950 436 20.4%
1960 375 −14.0%
1970 286 −23.7%
1980 182 −36.4%
1990 121 −33.5%
2000 73 −39.7%
2010 66 −9.6%
2019 (est.) 64 −3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 66 people, 32 households, and 14 families residing in the city. The population density was 235.7 inhabitants per square mile (91.0/km2). There were 69 housing units at an average density of 246.4 per square mile (95.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 18.2% of the population.

There were 32 households, of which 21.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.3% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 56.3% were non-families. 53.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 25% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 3.14.

The median age in the city was 44.5 years. 28.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.3% were from 45 to 64; and 25.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 56.1% male and 43.9% female.

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Flaxton has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.

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