kids encyclopedia robot

Foxhome, Minnesota facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Foxhome
Location of Foxhome, Minnesota
Location of Foxhome, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Wilkin
Area
 • Total 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Land 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,030 ft (314 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 116
 • Estimate 
(2019)
111
 • Density 297.59/sq mi (115.04/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56543
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-22202
GNIS feature ID 0643869

Foxhome is a city in Wilkin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 116 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Wahpeton, ND–MN Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

A post office called Foxhome has been in operation since 1896. The city was named for Robert A. Fox, a local real estate agent.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2), all of it land.

Foxhome is located between Fergus Falls and Breckenridge on Minnesota State Highway 210.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 206
1920 266 29.1%
1930 228 −14.3%
1940 240 5.3%
1950 217 −9.6%
1960 181 −16.6%
1970 185 2.2%
1980 161 −13.0%
1990 160 −0.6%
2000 143 −10.6%
2010 116 −18.9%
2019 (est.) 111 −4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2013 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 116 people, 52 households, and 32 families residing in the city. The population density was 313.5 inhabitants per square mile (121.0/km2). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 178.4 per square mile (68.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.9% Native American, and 1.7% from two or more races.

There were 52 households, of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.5% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age in the city was 47.3 years. 20.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.1% were from 25 to 44; 38.8% were from 45 to 64; and 16.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.2% male and 44.8% female.

kids search engine
Foxhome, Minnesota Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.