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Fullerton, North Dakota
Carroll House, a historic hotel in Fullerton
Carroll House, a historic hotel in Fullerton
Location of Fullerton, North Dakota
Location of Fullerton, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Dickey
Area
 • Total 0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Land 0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,444 ft (440 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 54
 • Estimate 
(2019)
53
 • Density 135.90/sq mi (52.47/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58441
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-28780
GNIS feature ID 1029067

Fullerton is a town in Dickey County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 54 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office was established at Fullerton in 1888, and remained in operation until 1989. The city was named after one Mr. Fuller, the father-in-law of the founder.

Geography

Fullerton is located at 46°9′46″N 98°25′40″W / 46.16278°N 98.42778°W / 46.16278; -98.42778 (46.162648, -98.427734).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.01 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 206
1920 202 −1.9%
1930 206 2.0%
1940 184 −10.7%
1950 206 12.0%
1960 181 −12.1%
1970 110 −39.2%
1980 107 −2.7%
1990 94 −12.1%
2000 85 −9.6%
2010 54 −36.5%
2019 (est.) 53 −1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 54 people in 31 households, including 14 families, in the city. The population density was 138.5 inhabitants per square mile (53.5/km2). There were 39 housing units at an average density of 100.0 per square mile (38.6/km2). The racial makup of the city was 98.1% White and 1.9% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9%.

Of the 31 households 9.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.3% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 54.8% were non-families. 51.6% of households were one person and 16.2% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 1.74 and the average family size was 2.50.

The median age was 49 years. 14.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 29.7% were from 45 to 64; and 25.9% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 57.4% male and 42.6% female.

Education

Ellendale School District is the local school district.

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