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Genola
Location of Genola, Minnesota
Location of Genola, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Morrison
Area
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,161 ft (354 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 75
 • Estimate 
(2019)
67
 • Density 218.24/sq mi (84.26/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56364
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-23444
GNIS feature ID 0644071

Genola is a city in Morrison County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 75 at the 2010 census.

History

Genola was platted in 1908 and was a station on the Soo Line Railroad, which originally went by the name of New Pierz. It had several other buildings, including but not limited to a post office, a saloon, and a bank. In 1915, the name was changed to Genola. The present name is after Genola, in Italy.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2), all of it land.

Minnesota State Highway 25 serves as a main route in the community.

The city of Pierz is adjacent to Genola.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 156
1930 68 −56.4%
1940 87 27.9%
1950 79 −9.2%
1960 108 36.7%
1970 97 −10.2%
1980 83 −14.4%
1990 85 2.4%
2000 71 −16.5%
2010 75 5.6%
2019 (est.) 67 −10.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 75 people, 32 households, and 17 families living in the city. The population density was 220.6 inhabitants per square mile (85.2/km2). There were 35 housing units at an average density of 102.9 per square mile (39.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 32 households, of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.5% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.9% were non-families. 40.6% 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 2.34 and the average family size was 3.29.

The median age in the city was 39.3 years. 28% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20% were from 25 to 44; 24.1% were from 45 to 64; and 20% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.

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