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Georgetown
Georgetown, 1916
Georgetown, 1916
Location of Georgetown, Minnesota
Location of Georgetown, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Clay
Area
 • Total 1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)
 • Land 1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
883 ft (269 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 86
 • Density 123.65/sq mi (47.74/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56546
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-23498
GNIS feature ID 0644085
Georgetown, Minnesota is on U.S. Route 75
Georgetown is on U.S. Route 75

Georgetown is a city in Clay County, Minnesota, United States, along the Buffalo River near its confluence with the Red River of the North. The population was 86 at the 2020 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), all of it land.

History

Georgetown was established in 1859 as a trading post for the Hudson's Bay Company. A post office called Georgetown has been in operation since 1864.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 182
1920 136 −25.3%
1930 183 34.6%
1940 193 5.5%
1950 192 −0.5%
1960 178 −7.3%
1970 141 −20.8%
1980 124 −12.1%
1990 107 −13.7%
2000 125 16.8%
2010 129 3.2%
2020 86 −33.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2020 Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 129 people, 48 households, and 33 families living in the city. The population density was 129.0 inhabitants per square mile (49.8/km2). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 55.0 per square mile (21.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.3% White, 2.3% Native American, 1.6% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 48 households, of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.3% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.27.

The median age in the city was 37.6 years. 31.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.6% were from 25 to 44; 27.9% were from 45 to 64; and 6.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.3% male and 45.7% female.

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