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Gonvick
Location of Gonvick, Minnesota
Location of Gonvick, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Clearwater
Area
 • Total 1.31 sq mi (3.39 km2)
 • Land 1.31 sq mi (3.39 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,283 ft (391 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 282
 • Estimate 
(2019)
279
 • Density 212.81/sq mi (82.19/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56644
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-24344
GNIS feature ID 0644208

Gonvick is a city in Clearwater County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 282 at the 2010 census. Its peak population was 375 in 1950.

History

A post office called Gonvick has been in operation since 1900. The city was named for Martin O. Gonvick, a pioneer settler and native of Norway.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.29 square miles (3.34 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 276
1930 292 5.8%
1940 317 8.6%
1950 375 18.3%
1960 363 −3.2%
1970 344 −5.2%
1980 362 5.2%
1990 302 −16.6%
2000 294 −2.6%
2010 282 −4.1%
2019 (est.) 279 −1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 282 people, 128 households, and 79 families residing in the city. The population density was 218.6 inhabitants per square mile (84.4/km2). There were 153 housing units at an average density of 118.6 per square mile (45.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.0% White, 0.4% African American, 4.6% Native American, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 128 households, of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.3% were non-families. 35.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the city was 41.7 years. 24.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 19.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

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