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Grano, North Dakota
Grano Lounge in Grano
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Location of Grano, North Dakota
Location of Grano, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Renville
Area
 • Total 0.29 sq mi (0.76 km2)
 • Land 0.29 sq mi (0.76 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,732 ft (528 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 7
 • Estimate 
(2019)
6
 • Density 20.41/sq mi (7.87/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-32580
GNIS feature ID 1029212

Grano is a city in Renville County, North Dakota, United States. The population was seven at the 2010 Census, tying Bergen as the second least populous incorporated place in North Dakota (Ruso was the least populous).

Grano was founded in 1905 along the Soo Line Railroad branch line running east from Kenmare across the northern portion of North Dakota. Several unconfirmed explanations exist regarding how the town got its name. It is generally accepted that the town's name is derived from the Assiniboine, who lived in the area before the settlement of colonizers.

It is part of the Minot Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Grano is located at 48°36′57″N 101°35′15″W / 48.61583°N 101.58750°W / 48.61583; -101.58750 (48.615698, -101.587365).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 325
1920 112 −65.5%
1930 90 −19.6%
1940 57 −36.7%
1950 27 −52.6%
1960 14 −48.1%
1970 4 −71.4%
1980 6 50.0%
1990 9 50.0%
2000 9 0.0%
2010 7 −22.2%
2019 (est.) 6 −14.3%
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 7 people, 3 households, and 3 families residing in the city. The population density was 23.3 inhabitants per square mile (9.0/km2). There were 3 housing units at an average density of 10.0 per square mile (3.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 3 households, of which 100.0% were married couples living together. 0.0% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.33.

The median age in the city was 52.3 years. 0.0% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.3% were from 25 to 44; 85.7% were from 45 to 64; and 0.0% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 57.1% male and 42.9% female.

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