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Gwinner, North Dakota
East side of Main Street
East side of Main Street
Is Moving Forward...Come Along!"
Location of Gwinner, North Dakota
Location of Gwinner, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Sargent
 • Total 2.06 sq mi (5.34 km2)
 • Land 2.06 sq mi (5.34 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
1,266 ft (386 m)
 • Total 753
 • Estimate 
 • Density 454.41/sq mi (175.42/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-34020
GNIS feature ID 1029264

Gwinner is a city in Sargent County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 753 at the 2010 census. Gwinner was founded in 1900.


Gwinner is located at 46°13′34″N 97°39′43″W / 46.22611°N 97.66194°W / 46.22611; -97.66194 (46.226105, -97.661863). Gwinner is the site of a manufacturing facility of Bobcat Company and was once the location of its American headquarters. Bobcat, which produces a skidsteer, track loader, and mini-excavator and is one of the largest employers in North Dakota and provides a wealth of economic stability to Gwinner, the North Sargent School District, and the entire region. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.08 square miles (5.39 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 197
1960 242 22.8%
1970 623 157.4%
1980 725 16.4%
1990 585 −19.3%
2000 717 22.6%
2010 753 5.0%
2019 (est.) 937 24.4%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 753 people, 322 households, and 203 families residing in the city. The population density was 362.0 inhabitants per square mile (139.8/km2). There were 370 housing units at an average density of 177.9 per square mile (68.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.3% White, 0.8% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 322 households, of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.0% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.4% 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 2.98.

The median age in the city was 37.4 years. 27.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.6% were from 45 to 64; and 12.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.8% male and 46.2% female.

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