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Hankinson, North Dakota
Motto(s): 
"Honoring Our Past; Charting Our Future"
Location of Hankinson, North Dakota
Location of Hankinson, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Richland
Area
 • Total 1.87 sq mi (4.85 km2)
 • Land 1.86 sq mi (4.81 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
1,070 ft (326 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 919
 • Estimate 
(2019)
885
 • Density 476.32/sq mi (183.86/km2)
Time zone UTC−6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58041
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-34900
GNIS feature ID 1034907
Highways ND 11

Hankinson is a city in Richland County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 919 at the 2010 census. Hankinson was founded in 1886. It is part of the Wahpeton, ND–MN Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

A post office has been in operation at Hankinson since 1886. The city was named after R. H. Hankinson, a local land owner.

Geography

Hankinson is located at 46°4′13″N 96°54′5″W / 46.07028°N 96.90139°W / 46.07028; -96.90139 (46.070364, -96.901477).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.59 square miles (4.12 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 713
1910 1,503 110.8%
1920 1,477 −1.7%
1930 1,400 −5.2%
1940 1,420 1.4%
1950 1,409 −0.8%
1960 1,285 −8.8%
1970 1,125 −12.5%
1980 1,158 2.9%
1990 1,038 −10.4%
2000 1,058 1.9%
2010 919 −13.1%
2019 (est.) 885 −3.7%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 919 people, 406 households, and 228 families living in the city. The population density was 578.0 inhabitants per square mile (223.2/km2). There were 501 housing units at an average density of 315.1 per square mile (121.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.8% White, 3.7% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 406 households, of which 23.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.1% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.8% were non-families. 36.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the city was 48.2 years. 20.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.1% were from 25 to 44; 27.4% were from 45 to 64; and 26.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Hankinson has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.

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