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Hardwick
Location of Hardwick, Minnesota
Location of Hardwick, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Rock
Government
 • Type Mayor - Council
Area
 • Total 1.76 sq mi (4.55 km2)
 • Land 1.76 sq mi (4.55 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,604 ft (489 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 198
 • Estimate 
(2019)
183
 • Density 104.21/sq mi (40.25/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56134
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-27116
GNIS feature ID 0644664

Hardwick is a city in Rock County, Minnesota, United States. Hardwick was platted in 1892, and named after J. L. Hardwick, a railroad official. A post office has been in operation at Hardwick since 1891. Hardwick was incorporated in 1898.

History

Hardwick was platted in 1892, and named after J. L. Hardwick, a railroad official. A post office has been in operation at Hardwick since 1891. Hardwick was incorporated in 1898.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.74 square miles (4.51 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 259
1910 292 12.7%
1920 217 −25.7%
1930 247 13.8%
1940 273 10.5%
1950 297 8.8%
1960 328 10.4%
1970 274 −16.5%
1980 279 1.8%
1990 234 −16.1%
2000 222 −5.1%
2010 198 −10.8%
2019 (est.) 183 −7.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 198 people, 87 households, and 52 families residing in the city. The population density was 113.8 inhabitants per square mile (43.9/km2). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 59.2 per square mile (22.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.0% White and 2.0% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 87 households, of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.7% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.2% were non-families. 36.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the city was 44 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.1% were from 25 to 44; 27.3% were from 45 to 64; and 20.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.4% male and 55.6% female.

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