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Killdeer, North Dakota
Location of Killdeer, North Dakota
Location of Killdeer, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Dunn
Area
 • Total 0.92 sq mi (2.37 km2)
 • Land 0.91 sq mi (2.36 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
2,290 ft (698 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 751
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,144
 • Density 1,254.39/sq mi (484.16/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
58640
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-42700
GNIS feature ID 1029739
Website Killdeer.com

Killdeer (Hidatsa: Cíìdadagi Arudíheesh, "Where-Deer-Are-Killed") is a city in Dunn County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 751 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Killdeer is located at 47°22′12″N 102°45′18″W / 47.37000°N 102.75500°W / 47.37000; -102.75500 (47.370081, -102.755046).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.94 square miles (2.43 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 512
1930 495 −3.3%
1940 650 31.3%
1950 698 7.4%
1960 765 9.6%
1970 615 −19.6%
1980 790 28.5%
1990 722 −8.6%
2000 713 −1.2%
2010 751 5.3%
2019 (est.) 1,144 52.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 751 people, 310 households, and 190 families residing in the city. The population density was 798.9 inhabitants per square mile (308.5/km2). There were 342 housing units at an average density of 363.8 per square mile (140.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.3% White, 0.1% African American, 3.6% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 310 households, of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.7% were non-families. 33.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.87.

The median age in the city was 45.8 years. 20.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23% were from 25 to 44; 27.6% were from 45 to 64; and 23.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.9% male and 50.1% 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, Killdeer has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.


Education

It is zoned to the Killdeer School District.

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