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Kindred, North Dakota
Location of Kindred, North Dakota
Location of Kindred, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Cass
Area
 • Total 1.45 sq mi (3.75 km2)
 • Land 1.45 sq mi (3.75 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
945 ft (288 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 889
 • Density 538.99/sq mi (208.04/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58051
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-42780
GNIS feature ID 1029743

Kindred is a city in Cass County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 889 at the time of the 2020 census. Kindred primarily serves as a bedroom community for Fargo, located about 25 miles to the northeast.

History

Kindred was platted in 1880 when the railroad was extended to that point. The city was named for William S. Kindred, a local businessman and afterward mayor of Fargo, North Dakota. A post office has been in operation at Kindred since 1881. Kindred was incorporated as a city in 1949.

Geography

Kindred is located at 46°38′53″N 97°0′59″W / 46.64806°N 97.01639°W / 46.64806; -97.01639 (46.647973, -97.016486).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.45 square miles (3.76 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 334
1930 429 28.4%
1940 450 4.9%
1950 504 12.0%
1960 580 15.1%
1970 495 −14.7%
1980 568 14.7%
1990 569 0.2%
2000 614 7.9%
2010 692 12.7%
2020 889 28.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
2020 Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 692 people, 267 households, and 185 families living in the city. The population density was 477.2 inhabitants per square mile (184.2/km2). There were 289 housing units at an average density of 199.3 per square mile (77.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.0% White, 0.1% African American, 0.7% Native American, 1.2% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 267 households, of which 44.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.7% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.16.

The median age in the city was 32.5 years. 33.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.9% were from 25 to 44; 20.8% were from 45 to 64; and 9.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

Education

The Kindred Public School District was organized in 1875. It is one of the largest rural schools in Cass County. As of the 2007–2008 school year, Kindred Public School has an enrollment of 360 students in grades K-6, 120 students in grades 7–8, and 187 students in grades 9-12. This comes to an overall total of 667 students for the 2007–2008 school year.

Notable people

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