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Lansford, North Dakota
City
Location of Lansford, North Dakota
Location of Lansford, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Bottineau
Area
 • Total 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Land 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,614 ft (492 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 245
 • Estimate (2014) 253
 • Density 700.0/sq mi (270.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58750
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-44900
GNIS feature ID 1029833

Lansford is a city in Bottineau County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 245 at the 2010 census. Lansford was founded in 1903.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 456
1920 337 −26.1%
1930 353 4.7%
1940 300 −15.0%
1950 352 17.3%
1960 382 8.5%
1970 296 −22.5%
1980 294 −0.7%
1990 249 −15.3%
2000 253 1.6%
2010 245 −3.2%
Est. 2015 254 3.7%
U.S. Decennial Census
2014 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 245 people, 103 households, and 73 families residing in the city. The population density was 700.0 inhabitants per square mile (270.3/km2). There were 128 housing units at an average density of 365.7 per square mile (141.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 1.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.7% of the population.

There were 103 households of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.1% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the city was 35.4 years. 24.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.6% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 7.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.1% male and 44.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 253 people, 106 households, and 73 families residing in the city. The population density was 726.3 people per square mile (279.1/km²). There were 131 housing units at an average density of 376.1 per square mile (144.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.81% White, 0.79% African American, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 106 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city, the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 35.2% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 107.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,250, and the median income for a family was $42,308. Males had a median income of $24,028 versus $19,821 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,463. About 2.8% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 6.1% of those sixty five or over.

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, Lansford has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.


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