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Mayville, North Dakota
Location of Mayville, North Dakota
|• Total||1.92 sq mi (4.97 km2)|
|• Land||1.92 sq mi (4.97 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||971 ft (296 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||967.7/sq mi (373.6/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||701 Exchange: 786|
|GNIS feature ID||1030125|
|Highways||ND 18, ND 200|
Mayville is a city in Traill County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 1,858 at the 2010 census, which makes Mayville the largest community in Traill County. Mayville was founded in 1881. The city's name remembers May Arnold, the first white child born in the immediate area.
Mayville is often grouped with the neighboring city of Portland. The two towns are sometimes given the name May-Port. Mayville State University is located in Mayville.
Mayville is located at(47.499830, -97.325545).
Mayville sits in the fertile Red River Valley on the banks of the Goose River. The Valley was once a part of glacial Lake Agassiz. As the glacier receded, it left the land very flat, but also very rich. The area around Mayville is prime agricultural land.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.92 square miles (4.97 km2), all of it land.
In the summer of 2006, the community celebrated the city's 125th anniversary.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,858 people, 773 households, and 384 families residing in the city. The population density was 967.7 inhabitants per square mile (373.6/km2). There were 872 housing units at an average density of 454.2 per square mile (175.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.2% White, 1.8% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.9% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.
There were 773 households of which 19.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.4% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 50.3% were non-families. 39.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.74.
The median age in the city was 37.9 years. 15.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 23.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17% were from 25 to 44; 22.1% were from 45 to 64; and 22.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,953 people, 752 households, and 417 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,216.7 people per square mile (468.4/km²). There were 876 housing units at an average density of 545.7/sq mi (210.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.49% White, 0.26% African American, 1.48% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.46% of the population.
There were 752 households out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.5% were non-families. 35.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.82.
In the city, the population was spread out with 17.8% under the age of 18, 23.5% from 18 to 24, 18.3% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 23.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $34,635, and the median income for a family was $44,931. Males had a median income of $34,107 versus $21,615 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,079. About 6.2% of families and 13.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.4% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.
Mayville offers several parks with the largest being Island Park. The MayPort Community Center opened in 2000 and offers space for hockey games and other community events. The Mayville Water Park opened in 2002 and features one of the larger water slides in the area. Mayville is also home to the 9-hole Mayville Golf Club.
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, Mayville has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.
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