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McHenry, North Dakota
McHenry in 2009
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Location of McHenry, North Dakota
Location of McHenry, North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°34′33″N 98°35′22″W / 47.57583°N 98.58944°W / 47.57583; -98.58944Coordinates: 47°34′33″N 98°35′22″W / 47.57583°N 98.58944°W / 47.57583; -98.58944
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Foster
Area
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.64 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.64 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,509 ft (460 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 56
 • Estimate 
(2019)
53
 • Density 215.45/sq mi (83.11/km2)
Time zone UTC−06:00 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−05:00 (CDT)
ZIP Code
58464
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-49260
GNIS feature ID 1030147

McHenry is a city in Foster County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 56 at the 2010 census. McHenry was founded in 1899.

Geography

McHenry is located at 47°34′33″N 98°35′22″W / 47.57583°N 98.58944°W / 47.57583; -98.58944 (47.575845, -98.589541).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 398
1920 299 −24.9%
1930 219 −26.8%
1940 250 14.2%
1950 189 −24.4%
1960 155 −18.0%
1970 152 −1.9%
1980 113 −25.7%
1990 85 −24.8%
2000 71 −16.5%
2010 56 −21.1%
2019 (est.) 53 −5.4%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 56 people, 31 households, and 20 families residing in the city. The population density was 215.4 inhabitants per square mile (83.2/km2). There were 37 housing units at an average density of 142.3 per square mile (54.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White and 1.8% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 31 households, of which 6.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.5% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.81 and the average family size was 2.10.

The median age in the city was 71.3 years. 5.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 1.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 10.7% were from 25 to 44; 17.9% were from 45 to 64; and 64.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.4% male and 53.6% 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, McHenry has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.

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