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Milnor, North Dakota
Nickname(s): 
M - Town, Little Town on the Plains
Motto(s): 
"Everything Your Rural Heart Could Desire!"
Location of Milnor, North Dakota
Location of Milnor, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°15′30″N 97°27′21″W / 46.25833°N 97.45583°W / 46.25833; -97.45583Coordinates: 46°15′30″N 97°27′21″W / 46.25833°N 97.45583°W / 46.25833; -97.45583
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Sargent
Area
 • Total 1.05 sq mi (2.72 km2)
 • Land 0.98 sq mi (2.55 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.17 km2)
Elevation
1,102 ft (336 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 653
 • Estimate 
(2019)
634
 • Density 644.31/sq mi (248.74/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58060
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-52940
GNIS feature ID 1035008

Milnor is a city in Sargent County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 653 at the 2010 census.

History

Milnor was founded in 1883, and was officially named in 1883. The city was named after William Edward Milnor, the first telegrapher at the Milnor Station, and WM Milnor Roberts, a famous civil engineer. The Milnor Bison won the 2013 North Dakota Class B Boys Basketball State Championship over Four Winds Minnewaukan. In 2013 Milnor And Gwinner got runner up in North Dakota state football.

Geography

Milnor is located at 46°15′30″N 97°27′21″W / 46.25833°N 97.45583°W / 46.25833; -97.45583 (46.258208, -97.455834).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), of which, 0.94 square miles (2.43 km2) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 279
1900 322 15.4%
1910 641 99.1%
1920 680 6.1%
1930 564 −17.1%
1940 677 20.0%
1950 674 −0.4%
1960 658 −2.4%
1970 645 −2.0%
1980 716 11.0%
1990 651 −9.1%
2000 711 9.2%
2010 653 −8.2%
2019 (est.) 634 −2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 653 people, 289 households, and 189 families residing in the city. The population density was 694.7 inhabitants per square mile (268.2/km2). There were 350 housing units at an average density of 372.3 per square mile (143.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White, 0.5% Native American, 0.2% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 289 households, of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.6% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the city was 43.8 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23% were from 25 to 44; 29.3% were from 45 to 64; and 18.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

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