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Mooreton, North Dakota
Location of Mooreton, North Dakota
Location of Mooreton, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°16′5″N 96°52′31″W / 46.26806°N 96.87528°W / 46.26806; -96.87528Coordinates: 46°16′5″N 96°52′31″W / 46.26806°N 96.87528°W / 46.26806; -96.87528
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Richland
Area
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.69 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.69 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
971 ft (296 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 197
 • Estimate 
(2019)
189
 • Density 707.87/sq mi (273.00/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58061
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-54220
GNIS feature ID 1030281

Mooreton is a city in Richland County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 197 at the 2010 census. Mooreton was founded in 1884. It is part of the Wahpeton, ND–MN Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Mooreton is located at 46°16′5″N 96°52′31″W / 46.26806°N 96.87528°W / 46.26806; -96.87528 (46.268002, -96.875144).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 123
1930 147 19.5%
1940 146 −0.7%
1950 161 10.3%
1960 164 1.9%
1970 158 −3.7%
1980 216 36.7%
1990 193 −10.6%
2000 204 5.7%
2010 197 −3.4%
2019 (est.) 189 −4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 197 people, 83 households, and 56 families residing in the city. The population density was 729.6 inhabitants per square mile (281.7/km2). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 340.7 per square mile (131.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.9% White, 3.6% Native American, 0.5% Asian, and 2.0% from two or more races.

There were 83 households, of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.5% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 34.7 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32% were from 25 to 44; 24.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.3% male and 44.7% female.

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