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Napoleon, North Dakota
Downtown Napoleon
Downtown Napoleon
Location of Napoleon, North Dakota
Location of Napoleon, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°30′17″N 99°46′1″W / 46.50472°N 99.76694°W / 46.50472; -99.76694Coordinates: 46°30′17″N 99°46′1″W / 46.50472°N 99.76694°W / 46.50472; -99.76694
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Logan
Area
 • Total 1.38 sq mi (3.58 km2)
 • Land 1.38 sq mi (3.58 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,959 ft (597 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 792
 • Estimate 
(2019)
752
 • Density 543.75/sq mi (210.01/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58561
Area code(s) 701 Exchange: 754
FIPS code 38-55420
GNIS feature ID 1030352

Napoleon is a city in Logan County, North Dakota, United States. It is the county seat of Logan County. The population was 792 at the 2010 census.

History

Napoleon was founded in 1886 and named for Napoleon Goodsill, a realtor from Steele who promoted the site.

Geography

Napoleon is located at 46°30′17″N 99°46′1″W / 46.50472°N 99.76694°W / 46.50472; -99.76694 (46.504657, -99.766979).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.40 square miles (3.63 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 554
1930 709 28.0%
1940 982 38.5%
1950 1,070 9.0%
1960 1,078 0.7%
1970 1,036 −3.9%
1980 1,103 6.5%
1990 930 −15.7%
2000 857 −7.8%
2010 792 −7.6%
2019 (est.) 752 −5.1%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 792 people, 337 households, and 203 families residing in the city. The population density was 565.7 inhabitants per square mile (218.4/km2). There were 401 housing units at an average density of 286.4 per square mile (110.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 0.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.3% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 337 households, of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.8% were non-families. 37.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 48.9 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.5% were from 25 to 44; 22.5% were from 45 to 64; and 32.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.2% male and 51.8% 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, Napoleon has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.

Education

  • Napoleon High School

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