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Nashua
Location of Nashua, Minnesota
Location of Nashua, Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°2′14″N 96°18′30″W / 46.03722°N 96.30833°W / 46.03722; -96.30833
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Wilkin
Area
 • Total 3.51 sq mi (9.10 km2)
 • Land 3.51 sq mi (9.10 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,004 ft (306 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 68
 • Estimate 
(2019)
64
 • Density 18.22/sq mi (7.03/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56565
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-44944
GNIS feature ID 0648426

Nashua is a city in Wilkin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 68 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Wahpeton, ND-MN Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

A post office called Nashua was established in 1892, and remained in operation until 1996. The city was named for the Nash family of early settlers.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.50 square miles (9.06 km2), all of it land.

Minnesota State Highway 55 serves as a main route in the community, and Minnesota State Highway 9 is nearby.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 271
1920 127 −53.1%
1930 161 26.8%
1940 177 9.9%
1950 181 2.3%
1960 146 −19.3%
1970 114 −21.9%
1980 89 −21.9%
1990 63 −29.2%
2000 69 9.5%
2010 68 −1.4%
2019 (est.) 64 −5.9%
U.S. Decennial Census
2013 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 68 people, 25 households, and 19 families residing in the city. The population density was 19.4 inhabitants per square mile (7.5/km2). There were 31 housing units at an average density of 8.9 per square mile (3.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.7% of the population.

There were 25 households, of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 16.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.11.

The median age in the city was 31.5 years. 30.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.9% were from 25 to 44; 22.1% were from 45 to 64; and 11.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 61.8% male and 38.2% female.

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