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Newfolden
Motto(s): 
"Best Kept Secret in Northern Minnesota" & "Rolling Pin Capital of Minnesota"
Location of Newfolden, Minnesota
Location of Newfolden, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Marshall
Area
 • Total 1.02 sq mi (2.63 km2)
 • Land 1.02 sq mi (2.63 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,096 ft (334 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 368
 • Estimate 
(2019)
363
 • Density 357.28/sq mi (137.96/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56738
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-45520
GNIS feature ID 0648528
Website Village of Newfolden

Newfolden is a city in Marshall County, Minnesota, United States, along the Middle River. The population was 368 at the 2010 census. Old Mill State Park is nearby.

History

A post office called Newfolden has been in operation since 1896. The city was named after Folden, in Norway.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.89 square miles (2.31 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 246
1930 244 −0.8%
1940 300 23.0%
1950 367 22.3%
1960 370 0.8%
1970 390 5.4%
1980 384 −1.5%
1990 345 −10.2%
2000 362 4.9%
2010 368 1.7%
2019 (est.) 363 −1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census
2013 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 368 people, 156 households, and 94 families residing in the city. The population density was 413.5 inhabitants per square mile (159.7/km2). There were 176 housing units at an average density of 197.8 per square mile (76.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.0% White, 0.3% African American, 2.2% Native American, and 0.5% from two or more races.

There were 156 households, of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.4% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.7% were non-families. 35.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 33.8 years. 29.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29% were from 25 to 44; 19.5% were from 45 to 64; and 15.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

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