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Norcross
Location of Norcross, Minnesota
Location of Norcross, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°52′7″N 96°11′40″W / 45.86861°N 96.19444°W / 45.86861; -96.19444
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Grant
Area
 • Total 1.56 sq mi (4.03 km2)
 • Land 1.56 sq mi (4.03 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,040 ft (317 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 70
 • Estimate 
(2019)
70
 • Density 44.93/sq mi (17.35/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56274
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-46492
GNIS feature ID 0648581

Norcross is a city in Grant County, Minnesota, United States, along the Mustinka River. The population was 70 at the 2010 census.

History

Norcross was platted in 1881. The city's name is an amalgamation of Henry Allyn Norton and Judson Newell Cross, the founders. A post office has been in operation at Norcross since 1881.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.56 square miles (4.04 km2), all of it land.

Minnesota State Highway 9 serves as a main route in the community.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 177
1920 195 10.2%
1930 163 −16.4%
1940 180 10.4%
1950 179 −0.6%
1960 153 −14.5%
1970 137 −10.5%
1980 124 −9.5%
1990 86 −30.6%
2000 59 −31.4%
2010 70 18.6%
2019 (est.) 70 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 70 people, 29 households, and 20 families living in the city. The population density was 44.9 inhabitants per square mile (17.3/km2). There were 39 housing units at an average density of 25.0 per square mile (9.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 74.3% White, 1.4% Native American, 20.0% from other races, and 4.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 25.7% of the population.

There were 29 households, of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the city was 41.5 years. 28.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.4% were from 25 to 44; 25.8% were from 45 to 64; and 21.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 37.1% male and 62.9% female.

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