Norcross, Minnesota facts for kids
Location of Norcross, Minnesota
|• Total||1.56 sq mi (4.04 km2)|
|• Land||1.56 sq mi (4.04 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,040 ft (317 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||69|
|• Density||44.9/sq mi (17.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0648581|
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.
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.
As of the census of 2010, there were 70 people, 29 households, and 20 families residing 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.
As of the census of 2000, there were 59 people, 33 households, and 19 families residing in the city. The population density was 37.7 people per square mile (14.5/km²). There were 40 housing units at an average density of 25.5 per square mile (9.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.
There were 33 households out of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.4% were non-families. 39.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 27.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.79 and the average family size was 2.30.
In the city, the population was spread out with 13.6% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 13.6% from 25 to 44, 35.6% from 45 to 64, and 32.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females there were 84.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $11,875, and the median income for a family was $34,375. Males had a median income of $52,500 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,507. There were 23.5% of families and 24.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 50.0% of under eighteens and 15.0% of those over 64.
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