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Pekin, North Dakota
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Location of Pekin, North Dakota
Location of Pekin, North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°47′29″N 98°19′43″W / 47.79139°N 98.32861°W / 47.79139; -98.32861Coordinates: 47°47′29″N 98°19′43″W / 47.79139°N 98.32861°W / 47.79139; -98.32861
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Nelson
Area
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,476 ft (450 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 70
 • Estimate 
(2019)
65
 • Density 256.92/sq mi (99.25/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58361
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-61460
GNIS feature ID 1030658

Pekin ( PEEK-in) is a city in Nelson County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 70 at the 2010 census. The first European settlers immigrated to the area in the mid-19th century and Pekin was founded in 1906.

Geography

Pekin is located at 47°47′29″N 98°19′43″W / 47.791465°N 98.328539°W / 47.791465; -98.328539.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 197
1930 210 6.6%
1940 229 9.0%
1950 221 −3.5%
1960 180 −18.6%
1970 120 −33.3%
1980 101 −15.8%
1990 101 0.0%
2000 80 −20.8%
2010 70 −12.5%
2019 (est.) 65 −7.1%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 70 people, 34 households, and 18 families residing in the city. The population density was 280.0 inhabitants per square mile (108.1/km2). There were 50 housing units at an average density of 200.0 per square mile (77.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.9% White and 7.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.1% of the population.

There were 34 households, of which 20.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.1% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.1% were non-families. 41.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 23.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.78.

The median age in the city was 53 years. 15.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.9% were from 25 to 44; 21.3% were from 45 to 64; and 34.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.7% male and 44.3% female.

Notable people

  • Edward Henry Allen, World War II era Navy Cross recipient
  • Christopher Bollas, psychoanalyst and writer
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