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Pick City, North Dakota
Location of Pick City, North Dakota
Location of Pick City, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Mercer
Area
 • Total 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Land 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,923 ft (586 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 123
 • Estimate 
(2019)
136
 • Density 719.58/sq mi (278.04/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
58545
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-62260
GNIS feature ID 1030702

Pick City is a town in Mercer County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 123 at the 2010 census. Pick City was founded in 1946 and named after Lewis A. Pick, director of the Missouri River office of the United States Army Corps of Engineers. It overlooks the Garrison Dam.

Geography

Pick City is located at 47°30′43″N 101°27′24″W / 47.51194°N 101.45667°W / 47.51194; -101.45667 (47.511901, -101.456533).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 294
1960 101 −65.6%
1970 119 17.8%
1980 182 52.9%
1990 203 11.5%
2000 166 −18.2%
2010 123 −25.9%
2019 (est.) 136 10.6%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 123 people, 63 households, and 36 families residing in the city. The population density was 683.3 inhabitants per square mile (263.8/km2). There were 132 housing units at an average density of 733.3 per square mile (283.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White and 0.8% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 63 households, of which 7.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.9% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.95 and the average family size was 2.36.

The median age in the city was 58.3 years. 10.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 10.5% were from 25 to 44; 37.4% were from 45 to 64; and 37.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

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