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Rocklake, North Dakota
Business district of Rocklake
Business district of Rocklake
Location of Rocklake, North Dakota
Location of Rocklake, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Towner
Area
 • Total 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Land 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 32
 • Estimate 
(2019)
98
 • Density 468.90/sq mi (180.84/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58365
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-67500

Rocklake is a city in Towner County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 101 at the 2010 census. The city lies a few miles south of the Canada–United States border, near the junction of U.S. Route 281 and North Dakota State Highway 5.

Geography

Rocklake is located at 48°47′N 99°15′W / 48.783°N 99.250°W / 48.783; -99.250 (48.7896, -99.2470).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 194
1920 238 22.7%
1930 279 17.2%
1940 348 24.7%
1950 385 10.6%
1960 350 −9.1%
1970 270 −22.9%
1980 287 6.3%
1990 221 −23.0%
2000 194 −12.2%
2010 101 −47.9%
2020 32 −68.3%
2019 (est.) 98 −3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2020 census

As of the census of 2020, there were 32 people, 9 households, and 5 families residing in the town.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 101 people, 63 households, and 23 families residing in the town. The population density was 459.1 inhabitants per square mile (177.3/km2). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 468.2 per square mile (180.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.0% White and 5.0% Native American.

There were 63 households, of which 11.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.7% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 63.5% were non-families. 61.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 25.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.60 and the average family size was 2.61.

The median age in the city was 52.3 years. 9.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 30.6% were from 45 to 64; and 29.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.5% male and 45.5% female.

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