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Sabin
Buildings on Sabin's Main Street (2021)
Buildings on Sabin's Main Street (2021)
Motto(s): 
"Welcome To The City Of Sabin"
Location of Sabin, Minnesota
Location of Sabin, Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°46′44″N 96°39′13″W / 46.77889°N 96.65361°W / 46.77889; -96.65361
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Clay
Area
 • Total 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Land 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
928 ft (283 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 522
 • Estimate 
(2019)
558
 • Density 1,213.04/sq mi (468.43/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56580
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-56554
GNIS feature ID 0650447

Sabin is a city in Clay County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 522 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Sabin has been in operation since 1881. The city was named for Dwight M. Sabin, a United States Senator from Minnesota.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2), all land. The altitude is approximately 915 feet.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 197
1940 210 6.6%
1950 211 0.5%
1960 251 19.0%
1970 333 32.7%
1980 446 33.9%
1990 495 11.0%
2000 421 −14.9%
2010 522 24.0%
2019 (est.) 558 6.9%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 522 people, 180 households, and 140 families living in the city. The population density was 1,491.4 inhabitants per square mile (575.8/km2). There were 187 housing units at an average density of 534.3 per square mile (206.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.2% Native American, 1.1% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

There were 180 households, of which 46.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.2% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.2% were non-families. 17.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.32.

The median age in the city was 31.2 years. 32.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.6% were from 25 to 44; 22.1% were from 45 to 64; and 4.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.

Economy

The first Scheels opened in Sabin.

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