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Sanborn, North Dakota
Location of Sanborn, North Dakota
|• Total||0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)|
|• Land||0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,450 ft (442 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||283.33/sq mi (109.46/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1031334|
A post office has been in operation at Sanborn since 1879. The city was named in honor of J. N. Sanborn, an early settler. The town was an early contender for the county seat of Barnes County, but lost this role to Valley City in 1880. Its population declined after better roads allowed nearby farmers to trade in Valley City instead.
Sanborn is located at(46.942638, -98.225227).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2010, there were 192 people, 73 households, and 58 families living in the city. The population density was 349.1 inhabitants per square mile (134.8/km2). There were 80 housing units at an average density of 145.5 per square mile (56.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.0% White and 1.0% from two or more races.
There were 73 households, of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.9% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.5% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 2.93.
The median age in the city was 44 years. 26% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.5% were from 25 to 44; 36% were from 45 to 64; and 11.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.
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