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Location of Stockton, Minnesota
|• Type||Mayor - Council|
|• Total||1.70 sq mi (4.40 km2)|
|• Land||1.70 sq mi (4.40 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||751 ft (229 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||433.78/sq mi (167.50/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0652652|
Stockton was platted in 1856. The city was named after J. B. Stockton, an early landowner. A post office was established at Stockton in 1855, and remained in operation until 1959.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.70 square miles (4.40 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 697 people, 260 households, and 194 families living in the city. The population density was 410.0 inhabitants per square mile (158.3/km2). There were 282 housing units at an average density of 165.9 per square mile (64.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.8% White, 0.7% African American, 2.4% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.
There were 260 households, of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.4% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.02.
The median age in the city was 35.9 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.3% were from 25 to 44; 30.6% were from 45 to 64; and 9% 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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