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Tioga
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Motto(s): 
"Oil Capital of North Dakota"
Location of Tioga, North Dakota
Location of Tioga, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Williams
Area
 • Total 3.49 sq mi (9.05 km2)
 • Land 3.34 sq mi (8.65 km2)
 • Water 0.15 sq mi (0.40 km2)
Elevation
2,244 ft (684 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,230
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,339
 • Density 400.90/sq mi (154.77/km2)
Time zone UTC−6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58852
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-78940
GNIS feature ID 1032490
Highways ND 40
Website TiogaND.net

Tioga ( ty-OH-gə) is a city in Williams County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 1,230 at the 2010 census.

Tioga was founded in 1902 and named by settlers from Tioga, New York. The population of the city increased dramatically in the 1950s following the discovery of oil nearby in the Williston Basin.

Geography

Tioga is located at 48°23′47″N 102°56′15″W / 48.39639°N 102.93750°W / 48.39639; -102.93750 (48.396414, -102.937634).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.39 square miles (3.60 km2), of which, 1.31 square miles (3.39 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 203
1920 320 57.6%
1930 435 35.9%
1940 385 −11.5%
1950 456 18.4%
1960 2,087 357.7%
1970 1,667 −20.1%
1980 1,597 −4.2%
1990 1,278 −20.0%
2000 1,125 −12.0%
2010 1,230 9.3%
2019 (est.) 1,339 8.9%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,230 people, 542 households, and 323 families living in the city. The population density was 938.9 inhabitants per square mile (362.5/km2). There were 619 housing units at an average density of 472.5 per square mile (182.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.9% White, 0.1% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.2% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 542 households, of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.4% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.72.

The median age in the city was 47.4 years. 18.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.5% were from 25 to 44; 27.6% were from 45 to 64; and 25.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

Education

It is within the Tioga School District.

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