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Tolna, North Dakota
Fire Department building in Tolna
Fire Department building in Tolna
Location of Tolna, North Dakota
Location of Tolna, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Nelson
Area
 • Total 0.75 sq mi (1.95 km2)
 • Land 0.75 sq mi (1.95 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,467 ft (447 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 166
 • Estimate 
(2019)
152
 • Density 202.13/sq mi (78.00/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58380
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-79180
GNIS feature ID 1032497

Tolna is a city in Nelson County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 166 at the 2010 census. Tolna was founded in 1906. In February 2019, resident Brian Nelson, who is an antique collector, was featured on "American Pickers" on the History Channel.

Geography

Tolna is located at 47°49′36″N 98°26′21″W / 47.82667°N 98.43917°W / 47.82667; -98.43917 (47.826639, -98.439236).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2), all of it land.

The Tolna Coulee is nearby and touted as a possible drainage path for the terminal lake Devils Lake that has been experiencing flooding.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 209
1920 199 −4.8%
1930 174 −12.6%
1940 172 −1.1%
1950 281 63.4%
1960 291 3.6%
1970 247 −15.1%
1980 241 −2.4%
1990 230 −4.6%
2000 202 −12.2%
2010 166 −17.8%
2019 (est.) 152 −8.4%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 166 people, 93 households, and 49 families residing in the city. The population density was 218.4 inhabitants per square mile (84.3/km2). There were 109 housing units at an average density of 143.4 per square mile (55.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.0% White, 1.8% Native American, and 1.2% from two or more races.

There were 93 households, of which 15.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.3% were non-families. 44.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 23.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.78 and the average family size was 2.43.

The median age in the city was 56.3 years. 12.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15% were from 25 to 44; 39.6% were from 45 to 64; and 28.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.

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