Tower City, North Dakota facts for kids
|Tower City, North Dakota|
|Motto: "Home of the ND State Horse Pull"|
Location of Tower City, North Dakota
|• Total||2.08 sq mi (5.39 km2)|
|• Land||2.08 sq mi (5.39 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,171 ft (357 m)|
|• Estimate (2014)||261|
|• Density||121.6/sq mi (47.0/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1036349|
|Website||Tower City, North Dakota|
Tower City was laid out in 1879. The city was named for Charlemagne Tower, a railroad official. A post office has been in operation at Tower City since 1879.
Tower City is located at(46.923335, -97.675109).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.08 square miles (5.39 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2010, there were 253 people, 106 households, and 72 families residing in the city. The population density was 121.6 inhabitants per square mile (47.0/km2). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 55.3 per square mile (21.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 1.6% Native American, and 0.8% from two or more races.
There were 106 households of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.1% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.81.
The median age in the city was 39.6 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 33.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.6% were from 45 to 64; and 10.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 252 people, 107 households, and 75 families residing in the city. The population density was 121.2 people per square mile (46.8/km²). There were 113 housing units at an average density of 54.3 per square mile (21.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.81% White, and 1.19% from two or more races.
There were 107 households out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.87.
In the city, the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 104.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $31,607, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $26,806 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,652. About 5.1% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 4.9% of those sixty five or over.
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