Ulen, Minnesota facts for kids
Location of Ulen, Minnesota
|• Total||1.14 sq mi (2.95 km2)|
|• Land||1.14 sq mi (2.95 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,152 ft (351 m)|
|• Estimate (2013)||549|
|• Density||479.8/sq mi (185.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0653486|
Near this small community, what is believed to be an authentic Viking sword known as the Ulen sword was found in a field. The sword is currently on display in a museum.
Ulen is the southern terminus of the Agassiz Recreational Trail, a 53-mile multi-use trail built on an abandoned railroad grade which has its northern terminus at Crookston, Minnesota.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.14 square miles (2.95 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2010, there were 547 people, 234 households, and 130 families residing in the city. The population density was 479.8 inhabitants per square mile (185.3/km2). There were 268 housing units at an average density of 235.1 per square mile (90.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.1% White, 0.4% African American, 3.7% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.
There were 234 households of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.2% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.4% were non-families. 39.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.8% 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 2.89.
The median age in the city was 46.6 years. 21.2% 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; 23.9% were from 45 to 64; and 28% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 532 people, 203 households, and 120 families residing in the city. The population density was 488.9 people per square mile (188.4/km²). There were 228 housing units at an average density of 209.5 per square mile (80.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.25% White and 0.75% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.19% of the population.
There were 203 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.4% were non-families. 35.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 26.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.88.
In the city, the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 19.9% from 25 to 44, 16.9% from 45 to 64, and 34.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $27,813, and the median income for a family was $42,188. Males had a median income of $33,036 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,593. About 5.0% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under age 18 and 15.6% of those age 65 or over.
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