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Underwood, North Dakota
Location of Underwood, North Dakota
Location of Underwood, North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°27′22″N 101°8′23″W / 47.45611°N 101.13972°W / 47.45611; -101.13972Coordinates: 47°27′22″N 101°8′23″W / 47.45611°N 101.13972°W / 47.45611; -101.13972
Country United States
State North Dakota
County McLean
Area
 • Total 0.88 sq mi (2.27 km2)
 • Land 0.88 sq mi (2.27 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,021 ft (616 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 778
 • Estimate 
(2019)
735
 • Density 838.08/sq mi (323.72/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58576
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-80660
GNIS feature ID 1032588

Underwood is a city in McLean County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 778 at the 2010 census. Underwood was founded along a Soo Line Railroad line between Bismarck and Max in 1903 and named after Fred D. Underwood, vice president of the railroad at the time.

Geography

Underwood is located at 47°27′22″N 101°8′23″W / 47.45611°N 101.13972°W / 47.45611; -101.13972 (47.456080, -101.139601).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.91 square miles (2.36 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 422
1920 453 7.3%
1930 488 7.7%
1940 613 25.6%
1950 1,061 73.1%
1960 819 −22.8%
1970 781 −4.6%
1980 1,329 70.2%
1990 976 −26.6%
2000 812 −16.8%
2010 778 −4.2%
2019 (est.) 735 −5.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 778 people, 326 households, and 211 families living in the city. The population density was 854.9 inhabitants per square mile (330.1/km2). There were 377 housing units at an average density of 414.3 per square mile (160.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.5% White, 0.3% African American, 1.8% Native American, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 326 households, of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.3% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.77.

The median age in the city was 49.8 years. 18.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23% were from 25 to 44; 32.9% were from 45 to 64; and 21.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Underwood has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.

Education

Underwood Public School serves the community.

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