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Wimbledon, North Dakota
City (as defined by state law)
3rd Avenue in Wimbledon, looking north-east.
3rd Avenue in Wimbledon, looking north-east.
Location of Wimbledon, North Dakota
Location of Wimbledon, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Barnes
Area
 • Total 0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)
 • Land 0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,490 ft (454 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 216
 • Estimate 
(2019)
191
 • Density 307.07/sq mi (118.62/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58492
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-86620
GNIS feature ID 1032841

Wimbledon is a city in Pierce Township, Barnes County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 216 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Wimbledon is located at 47°10′14″N 98°27′36″W / 47.17056°N 98.46000°W / 47.17056; -98.46000 (47.170662, -98.459941).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.53 square miles (1.37 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 226
1910 571 152.7%
1920 521 −8.8%
1930 421 −19.2%
1940 357 −15.2%
1950 449 25.8%
1960 402 −10.5%
1970 337 −16.2%
1980 330 −2.1%
1990 275 −16.7%
2000 237 −13.8%
2010 216 −8.9%
2019 (est.) 191 −11.6%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 216 people, 94 households, and 55 families living in the city. The population density was 407.5 inhabitants per square mile (157.3/km2). There were 119 housing units at an average density of 224.5 per square mile (86.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.2% White and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 94 households, of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.4% were married couples living together, 14.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.5% were non-families. 39.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 3.11.

The median age in the city was 40 years. 30.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.8% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 13.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.4% male and 55.6% female.

Education

Students in the Wimbledon area attend Barnes County North Public School, which is located two miles west of Leal. Around 300 students are enrolled in the Barnes County North School District. The district covers Courtenay, Dazey, Eckelson, Rogers, Sanborn, Spiritwood, Spiritwood Lake, Urbana, Walum (actually in Griggs County), and Wimbledon.

Prior to 2007, there were three separate school districts: North Central of Barnes north of Rogers (K-12), Wimbledon-Courtenay in Wimbledon (K-12), and Spiritwood in Spiritwood (K-6). In 2007, the three districts merged into the Barnes County North School District. From 2007 to 2012, the three schools (North Central Campus, Wimbledon-Courtenay Campus, and Spiritwood Campus) operated as they had before the merger. In 2013, the Spiritwood Campus was closed, and the North Central Campus housed preschool through fifth grade, while the Wimbledon-Courtenay Campus housed grades 6-12. In 2014, construction of the centralized facility was completed, and the remaining two facilities were closed, and all students in the district began attending the new Barnes County North Public School.

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