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York, North Dakota
Street in York
Street in York
Location of York, North Dakota
Location of York, North Dakota
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Coordinates: 48°18′44″N 99°34′27″W / 48.31222°N 99.57417°W / 48.31222; -99.57417Coordinates: 48°18′44″N 99°34′27″W / 48.31222°N 99.57417°W / 48.31222; -99.57417
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Benson
Area
 • Total 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Land 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,611 ft (491 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 23
 • Estimate 
(2019)
23
 • Density 110.05/sq mi (42.53/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58386
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-87860
GNIS feature ID 1032894

York is a city in Benson County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 23 at the 2010 census.

York was founded in 1886 and named after York, England by Great Northern Railway President James J. Hill. It was one of several sites along the Great Northern's transcontinental route between Devils Lake and Minot that were named after places in England (the others were Berwick, Leeds, Norwich, Penn, Rugby, Surrey, and Tunbridge).

Geography

York is located at 48°18′44″N 99°34′27″W / 48.31222°N 99.57417°W / 48.31222; -99.57417 (48.312115, -99.574181).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 148
1970 102 −31.1%
1980 69 −32.4%
1990 35 −49.3%
2000 26 −25.7%
2010 23 −11.5%
2019 (est.) 23 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 23 people, 11 households, and 7 families living in the city. The population density was 100.0 inhabitants per square mile (38.6/km2). There were 23 housing units at an average density of 100.0 per square mile (38.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 87.0% White and 13.0% from two or more races.

There were 11 households, of which 18.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 18.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.4% were non-families. 36.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.71.

The median age in the city was 52.5 years. 17.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 17.3% were from 45 to 64; and 39.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.

Education

It is in Leeds School District 6.

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