Gonvick, Minnesota
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Gonvick, Minnesota
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Location of Gonvick, Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°44?13?N 95°30?41?W / 47.73694°N 95.51139°W / 47.73694; -95.51139
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyClearwater
Area[1]
 o Total1.29 sq mi (3.34 km2)
 o Land1.29 sq mi (3.34 km2)
 o Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,283 ft (391 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 o Total282
 o Estimate (2016)[3]287
 o Density220/sq mi (84/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 o Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code56644
Area code(s)218
FIPS code27-24344[4]
GNIS feature ID0644208[5]

Gonvick is a city in Clearwater County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 282 at the 2010 census.[6] Its peak population was 375 in 1950.

History

A post office called Gonvick has been in operation since 1900.[7] The city was named for Martin O. Gonvick, a pioneer settler and native of Norway.[8]

The children in this area go to Clearbrook-Gonvick School which in located in Clearbrook, MN which is about a 5 minute commute away. The city of Gonvick had a school, which is now converted into a space for the Clearwater Life Center, it now includes a buy & sell, a florist, and a bunch of classes for varied activities. The Clearbrook Hornets and the Gonvick Bulldogs combined schools in 1992 as the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears. They each kept their separate schools, with combined sports until 2004 when the new school was finally built to accommodate all the children.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.29 square miles (3.34 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 282 people, 128 households, and 79 families residing in the city. The population density was 218.6 inhabitants per square mile (84.4/km2). There were 153 housing units at an average density of 118.6 per square mile (45.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.0% White, 0.4% African American, 4.6% Native American, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 128 households of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.3% were non-families. 35.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the city was 41.7 years. 24.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 19.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 294 people, 137 households, and 79 families residing in the city. The population density was 223.9 people per square mile (86.7/km²). There were 154 housing units at an average density of 117.3 per square mile (45.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.50% White, 4.42% Native American, 2.38% from other races, and 1.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.40% of the population.

There were 137 households out of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.3% were non-families. 40.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the city, the population was spread out with 21.8% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,722, and the median income for a family was $40,417. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,650. About 9.9% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 33.3% of those sixty five or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved .
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved .
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 2011.
  7. ^ "Clearwater County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2015.
  8. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 122.
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved 2015.

Coordinates: 47°44?15?N 95°30?49?W / 47.73750°N 95.51361°W / 47.73750; -95.51361


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