York, North Dakota

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York, North Dakota
Street in York
Street in York
Location of York, North Dakota
Location of York, North Dakota
York, North Dakota is located in the United States
York, North Dakota
York, North Dakota
Location in the United States
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
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyBenson
Area
 • Total0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Land0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,611 ft (491 m)
Population
 • Total23
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
23
 • Density110.05/sq mi (42.53/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58386
Area code(s)701
FIPS code38-87860
GNIS feature ID1032894[4]

York is a city in Benson County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 23 at the 2010 census.[5]

York was founded in 1886 and named after York, England by Great Northern Railway President James J. Hill.[6] 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[edit]

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).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all land.[8]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960148
1970102−31.1%
198069−32.4%
199035−49.3%
200026−25.7%
201023−11.5%
2019 (est.)23[3]0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2018 Estimate[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] 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.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 26 people, 11 households, and 7 families living in the city. The population density was 114.1 people per square mile (43.6/km2). There were 32 housing units at an average density of 140.4 per square mile (53.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.15% White, and 3.85% from two or more races.

There were 11 households, out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.7% were married couples living together, and 27.3% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 26.9% under the age of 18, 19.2% from 25 to 44, 30.8% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $47,917, and the median income for a family was $49,583. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,529. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

References in popular culture[edit]

York, North Dakota is mentioned humorously in the television show How I Met Your Mother starring Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Alyson Hannigan, Cobie Smulders, and Neil Patrick Harris. In the episode, Ted, the lead character, mentions that he has a new architecture project updating the "new York public library", making it sound like it is the New York Public Library, but instead is the "public library of York, North Dakota". As mentioned in the show, the library has two sections, "fishing and non-fishing."[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 2, 2011.[dead link]
  6. ^ Wick, Douglas A. "York (Benson County)". North Dakota Place Names. Retrieved 5 May 2011.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 20, 2011. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  9. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 17, 2014.
  10. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 30, 2019.
  11. ^ https://www.hulu.com/watch/1133832

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