Kerrick, Minnesota

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Kerrick is a city in Pine County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 71 at the 2000 census.

Minnesota State Highway 23 serves as a main arterial route in the community.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all of it land.

History

The city was named in honor of Cassius M. Kerrick, a master mechanic and conductor for the Great Northern Railway. However, originally the name "Kerrick" was applied to the neighboring Duquette. When the Great Northern Railway depot was moved three miles south, keeping that name, for a period Duquette was called Old Kerrick, the new site being called New Kerrick; the names were corrected when the Duquette post office was established in 1905.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 71 people, 28 households, and 19 families residing in the city. The population density was 71.0 people per square mile (27.4/km²). There were 34 housing units at an average density of 34.0/sq mi (13.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.59% White, and 1.41% from two or more races.

There were 28 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 17.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the city the population was spread out with 19.7% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 129.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 128.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $37,250 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,324. There were no families and 2.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References

Askov | Brook Park | Bruno | Denham | Finlayson | Henriette | Hinckley | Kerrick | Pine City | Rock Creek | Rutledge | Sandstone | Sturgeon Lake | Willow River

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