Pekin, North Dakota

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Pekin is a city in Nelson County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 80 at the 2000 census. The first European settlers immigrated to the area in the mid-19th century and Pekin was founded in 1906.



Pekin is located at 47°47′29″N 98°19′43″W / 47.791465°N 98.328539°W / 47.791465; -98.328539.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 80 people, 41 households, and 20 families residing in the city. The population density was 310.2 people per square mile (118.8/km2). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 244.3/sq mi (93.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 41 households out of which 19.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.6% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 51.2% were non-families. 46.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 31.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.95 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 16.3% from 25 to 44, 33.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $19,063, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $27,250 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,422. There were no families and 9.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 22.2% of those over 64.

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