Flensburg, Minnesota

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Flensburg is a city in Morrison County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 244 at the 2000 census. It is named after the German town of Flensburg, though a less probable theory states that it was first named Flynn's Landing, after J.C. Flynn, one of the founding fathers of the city, the name then transitioning through Flynnsburg to Flensburg.[citation needed] The First Mayor of Flensburg was German. The Majority of Flensburg's population is of Polish Descent.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.0 square miles (18.2 km²), of which, 6.9 square miles (17.9 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (1.14%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 244 people, 89 households, and 63 families residing in the city. The population density was 35.2 people per square mile (13.6/km²). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 13.3/sq mi (5.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.95% White, 0.82% Asian, and 1.23% from two or more races.

There were 89 households out of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,107, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $21,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,652. About 4.4% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 25.6% of those sixty five or over.

References

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