Landa, North Dakota

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Landa is a city in Bottineau County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 28 at the 2000 census. Landa was founded in 1904.

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History

The extension westward of the railroad in 1903 led to the establishment of Landa along the Great Northern Railway.[3] Originally named Strabane, Norwegian immigrants renamed it after Daniel D. Landa and Theodore T. Landa, early settlers in the area.[3][4]

Landa once had a bank, a hardware store, a lumber yard, a hotel, and other business establishments.[citation needed] Landa incorporated as a city in 1922, and showed a population of 1930 during the 1930 Census.[5]

Geography

Landa is located in Scotia Township in the northern part of the county. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 28 people, 15 households, and 7 families residing in the city. The population density was 386.1 people per square mile (154.4/km²). There were 28 housing units at an average density of 386.1/sq mi (154.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 15 households out of which 13.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, and 53.3% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.87 and the average family size was 2.43.

In the city the population was spread out with 7.1% under the age of 18, 17.9% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 46.4% from 45 to 64, and 3.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 133.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 160.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,500, and the median income for a family was $26,000. Males had a median income of $25,625 versus $8,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,109. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

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