Prinsburg, Minnesota

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Prinsburg is a city in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 458 at the 2000 census.

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History

Prinsburg was originally platted in 1886 by Martin Prins, a partner in the Dutch real estate firm Prins and Zwanenburg. Prins and another business partner, Theodore Koch, began offering land for sale in and around Prinsburg beginning in 1885, and the town appeared shortly thereafter.

The city of Prinsburg was incorporated as a village in June of 1952.[3]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²), all of it land.

Minnesota State Highway 7 serves as a main route in the community.


Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 458 people, 188 households, and 141 families residing in the city. The population density was 434.3 people per square mile (168.4/km²). There were 192 housing units at an average density of 182.1/sq mi (70.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.13% White, 0.44% Asian, 0.44% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.44% of the population.

There were 188 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.4% were married couples living together, 0.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 21.4% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 26.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,125, and the median income for a family was $41,136. Males had a median income of $36,563 versus $17,321 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,545. About 1.4% of families and 2.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.


References

Atwater | Blomkest | Kandiyohi | Lake Lillian | New London | Pennock | Prinsburg | Raymond | Regal | Spicer | Sunburg | Willmar

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