Harvey, North Dakota
Business district of Harvey
Business district of Harvey
Nickname: 
"Gateway to the Lonetree Wildlife Management Area"
Motto(s): 
"A Century of Community Pride & Spirit"
"Not Just A Place...It's An Experience!"
Location of Harvey, North Dakota
Location of Harvey, North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°46′12″N 99°55′52″W / 47.77000°N 99.93111°W / 47.77000; -99.93111Coordinates: 47°46′12″N 99°55′52″W / 47.77000°N 99.93111°W / 47.77000; -99.93111
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyWells
Founded1893
Government
 • TypeMayor-Council Government
 • BodyHarvey City Council
 • MayorRick Eckart (Nonpartisan)
Area
 • Total1.80 sq mi (4.65 km2)
 • Land1.80 sq mi (4.65 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,598 ft (487 m)
Population
 • Total1,650
 • Estimate 
(2021)[3]
1,606
 • Density916.48/sq mi (353.78/km2)
Time zoneUTC–6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC–5 (CDT)
ZIP Code
58341
Area code701
FIPS code38-35900
GNIS feature ID1029328[4]
HighwaysUS 52, US 52 Bus., ND 3, ND 91
Websiteharveynd.com

Harvey is a city in Wells County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 1,650 at the 2020 census.[2] Harvey was founded in 1893 as a division point by the Soo Line Railway. Harvey is believed to have been named for a director of the Soo Line Railway, Col. Scott William Harvey of Minneapolis, Minnesota.[5]

Geography

Harvey is located at 47°46′12″N 99°55′52″W / 47.77000°N 99.93111°W / 47.77000; -99.93111 (47.770045, −99.931121).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.88 square miles (4.87 km2), all land.[7]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
19101,443
19201,59010.2%
19302,15735.7%
19401,851−14.2%
19502,33726.3%
19602,3651.2%
19702,361−0.2%
19802,5277.0%
19902,263−10.4%
20001,989−12.1%
20101,783−10.4%
20201,650−7.5%
2021 (est.)1,606[3]−2.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2020 Census[2]

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,783 people, 824 households, and 476 families living in the city. The population density was 948.4 inhabitants per square mile (366.2/km2). There were 997 housing units at an average density of 530.3 per square mile (204.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.5% White, 0.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 824 households, of which 20.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.2% were non-families. Of all households, 39.6% were made up of individuals, and 21.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.68.

The median age in the city was 51.5 years; 18.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 32.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.5% male and 54.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,989 people, 926 households, and 529 families living in the city. The population density was 1,031.8 people per square mile (397.9/km2). There were 1,056 housing units at an average density of 547.8 per square mile (211.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.20% White, 0.50% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 0.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.50% of the population.

There were 926 households, out of which 21.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.8% were non-families. Of all households 40.7% were made up of individuals, and 24.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 19.3% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 21.0% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 31.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,017, and the median income for a family was $45,250. Males had a median income of $31,429 versus $16,534 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,477. About 6.6% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.2% of those under age 18 and 24.4% of those age 65 or over.

Radio

Education

Harvey Public Schools operates public schools.

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Harvey has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[9]

Climate data for Harvey, North Dakota (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1979–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 58
(14)
61
(16)
74
(23)
91
(33)
97
(36)
103
(39)
107
(42)
105
(41)
103
(39)
90
(32)
78
(26)
60
(16)
107
(42)
Average high °F (°C) 16.9
(−8.4)
21.7
(−5.7)
34.6
(1.4)
51.9
(11.1)
66.3
(19.1)
75.0
(23.9)
80.5
(26.9)
79.6
(26.4)
70.5
(21.4)
54.1
(12.3)
35.7
(2.1)
21.9
(−5.6)
50.7
(10.4)
Daily mean °F (°C) 7.6
(−13.6)
11.7
(−11.3)
24.9
(−3.9)
40.4
(4.7)
54.1
(12.3)
63.9
(17.7)
68.7
(20.4)
66.6
(19.2)
57.5
(14.2)
42.4
(5.8)
26.1
(−3.3)
13.2
(−10.4)
39.8
(4.3)
Average low °F (°C) −1.8
(−18.8)
1.8
(−16.8)
15.1
(−9.4)
28.9
(−1.7)
42.0
(5.6)
52.9
(11.6)
56.9
(13.8)
53.7
(12.1)
44.5
(6.9)
30.8
(−0.7)
16.4
(−8.7)
4.4
(−15.3)
28.8
(−1.8)
Record low °F (°C) −40
(−40)
−41
(−41)
−29
(−34)
−7
(−22)
16
(−9)
34
(1)
40
(4)
32
(0)
23
(−5)
−1
(−18)
−22
(−30)
−33
(−36)
−41
(−41)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.41
(10)
0.41
(10)
0.73
(19)
1.07
(27)
2.69
(68)
3.62
(92)
3.14
(80)
2.34
(59)
1.84
(47)
1.41
(36)
0.69
(18)
0.90
(23)
19.25
(489)
Source: NOAA[10][11]

Notable people

See also

References

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Explore Census Data". Explore Census Data. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 28, 2022.
  3. ^ a b "City and Town Population Totals: 2020-2021". United States Census Bureau. July 10, 2022. Retrieved July 10, 2022.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ Growing with Pride: The Harvey, North Dakota Area—Her History—Her People. Herald Press. 1981. ISBN 0889253609.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  8. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
  9. ^ Climate Summary for Harvey, North Dakota
  10. ^ "NowData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved September 18, 2021.
  11. ^ "Station: Harvey 4NE, ND". U.S. Climate Normals 2020: U.S. Monthly Climate Normals (1991-2020). National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved September 18, 2021.
  12. ^ Morton County Historical Society (1975). Peterson, Marion Plath (ed.). Morton prairie roots. Dallas, Texas: Taylor Publishing Co. p. 212. OCLC 2062977.