Napoleon, North Dakota
Downtown Napoleon
Location of Napoleon, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°30′17″N 99°46′1″W / 46.50472°N 99.76694°W / 46.50472; -99.76694Coordinates: 46°30′17″N 99°46′1″W / 46.50472°N 99.76694°W / 46.50472; -99.76694
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyLogan
Area
 • Total1.38 sq mi (3.58 km2)
 • Land1.38 sq mi (3.58 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,959 ft (597 m)
Population
 • Total792
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
752
 • Density543.75/sq mi (210.01/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58561
Area code(s)701 Exchange: 754
FIPS code38-55420
GNIS feature ID1030352[4]
Websitenapoleonnd.com

Napoleon is a city in Logan County, North Dakota, United States. It is the county seat of Logan County.[5] The population was 792 at the 2010 census.[6]

History

Napoleon was founded in 1886 and named for Napoleon Goodsill, a realtor from Steele who promoted the site.[7] The Logan County Courthouse was built in 1921.[8]

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Geography

A corn train passes the Farmers Union Elevator at Napoleon, North Dakota
A corn train passes the Farmers Union Elevator at Napoleon, North Dakota

Napoleon is located at 46°30′17″N 99°46′1″W / 46.50472°N 99.76694°W / 46.50472; -99.76694 (46.504657, -99.766979).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.40 square miles (3.63 km2), all land.[10]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920554
193070928.0%
194098238.5%
19501,0709.0%
19601,0780.7%
19701,036−3.9%
19801,1036.5%
1990930−15.7%
2000857−7.8%
2010792−7.6%
2019 (est.)752[3]−5.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]
2018 Estimate[12]

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 792 people, 337 households, and 203 families residing in the city. The population density was 565.7 inhabitants per square mile (218.4/km2). There were 401 housing units at an average density of 286.4 per square mile (110.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 0.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.3% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 337 households, of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.8% were non-families. 37.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 48.9 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.5% were from 25 to 44; 22.5% were from 45 to 64; and 32.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 857 people, 367 households and 238 families residing in the city. The population density was 616.8 per square mile (238.1/km2). There were 420 housing units at an average density of 302.3 per square mile (116.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.83% White, 0.35% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population.

There were 367 households, of which 22.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.1% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.82.

Age distribution was 22.1% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 18.7% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 33.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.6 males.

The median household income was $28,167, and the median family income was $36,042. Males had a median income of $28,036 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,208. About 5.9% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.4% of those under age 18 and 15.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education

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, Napoleon has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[13]

Climate data for Napoleon, North Dakota (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1893–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 57
(14)
63
(17)
87
(31)
94
(34)
107
(42)
108
(42)
118
(48)
111
(44)
107
(42)
95
(35)
76
(24)
70
(21)
118
(48)
Average high °F (°C) 19.8
(−6.8)
24.4
(−4.2)
36.7
(2.6)
52.9
(11.6)
65.9
(18.8)
75.4
(24.1)
81.6
(27.6)
80.7
(27.1)
71.1
(21.7)
55.3
(12.9)
38.4
(3.6)
25.0
(−3.9)
52.3
(11.3)
Daily mean °F (°C) 10.2
(−12.1)
14.2
(−9.9)
26.5
(−3.1)
40.8
(4.9)
53.8
(12.1)
64.1
(17.8)
69.6
(20.9)
68.0
(20.0)
58.6
(14.8)
43.9
(6.6)
28.5
(−1.9)
16.3
(−8.7)
41.2
(5.1)
Average low °F (°C) 0.5
(−17.5)
4.0
(−15.6)
16.4
(−8.7)
28.8
(−1.8)
41.8
(5.4)
52.8
(11.6)
57.7
(14.3)
55.4
(13.0)
46.1
(7.8)
32.6
(0.3)
18.6
(−7.4)
7.5
(−13.6)
30.2
(−1.0)
Record low °F (°C) −46
(−43)
−47
(−44)
−34
(−37)
−11
(−24)
8
(−13)
25
(−4)
25
(−4)
25
(−4)
10
(−12)
−8
(−22)
−27
(−33)
−48
(−44)
−48
(−44)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.55
(14)
0.56
(14)
0.93
(24)
1.69
(43)
2.82
(72)
3.83
(97)
3.06
(78)
2.40
(61)
1.79
(45)
1.73
(44)
0.66
(17)
0.71
(18)
20.73
(527)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 9.6
(24)
7.9
(20)
9.2
(23)
5.7
(14)
0.7
(1.8)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
2.5
(6.4)
6.6
(17)
11.0
(28)
53.2
(135)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 6.6 6.0 6.4 6.8 9.9 10.6 9.0 7.0 7.0 6.5 5.1 6.4 87.3
Average snowy days (≥ 0.1 in) 7.0 5.9 4.6 1.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 3.8 6.6 31.1
Source: NOAA[14][15]

References

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  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 2, 2011.[dead link]
  7. ^ Wick, Douglas A. "Napoleon (Logan County)". North Dakota Place Names. Retrieved 4 May 2011.
  8. ^ Marty Perry (October 3, 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: North Dakota County Courthouses (Thematic)". National Park Service.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 2, 2012. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  11. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved January 21, 2014.
  12. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 11, 2019.
  13. ^ Climate Summary for Napoleon, North Dakota
  14. ^ "NowData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved September 24, 2021.
  15. ^ "Station: Napoleon, ND". U.S. Climate Normals 2020: U.S. Monthly Climate Normals (1991-2020). National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved September 24, 2021.