Tioga
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Motto(s): 
"Oil Capital of North Dakota"
Location of Tioga, North Dakota
Location of Tioga, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°23′47″N 102°56′15″W / 48.39639°N 102.93750°W / 48.39639; -102.93750Coordinates: 48°23′47″N 102°56′15″W / 48.39639°N 102.93750°W / 48.39639; -102.93750
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyWilliams
Area
 • Total3.49 sq mi (9.05 km2)
 • Land3.34 sq mi (8.65 km2)
 • Water0.15 sq mi (0.40 km2)
Elevation
2,244 ft (684 m)
Population
 • Total2,202
 • Estimate 
(2021)[3]
2,062
 • Density400.90/sq mi (154.77/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58852
Area code(s)701
FIPS code38-78940
GNIS feature ID1032490[4]
HighwaysND 40
Websitetiogand.net

Tioga (/tˈɡə/ ty-OH-gə) is a city in Williams County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 2,202 at the 2020 census.[2]

Tioga was founded in 1902 and named by settlers from Tioga, New York. The population of the city increased dramatically in the 1950s following the discovery of oil nearby in the Williston Basin.[5]

Geography

Tioga is located at 48°23′47″N 102°56′15″W / 48.39639°N 102.93750°W / 48.39639; -102.93750 (48.396414, -102.937634).[6]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.39 square miles (3.60 km2), of which 1.31 square miles (3.39 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water.[7]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910203
192032057.6%
193043535.9%
1940385−11.5%
195045618.4%
19602,087357.7%
19701,667−20.1%
19801,597−4.2%
19901,278−20.0%
20001,125−12.0%
20101,2309.3%
20202,20279.0%
2021 (est.)2,062[3]−6.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2020 Census[2]

2010 census

As of the census[9] of 2010, there were 1,230 people, 542 households, and 323 families living in the city. The population density was 938.9 inhabitants per square mile (362.5/km2). There were 619 housing units at an average density of 472.5 per square mile (182.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.9% White, 0.1% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.2% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 542 households, of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.4% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.72.

The median age in the city was 47.4 years. 18.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.5% were from 25 to 44; 27.6% were from 45 to 64; and 25.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,125 people, 490 households, and 311 families living in the city. The population density was 856.1 people per square mile (331.6/km2). There were 569 housing units at an average density of 433.0 per square mile (167.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.42% White, 0.18% black, 0.89% Indigenous American, 0.18% from other races, and 1.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.09% of the population.

There were 490 households, out of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 34.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 23.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 22.5% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 26.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,740, and the median income for a family was $36,635. Males had a median income of $31,500 versus $21,181 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,910. About 3.5% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education

It is within the Tioga School District.[10]

Media

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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 June 18, 2022.
  3. ^ a b "City and Town Population Totals: 2020-2021". United States Census Bureau. June 16, 2022. Retrieved June 18, 2022.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ Wick, Douglas A. "Tioga (Williams County)". North Dakota Place Names. Retrieved May 8, 2011.
  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. Archived from the original on January 12, 2012. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  8. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved May 25, 2014.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  10. ^ "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Williams County, ND" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 22, 2021.