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Ellendale, North Dakota
—  City  —
Location of Ellendale, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°0′11″N 98°31′23″W / 46.00306°N 98.52306°W / 46.00306; -98.52306Coordinates: 46°0′11″N 98°31′23″W / 46.00306°N 98.52306°W / 46.00306; -98.52306
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Dickey
Area
 - Total 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)
 - Land 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,453 ft (443 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,559
 - Density 1,083.6/sq mi (418.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58436
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-23220[1]
GNIS feature ID 1028850[2]
Website http://www.ellendalend.com

Ellendale is a city in Dickey County, North Dakota in the United States. It is the county seat of Dickey County[3]. The population was 1,559 at the 2000 census. Ellendale was founded in 1882. Ellendale is the home of Trinity Bible College, located on the former campus of the North Dakota State Normal and Industrial School and the Ellendale Opera House currently under renovation.

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Geography

Ellendale is located at 46°0′11″N 98°31′23″W / 46.00306°N 98.52306°W / 46.00306; -98.52306 (46.002987, -98.523112)[4]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1920 1,334
1930 1,264 −5.2%
1940 1,517 20.0%
1950 1,759 16.0%
1960 1,800 2.3%
1970 1,517 −15.7%
1980 1,967 29.7%
1990 1,798 −8.6%
2000 1,559 −13.3%
Est. 2008 1,456 −6.6%

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,559 people, 603 households, and 355 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,083.6 people per square mile (418.0/km²). There were 750 housing units at an average density of 521.3/sq mi (201.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.56% White, 0.13% African American, 0.96% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.45% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.64% of the population.

There were 603 households out of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.1% were non-families. 39.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city the population was spread out with 18.7% under the age of 18, 20.1% from 18 to 24, 18.6% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 24.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 85.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,850, and the median income for a family was $32,292. Males had a median income of $22,452 versus $14,861 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,668. About 17.4% of families and 21.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.0% of those under age 18 and 14.1% of those age 65 or over.

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