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Solen, North Dakota
—  City  —
Location of Solen, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°23′16″N 100°47′45″W / 46.38778°N 100.79583°W / 46.38778; -100.79583Coordinates: 46°23′16″N 100°47′45″W / 46.38778°N 100.79583°W / 46.38778; -100.79583
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Sioux
 - Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 - Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,670 ft (509 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 86
 Density 287.0/sq mi (110.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58570
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-73820[1]
GNIS feature ID 1032166[2]

Solen is a city in Sioux County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 86 at the 2000 census. Solen was founded in 1910.


Solen is located along the Cannonball River, west of the Missouri, at 46°23′16″N 100°47′45″W / 46.38778°N 100.79583°W / 46.38778; -100.79583 (46.387758, -100.795812)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 86 people, 36 households, and 23 families residing in the city. The population density was 287.0 people per square mile (110.7/km²). There were 43 housing units at an average density of 143.5/sq mi (55.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 34.88% White and 65.12% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.49% of the population.

There were 36 households out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.1% were married couples living together, 22.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.1% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.65.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 31.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 87.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,042, and the median income for a family was $21,250. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,649. There were 41.7% of families and 40.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 66.7% of under eighteens and 50.0% of those over 64.


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