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Walcott, North Dakota
—  City  —
Location of Walcott, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°32′52″N 96°56′19″W / 46.54778°N 96.93861°W / 46.54778; -96.93861
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Richland
 - Total 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 - Land 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 955 ft (291 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 189
 - Density 184.7/sq mi (71.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58077
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-82780[1]
GNIS feature ID 1032663[2]

Walcott is a city in Richland County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 189 at the 2000 census. Walcott was founded in 1880. It is part of the Wahpeton, ND–MN Micropolitan Statistical Area.



Walcott is located at 46°32′52″N 96°56′19″W / 46.54778°N 96.93861°W / 46.54778; -96.93861 (46.547688, -96.938516)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 189 people, 78 households, and 49 families residing in the city. The population density was 184.7 people per square mile (71.5/km²). There were 89 housing units at an average density of 87.0/sq mi (33.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.47% White, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.65% of the population.

There were 78 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 107.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,458, and the median income for a family was $42,500. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $17,321 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,173. About 1.9% of families and 6.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.0% of those sixty five or over.

Public services

Walcott is served by the Richland County Sheriff's Office for law enforcement, the Walcott Fire Department for fire and rescue, and Kindred Ambulance Service for medical emergencies.


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