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Westhope, North Dakota
—  City  —
Location of Westhope, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°54′39″N 101°1′12″W / 48.91083°N 101.02°W / 48.91083; -101.02Coordinates: 48°54′39″N 101°1′12″W / 48.91083°N 101.02°W / 48.91083; -101.02
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Bottineau
 - Mayor
 - 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 1,503 ft (458 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 533
 - Density 1,663.5/sq mi (642.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58793
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-85020[1]
GNIS feature ID 1032755[2]

Westhope is a city in Bottineau County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 533 at the 2000 census. Westhope was founded in 1903.


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 533 people, 228 households, and 134 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,663.5 people per square mile (643.1/km²). There were 268 housing units at an average density of 836.5/sq mi (323.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.31% White, 0.94% Native American, and 0.75% from two or more races.

There were 228 households out of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.2% were non-families. 40.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 19.5% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 28.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 87.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,964, and the median income for a family was $30,938. Males had a median income of $24,554 versus $14,792 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,252. About 10.1% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 18.2% of those age 65 or over.




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