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Wing, North Dakota
—  City  —
Location of Wing, North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°8′27″N 100°16′50″W / 47.14083°N 100.28056°W / 47.14083; -100.28056
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Burleigh
 - Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 - Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,903 ft (580 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 124
 - Density 210.3/sq mi (81.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58494
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-86780[1]
GNIS feature ID 1032845[2]

Wing is a city in Burleigh County, North Dakota in the United States. It is part of the "Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area" or "Bismarck-Mandan". The population was 124 at the 2000 census. Wing was founded in 1911.



Wing is located at 47°8′27″N 100°16′50″W / 47.14083°N 100.28056°W / 47.14083; -100.28056 (47.140938, -100.280626)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 124 people, 68 households, and 32 families residing in the city. The population density was 210.3 people per square mile (81.1/km²). There were 89 housing units at an average density of 150.9/sq mi (58.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.19% White, and 0.81% from two or more races. 51.3% were of German, 16.8% Norwegian, 7.6% Scandinavian and 5.0% Finnish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 68 households out of which 14.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.1% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 51.5% were non-families. 48.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 30.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.82 and the average family size was 2.64.

In the city the population was spread out with 13.7% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 16.9% from 25 to 44, 32.3% from 45 to 64, and 33.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females there were 90.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $14,688, and the median income for a family was $44,167. Males had a median income of $26,750 versus $23,438 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,970. There were 10.5% of families and 19.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 20.0% of under eighteens and 35.7% of those over 64.

Points of interests

Southwest of Wing, at 47°2'48"N 100°5'49"W, there is the only point in the Western hemisphere, where two HVDC overhead powerlines, CU and Square Butte cross each other.


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