Bigfork, Minnesota


Bigfork, Minnesota

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Bigfork, Minnesota
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Bigfork in Itasca County and Minnesota


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Minnesota
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Itasca

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unit_pref = Imperial
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area_total_km2 = 4.7
area_land_km2 = 4.6
area_water_km2 = 0.1
area_total_sq_mi = 1.8
area_land_sq_mi = 1.8
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 469
population_density_km2 = 101.7
population_density_sq_mi = 263.5

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_footnotes =
elevation_m = 399
elevation_ft = 1309
latd = 47 |latm = 44 |lats = 49 |latNS = N
longd = 93 |longm = 39 |longs = 18 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP codes
postal_code = 56628, 56639
area_code = 218
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 27-05698GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0655384GR|3
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Bigfork is a city in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 469 at the 2000 census. Scenic State Park is nearby.

Minnesota State Highway 38 serves as a main route in the community. Minnesota State Highways 1 and 6 are nearby.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 mi² (4.7 km²). 1.8 mi² (4.6 km²) of it is land and 0.04 mi² (0.1 km²) of it (1.66%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 469 people, 208 households, and 110 families residing in the city. The population density was 263.5 people per square mile (101.7/km²). There were 226 housing units at an average density of 127.0/sq mi (49.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.65% White, 1.71% Native American, 0.21% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.07% of the population.

There were 208 households out of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.0% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.1% were non-families. 42.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.68.

In the city the population was spread out with 16.8% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 21.5% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 31.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 80.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,167, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $32,083 versus $19,886 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,455. About 6.0% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.3% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

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