Lamberton, Minnesota

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Lamberton
Cities and townships of Redwood County
Cities and townships of Redwood County
Coordinates: 44°13′45″N 95°16′2″W / 44.22917°N 95.26722°W / 44.22917; -95.26722Coordinates: 44°13′45″N 95°16′2″W / 44.22917°N 95.26722°W / 44.22917; -95.26722
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyRedwood
Area
 • Total0.76 sq mi (1.98 km2)
 • Land0.76 sq mi (1.98 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,142 ft (348 m)
Population
 • Total824
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
768
 • Density1,005.24/sq mi (388.01/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56152
Area code(s)507
FIPS code27-35288[4]
GNIS feature ID0646457[5]

Lamberton is a town in Redwood County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 824 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

Lamberton was platted in 1873, and named for Henry Wilson Lamberton, a railroad official.[7][8] A post office has been in operation at Lamberton since 1873.[9] Lamberton was incorporated in 1879.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.78 square miles (2.02 km2), all land.[10]

Lamberton is located along U.S. Highway 14, an east–west highway that connects it to Springfield to the east and Revere to the west.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880149
189020235.6%
1900624208.9%
19106524.5%
192087233.7%
1930782−10.3%
194092217.9%
19501,20831.0%
19601,141−5.5%
1970962−15.7%
19801,0327.3%
1990972−5.8%
2000859−11.6%
2010824−4.1%
2019 (est.)768[3]−6.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 824 people, 366 households, and 198 families living in the city. The population density was 1,056.4 inhabitants per square mile (407.9/km2). There were 429 housing units at an average density of 550.0 per square mile (212.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 0.2% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 366 households, of which 20.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 45.9% were non-families. 42.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 23.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.90.

The median age in the city was 50.3 years. 21% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.3% were from 25 to 44; 22.1% were from 45 to 64; and 33% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 859 people, 392 households, and 219 families living in the city. The population density was 1,371.6 people per square mile (526.4/km2). There were 447 housing units at an average density of 713.7 per square mile (273.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.65% White, 0.12% Native American, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.12% of the population.

There were 392 households, out of which 20.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.9% were non-families. 41.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 28.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.04 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 20.1% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 20.3% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 37.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,603, and the median income for a family was $38,646. Males had a median income of $30,865 versus $20,278 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,721. About 12.2% of families and 14.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.1% of those under age 18 and 17.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 27 April 2011.[dead link]
  7. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 92.
  8. ^ a b Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 450.
  9. ^ "Redwood County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.