Nekoma, North Dakota

Nekoma, North Dakota

Nekoma is a city in Cavalier County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 51 at the 2000 census. Nekoma was founded in 1905.

Of particular interest in Nekoma is the Safeguard Program anti-ballistic missile complex, with a large pyramid structure visible from miles in every direction.

Geography

Nekoma is located at (48.576546, -98.371083).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 51 people, 21 households, and 12 families residing in the city. The population density was 136.7 people per square mile (53.2/km²). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 109.9/sq mi (42.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.04% White, and 1.96% from two or more races.

There were 21 households out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, and 38.1% were non-families. 38.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 112.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 125.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,188, and the median income for a family was $34,375. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,330. There were no families and 5.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 22.2% of those over 64.

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