is a city in Chisago County
, United States
, along the Sunrise River
. The population was 1,278 at the 2000 census
. Interstate 35
serves as a main arterial route for the community.
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles
), of which, 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (4.35%) is water.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 1,278 people, 466 households, and 326 families residing in the city. The population density
was 1,159.0 people per square mile (448.6/km²). There were 474 housing units at an average density of 429.8/sq mi (166.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.79% White
, 0.55% African American
, 1.25% Native American
, 0.16% Asian
, 0.16% from other races
, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 0.94% of the population.
There were 466 households out of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples
living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.23.
In the city the population was spread out with 32.6% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 36.9% from 25 to 44, 16.0% from 45 to 64, and 5.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 109.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $42,026, and the median income for a family was $45,288. Males had a median income of $36,029 versus $25,192 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,893. About 7.9% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.5% of those under age 18 and 11.8% of those age 65 or over.