is a city in Beltrami County
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. The population was 785 as of the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau
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, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km²), of which 1.5 square miles (3.9 km²) are land and 0.04 square mile (0.1035995244 km²) (1.96%) is water.
As of the census
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of 2000, there were 696 people, 304 households, and 175 families residing in the city. The population density
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was 465.8 people per square mile (180.4/km²). There were 324 housing units at an average density of 216.8 per square mile (84.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.10% White, 0.86% African American, 3.45% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.14% from other races
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, and 3.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.72% of the population.
There were 304 households out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.1% were married couples
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living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.4% were non-families. 37.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.81.
In the city the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 15.8% from 45 to 64, and 28.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 68.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 64.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $21,848, and the median income for a family was $29,750. Males had a median income of $28,594 versus $16,838 for females. The per capita income
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for the city was $12,536. About 11.6% of families and 16.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.5% of those under age 18 and 15.8% of those age 65 or over.
Blackduck has one public school divided into an elementary and a high school. The school is located in the town of Blackduck at 156 First Street N.E. The following statistics are an average based on enrollment through the past 5 years.
Blackduck Elementary School
Number of Students: 329
Number of Teachers: 24
Student to Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Asian/Pacific Islander: 0
American Indian/Alaska Native: 23
African American, non-Hispanic: 12
Blackduck High School
Number of Students: 373
Number of Teachers: 26
Student to Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Asian/Pacific Islander: 3
American Indian/Alaska Native: 44
African American, non-Hispanic: 5
http://www.blackduck.k12.mn.us/ Blackduck School Website
The town of Blackduck was established in December 1900. The first settlers of this community came from Crookston, MN. The town was founded because of the great logging potential of the area. Near where the town is settled is the Continental Divide which provided good drainage resulting in good logging because the land wasn't wet.
About 8 miles outside of Blackduck is Camp Rabideau. Roosevelt opened 2,650 camps for the New Deal Program and this is one of them. The camp is a National Historic Landmark. It is very well preserved. The camp was opened to give jobs to young men between the ages of 17 and 21 in hopes of helping the country get out of the depression.
There are several establishments in Blackduck that serve food. These places include Hillcrest Supper Club, Countryside Restaurant, Timberline, Blackduck Bowling Alley, and the American Legion all are located off of Highway 71, Trails-end located on Main Street, Blackduck Family Foods and The Pond on Frontage Road.
The town of Blackduck has two hotels. The Drake Motel is located across the street from The Pond.
Blackduck Golf Course is located one mile west of Highway 71. This is a nine hole course with cart rental provided. The golf course is located near the public access to Blackduck Lake. Pine Tree Park is just a short walk from the lake access. This is the closest camp ground to Blackduck. Blackduck Lake has numerous resorts that surround the lake.
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