Inkster is a small village in Grand Forks County, North Dakota, United States, with a population of 50 as of the 2010 census. Inkster was founded in 1884, in an area that had been settled by George T. Inkster in 1878.
Inkster is located at 48°9′7″N 97°38′41″W / 48.15194°N 97.64472°W / 48.15194; -97.64472 (48.152037, -97.644679).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km), all of it land.
It is part of the Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area” or “Greater Grand Forks”.
As of the census of 2010, there were 50 people, 24 households, and 16 families residing in the city. The population density was 50.0 inhabitants per square mile (19.3/km). There were 50 housing units at an average density of 50.0 per square mile (19.3/km). The racial makeup of the city was 90.0% White, 4.0% Native American, and 6.0% from two or more races.
There were 24 households of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.50.
The median age in the city was 53 years. 16% of residents were under the age of 18; 2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20% were from 25 to 44; 40% were from 45 to 64; and 22% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 56.0% male and 44.0% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 102 people, 45 households, and 28 families residing in the city. The population density was 102.5 people per square mile (39.4/km²). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 55.3 per square mile (21.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.04% White, and 1.96% from two or more races.
There were 45 households out of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.93.
In the city, the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 23.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $24,107, and the median income for a family was $27,083. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,719. There were 10.3% of families and 15.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 24.1% of under eighteens and 25.0% of those over 64.