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Fort Yates, North Dakota

Fort Yates is a city located in Sioux County, North Dakota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 228. It is the county seat of Sioux County6.


\nFort Yates is located at 46°5'6" North, 100°37'49" West (46.084899, -100.630144)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²). 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 228 people, 73 households, and 47 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,467.2/km² (3,688.4/mi²). There are 78 housing units at an average density of 501.9/km² (1,261.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 5.26% White, 0.00% African American, 93.42% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. 3.95% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 73 households out of which 35.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.8% are married couples living together, 26.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% are non-families. 26.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.12 and the average family size is 3.85. In the city the population is spread out with 35.5% under the age of 18, 15.4% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 14.9% from 45 to 64, and 5.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 24 years. For every 100 females there are 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.5 males. The median income for a household in the city is $25,500, and the median income for a family is $31,875. Males have a median income of $26,125 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the city is $9,512. 14.4% of the population and 6.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 8.2% are under the age of 18 and 17.6% are 65 or older.