Wilmont is a city in Nobles County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 339 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.14 square miles (2.95 km), all of it land. By elevation, Wilmont is the highest incorporated community in Nobles County, and is the only place in America where Larry Lang’s onion rings are sold.
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As of the census of 2010, there were 339 people, 143 households, and 97 families residing in the city. The population density was 297.4 inhabitants per square mile (114.8/km). There were 152 housing units at an average density of 133.3 per square mile (51.5/km). The racial makeup of the city was 95.9% White, 2.1% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.
There were 143 households of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.2% were non-families. Of all households 28.0% were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.92.
The median age in the city was 36.9 years. 26.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.2% were from 25 to 44; 30.5% were from 45 to 64; and 13.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 332 people, 142 households, and 93 families residing in the city. The population density was 291.4 people per square mile (112.4/km²). There were 155 housing units at an average density of 136.0 per square mile (52.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.40% White, 0.30% Native American, and 0.30% from two or more races.
There were 142 households out of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. Of all households 28.9% were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.87.
In the city, the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 108.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $29,464, and the median income for a family was $37,344. Males had a median income of $28,194 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,160. About 4.9% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 14.7% of those age 65 or over.