Bagley is a city located in Clearwater County, Minnesota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,235. It is the county seat of Clearwater County6.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.9 km˛ (1.9 mi˛). 4.7 km˛ (1.8 mi˛) of it is land and 0.2 km˛ (0.1 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 3.17% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,235 people, 553 households, and 289 families residing in the city. The population density is 260.6/km˛ (674.1/mi˛). There are 603 housing units at an average density of 127.2/km˛ (329.1/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 87.85% White, 0.73% African American, 8.99% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 1.94% from two or more races. 0.65% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 553 households out of which 24.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% are married couples living together, 10.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 47.7% are non-families. 44.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 28.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.05 and the average family size is 2.84.
In the city the population is spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 28.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 83.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $23,125, and the median income for a family is $34,408. Males have a median income of $26,875 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,472. 20.7% of the population and 13.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 30.0% of those under the age of 18 and 22.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.