Pine Point, Minnesota


Located in White Earth Reservations extreme southeast, Pine Point has a population of 338 according to 2010's census. Below are links to google earth photos of this small Ojibway community. Around 95.0% of it's population is Native American. White 3.8%. Latin or Mexican 1.2%. Mixed bloods 0.3%. There are 101 housing units at Pine Point, with 93 lived in. Average household size is 3.6 persons per housing unit. There are two clusters of housing units. Main one or East Pine Point, is located about a mile east of West Pine Point. Both communities are considered a same community however. Pine Point is a cdp or Census Designated Place. Pine Point has a land area of 4.1 sq. mi. or 10.7 sq. km. This settlement is surrounded by a forest which makes this region especially beautiful during spring, summer, and autumn. There are lakes around this settlement as well. A few farms are also nearby. Elevation is 1,539 feet above sea level or 469 meters. This CDP is not well off financially. Around 42% of it's population lives below poverty line. During 1930's, Pine Point had an Ojibway population of near 2,000. It's population has steadily declined since then. Pine Point is also known Ponsford. However, Ponsford is a town located off Reservation or a border town. News from Ponsford, Minnesota is likely from Pine Point or other Ojibway communities nearby.



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