Pembina County, North Dakota


Pembina County, North Dakota

Infobox U.S. County
county = Pembina County
state = North Dakota


map size = 225
founded = 1867
seat = Cavalier
largest city = Cavalier
area_total_sq_mi =1122
area_land_sq_mi =1119
area_water_sq_mi =3
area percentage = 0.27%
census yr = 2000
pop = 8585
density_km2 =3
web = www.pembinacountynd.gov |

Pembina County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 8,585. Its county seat is Cavalier.GR|6

The county was created by the 1866-1867 territorial legislature and was organized on August 12, 1867. "Pembina" is derived from the Chippewa Indian term for high bush cranberry which grew in abundance along the Pembina River. The city of Pembina was the county seat from 1867 to 1911 when it was moved to Cavalier.

Cavalier Air Force Station and Icelandic State Park are both located in Pembina County.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,122 square miles (2,905 km²), of which, 1,119 square miles (2,898 km²) of it is land and 3 square miles (8 km²) of it (0.27%) is water.

Townships

Major highways


=Adjacent counties and rural municipalities=

*Stanley, Manitoba (north)
*Rhineland, Manitoba (north)
*Town of Gretna, Manitoba (north)
*Montcalm, Manitoba (north)
*Town of Emerson, Manitoba (north)
*Kittson County, Minnesota (east)
*Walsh County (south)
*Cavalier County (west)

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 8,585 people, 3,535 households, and 2,364 families residing in the county. The population density was 8 people per square mile (3/km²). There were 4,115 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.49% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 1.43% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 1.27% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. 3.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 25.0% were of Norwegian, 24.0% German, 7.9% Icelandic, 7.9% French and 6.6% English ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 3,535 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.1% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.2 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $36,430, and the median income for a family was $45,338. Males had a median income of $30,400 versus $21,340 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,692. About 7.4% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.7% of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over.

Places

Cities

*Bathgate
*Canton City
*Cavalier
*Crystal
*Drayton
*Hamilton
*Mountain
*Neche
*Pembina
*St. Thomas
*Walhalla"Note: all incorporated communities in North Dakota are called "cities" regardless of their size."

Unincorporated community

*Pittsburg

References

External links

* [http://www.pembinacountynd.gov/ Pembina County, ND] official website


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