Logan County, North Dakota


Logan County, North Dakota

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


map size = 225
founded = 1872
seat = Napoleon
largest city = Napoleon
area_total_sq_mi =1011
area_land_sq_mi =993
area_water_sq_mi =18
area percentage = 1.82%
census yr = 2000
pop = 2308
density_km2 =1
web = |

Logan County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 2,308. Its county seat is Napoleon.GR|6

Logan County was created by the 1872-1873 territorial legislature and named for John A. Logan ( 1826-1886 ), a Civil War general and United States Senator from Illinois. It was organized on September 1, 1884. Napoleon was the county seat from 1884 to 1899. King was county seat in 1899 and Napoleon was again county seat in 1899.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,011 square miles (2,619 km²), of which, 993 square miles (2,571 km²) of it is land and 18 square miles (48 km²) of it (1.82%) is water.

Townships

Unorganized Territories

Kroeber http://www.census.gov/prod/cen1990/cph2/cph-2-36.pdf

Adjacent counties

*Stutsman County (northeast)
*LaMoure County (east)
*McIntosh County (south)
*Emmons County (west)
*Kidder County (northwest)

Major highways

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Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,308 people, 963 households, and 659 families residing in the county. The population density was 2 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 1,193 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 99.18% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. 0.69% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 75.0% were of German, 7.0% Norwegian and 5.6% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 963 households out of which 25.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.10% were married couples living together, 3.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.50% were non-families. 29.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the county the population was spread out with 22.60% under the age of 18, 3.60% from 18 to 24, 21.80% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 27.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 98.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $27,986, and the median income for a family was $33,125. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $18,269 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,947. About 12.60% of families and 15.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.20% of those under age 18 and 18.80% of those age 65 or over.

Places

Cities

*Fredonia
*Gackle
*Lehr
*Napoleon"Note: all incorporated communities in North Dakota are called "cities" regardless of their size."

References


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