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Beltrami County, Minnesota
Map of Minnesota highlighting Beltrami County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the U.S.
Seat Bemidji
Largest city Bemidji
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

3,056 sq mi (7,914 km²)
2,505 sq mi (6,489 km²)
550 sq mi (1,425 km²), 18.01%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

39,650
16/sq mi (6/km²)
Founded February 28, 1866 [1]
Named for Giacomo Constantino Beltrami, an Italian explorer who searched for the source of the Mississippi River.
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.beltrami.mn.us

Beltrami County is a county located in the northern part of the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 39,650. Its county seat is Bemidji.[1] Portions of the Leech Lake and Red Lake Indian reservations are in the county. The northernmost portion of the Mississippi River flows through the southern part of the county, through the city of Bemidji.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,056 square miles (7,914 km²), of which 2,505 square miles (6,489 km²) is land and 550 square miles (1,425 km²) (18.01%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1870 80
1880 10 −87.5%
1890 312 3,020.0%
1900 11,030 3,435.3%
1910 19,337 75.3%
1920 27,079 40.0%
1930 20,707 −23.5%
1940 26,107 26.1%
1950 24,962 −4.4%
1960 23,425 −6.2%
1970 26,373 12.6%
1980 30,982 17.5%
1990 34,384 11.0%
2000 39,650 15.3%
Est. 2008 43,835 10.6%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 39,650 people, 14,337 households, and 9,749 families residing in the county. The population density was 16 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 16,989 housing units at an average density of 7 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 76.66% White, 0.36% Black or African American, 20.36% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. 0.99% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 21.6% were of German, 19.7% Norwegian and 5.6% Swedish ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.1% spoke English and 2.4% Ojibwa as their first language.

There were 14,337 households out of which 34.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.30% were married couples living together, 13.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.00% were non-families. 24.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.13.

Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.70% under the age of 18, 13.90% from 18 to 24, 25.20% from 25 to 44, 20.50% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 97.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,392, and the median income for a family was $40,345. Males had a median income of $30,434 versus $22,045 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,497. About 12.90% of families and 17.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.70% of those under age 18 and 12.20% of those age 65 or over.

On ePodunk : Beltrami County & Beltrami Cty. ancestry :
German - 22%; Native-American tribe Chippewa - 19%; Norwegian - 18%

Cities and towns

Cities Townships Unorganized CDPs Other

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Coordinates: 48°01′N 94°55′W / 48.02°N 94.92°W / 48.02; -94.92


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Beltrami County, Minnesota
Map
File:Map of Minnesota highlighting Beltrami County.png
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the USA highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded February 28, 1866 [1]
Seat Bemidji
Largest City Bemidji
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 18.01%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

39650
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.beltrami.mn.us
Named for: Giacomo Constantino Beltrami, an Italian explorer who searched for the source of the Mississippi River.

Beltrami County is a county located in the northern part of the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 39,650. Its county seat is Bemidji.6 Portions of the Leech Lake and Red Lake Indian reservations are in the county.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 7,914 km² (3,056 sq mi). 6,489 km² (2,505 sq mi) of it is land and 1,425 km² (550 sq mi) of it (18.01%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 39,650 people, 14,337 households, and 9,749 families residing in the county. The population density was 6/km² (16/sq mi). There were 16,989 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 76.66% White, 0.36% Black or African American, 20.36% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. 0.99% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 21.6% were of German, 19.7% Norwegian and 5.6% Swedish ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.1% spoke English and 2.4% Ojibwa as their first language.

There were 14,337 households out of which 34.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.30% were married couples living together, 13.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.00% were non-families. 24.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.13.

Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.70% under the age of 18, 13.90% from 18 to 24, 25.20% from 25 to 44, 20.50% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 97.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,392, and the median income for a family was $40,345. Males had a median income of $30,434 versus $22,045 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,497. About 12.90% of families and 17.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.70% of those under age 18 and 12.20% of those age 65 or over.

On ePodunk : Beltrami County & Beltrami Cty. ancestry :
German - 22%; Native-American tribe Chippewa - 19%; Norwegian - 18%

Cities and towns

Cities Townships Unorganized

External links

Coordinates: 48°01′N 94°55′W / 48.02, -94.92

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