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

778 sq mi (2,015 km²)
765 sq mi (1,981 km²)
13 sq mi (34 km²), 1.70%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8,067
10/sq mi (4/km²)
Founded March 6, 1871 [1]
Named for The French translation of the Dakota words meaning "the lake that speaks."
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Lac qui Parle County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 8,067. Its county seat is Madison[1]. The name of the county is French for "lake that speaks".

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 778 square miles (2,015 km²), of which 765 square miles (1,981 km²) is land and 13 square miles (34 km²) (1.70%) is water. The county's northern boundary is defined by the Minnesota River; two of its tributaries, the Lac qui Parle River and the Yellow Bank River, also flow through the county.[2]

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Lakes

Major highways

  • MN-275.svg Minnesota State Highway 275

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

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

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 8,067 people, 3,316 households, and 2,225 families residing in the county. The population density was 10 people per square mile (4/km²). There were 3,774 housing units at an average density of 5 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.85% White, 0.16% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. 0.26% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 44.6% were of Norwegian and 35.2% German ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 3,316 households out of which 27.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.80% were married couples living together, 4.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.90% were non-families. 30.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 5.70% from 18 to 24, 22.70% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 23.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 98.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,626, and the median income for a family was $41,556. Males had a median income of $27,939 versus $19,681 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,399. About 5.60% of families and 8.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.80% of those under age 18 and 9.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships

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. ^ Minnesota Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1994. pp. 36–37. ISBN 0-89933-222-6.  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

Coordinates: 45°00′N 96°11′W / 45.00°N 96.18°W / 45.00; -96.18


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Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota
Map
File:Map of Minnesota highlighting Lac qui Parle County.png
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the USA highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded March 6, 1871 [1]
Seat Madison
Largest City Madison
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.70%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8067
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Named for: The French translation of the Dakota words meaning "the lake that speaks."

Lac qui Parle County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 8,067. Its county seat is Madison6. The name of the county is French for "lake that speaks".

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,015 km² (778 sq mi). 1,981 km² (765 sq mi) of it is land and 34 km² (13 sq mi) of it (1.70%) is water. The county's northern boundary is defined by the Minnesota River; two of its tributaries, the Lac qui Parle River and the Yellow Bank River, also flow through the county.[1]

Lakes

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

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

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 8,067 people, 3,316 households, and 2,225 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (10/sq mi). There were 3,774 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.85% White, 0.16% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. 0.26% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 44.6% were of Norwegian and 35.2% German ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 3,316 households out of which 27.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.80% were married couples living together, 4.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.90% were non-families. 30.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 5.70% from 18 to 24, 22.70% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 23.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 98.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,626, and the median income for a family was $41,556. Males had a median income of $27,939 versus $19,681 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,399. About 5.60% of families and 8.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.80% of those under age 18 and 9.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships


References

  1. ^ {{cite book| title= Minnesota Atlas & Gazetteer |year=1994 |publisher= DeLorme

Coordinates: 45°00′N 96°11′W / 45.00, -96.18

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