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

1,813 sq mi (4,695 km²)
1,772 sq mi (4,590 km²)
41 sq mi (105 km²), 2.24%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

10,155
6/sq mi (2/km²)
Founded February 25, 1879 [1]
Named for William Rainey Marshall, governor of Minnesota
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.marshall.mn.us

Marshall County is a county located in the U.S. State of Minnesota. In 2000, the population was 10,155. Its county seat is Warren[1].

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,813 square miles (4,695 km²), of which 1,772 square miles (4,590 km²) is land and 41 square miles (105 km²) (2.24%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

At the 2000 census[2], there were 10,155 people, 4,101 households and 2,837 families residing in the county. The population density was 6 per square mile (2/km²). There were 4,791 housing units at an average density of 3 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.22% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 1.62% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 2.93% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 43.2% were of Norwegian, 12.1% Polish, 11.7% German and 9.6% Swedish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 4,101 households of which 30.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.20% were married couples living together, 5.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% were non-families. 28.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.01.

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

Age distribution was 25.40% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 24.70% from 25 to 44, 24.70% from 45 to 64, and 18.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.10 males.

The median household income was $34,804, and the median family income was $41,908. Males had a median income of $30,051 versus $20,600 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,317. About 6.90% of families and 9.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.30% of those under age 18 and 12.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships Unorganized Unincorporated

Notes

Marshall County was the location of a claimed UFO incident in 1979, the Val Johnson incident.

Coordinates: 48°21′N 96°23′W / 48.35°N 96.38°W / 48.35; -96.38

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.  

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Marshall County, Minnesota
Map
File:Map of Minnesota highlighting Marshall County.png
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the USA highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded February 25, 1879 [1]
Seat Warren
Largest City Warren
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 2.24%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

10155
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.marshall.mn.us
Named for: William Rainey Marshall, governor of Minnesota

Marshall County is a county located in the U.S. State of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 10,155. Its county seat is Warren6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,695 km² (1,813 sq mi). 4,590 km² (1,772 sq mi) of it is land and 105 km² (41 sq mi) of it (2.24%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 10,155 people, 4,101 households, and 2,837 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (6/sq mi). There were 4,791 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.22% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 1.62% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 2.93% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 43.2% were of Norwegian, 12.1% Polish, 11.7% German and 9.6% Swedish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 4,101 households out of which 30.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.20% were married couples living together, 5.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% were non-families. 28.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.01.

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

In the county the population was spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 24.70% from 25 to 44, 24.70% from 45 to 64, and 18.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,804, and the median income for a family was $41,908. Males had a median income of $30,051 versus $20,600 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,317. About 6.90% of families and 9.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.30% of those under age 18 and 12.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships Unorganized


Coordinates: 48°21′N 96°23′W / 48.35, -96.38

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