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Ransom County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Ransom County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
North Dakota's location in the U.S.
Seat Lisbon
Largest city Lisbon
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

864 sq mi (2,238 km²)
863 sq mi (2,235 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.16%
PopulationEst.
 - (2008)
 - Density

5,628
8/sq mi (3/km²)
Founded Established January 4, 1873 Organized April 4, 1881
Website www.ransomcountynd.com

Ransom County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population was 5,890. Its county seat is Lisbon.[1]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 864 square miles (2,238 km²), of which, 863 square miles (2,235 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (4 km²) of it (0.16%) is water.

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Major highways

  • North Dakota 27.svg North Dakota Route 27
  • North Dakota 32.svg North Dakota Route 32
  • North Dakota 46.svg North Dakota Route 46

Townships

  • Aliceton
  • Alleghany
  • Bale
  • Big Bend
  • Casey
  • Coburn
  • Elliott
  • Englevale
  • Fort Ransom
  • Greene
  • Hanson
  • Island Park
  • Isley
  • Liberty
  • Lisbon
  • McLeod
  • Moore
  • Northland
  • Owego
  • Preston
  • Rosemeade
  • Sandoun
  • Scoville
  • Shenford
  • Springer
  • Sydna
  • Tuller

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1880 537
1890 5,393 904.3%
1900 6,919 28.3%
1910 10,345 49.5%
1920 11,618 12.3%
1930 10,983 −5.5%
1940 10,061 −8.4%
1950 8,876 −11.8%
1960 8,078 −9.0%
1970 7,102 −12.1%
1980 6,698 −5.7%
1990 5,921 −11.6%
2000 5,890 −0.5%
Est. 2008 5,628 −4.4%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 5,890 people, 2,350 households, and 1,560 families residing in the county. The population density was 7 people per square mile (3/km²). There were 2,604 housing units at an average density of 3 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.93% White, 0.19% Black or African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. 0.81% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 39.5% were of German and 34.9% Norwegian ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 2,350 households out of which 31.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.10% were married couples living together, 5.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.60% were non-families. 30.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 25.40% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 21.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 106.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,672, and the median income for a family was $44,865. Males had a median income of $35,023 versus $18,772 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,219. About 6.30% of families and 8.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.70% of those under age 18 and 8.20% of those age 65 or over.

Places

Cities

Note: all incorporated communities in North Dakota are called "cities" regardless of their size.

Unincorporated community

References

Coordinates: 46°28′N 97°40′W / 46.46°N 97.66°W / 46.46; -97.66


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Ransom County, North Dakota
Map
File:Map of North Dakota highlighting Ransom County.png
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the USA highlighting North Dakota
North Dakota's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded Established January 4, 1873 Organized April 4, 1881
Seat Lisbon
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.16%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

5890

Ransom County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 5,890. Its county seat is Lisbon6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,238 km² (864 sq mi). 2,235 km² (863 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.16%) is water.

Townships

  • Aliceton
  • Alleghany
  • Bale
  • Big Bend
  • Casey
  • Coburn
  • Elliott
  • Fort Ransom
  • Greene
  • Hanson
  • Island Park
  • Isley
  • Liberty
  • Lisbon
  • McLeod
  • Moore
  • Northland
  • Owego
  • Preston
  • Rosemeade
  • Sandoun
  • Scoville
  • Shenford
  • Springer
  • Sydna
  • Tuller

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 5,890 people, 2,350 households, and 1,560 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (7/sq mi). There were 2,604 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.93% White, 0.19% Black or African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. 0.81% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,350 households out of which 31.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.10% were married couples living together, 5.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.60% were non-families. 30.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 25.40% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 21.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 106.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,672, and the median income for a family was $44,865. Males had a median income of $35,023 versus $18,772 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,219. About 6.30% of families and 8.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.70% of those under age 18 and 8.20% of those age 65 or over.

Places

Cities

Note: all incorporated communities in North Dakota are called "cities" regardless of their size.

Coordinates: 46°28′N 97°40′W / 46.46, -97.66

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