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Richland County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Richland 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 Wahpeton
Largest city Wahpeton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,446 sq mi (3,745 km²)
1,437 sq mi (3,722 km²)
9 sq mi (23 km²), 0.62%
PopulationEst.
 - (2008)
 - Density

16,334
13/sq mi (5/km²)
Founded information needed
Richland County Courthouse Wahpeton.jpg
Richland County Courthouse in Wahpeton
Website www.mylocalgov.com/richlandcountynd/

Richland County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population was 17,998. Its county seat is Wahpeton.[1]

Richland County is part of the Wahpeton, ND–MN Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,446 square miles (3,744 km²), of which, 1,437 square miles (3,721 km²) of it is land and 9 square miles (23 km²) of it (0.62%) is water.

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Townships

  • Abercrombie
  • Antelope
  • Barney
  • Barrie
  • Belford
  • Brandenburg
  • Brightwood
  • Center
  • Colfax
  • Danton
  • Devillo
  • Dexter
  • Duerr
  • Dwight
  • Eagle
  • Elma
  • Fairmount
  • Freeman
  • Garborg
  • Grant
  • Greendale
  • Helendale
  • Homestead
  • Ibsen
  • LaMars
  • Liberty Grove
  • Mooreton
  • Moran
  • Nansen
  • Sheyenne
  • Summit
  • Viking
  • Walcott
  • Waldo
  • West End
  • Wyndmere

Major highways

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1880 3,597
1890 10,751 198.9%
1900 17,387 61.7%
1910 19,659 13.1%
1920 20,887 6.2%
1930 21,008 0.6%
1940 20,519 −2.3%
1950 19,865 −3.2%
1960 18,824 −5.2%
1970 18,089 −3.9%
1980 19,207 6.2%
1990 18,148 −5.5%
2000 17,998 −0.8%
Est. 2008 16,334 −9.2%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 17,998 people, 6,885 households, and 4,427 families residing in the county. The population density was 12 people per square mile (5/km²). There were 7,575 housing units at an average density of 5 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.83% White, 0.34% Black or African American, 1.66% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 0.68% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 46.5% were of German and 26.9% Norwegian ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 6,885 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 14.5% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 107.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.6 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $36,098, and the median income for a family was $45,484. Males had a median income of $30,829 versus $20,310 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,339. About 6.1% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.

Places

Cities

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

References

External links

Coordinates: 46°16′N 96°57′W / 46.27°N 96.95°W / 46.27; -96.95


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Richland County, North Dakota
Map
File:Map of North Dakota highlighting Richland 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 information needed
Seat Wahpeton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.62%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

17998
Website: www.mylocalgov.com/richlandcountynd/
The Richland County Courthouse in Wahpeton in 2007

Richland County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 17,998. Its county seat is Wahpeton6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,744 km² (1,446 sq mi). 3,721 km² (1,437 sq mi) of it is land and 23 km² (9 sq mi) of it (0.62%) is water.

Townships

  • Abercrombie
  • Antelope
  • Barney
  • Barrie
  • Belford
  • Brandenburg
  • Brightwood
  • Center
  • Colfax
  • Danton
  • Devillo
  • Dexter
  • Duerr
  • Dwight
  • Eagle
  • Elma
  • Fairmount
  • Freeman
  • Garborg
  • Grant
  • Greendale
  • Helendale
  • Homestead
  • Ibsen
  • LaMars
  • Liberty Grove
  • Mooreton
  • Moran
  • Nansen
  • Sheyenne
  • Summit
  • Viking
  • Walcott
  • Waldo
  • West End
  • Wyndmere

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 17,998 people, 6,885 households, and 4,427 families residing in the county. The population density was 5/km² (12/sq mi). There were 7,575 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.83% White, 0.34% Black or African American, 1.66% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 0.68% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 6,885 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 14.5% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 107.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.6 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $36,098, and the median income for a family was $45,484. Males had a median income of $30,829 versus $20,310 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,339. About 6.1% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.

Places

Cities

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

External links

Coordinates: 46°16′N 96°57′W / 46.27, -96.95

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