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Steele County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Steele 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 Finley
Largest city Finley
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

715 sq mi (1,852 km²)
712 sq mi (1,844 km²)
3 sq mi (8 km²), 0.44%
PopulationEst.
 - (2008)
 - Density

1,795
3/sq mi (1/km²)
Founded 1883
Steele County Courthouse.jpg
Steele County Courthouse in Finely, North Dakota

Steele County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 2,258. Its county seat is Finley.[1] The city of Steele, North Dakota, is in Kidder County.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 715 square miles (1,853 km²), of which, 712 square miles (1,845 km²) of it is land and 3 square miles (8 km²) of it (0.44%) is water.

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Major highways

  • North Dakota 32.svg North Dakota Route 32
  • North Dakota 38.svg North Dakota Route 38
  • North Dakota 200.svg North Dakota Route 200

Townships

  • Beaver Creek
  • Broadlawn
  • Carpenter
  • Colgate
  • Easton
  • Edendale
  • Enger
  • Finley
  • Franklin
  • Golden Lake
  • Greenview
  • Hugo
  • Melrose
  • Newburgh
  • Primrose
  • Riverside
  • Sharon
  • Sherbrooke
  • Westfield
  • Willow Lake

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1890 3,777
1900 5,888 55.9%
1910 7,616 29.3%
1920 7,401 −2.8%
1930 6,972 −5.8%
1940 6,193 −11.2%
1950 5,145 −16.9%
1960 4,719 −8.3%
1970 3,749 −20.6%
1980 3,106 −17.2%
1990 2,420 −22.1%
2000 2,258 −6.7%
Est. 2008 1,795 −20.5%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,258 people, 923 households, and 635 families residing in the county. The population density was 3 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 1,231 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.32% White, 0.04% Black or African American, 0.62% Native American, 0.04% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. 0.18% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 60.7% were of Norwegian and 15.6% German ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 923 households out of which 29.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.30% were married couples living together, 4.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.20% were non-families. 28.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.10% 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.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.60% under the age of 18, 4.70% from 18 to 24, 23.10% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 19.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 107.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,757, and the median income for a family was $43,914. Males had a median income of $30,104 versus $20,694 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,601. About 5.00% of families and 7.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.00% of those under age 18 and 3.60% of those age 65 or over.

Places

Cities

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

Unincorporated communities

Ghost Towns

References

Coordinates: 47°28′N 97°43′W / 47.46°N 97.72°W / 47.46; -97.72


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Steele County, North Dakota
Map
File:Map of North Dakota highlighting Steele 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 1883
Seat Finley
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.44%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

2258

Steele County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 2,258. Its county seat is Finley6. The city of Steele is in Kidder County.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,853 km² (715 sq mi). 1,845 km² (712 sq mi) of it is land and 8 km² (3 sq mi) of it (0.44%) is water.

Townships

  • Beaver Creek
  • Broadlawn
  • Carpenter
  • Colgate
  • Easton
  • Edendale
  • Enger
  • Finley
  • Franklin
  • Golden Lake
  • Greenview
  • Hugo
  • Melrose
  • Newburgh
  • Primrose
  • Riverside
  • Sharon
  • Sherbrooke
  • Westfield
  • Willow Lake

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 2,258 people, 923 households, and 635 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (3/sq mi). There were 1,231 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.32% White, 0.04% Black or African American, 0.62% Native American, 0.04% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. 0.18% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 923 households out of which 29.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.30% were married couples living together, 4.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.20% were non-families. 28.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.10% 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.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.60% under the age of 18, 4.70% from 18 to 24, 23.10% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 19.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 107.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,757, and the median income for a family was $43,914. Males had a median income of $30,104 versus $20,694 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,601. About 5.00% of families and 7.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.00% of those under age 18 and 3.60% of those age 65 or over.

Places

Cities

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

Coordinates: 47°28′N 97°43′W / 47.46, -97.72

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