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Coordinates: 47°27′N 97°11′W / 47.45°N 97.183°W / 47.45; -97.183

Traill County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Traill 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 Hillsboro
Largest city Mayville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

863 sq mi (2,234 km²)
862 sq mi (2,232 km²)
1 sq mi (2 km²), 0.08%
PopulationEst.
 - (2008)
 - Density

7,820
9.5/sq mi (3.7/km²)
Founded information needed
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Traill County Courthouse.jpg
Traill County Courthouse
Website www.mylocalgov.com/traillcountynd/

Traill County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. Current estimates[1] place the 2008 population at 7,820; the 2000 census listed the population at 8,477. Its county seat is Hillsboro,[2] and its largest city is Mayville.

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History

Traill County was created in 1875 by the 1874-75 territorial legislature. It was named after Walter John Strickland Traill, an employee of the Hudson's Bay Company and son of Canadian pioneer Catharine Parr Traill.[3]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 863 square miles (2,234 km²). 862 square miles (2,232 km²) of it is land, while only 1 square mile (2 km²) of it (0.08%) is water.

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Townships

  • Belmont
  • Bingham
  • Blanchard
  • Bloomfield
  • Bohnsack
  • Buxton
  • Caledonia
  • Eldorado
  • Elm River
  • Ervin
  • Galesburg
  • Garfield
  • Greenfield
  • Herberg
  • Hillsboro
  • Kelso
  • Lindaas
  • Mayville
  • Morgan
  • Norman
  • Norway
  • Roseville
  • Stavanger
  • Viking
  • Wold

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1880 4,123
1890 10,217 147.8%
1900 13,107 28.3%
1910 12,545 −4.3%
1920 12,210 −2.7%
1930 12,600 3.2%
1940 12,300 −2.4%
1950 11,359 −7.7%
1960 10,583 −6.8%
1970 9,571 −9.6%
1980 9,624 0.6%
1990 8,752 −9.1%
2000 8,477 −3.1%
Est. 2008 7,820 −7.8%

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 8,477 people, 3,341 households, and 2,231 families residing in the county. The population density was 10 persons per square mile (4/km²). There were 3,708 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.31% White, 0.11% Black or African American, 0.94% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.96% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 2.18% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 58.9% were of Norwegian and 20.6% German ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 3,341 households out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 29.3% 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 2.41 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,445, and the median income for a family was $45,852. Males had a median income of $30,138 versus $20,583 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,014. About 6.4% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.

Places

Sunflower field in Traill County

Cities

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

Unincorporated communities

Notes

  1. ^ Traill County QuickFacts from the U.S. Census Bureau
  2. ^ "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.  
  3. ^ North Dakota government county history page
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links


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Traill County, North Dakota
Map
File:Map of North Dakota highlighting Traill 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 Hillsboro
Largest City Mayville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.08%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2006)
 - Density

8178
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.mylocalgov.com/traillcountynd/

Traill County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. Current estimates[1] place the 2006 population at 8,178; the 2000 Census lists the population is 8,477. Its county seat is Hillsboro6. Its largest city is Mayville

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 863 square miles (2,234 km²). 862 square miles (2,232 km²) of it is land, while only 1 square mile (2 km²) of it (0.08%) is water.

Townships

  • Belmont
  • Bingham
  • Blanchard
  • Bloomfield
  • Bohnsack
  • Buxton
  • Caledonia
  • Eldorado
  • Elm River
  • Ervin
  • Galesburg
  • Garfield
  • Greenfield
  • Herberg
  • Hillsboro
  • Kelso
  • Lindaas
  • Mayville
  • Morgan
  • Norman
  • Norway
  • Roseville
  • Stavanger
  • Viking
  • Wold

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 8,477 people, 3,341 households, and 2,231 families residing in the county. The population density was 10 persons per square mile (4/km²). There were 3,708 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.31% White, 0.11% Black or African American, 0.94% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.96% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 2.18% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,341 households out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 29.3% 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 2.41 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,445, and the median income for a family was $45,852. Males had a median income of $30,138 versus $20,583 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,014. About 6.4% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.

Places

File:TraillCountyND.jpeg
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Cities

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

Unincorporated communities

External links

Notes

  1. ^ Traill County QuickFacts from the U.S. Census Bureau
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