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|Dickey County, North Dakota|
Location in the state of North Dakota
North Dakota's location in the U.S.
1,142 sq mi (2,958 km²)
1,131 sq mi (2,929 km²)
11 sq mi (28 km²), 0.93%
5/sq mi (2/km²)
The legislature for the Dakota Territory authorized the formation of Dickey County in 1881, naming it for one of their members, George H. Dickey. An organizing meeting was held on August 28, 1882 at Ellendale.
- LaMoure County (north)
- Ransom County (northeast)
- Sargent County (east)
- Brown County (south)
- McPherson County (southwest)
- McIntosh County (west)
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 5,757 people, 2,283 households, and 1,499 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (5/sq mi). There were 2,656 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.78% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.56% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. 1.35% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 2,283 households out of which 27.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.00% were married couples living together, 4.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.30% were non-families. 32.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.99.
In the county the population was spread out with 23.80% under the age of 18, 10.20% from 18 to 24, 22.50% from 25 to 44, 22.20% from 45 to 64, and 21.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 97.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.50 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $29,231, and the median income for a family was $36,682. Males had a median income of $26,914 versus $15,668 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,846. About 11.60% of families and 14.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.40% of those under age 18 and 10.80% of those age 65 or over.
Note: all incorporated communities in North Dakota are called "cities" regardless of their size.
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