|Nelson County, North Dakota|
Location in the state of North Dakota
North Dakota's location in the U.S.
1,009 sq mi (2,613 km²)
982 sq mi (2,543 km²)
27 sq mi (70 km²), 2.69%
3/sq mi (1/km²)
- Walsh County (north)
- Grand Forks County (east)
- Steele County (southeast)
- Griggs County (south)
- Eddy County (southwest)
- Benson County (west)
- Ramsey County (northwest)
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 3,715 people, 1,628 households, and 1,004 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (4/sq mi). There were 2,014 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.57% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. 0.16% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,628 households out of which 24.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.80% were married couples living together, 5.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.30% were non-families. 36.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.84.
In the county the population was spread out with 22.10% under the age of 18, 4.00% from 18 to 24, 20.30% from 25 to 44, 26.20% from 45 to 64, and 27.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 95.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.60 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $28,892, and the median income for a family was $37,406. Males had a median income of $27,163 versus $18,857 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,320. About 7.20% of families and 10.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.00% of those under age 18 and 10.30% of those age 65 or over.
Note: all incorporated communities in North Dakota are called "cities" regardless of their size.
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