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|Ransom County, North Dakota|
Location in the state of North Dakota
North Dakota's location in the U.S.
|Founded||Established January 4, 1873 Organized April 4, 1881|
864 sq mi (2,238 km²)
863 sq mi (2,235 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.16%
8/sq mi (3/km²)
- Cass County (northeast)
- Richland County (east)
- Sargent County (south)
- Dickey County (southwest)
- LaMoure County (west)
- Barnes County (northwest)
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 5,890 people, 2,350 households, and 1,560 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (7/sq mi). There were 2,604 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.93% White, 0.19% Black or African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. 0.81% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 2,350 households out of which 31.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.10% were married couples living together, 5.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.60% were non-families. 30.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.01.
In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 25.40% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 21.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 106.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.80 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $37,672, and the median income for a family was $44,865. Males had a median income of $35,023 versus $18,772 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,219. About 6.30% of families and 8.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.70% of those under age 18 and 8.20% of those age 65 or over.
Note: all incorporated communities in North Dakota are called "cities" regardless of their size.
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