Stark County, North Dakota

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Stark County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Stark County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of USA ND
North Dakota's location in the U.S.
Founded 1879
Seat Dickinson
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,340 sq mi (3,471 km²)
1,338 sq mi (3,465 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 0.17%
 - (2000)
 - Density

18/sq mi (7/km²)

Stark County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 22,636. Its county seat is Dickinson6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,472 km² (1,340 sq mi). 3,466 km² (1,338 sq mi) of it is land and 6 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.17%) is water.

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As of the census² of 2000, there were 22,636 people, 8,932 households, and 5,877 families residing in the county. The population density was 7/km² (17/sq mi). There were 9,722 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.52% White, 0.23% Black or African American, 0.94% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. 1.04% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 8,932 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 11.6% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,526, and the median income for a family was $41,527. Males had a median income of $30,474 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,929. About 7.9% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.6% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.



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

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Coordinates: 46°49′N 102°40′W / 46.81, -102.66

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