Hubbard County, Minnesota

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Hubbard County, Minnesota
Map of Minnesota highlighting Hubbard County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the United States highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the U.S.
Founded February 26, 1883[1]
Named for Lucius Frederick Hubbard
Seat Park Rapids
Largest city Park Rapids
Area
 • Total 999.39 sq mi (2,588 km2)
 • Land 922.46 sq mi (2,389 km2)
 • Water 76.93 sq mi (199 km2), 7.70%
Population
 • (2010) 20,428
 • Density 20/sq mi (8/km²)
Congressional district 8th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.hubbard.mn.us

Hubbard County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,428.[2] Its county seat is Park Rapids.[3] A portion of the Leech Lake Indian Reservation is in the county. It is named for Lucius Frederick Hubbard, ninth Governor of Minnesota.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 999.39 square miles (2,588.4 km2), of which 922.46 square miles (2,389.2 km2) (or 92.30%) is land and 76.93 square miles (199.2 km2) (or 7.70%) is water.[5] Native vegetation based on NRCS soils information shows:Hubbard County MN Pie Chart New Wiki Version.pdf[6]

Major highways[edit]

Adjacent counties[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 1,412
1900 6,578 365.9%
1910 9,831 49.5%
1920 10,136 3.1%
1930 9,596 −5.3%
1940 11,085 15.5%
1950 11,085 0.0%
1960 9,962 −10.1%
1970 10,583 6.2%
1980 14,098 33.2%
1990 14,939 6.0%
2000 18,376 23.0%
2010 20,428 11.2%
Est. 2012 20,347 −0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2012 Estimate[2]

As of the census of 2000,[8] there were 18,376 people, 7,435 households, and 5,345 families residing in the county. The population density was 20 people per square mile (8/km²). There were 12,229 housing units at an average density of 13 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.31% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 2.13% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. 0.67% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 35.0% were of German, 20.5% Norwegian, 6.0% English and 5.8% Swedish ancestry.

There were 7,435 households out of which 29.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.10% were married couples living together, 7.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.10% were non-families. 24.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.88.

Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data

In the county the population was spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 24.10% from 25 to 44, 26.90% from 45 to 64, and 18.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 99.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,321, and the median income for a family was $41,177. Males had a median income of $30,030 versus $21,616 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,115. 9.70% of the population and 7.50% of families were below the poverty line. 12.50% of those under the age of 18 and 9.30% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns[edit]

Cities Townships Unincorporated
communities

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota Place Names". Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 162. 
  5. ^ "Census 2010 Gazetteer Files". Retrieved July 2, 2013. 
  6. ^ Nelson, Steven (2011). Savanna Soils of Minnesota. Minnesota: Self. pp. 53 - 56. ISBN 978-0-615-50320-2.
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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Coordinates: 47°06′N 94°55′W / 47.10°N 94.91°W / 47.10; -94.91