Logan County, Colorado
|Logan County, Colorado|
Location in the state of Colorado
Colorado's location in the U.S.
|Founded||February 25, 1887|
|Named for||John A. Logan|
1,844.86 sq mi (4,778 km²)
1,838.52 sq mi (4,762 km²)
6.33 sq mi (16 km²), 0.34%
11/sq mi (4/km²)
|Time zone||Mountain: UTC-7/-6|
Logan County is the 23rd most extensive of the 64 counties of the State of Colorado of the United States. The county was named for General John A. Logan. The county population was 20,504 at U.S. Census 2000. The county seat is Sterling. The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has designated Logan County as the Sterling, CO Micropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 1,844.86 square miles (4,778.2 km2), of which 1,838.52 square miles (4,761.7 km2) (or 99.66%) is land and 6.33 square miles (16.4 km2) (or 0.34%) is water.
Adjacent counties 
- Cheyenne County, Nebraska - north
- Phillips County, Colorado - east
- Sedgwick County, Colorado - east
- Yuma County, Colorado - southeast
- Washington County, Colorado - south
- Morgan County, Colorado - southwest
- Weld County, Colorado - west
- Kimball County, Nebraska - northwest
As of the census of 2000, there were 20,504 people, 7,551 households, and 5,066 families residing in the county. The population density was 11 people per square mile (4/km²). There were 8,424 housing units at an average density of 5 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 91.65% White, 2.05% Black or African American, 0.64% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 3.77% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. 11.90% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 7,551 households out of which 31.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.80% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.90% were non-families. 28.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.40% 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 3.02.
In the county the population was spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 10.80% from 18 to 24, 28.30% from 25 to 44, 21.70% from 45 to 64, and 14.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 112.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.60 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $32,724, and the median income for a family was $42,241. Males had a median income of $28,155 versus $21,110 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,721. About 9.00% of families and 12.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.40% of those under age 18 and 10.90% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns 
State park 
Historic trail 
Transcontinental trail 
Scenic byway 
See also 
- Outline of Colorado
- Index of Colorado-related articles
- Colorado census statistical areas
- Colorado counties
- Colorado municipalities
- Sterling Micropolitan Statistical Area
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Logan County, Colorado
- "Annual County Population Estimates and Estimated Components of Change: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 (CO-EST2006-alldata)" (CSV). 2006 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2007-03-22. Retrieved 2007-05-10.
- "OMB Bulletin No. 10-02: Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses". United States Office of Management and Budget. December 1, 2009. Retrieved April 19, 2012.
- See the Colorado census statistical areas.
- "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. Retrieved 2011-02-13.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Logan County Government website
- Colorado County Evolution by Don Stanwyck
- Colorado Historical Society
||Kimball County, Nebraska||Cheyenne County, Nebraska|
|Weld County||Phillips County and Sedgwick County|
|Washington County and Morgan County||Yuma County|