Logan County, North Dakota

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Logan County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Logan County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the United States highlighting North Dakota
North Dakota's location in the U.S.
Founded January 4, 1873
Named for John A. Logan
Seat Napoleon
Largest city Napoleon
Area
 • Total 1,011 sq mi (2,618 km2)
 • Land 993 sq mi (2,572 km2)
 • Water 18 sq mi (47 km2), 1.82%
Population (Est.)
 • (2013) 1,946
 • Density 3/sq mi (1/km²)
Congressional district At-large
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website logancountynd.com

Logan County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,990.[1] Its county seat is Napoleon.[2]

Logan County was created by the 1872-1873 territorial legislature and named for John A. Logan (1826-1886), a Civil War general and United States Senator from Illinois. It was organized on September 1, 1884. Napoleon was the county seat from 1884 to 1899. King became the county seat briefly in 1899 before Napoleon once again was given that title.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,011 square miles (2,620 km2), of which, 993 square miles (2,570 km2) of it is land and 18 square miles (47 km2) of it (1.82%) is water.[4]

Adjacent counties[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 597
1900 1,625 172.2%
1910 6,168 279.6%
1920 7,723 25.2%
1930 8,089 4.7%
1940 7,561 −6.5%
1950 6,357 −15.9%
1960 5,369 −15.5%
1970 4,245 −20.9%
1980 3,493 −17.7%
1990 2,847 −18.5%
2000 2,308 −18.9%
2010 1,990 −13.8%
Est. 2013 1,946 −2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
2013 Estimate[1]

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,308 people, 963 households, and 659 families residing in the county. The population density was 2 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 1,193 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 99.18% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. 0.69% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 75.0% were of German, 7.0% Norwegian and 5.6% American ancestry.

There were 963 households out of which 25.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.10% were married couples living together, 3.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.50% were non-families. 29.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the county the population was spread out with 22.60% under the age of 18, 3.60% from 18 to 24, 21.80% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 27.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 98.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $27,986, and the median income for a family was $33,125. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $18,269 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,947. About 12.60% of families and 15.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.20% of those under age 18 and 18.80% of those age 65 or over.

Communities[edit]

Cities[edit]

  1. 766 - Napoleon
  2. 296 - Gackle
  3. 79 - Lehr (most of city is in McIntosh County; 2010 census: 14 in Logan County, 66 in McIntosh County; 80 total)
  4. 44 - Fredonia

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

2012 estimate population[6]

Townships[edit]

Unorganized Territories[edit]

Defunct townships[edit]

Kroeber http://www.census.gov/prod/cen1990/cph2/cph-2-36.pdf

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "County History". Official Portal for North Dakota State Government. Retrieved 4 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved November 1, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Population for Incorporated Places in North Dakota". United States Census Bureau. 2014-01-23. Retrieved 2014-01-23. 
  7. ^ Merged with West Logan UT
  8. ^ "1990 Census of Population and Housing: North Dakota" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 1992. pp. III–2. Retrieved 2008-09-11. 

Coordinates: 46°27′N 99°29′W / 46.45°N 99.48°W / 46.45; -99.48