Hubbard County, Minnesota

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Hubbard County, Minnesota
Hubbard County Courthouse E.jpg
The historic Hubbard County Courthouse in Park Rapids
Map of Minnesota highlighting Hubbard County
Location in the U.S. 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 (est.)
 • (2016) 20,718
 • 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] The county is named for Lucius Frederick Hubbard, ninth Governor of Minnesota.[4]

A portion of the Leech Lake Indian Reservation is in the county.

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,000 square miles (2,600 km2), of which 926 square miles (2,400 km2) is land and 74 square miles (190 km2) (7.4%) is water.[5]

Native vegetation based on NRCS soils information[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. 2016 20,718 [7] 1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
1790-1960[9] 1900-1990[10]
1990-2000[11] 2010-2016[2]

As of the 2000 census,[12] 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.

Communities[edit]

Cities[edit]

Townships[edit]

Census-designated place[edit]

Other unincorporated communities[edit]

Politics[edit]

Presidential Elections Results[13]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 63.1% 7,261 29.8% 3,423 7.1% 821
2012 57.5% 6,622 40.6% 4,676 1.9% 222
2008 56.4% 6,558 41.9% 4,872 1.8% 208
2004 56.8% 6,444 41.8% 4,741 1.4% 155
2000 55.2% 5,307 37.8% 3,632 7.0% 674
1996 41.3% 3,593 43.7% 3,802 15.1% 1,316
1992 37.6% 3,227 39.1% 3,362 23.3% 2,000
1988 56.4% 4,365 42.7% 3,306 0.8% 65
1984 61.8% 4,621 37.5% 2,806 0.7% 55
1980 55.5% 4,172 37.8% 2,840 6.7% 501
1976 46.0% 2,985 49.3% 3,196 4.8% 308
1972 59.3% 3,294 38.5% 2,136 2.2% 124
1968 55.0% 2,720 38.8% 1,920 6.3% 310
1964 47.1% 2,283 52.7% 2,553 0.1% 7
1960 57.4% 2,749 42.4% 2,029 0.2% 9
1956 62.7% 2,453 37.2% 1,454 0.2% 6
1952 69.0% 3,099 30.3% 1,360 0.8% 34
1948 48.8% 2,071 48.2% 2,044 3.0% 126
1944 56.5% 2,114 43.1% 1,613 0.4% 13
1940 54.0% 2,544 45.5% 2,141 0.6% 26
1936 39.8% 1,618 56.9% 2,312 3.3% 132
1932 36.0% 1,349 59.5% 2,230 4.6% 172
1928 65.8% 2,291 32.2% 1,120 2.1% 73
1924 57.8% 1,884 5.9% 191 36.3% 1,184
1920 73.8% 2,238 15.0% 453 11.2% 340
1916 40.4% 685 47.1% 799 12.5% 212
1912 21.2% 359 26.6% 450 52.2% 884
1908 69.1% 1,288 21.5% 401 9.4% 175
1904 80.0% 1,392 13.3% 232 6.7% 117
1900 66.1% 1,009 30.4% 464 3.5% 53
1896 49.7% 364 47.0% 344 3.3% 24
1892 35.7% 164 28.0% 129 36.3% 167

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. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 162. 
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved October 15, 2014. 
  6. ^ Nelson, Steven (2011). Savanna Soils of Minnesota. Minnesota: Self. pp. 53 - 56. ISBN 978-0-615-50320-2.
  7. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  8. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved October 15, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved October 15, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 15, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 15, 2014. 
  12. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  13. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS

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