Sherburne County, Minnesota

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Sherburne County, Minnesota
SherburneCC.jpg
Sherburne County Courthouse
Map of Minnesota highlighting Sherburne 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 25, 1856[1]
Named for Moses Sherburne, an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the Minnesota Territory[2]
Seat Elk River
Largest city Elk River
Area
 • Total 451 sq mi (1,168 km2)
 • Land 433 sq mi (1,121 km2)
 • Water 18 sq mi (47 km2), 4.0%
Population (est.)
 • (2016) 93,528
 • Density 204/sq mi (79/km²)
Congressional district 6th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.sherburne.mn.us

Sherburne County is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. At the 2010 census, the population was 88,499.[3] The county seat is Elk River.[4]

Sherburne County is included in the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Native vegetation based on NRCS soils information[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 451 square miles (1,170 km2), of which 433 square miles (1,120 km2) is land and 18 square miles (47 km2) (4.0%) is water.[6]

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Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 723
1870 2,050 183.5%
1880 3,855 88.0%
1890 5,908 53.3%
1900 7,281 23.2%
1910 8,136 11.7%
1920 9,651 18.6%
1930 9,709 0.6%
1940 10,456 7.7%
1950 10,661 2.0%
1960 12,861 20.6%
1970 18,344 42.6%
1980 29,908 63.0%
1990 41,945 40.2%
2000 64,417 53.6%
2010 88,499 37.4%
Est. 2016 93,528 [7] 5.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
1790-1960[9] 1900-1990[10]
1990-2000[11] 2010-2016[3]
Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data

At the 2000 census, there were 64,417 people, 21,581 households and 16,746 families residing in the county. The population density was 148 per square mile (57/km²). There were 22,827 housing units at an average density of 52 per square mile (20/km²). The county's racial makeup was 96.73% White, 0.85% Black or African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. 1.10% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 40.1% were of German, 13.6% Norwegian, 7.5% Swedish and 6.2% Irish ancestry.

There were 21,581 households of which 44.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.20% were married couples living together, 7.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.40% were non-families. 15.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.27.

30.90% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.60% from 18 to 24, 33.90% from 25 to 44, 18.40% from 45 to 64, and 7.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 104.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.20 males.

The median household income was $57,014 and the median family income was $61,790. Males had a median income of $41,601 and females $27,689. The per capita income for the county was $21,322. About 2.30% of families and 4.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.50% of those under age 18 and 10.10% of those age 65 or over.

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Cities[edit]

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Politics[edit]

Presidential Elections Results[12]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 64.3% 31,053 27.5% 13,293 8.2% 3,937
2012 59.9% 27,848 37.8% 17,597 2.3% 1,064
2008 58.1% 26,140 39.9% 17,957 2.0% 893
2004 60.8% 25,182 38.2% 15,816 1.1% 456
2000 54.5% 16,813 39.3% 12,109 6.2% 1,913
1996 37.4% 8,699 45.3% 10,551 17.3% 4,025
1992 33.6% 7,339 35.9% 7,843 30.5% 6,659
1988 50.7% 8,360 48.2% 7,959 1.1% 183
1984 55.4% 7,738 44.0% 6,140 0.6% 82
1980 44.3% 6,035 45.7% 6,229 10.0% 1,356
1976 38.1% 4,361 58.4% 6,678 3.5% 403
1972 50.0% 4,332 47.0% 4,070 3.0% 256
1968 41.5% 2,737 52.8% 3,481 5.7% 375
1964 35.9% 2,132 63.8% 3,787 0.4% 21
1960 52.4% 2,837 47.4% 2,568 0.2% 12
1956 59.8% 2,681 40.0% 1,796 0.2% 10
1952 63.4% 2,839 36.4% 1,630 0.2% 9
1948 46.9% 1,828 50.3% 1,958 2.8% 109
1944 58.2% 2,046 41.1% 1,447 0.7% 25
1940 60.6% 2,450 38.9% 1,570 0.5% 20
1936 43.4% 1,623 50.3% 1,881 6.2% 233
1932 44.2% 1,601 53.5% 1,938 2.4% 86
1928 69.1% 2,437 30.2% 1,064 0.8% 27
1924 63.7% 1,961 5.8% 180 30.5% 940
1920 85.2% 2,747 9.5% 307 5.3% 171
1916 54.1% 965 41.0% 731 4.9% 88
1912 22.1% 335 23.7% 360 54.2% 823
1908 67.8% 1,002 24.8% 366 7.4% 109
1904 82.7% 1,165 13.2% 186 4.1% 58
1900 68.5% 931 27.4% 373 4.1% 56
1896 63.9% 1,008 34.0% 536 2.1% 33
1892 53.9% 632 24.7% 290 21.4% 251

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota Place Names". Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  2. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 513. 
  3. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011. 
  5. ^ Nelson, Steven (2011). Savanna Soils of Minnesota. Minnesota: Self. pp. 61 - 64. ISBN 978-0-615-50320-2.
  6. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved October 25, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  8. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 25, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved October 25, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 25, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 25, 2014. 
  12. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS

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Coordinates: 45°26′N 93°46′W / 45.44°N 93.77°W / 45.44; -93.77