Kidder County, North Dakota facts for kids
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The Kidder County Courthouse in Steele
Location within the U.S. state of North Dakota
North Dakota's location within the U.S.
|Founded||January 4, 1873 (created)
March 22, 1881 (organized)
|Named for||Jefferson Kidder|
|• Total||1,433 sq mi (3,710 km2)|
|• Land||1,351 sq mi (3,500 km2)|
|• Water||82 sq mi (210 km2) 5.7%|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1.6706/sq mi (0.6450/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,433 square miles (3,710 km2), of which 1,351 square miles (3,500 km2) is land and 82 square miles (210 km2) (5.7%) is water.
- Alkaline Lake
- Harker Lake
- Lake Isabel
- Long Lake
- Upper Harker Lake
- Interstate 94
- North Dakota Highway 3
- North Dakota Highway 36
- Wells County (north)
- Stutsman County (east)
- Logan County (south)
- Emmons County (southwest)
- Burleigh County (west)
- Sheridan County (northwest)
National protected areas
- Hutchinson Lake National Wildlife Refuge
- Lake George National Wildlife Refuge
- Long Lake National Wildlife Refuge (part)
- Slade National Wildlife Refuge
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the 2010 census, there were 2,435 people, 1,059 households, and 722 families in the county. The population density was 1.8 inhabitants per square mile (0.69/km2). There were 1,674 housing units at an average density of 1.2 per square mile (0.46/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 96.3% white, 0.9% Asian, 0.2% American Indian, 0.2% black or African American, 1.9% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 2.9% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 65.8% were German, 21.8% were Norwegian, 8.2% were Russian, 6.0% were English, and 1.7% were American.
Of the 1,059 households, 24.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.8% were non-families, and 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.77. The median age was 47.2 years.
The median income for a household in the county was $34,250 and the median income for a family was $47,981. Males had a median income of $35,380 versus $24,330 for females. The per capita income for the county was $23,502. About 15.1% of families and 17.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.1% of those under age 18 and 23.1% of those age 65 or over.
- Clear Lake
- Crown Hill
- Crystal Springs
- Lake Williams
- Pleasant Hill
- South Kidder
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In Spanish: Condado de Kidder (Dakota del Norte) para niños
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