LaMoure County, North Dakota facts for kids
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LaMoure County Courthouse in LaMoure
Location within the U.S. state of North Dakota
North Dakota's location within the U.S.
|Founded||January 4, 1873 (created)
October 27, 1881 (organized)
|Named for||Judson LaMoure|
|• Total||1,151 sq mi (2,980 km2)|
|• Land||1,146 sq mi (2,970 km2)|
|• Water||4.9 sq mi (13 km2) 0.4%|
| • Estimate
|• Density||3.5560/sq mi (1.3730/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 1,151 square miles (2,980 km2), of which 1,146 square miles (2,970 km2) is land and 4.9 square miles (13 km2) (0.4%) is water.
- Stutsman County (north)
- Barnes County (northeast)
- Ransom County (east)
- Dickey County (south)
- McIntosh County (southwest)
- Logan County (west)
National protected area
- Bone Hill National Wildlife Refuge
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the 2010 census, there were 4,139 people, 1,825 households, and 1,182 families in the county. The population density was 3.61/sqmi (1.39/km2). There were 2,238 housing units at an average density of 1.95/sqmi (0.75/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 98.5% white, 0.4% American Indian, 0.1% black or African American, 0.1% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 0.8% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 63.0% were German, 27.6% were Norwegian, 6.2% were Swedish, 6.1% were Russian, 6.0% were English, and 2.8% were American.
Of the 1,825 households, 22.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 35.2% were non-families, and 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.82. The median age was 49.2 years.
The median income for a household in the county was $46,098 and the median income for a family was $60,932. Males had a median income of $41,250 versus $25,172 for females. The per capita income for the county was $27,056. About 6.8% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.8% of those under age 18 and 16.9% of those age 65 or over.
- U.S. Highway 281
- North Dakota Highway 1
- North Dakota Highway 13
- North Dakota Highway 46
- North Dakota Highway 56
- Black Loam
- Golden Glen
- Grand Rapids
- Pearl Lake
- Pomona View
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In Spanish: Condado de LaMoure para niños
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