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Logan County
Winter view of downtown Napoleon, North Dakota.
Winter view of downtown Napoleon, North Dakota.
Map of North Dakota highlighting Logan County
Location within the U.S. state of North Dakota
Map of the United States highlighting North Dakota
North Dakota's location within the U.S.
Country  United States
State  North Dakota
Founded January 4, 1873 (created)
September 1, 1884 (organized)
Named for John A. Logan
Seat Napoleon
Largest city Napoleon
Area
 • Total 1,011 sq mi (2,620 km2)
 • Land 993 sq mi (2,570 km2)
 • Water 18 sq mi (50 km2)  1.8%
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,876
 • Estimate 
(2021)
1,883
 • Density 1.8556/sq mi (0.7164/km2)
Time zone UTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district At-large

Logan County is a county in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2020 census, the population was 1,876. Its county seat is Napoleon.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,011 square miles (2,620 km2), of which 933 square miles (2,420 km2) is land and 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2) (2.0%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

  • North Dakota 3.svg North Dakota Highway 3
  • North Dakota 13.svg North Dakota Highway 13
  • North Dakota 30.svg North Dakota Highway 30
  • North Dakota 34.png North Dakota Highway 34
  • North Dakota 56.png North Dakota Highway 56

Demographics

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%
2020 1,876 −5.7%
2021 (est.) 1,883 −5.4%
U.S. Decennial Census
1790-1960 1900-1990
1990-2000 2010-2020

2010 census

As of the 2010 census, there were 1,990 people, 843 households, and 562 families in the county. The population density was 2.0 inhabitants per square mile (0.77/km2). There were 1,144 housing units at an average density of 1.2 per square mile (0.46/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 98.4% white, 0.5% American Indian, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% black or African American, 0.1% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 0.6% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 76.0% were German, 16.2% were Russian, 9.9% were Norwegian, and 6.3% were American.

Of the 843 households, 21.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.3% were non-families, and 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.84. The median age was 49.8 years.

The median income for a household in the county was $41,741 and the median income for a family was $52,262. Males had a median income of $34,451 versus $22,284 for females. The per capita income for the county was $21,654. About 8.3% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 18.9% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

Cities

Townships

  • Finn
  • Glendale
  • Gutschmidt
  • Haag
  • Janke
  • Red Lake
  • Sealy

Unorganized territories

  • East Logan
  • West Logan

Defunct townships

  • Bryant (now in West Logan UT)
  • Dixon (now in West Logan UT)
  • Kroeber (now in West Logan UT)
  • Starkey (now in West Logan UT)

See also

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