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Stutsman County
Historic Stutsman County Courthouse
Historic Stutsman County Courthouse
Map of North Dakota highlighting Stutsman 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)
June 10, 1873 (organized)
Named for Enos Stutsman
Seat Jamestown
Largest city Jamestown
Area
 • Total 2,298 sq mi (5,950 km2)
 • Land 2,222 sq mi (5,750 km2)
 • Water 76 sq mi (200 km2)  3.3%
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 21,593
 • Estimate 
(2021)
21,576
 • Density 9.3964/sq mi (3.6280/km2)
Time zone UTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district At-large

Stutsman County is a county in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2020 census, the population was 21,593. Its county seat is Jamestown.

The Jamestown, North Dakota Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Stutsman County.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,298 square miles (5,950 km2), of which 2,222 square miles (5,750 km2) is land and 76 square miles (200 km2) (3.3%) is water. It is the second-largest county in North Dakota by land area and third-largest by total area.

Major highways

  • I-94.svg Interstate 94
  • US 52.svg U.S. Highway 52
  • US 281.svg U.S. Highway 281
  • North Dakota 9.svg North Dakota Highway 9
  • North Dakota 20.svg North Dakota Highway 20
  • North Dakota 30.png North Dakota Highway 30
  • North Dakota 36.png North Dakota Highway 36
  • North Dakota 46.png North Dakota Highway 46

Adjacent counties

National protected areas

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 1,007
1890 5,266 422.9%
1900 9,143 73.6%
1910 18,189 98.9%
1920 24,575 35.1%
1930 26,100 6.2%
1940 23,495 −10.0%
1950 24,158 2.8%
1960 25,137 4.1%
1970 23,550 −6.3%
1980 24,154 2.6%
1990 22,241 −7.9%
2000 21,908 −1.5%
2010 21,100 −3.7%
2020 21,593 2.3%
2021 (est.) 21,576 2.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
1790-1960 1900-1990
1990-2000 2010-2020

2010 census

As of the 2010 census, there were 21,100 people, 8,931 households, and 5,255 families in the county. The population density was 9.5 inhabitants per square mile (3.7/km2). There were 9,862 housing units at an average density of 4.4 per square mile (1.7/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 95.6% white, 1.4% American Indian, 0.7% black or African American, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% Pacific islander, 0.5% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.7% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 56.5% were German, 27.6% were Norwegian, 7.2% were Irish, 6.0% were Russian, 5.2% were English, and 2.4% were American.

Of the 8,931 households, 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 41.2% were non-families, and 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.79. The median age was 42.0 years.

The median income for a household in the county was $44,620 and the median income for a family was $60,171. Males had a median income of $40,365 versus $27,549 for females. The per capita income for the county was $23,307. About 6.3% of families and 12.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those under age 18 and 14.6% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

Cities

Townships

  • Alexander
  • Ashland
  • Bloom
  • Bloomenfield
  • Buchanan
  • Chicago
  • Conklin
  • Corinne
  • Corwin
  • Courtenay
  • Cusator
  • Deer Lake
  • Durham
  • Edmunds
  • Eldridge
  • Flint
  • Fried
  • Gerber
  • Germania
  • Glacier
  • Gray
  • Griffin
  • Hidden
  • Homer
  • Iosco
  • Jim River Valley
  • Kensal
  • Lenton
  • Lippert
  • Lowery
  • Lyon
  • Manns
  • Marstonmoor
  • Midway
  • Montpelier
  • Moon Lake
  • Newbury
  • Nogosek
  • Paris
  • Peterson
  • Pingree
  • Pipestem Valley
  • Plainview
  • Rose
  • Round Top
  • St. Paul
  • Severn
  • Sharlow
  • Sinclair
  • Spiritwood
  • Stirton
  • Streeter
  • Strong
  • Sydney
  • Valley Spring
  • Wadsworth
  • Walters
  • Weld
  • Windsor
  • Winfield
  • Woodbury
  • Ypsilanti

Census-designated places

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See also

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