Walsh County, North Dakota facts for kids
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Walsh County Courthouse
Location within the U.S. state of North Dakota
North Dakota's location within the U.S.
|Founded||May 2, 1881 (created)
August 30, 1881 (organized)
|Named for||George H. Walsh|
|• Total||1,294 sq mi (3,350 km2)|
|• Land||1,282 sq mi (3,320 km2)|
|• Water||12 sq mi (30 km2) 0.9%|
| • Estimate
|• Density||8.163/sq mi (3.1518/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 1,294 square miles (3,350 km2), of which 1,282 square miles (3,320 km2) is land and 12 square miles (31 km2) (0.9%) is water.
- Interstate 29
- U.S. Highway 81
- North Dakota Highway 17
- North Dakota Highway 18
- North Dakota Highway 32
- North Dakota Highway 35
- Pembina County (north)
- Kittson County, Minnesota (east)
- Marshall County, Minnesota (east)
- Grand Forks County (south)
- Nelson County (southwest)
- Ramsey County (west)
- Cavalier County (northwest)
National protected area
- Ardoch National Wildlife Refuge
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the 2010 census, there were 11,119 people, 4,746 households, and 3,021 families in the county. The population density was 8.67/sqmi (3.35/km2). There were 5,498 housing units at an average density of 4.29/sqmi (1.66/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 93.5% white, 1.5% American Indian, 0.3% Asian, 0.2% black or African American, 3.1% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 8.7% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 39.7% were Norwegian, 21.6% were German, 11.0% were Polish, 9.4% were Irish, 9.3% were Czech, 5.8% were English, and 5.4% were American.
Of the 4,746 households, 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 36.3% were non-families, and 32.8% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.88. The median age was 45.9 years.
The median income for a household in the county was $44,139 and the median income for a family was $58,429. Males had a median income of $36,934 versus $26,826 for females. The per capita income for the county was $23,829. About 5.4% of families and 9.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.8% of those under age 18 and 12.7% of those age 65 or over.
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