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Encyclopedia > Cando, North Dakota

Cando is a city located in Towner County, North Dakota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,342. It is the county seat of Towner County6.


Cando is located at 48°29'19" North, 99°12'16" West (48.488497, _99.204542)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.6 km˛ (0.6 mi˛). 1.6 km˛ (0.6 mi˛) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,342 people, 595 households, and 345 families residing in the city. The population density is 835.7/km˛ (2,178.3/mi˛). There are 707 housing units at an average density of 440.3/km˛ (1,147.6/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 97.24% White, 0.07% African American, 2.16% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.37% from two or more races. 0.15% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 595 households out of which 25.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% are married couples living together, 5.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 42.0% are non-families. 40.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 24.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.15 and the average family size is 2.88.

In the city the population is spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 2.5% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 26.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 45 years. For every 100 females there are 88.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 82.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $31,989, and the median income for a family is $43,571. Males have a median income of $28,421 versus $17,308 for females. The per capita income for the city is $19,128. 9.7% of the population and 6.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 9.5% of those under the age of 18 and 14.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=48.488497&longitude=_99.204542&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=48.488497&lon=_99.204542&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Terraserver (http://terraservice.net/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=_99.204542&lat=48.488497&w=750&h=500)

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