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Encyclopedia > Park River, North Dakota

Park River is a city located in Walsh County, North Dakota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,535.


Location of Park River, North Dakota

Park River is located at 4823'44" North, 9744'43" West (48.395443, -97.745375)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.6 km (2.2 mi). 5.2 km (2.0 mi) of it is land and 0.5 km (0.2 mi) of it is water. The total area is 8.29% water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,535 people, 660 households, and 390 families residing in the city. The population density is 297.8/km (772.6/mi). There are 760 housing units at an average density of 147.5/km (382.5/mi). The racial makeup of the city is 95.57% White, 0.07% African American, 1.63% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.56% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. 2.61% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 660 households out of which 27.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% are married couples living together, 8.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.8% are non-families. 38.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 20.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.18 and the average family size is 2.88.

In the city the population is spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 20.9% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 28.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 45 years. For every 100 females there are 87.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $30,347, and the median income for a family is $40,000. Males have a median income of $26,154 versus $20,769 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,990. 7.8% of the population and 6.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 9.1% of those under the age of 18 and 7.2% 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=48.395443&longitude=-97.745375&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=48.395443&lon=-97.745375&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-97.745375&lat=48.395443&w=750&h=500)

  Results from FactBites:
Park River North Dakota Resource Guide, City or community of Park River, North Dakota Facts, Information, Relocation, ... (205 words)
The population of Park River is approximately 1725.
The distance from Park River to Washington DC is 1276 miles.
Park River is positioned 48.39 degrees north of the equator and 97.74 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Park River, North Dakota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (426 words)
Park River is a city in Walsh County, North Dakota in the United States.
Park River is located at 48°23′44″N, 97°44′43″W (48.395443, -97.745375)
About 6.8% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.
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