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Encyclopedia > Sheridan County, North Dakota
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Sheridan County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 1,710. Its county seat is McClusky6.


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,605 km˛ (1,006 mi˛). 2,517 km˛ (972 mi˛) of it is land and 88 km˛ (34 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 3.38% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,710 people, 731 households, and 515 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km˛ (2/mi˛). There are 924 housing units at an average density of 0/km˛ (1/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 99.24% White, 0.12% Black or African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.06% from other races, and 0.18% from two or more races. 0.35% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 731 households out of which 25.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.80% are married couples living together, 4.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.50% are non-families. 27.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.31 and the average family size is 2.80.


In the county the population is spread out with 21.40% under the age of 18, 3.80% from 18 to 24, 19.90% from 25 to 44, 28.30% from 45 to 64, and 26.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 48 years. For every 100 females there are 105.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 104.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $24,450, and the median income for a family is $30,156. Males have a median income of $21,094 versus $14,327 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,283. 21.00% of the population and 16.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.90% of those under the age of 18 and 18.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Cities and towns

  • Goodrich
  • Martin
  • McClusky
Regions of North Dakota
Red River Valley | Missouri Escarpment | Badlands
Largest Cities
Beulah-Hazen | Bismarck-Mandan | Devils Lake | Dickinson | Fargo-West Fargo | Grafton | Grand Forks | Jamestown | Minot | Rugby | Valley City | Wahpeton | Williston
Counties

Adams - Barnes - Benson - Billings - Bottineau - Bowman - Burke - Burleigh - Cass - Cavalier - Dickey - Divide - Dunn - Eddy - Emmons - Foster - Golden Valley - Grand Forks - Grant - Griggs - Hettinger - Kidder - La Moure - Logan - McHenry - McIntosh - McKenzie - McLean - Mercer - Morton - Mountrail - Nelson - Oliver - Pembina - Pierce - Ramsey - Ransom - Renville - Richland - Rolette - Sargent - Sheridan - Sioux - Slope - Stark - Steele - Stutsman - Towner - Traill - Walsh - Ward - Wells - Williams


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Sheridan County, North Dakota - definition of Sheridan County, North Dakota in Encyclopedia (370 words)
Sheridan County is a county located in the state of North Dakota.
In the county the population is spread out with 21.40% under the age of 18, 3.80% from 18 to 24, 19.90% from 25 to 44, 28.30% from 45 to 64, and 26.60% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $24,450, and the median income for a family is $30,156.
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