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Logan County, North Dakota

Logan County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Logan County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the United States highlighting North Dakota
North Dakota's location in the U.S.
Founded September 1, 1884
Named for John A. Logan[1]
Seat Napoleon
Largest city Napoleon
 • Total 1,011 sq mi (2,618 km2)
 • Land 993 sq mi (2,572 km2)
 • Water 18 sq mi (47 km2), 1.8%
Population (est.)
 • (2014) 1,944
 • Density 2.0/sq mi (1/km²)
Congressional district At-large
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website .comlogancountynd

Logan County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,990.[2] Its county seat is Napoleon.[3]

Logan County was created by the 1872-1873 territorial legislature and named for

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  5. ^ "County History". Official Portal for North Dakota State Government. Retrieved 4 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  10. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (April 20, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  12. ^ Merged with West Logan UT
  13. ^ "1990 Census of Population and Housing: North Dakota" ( 


See also

  • Bryant (now in West Logan UT)
  • Dixon (now in West Logan UT)
  • Kroeber[12][13] (now in West Logan UT)
  • Starkey (now in West Logan UT)

Defunct townships

Unorganized territories




The median income for a household in the county was $27,986, and the median income for a family was $33,125. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $18,269 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,947. About 12.60% of families and 15.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.20% of those under age 18 and 18.80% of those age 65 or over.

In the county the population was spread out with 22.60% under the age of 18, 3.60% from 18 to 24, 21.80% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 27.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 98.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.60 males.

There were 963 households out of which 25.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.10% were married couples living together, 3.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.50% were non-families. 29.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.88.

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,308 people, 963 households, and 659 families residing in the county. The population density was 2 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 1,193 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 99.18% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. 0.69% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 75.0% were of German, 7.0% Norwegian and 5.6% American ancestry.


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Adjacent counties

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,011 square miles (2,620 km2), of which 933 square miles (2,420 km2) is land and 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2) (2.0%) is water.[6]



  • Geography 1
    • Adjacent counties 1.1
    • Major highways 1.2
  • Demographics 2
  • Communities 3
    • Cities 3.1
    • Townships 3.2
    • Unorganized territories 3.3
    • Defunct townships 3.4
  • See also 4
  • References 5

[5] Napoleon was the county seat from 1884 to 1899. King became the county seat briefly in 1899 before Napoleon once again was given that title.[4]

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