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Logan County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Logan County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
North Dakota's location in the U.S.
Founded 1872
Seat Napoleon
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,011 sq mi (2,618 km²)
993 sq mi (2,572 km²)
18 sq mi (47 km²), 1.82%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

Logan County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 2,308. Its county seat is Napoleon6. County was created by the 1872-1873 territorial legislature and named for John A. Logan ( 1826-1886 ), a Civil War general and United States Senator from Illinois. It was organized on September 1, 1884. Napoleon was the county seat from 1884 to 1899. King was county seat in 1899 and Napoleon was again county seat in 1899.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,619 km² (1,011 sq mi). 2,571 km² (993 sq mi) of it is land and 48 km² (18 sq mi) of it (1.82%) is water.


  • Bryant
  • Dixon
  • Finn
  • Glendale
  • Gutschmidt
  • Haag
  • Janke
  • Red Lake
  • Sealy
  • Starkey

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As of the census2 of 2000, there were 2,308 people, 963 households, and 659 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (2/sq mi). There were 1,193 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). 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.

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.

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.

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.



Note: all incorporated communities in North Dakota are called "cities" regardless of their size.

Coordinates: 46°27′N 99°29′W / 46.45, -99.48

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