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Ramsey County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Ramsey 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 information needed
Seat Devils Lake
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,301 sq mi (3,370 km²)
1,185 sq mi (3,069 km²)
116 sq mi (300 km²), 8.92%
 - (2000)
 - Density

10/sq mi (4/km²)

Ramsey County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 12,066. Its county seat is Devils Lake6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,369 km² (1,301 sq mi). 3,069 km² (1,185 sq mi) of it is land and 301 km² (116 sq mi) of it (8.92%) is water.


  • Bartlett
  • Cato
  • Chain Lakes
  • Coulee
  • Creel
  • De Groat
  • Dry Lake
  • Fancher
  • Freshwater
  • Grand Harbor
  • Hammer
  • Harding
  • Highland Center
  • Klingstrup
  • Lawton
  • Lillehoff
  • Minnewaukan
  • Morris
  • Newbre
  • Newland
  • Nixon
  • Noonan
  • North Creel
  • Northfield
  • Odessa
  • Ontario
  • Overland
  • Pelican
  • Poplar Grove
  • Prospect
  • Royal
  • South Minnewaukan
  • Stevens
  • Sullivan
  • Triumph
  • Webster

Adjacent counties[]


As of the census2 of 2000, there were 12,066 people, 4,957 households, and 3,187 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (10/sq mi). There were 5,729 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 92.31% White, 0.21% Black or African American, 5.40% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 1.64% from two or more races. 0.52% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,957 households out of which 29.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.80% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.70% were non-families. 31.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 25.90% from 25 to 44, 22.30% from 45 to 64, and 18.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,600, and the median income for a family was $42,439. Males had a median income of $29,562 versus $18,629 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,060. About 8.70% of families and 12.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.90% of those under age 18 and 8.00% of those age 65 or over.



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

External links[]

Coordinates: 48°15′N 98°43′W / 48.25, -98.72

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