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Sheridan County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Sheridan 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 McClusky
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,006 sq mi (2,606 km²)
972 sq mi (2,517 km²)
34 sq mi (88 km²), 3.38%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

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


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,605 km² (1,006 sq mi). 2,517 km² (972 sq mi) of it is land and 88 km² (34 sq mi) of it (3.38%) is water.


  • Berlin
  • Boone
  • Denhoff
  • Edgemont
  • Fairview
  • Goodrich
  • Highland
  • Holmes
  • Lincoln Dale
  • Martin
  • Mauch
  • McClusky
  • New Germantown
  • Pickard
  • Prophets
  • Rosenfield
  • Strassburg

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As of the census2 of 2000, there were 1,710 people, 731 households, and 515 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (2/sq mi). There were 924 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 99.24% White, 0.12% Black or African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.06% from other races, and 0.18% from two or more races. 0.35% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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

In the county the population was 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 were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 105.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $24,450, and the median income for a family was $30,156. Males had a median income of $21,094 versus $14,327 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,283. About 16.00% of families and 21.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.90% of those under age 18 and 18.30% of those age 65 or over.



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

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Coordinates: 47°35′N 100°20′W / 47.58, -100.34

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