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Billings County, North Dakota

PO Box 138
Medora, ND 58645
Phone: (701) 623-4491
Fax: (701) 623-4896

In southwestern ND, west of Dickinson; organized Feb 10, 1879 (prior to statehood) from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Frederick K. Billings (1823-90), president of the Northern Pacific Railroad (1879-81)

Area (sq mi):: 1153.40 (land 1151.41; water 1.99) Population per square mile: 0.70
Population 2005: 813 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.40%; 1990-2000 -19.90% Population 2000: 888 (White 98.40%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.30%; Asian 0.00%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 41.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,186; median household $32,667; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,289-$22,245
Unemployment (2004): 2.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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