Mahnomen County

Mahnomen County, Minnesota

PO Box 379
Mahnomen, MN 56557
Phone: (218) 935-5669
Fax: (218) 935-5946

In west-central MN, northeast of Fargo, ND; established Dec 27, 1906 from Norman County. Name Origin: The Ojibway word meaning 'wild rice,' which grows abundantly in the region

Area (sq mi):: 582.99 (land 556.14; water 26.85) Population per square mile: 9.20
Population 2005: 5,113 State rank: 83 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.50%; 1990-2000 2.90% Population 2000: 5,190 (White 62.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 37.00%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 38.20
Income 2000: per capita $13,438; median household $30,053; Population below poverty level: 16.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,949-$22,331
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 21.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
See other counties in .
Mentioned in ?