Emmons County

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Emmons County, North Dakota

PO Box 129
Linton, ND 58552
Phone: (701) 254-4807
Fax: (701) 254-4012

On the central southern border of ND, southeast of Bismarck; organized Feb 10, 1879 (prior to statehood) from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For James A. Emmons (1845-1919), steamboat captain, early settler, and merchant

Area (sq mi):: 1554.72 (land 1509.88; water 44.83) Population per square mile: 2.50
Population 2005: 3,845 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 -11.20%; 1990-2000 -10.30% Population 2000: 4,331 (White 98.30%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 44.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,604; median household $26,119; Population below poverty level: 20.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,646-$23,875
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 17.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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