Ransom County

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Ransom County, North Dakota

PO Box 626
Lisbon, ND 58054
Phone: (701) 683-5823
Fax: (701) 683-5826

In southeastern ND, southwest of Fargo; organized Jan 4, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Pembina County. Name Origin: For Fort Ransom, built in 1867 and named for Gen. Thomas E.G. Ransom (1834-64), a Union officer from IL

Area (sq mi):: 864.13 (land 862.75; water 1.38) Population per square mile: 6.70
Population 2005: 5,810 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 -0.50% Population 2000: 5,890 (White 97.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 40.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,219; median household $37,672; Population below poverty level: 8.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,693-$27,485
Unemployment (2004): 2.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 15.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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