Steele County

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Steele County, North Dakota

PO Box 296
Finley, ND 58230
Phone: (701) 524-2152
Fax: (701) 524-1325

In east-central ND, southwest of Grand Forks; organized Mar 8, 1883 (prior to statehood) from Traill County. Name Origin: For Edward H. Steele (1846-99), an officer of the Red River Land Co., which figured prominently in the establishment of the county

Area (sq mi):: 715.49 (land 712.36; water 3.13) Population per square mile: 2.80
Population 2005: 2,007 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 -11.10%; 1990-2000 -6.70% Population 2000: 2,258 (White 98.30%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.20%; Asian 0.00%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 41.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,601; median household $35,757; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,478-$32,021
Unemployment (2004): 2.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 19.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Steele County, Minnesota

111 E Main St
Owatonna, MN 55060
Phone: (507) 444-7700
Fax: (507) 444-7491

In southeastern MN, west of Rochester; established Feb 20, 1855 (prior to statehood) from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Franklin Steele (1813-80), prominent civic leader and member of the first board of regents of the University of Minnesota

Area (sq mi):: 432.16 (land 429.55; water 2.62) Population per square mile: 83.20
Population 2005: 35,755 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 6.20%; 1990-2000 9.60% Population 2000: 33,680 (White 93.30%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.80%; Asian 0.80%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 3.50%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $20,328; median household $46,106; Population below poverty level: 6.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,189-$25,872
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 16.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Owatonna County seat (23,707)

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    Food insecurity exists in every county in America, ranging from a low of 5 percent in Steele County, ND to a high of 38 percent in Wilcox County, AL.
    The National Association of Counties' County News re-ported on the success of the Inside Out program at Steele County (Minn.) Detention Center and Riverland Community College in Owatonna, Minn.
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