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Sargent County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Sargent County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of USA ND
North Dakota's location in the U.S.
Founded 1883
Seat Forman
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

867 sq mi (2,246 km²)
859 sq mi (2,225 km²)
8 sq mi (21 km²), 0.96%
 - (2000)
 - Density

5/sq mi (2/km²)

Sargent County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 4,366. Its county seat is Forman6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,246 km² (867 sq mi). 2,224 km² (859 sq mi) of it is land and 22 km² (8 sq mi) of it (0.96%) is water.


  • Bowen
  • Brampton
  • Crete
  • Denver
  • Dunbar
  • Forman
  • Hall
  • Harlem
  • Herman
  • Jackson
  • Kingston
  • Marboe
  • Milnor
  • Ransom
  • Rutland
  • Sargent
  • Shuman
  • Southwest
  • Tewaukon
  • Verner
  • Vivian
  • Weber
  • Whitestone Hill
  • Willey

Adjacent countiesEdit


As of the census2 of 2000, there were 4,366 people, 1,786 households, and 1,243 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (5/sq mi). There were 2,016 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.24% White, 0.05% Black or African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.55% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 0.73% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,786 households out of which 30.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.00% were married couples living together, 3.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.40% were non-families. 27.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.50% under the age of 18, 5.30% from 18 to 24, 25.70% from 25 to 44, 25.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 110.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,213, and the median income for a family was $44,063. Males had a median income of $34,222 versus $19,844 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,689. About 6.00% of families and 8.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.90% of those under age 18 and 11.80% of those age 65 or over.



Note: all incorporated communities in North Dakota are called "cities" regardless of their size.

Coordinates: 46°07′N 97°38′W / 46.11, -97.63

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