Carrington, North DakotaCarrington
is a city located in Foster County, North Dakota
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 2,268. It is the county seat
of Foster County6
Geography\nCarrington is located at 47°27'0" North, 99°7'26" West (47.450080, -99.123881)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 3.8 km²
). 3.8 km² (1.5 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 2,268 people, 961 households, and 594 families residing in the city. The population density
is 591.7/km² (1,531.9/mi²). There are 1,057 housing units at an average density of 275.8/km² (713.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 98.81% White, 0.18% African American
, 0.49% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. 0.22% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 961 households out of which 31.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% are married couples living together, 8.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% are non-families. 35.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 18.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.27 and the average family size is 2.97.
In the city the population is spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $31,197, and the median income for a family is $41,654. Males have a median income of $31,250 versus $19,722 for females. The per capita income for the city is $19,012. 8.9% of the population and 7.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 10.8% are under the age of 18 and 11.0% are 65 or older.