# Pine County, Minnesota

**Pine County** is a

county located in the

U.S. State of

Minnesota. As of

2000, the population is 26,530. Its

county seat is

Pine City^{6}.

\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,716

km² (1,435

mi²). 3,655 km² (1,411 mi²) of it is land and 61 km² (24 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.64% water.

## Demographics

\nAs of the census^{2} of

2000, there are 26,530 people, 9,939 households, and 6,917 families residing in the county. The

population density is 7/km² (19/mi²). There are 15,353 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 94.41%

White, 1.29%

Black or

African American, 2.69%

Native American, 0.30%

Asian, 0.03%

Pacific Islander, 0.33% from

other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. 1.75% of the population are

Hispanic or

Latino of any race.
There are 9,939 households out of which 31.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% are married couples living together, 8.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.40% are non-families. 25.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.53 and the average family size is 3.02.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 108.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 108.30 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $37,379, and the median income for a family is $44,058. Males have a median income of $31,600 versus $22,675 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,445. 11.30% of the population and 7.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 14.60% are under the age of 18 and 10.00% are 65 or older.

## Cities and towns

\n*Arlone Township\n*

Arna Township\n*

Askov\n*

Barry Township\n*

Birch Creek Township\n*

Bremen Township\n*

Brook Park Township\n*

Brook Park\n*

Bruno Township\n*

Bruno\n*

Chengwatana Township\n*

Clover Township\n*

Crosby Township\n*

Danforth Township\n*

Dell Grove Township\n*

Denham\n*

Finlayson Township\n*

Finlayson\n*

Fleming Township\n*

Henriette\n*

Hinckley Township\n*

Hinckley\n*

Kerrick Township\n*

Kerrick\n*

Kettle River Township\n*

Mission Creek Township\n*

Munch Township\n*

New Dosey Township\n*

Nickerson Township\n*

Norman Township\n*

Ogema Township\n*

Park Township\n*

Partridge Township\n*

Pine City Township\n*

Pine City\n*

Pine Lake Township\n*

Pokegama Township\n*

Rock Creek\n*

Royalton Township\n*

Rutledge\n*

Sandstone Township\n*

Sandstone\n*

Sturgeon Lake Township\n*

Sturgeon Lake\n*

Willow River\n*

Wilma Township\n*

Windemere Township