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Carrington, North Dakota

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Carrington is a city in Foster County, North Dakota, United States It is the county seat of Foster County5 The population was 2,065 at the 2010 census6 Carrington was founded in 1883

Carrington is home to Dakota Growers Pasta Company, Inc

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 Geography
  • 3 Demographics
    • 31 2010 census
    • 32 2000 census
  • 4 Local media
    • 41 Print
      • 411 AM Radio
    • 42 Television
  • 5 Education
  • 6 Transportation
    • 61 Major roads and streets
      • 611 North and south
      • 612 East and west
  • 7 Notable people
  • 8 Climate
  • 9 References
  • 10 External links

Historyedit

Carrington was platted in 1882 by M D Carrington, and named for him7 Carrington has been the county seat since 18838 A post office has been in operation at Carrington since 18839

Geographyedit

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 211 square miles 546 km2, all of it land1 Carrington's zip code is 58421 The area code is 701 area code Carrington has 5 local phone codes 307, 649, 650, 652, and 653

Demographicsedit

Census
Historical population
Pop
1910 1,217
1920 1,420 167%
1930 1,717 209%
1940 1,850 77%
1950 2,101 136%
1960 2,438 160%
1970 2,491 22%
1980 2,641 60%
1990 2,267 −142%
2000 2,268 00%
2010 2,065 −90%
Est 2016 2,043 −11%
US Decennial Census10
2015 Estimate11

2010 censusedit

As of the census2 of 2010, there were 2,065 people, 951 households, and 540 families residing in the city The population density was 9787 inhabitants per square mile 3779/km2 There were 1,057 housing units at an average density of 5009 per square mile 1934/km2 The racial makeup of the city was 981% White, 01% African American, 07% Native American, 01% Asian, 01% from other races, and 08% from two or more races Hispanic or Latino of any race were 07% of the population

There were 951 households of which 225% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 473% were married couples living together, 63% had a female householder with no husband present, 32% had a male householder with no wife present, and 432% were non-families 385% of all households were made up of individuals and 195% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 211 and the average family size was 281

The median age in the city was 46 years 217% of residents were under the age of 18; 62% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 207% were from 25 to 44; 268% were from 45 to 64; and 248% were 65 years of age or older The gender makeup of the city was 482% male and 518% female

2000 censusedit

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,268 people, 961 households, and 594 families residing in the city The population density was 1,5319 people per square mile 5917/km² There were 1,057 housing units at an average density of 7139 per square mile 2758/km² The racial makeup of the city was 9881% White, 018% African American, 049% Native American, 009% from other races, and 044% from two or more races Hispanic or Latino of any race were 022% of the population

There were 961 households out of which 310% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 508% were married couples living together, 84% had a female householder with no husband present, and 381% were non-families 356% of all households were made up of individuals and 183% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 227 and the average family size was 297

In the city, the population was spread out with 254% under the age of 18, 60% from 18 to 24, 268% from 25 to 44, 187% from 45 to 64, and 231% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 40 years For every 100 females there were 906 males For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 873 males

The median income for a household in the city was $31,197, and the median income for a family was $41,654 Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $19,722 for females The per capita income for the city was $19,012 About 70% of families and 89% of the population were below the poverty line, including 108% of those under age 18 and 110% of those age 65 or over

Local mediaedit

Printedit

  • Foster County Independent

AM Radioedit

AM radio stations
Frequency Call sign Name Format Owner City
1600 AM KDAK Dakota Country Radio Full service radio format/Country Ingstad Family Media Carrington

Televisionedit

Midcontinent Communications provides cable service to the city of Carrington1213 and New Rockford Dakota Central Telecommunications provides cable service to Carrington, Jamestown, and other nearby communities

Educationedit

The city of Carrington is served by Carrington Elementary School and Carrington High School Prairie View Adventist School is also in Carrington

Transportationedit

Two federal highways pass through Carrington US 281 runs North and South through the area US 52 runs east and west co-signed with ND 200 and to US 281 then runs northwest and southeast route ND 200 runs east and west through the area

Highways that run through Carrington include US 52, US 281, ND 200, and Foster County CR 1605 The city is also served by both the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Red River Valley and Western Railroad

Major roads and streetsedit

North and southedit

  • 4th Avenue US 281 City Park, Crossroads Golf Course, residential, commercial, industrial
  • 11th Avenue North of Main Street residential, commercial, industrial
  • 13th Avenue South of Main Street residential, industrial
  • 14th Avenue South of Main Street residential, industrial
  • 66th Avenue SE 19th Avenue Old Hwy 281 Foster County Fairgrounds, industrial

East and westedit

  • 11th Street North Dakota Growers, industrial
  • Highway 200 Carrington Airport, residential, commercial, industrial
  • Main Street Carrington High School, residential, central business district, commercial, industrial
  • 3rd Street South City Park, Stadium of 76, Foster County Fairgrounds, residential
  • 7th Street South residential, industrial

Notable peopleedit

  • Evelyn Johnson Davis Culbertson, a professor and director of the music education program at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1965 to 1980; author of He Heard America Singing: Arthur Farwell, Composer and Crusading Music Educator, a study of the American composer Arthur Farwell; born in Carrington in 191514
  • Laura J Eisenhuth, North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1893–1894; first woman elected to statewide office in the United States
  • Jim Kleinsasser, tight end for the Minnesota Vikings
  • Larry Woiwode, author and North Dakota poet laureate

Climateedit

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot and often humid summers and cold sometimes severely cold winters According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Carrington has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps15

Referencesedit

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010" United States Census Bureau Archived from the original on 2012-07-14 Retrieved 2012-06-14 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2012-06-14 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates" Retrieved June 9, 2017 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names" United States Geological Survey 2007-10-25 Retrieved 2008-01-31 
  5. ^ "Find a County" National Association of Counties Archived from the original on 2011-05-31 Retrieved 2011-06-07 
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data Public Law 94-171 Summary File" American FactFinder United States Census Bureau Archived from the original on 21 July 2011 Retrieved 2 May 2011 
  7. ^ Federal Writers' Project 1938 North Dakota, a Guide to the Northern Prairie State WPA p 205 ISBN 978-1-62376-033-5 
  8. ^ Hellmann, Paul T May 13, 2013 Historical Gazetteer of the United States Routledge p 834 Retrieved 30 November 2013 
  9. ^ "Foster County" Jim Forte Postal History Retrieved 15 October 2015 
  10. ^ United States Census Bureau "Census of Population and Housing" Archived from the original on May 12, 2015 Retrieved February 12, 2014 
  11. ^ "Population Estimates" United States Census Bureau Retrieved June 3, 2016 
  12. ^ "Midcontinent Cable TV HD/Standard Channel Listings – Midcontinent Communications" midcocommcom Retrieved 21 September 2015 
  13. ^ "Working QAM cable layout" mythtvorg Archived from the original on 3 February 2016 Retrieved 21 September 2015 
  14. ^ He Heard America Singing: Arthur Farwell, Composer and Crusading Music Educator Scarecrow Press 1992 pp 885 total ISBN 978-0810825802 Retrieved March 18, 2015 
  15. ^ "Carrington, North Dakota Köppen Climate Classification Weatherbase" Weatherbase Retrieved 21 September 2015 

External linksedit

  • Foster County Independent
  • Carrington, North Dakota : community fact survey 1964 from the Digital Horizons website
  • Carrington :prairie heartland, Carrington, North Dakota 1975 from the Digital Horizons website
  • A History of Foster County 1983 from the Digital Horizons website

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