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Sargent County, North Dakota (ND)

County population in 2019: 3,899 (all rural); it was 4,366 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 551
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 749
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,422
Renter-occupied apartments: 375 (it was 364 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

35%

Land area: 859 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Sargent County: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (37.0%), Educational, health and social services (19.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 12%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Sargent County, ND (2019)
    • 3,55491.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1243.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 932.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 782.0%Two or more races
    • 140.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 110.3%Asian alone
Median resident age:

45.7 years
North Dakota median age:

35.5 years
Males: 2,062  (52.9%)
Females: 1,837  (47.1%)
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Average household size:
Sargent County:

2.0 people
North Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,764 ($37,213 in 1999)
This county:

$62,764
North Dakota:

$64,577

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $564 (lower quartile is $497, upper quartile is $716)
This county:

$564
State:

$726


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $116,736 (it was $44,700 in 2000)
Sargent:

$116,736
North Dakota:

$205,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,527 - $201,400

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $166,769
Here:

$166,769
State:

$259,816

Mobile homes: $55,435
Here:

$55,435
State:

$78,704

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,131
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $462

Institutionalized population: 37

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 5
  • Thefts: 23
  • Auto thefts: 3

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 33
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $201,900
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $220,500
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2016: 21 buildings, average cost: $197,400
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2018: 19 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2019: 16 buildings, average cost: $184,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Sargent, ND residents
Average permit cost in Sargent, ND
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,528 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,291 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Sargent, ND in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sargent, ND in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Sargent, ND in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.1%
Sargent County:

4.1%
North Dakota:

10.6%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.7% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.7 years old
(Males: 44.7 years old, Females: 46.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.4 years old, Black residents: 35.5 years old, American Indian residents: 24.1 years old, Asian residents: 35.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.4 years old, Other race residents: 12.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sargent County is $390 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $475 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $655 a month.

Cities in this county include: Gwinner, Milnor, Forman, Rutland, Cogswell, Havana, Cayuga, De Lamere.

Sargent County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Sargent County: Butte View State Campground (A), Fort Dilts Historic Site (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sargent County include: Bethany Church (A), Union Prairie Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bowman Cemetery (1), Grand River Cemetery (2), Haley Cemetery (3), Tuttle Cemetery (4), Saint Charles Cemetery (5), Scranton Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Gascoyne Lake (A), Spring Lake (B), Bowman-Haley Lake (C), Buffalo Springs Lake (D), Kalina Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Skull Creek (A), Bog Creek (B), Lone Tree Creek (C), Coyote Creek (D), Lewis Creek (E), Horse Creek (F), Teeter Creek (G), Cold Turkey Creek (H), Alkali Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Alger County, Michigan , Dickey County , Ransom County , Perkins County, South Dakota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
North Dakota:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in Sargent, ND
County total employment by year in Sargent, ND
County average yearly wages by year in Sargent, ND

Current college students: 56
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 138 (37.0% naturalized citizens)

Sargent County:

3.6%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 952010 or later
  • 332000 to 2009
  • 51990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 82.2%

Sargent County marital status for males Sargent County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,512
  • One, attached: 33
  • Two: 10
  • 3 or 4: 148
  • 5 to 9: 79
  • 10 to 19: 78
  • 20 to 49: 16
  • 50 or more: 35
  • Mobile homes: 238
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Sargent County with a mortgage: 521 (18 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 874

Here:

37.3% with mortgage
State:

52.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sargent County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,3178
Catholic7905
Evangelical Protestant3884
None334-
Sargent County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Sargent County:

12.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Sargent County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

12.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sargent County:

8.6%
North Dakota:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Sargent County:

28.7%
State:

27.6%

Agriculture in Sargent County:

Average size of farms: 1077 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $166,718
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $182.80
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 18.34%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $120,845
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 69.17%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.43%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $154,636
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.77%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.08
Corn for grain: 70476 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 98386 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 146297 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Sargent County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 12267704.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/14/1977, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sargent County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from Sargent County center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 644.2 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 158.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.7 miles away from Sargent County center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 166.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: April 1, 2020 - April 25, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4553-ND: July 9, 2020, FEMA Id: 4553, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4509, Natural disaster type: Other
  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: October 9, 2019 - October 26, 2019, FEMA Id: 4475, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 2019 - April 28, 2019, FEMA Id: 4444, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2011 to July 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1981: May 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1981, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: February 26, 2010 to July 15, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1907: April 30, 2010, FEMA Id: 1907, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 13, 2009 to August 10, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1829: March 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1829, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 02, 2007 to June 18, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1713: July 17, 2007, FEMA Id: 1713, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms, Flooding, and Ground Saturation, Incident Period: March 30, 2006 to April 30, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1645: June 05, 2006, FEMA Id: 1645, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 30, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1621: January 04, 2006, FEMA Id: 1621, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 17 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sargent County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 22, Storms: 12, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sargent

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,234 (74.2%)
  • Carpooled: 400 (13.3%)
  • Bus: 4 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 34 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 194 (6.4%)
  • Worked at home: 137 (4.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (36%)
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Somalia (41%)
  • Romania (12%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • South Africa (8%)
  • India (6%)
  • Honduras (6%)
  • Mexico (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sargent County


  • Norwegian (30%)
  • German (30%)
  • American (9%)
  • Somali (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
29 people in nursing homes
37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,728.

5.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
North Dakota average:

8.08%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.34% relocated from other counties in North Dakota ($39,347 average AGI)
1.23% relocated from other states ($10,989 average AGI)
Sargent County:

1.23%
North Dakota average:

4.83%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cass County, ND  1.35% ($37,000 average AGI)


6.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
North Dakota average:

9.36%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.83% relocated to other counties in North Dakota ($35,550 average AGI)
1.51% relocated to other states ($15,165 average AGI)
Sargent County:

1.51%
North Dakota average:

6.08%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cass County, ND  1.57% ($51,778 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Births per 1000 population in Sargent County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Sargent County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 2.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Sargent County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sargent County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Sargent County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sargent County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sargent County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sargent County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Sargent County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 801 (735 aged, 66 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 98 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Sargent County, North Dakota in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,012
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 651
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 48

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 24

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,914
  • Male householders: 1,113 (418 living alone), Female householders: 781 (197 living alone)
  • 1,013 spouses (1,003 opposite-sex spouses), 85 unmarried partners, (83 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 771 children (724 natural, 26 adopted, 20 stepchildren), 24 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 0 foster children, 18 other relatives, 58 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 37

Size of family households: 704 2-persons, 170 3-persons, 174 4-persons, 85 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 641 1-person, 86 2-persons, 2 4-persons, 4 5-persons.

566 married couples with children.
151 single-parent households (75 men, 76 women).

94.0% of residents of Sargent speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
2.2% of residents speak other language at home (83% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $45,866,000 ($11,160 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $187,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $10,082,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $5,377,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $21,028,000
Federal grants: $6,252,000
Federal procurement contracts: $689,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,438,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $280,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,143,000
Federal Government insurance: $56,058,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 230
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

64 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 199
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -242
Here -58 per 1000 residents
State -29 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Sargent County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.27 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

7.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Year house built in Sargent County, North Dakota
  • Year house built in Sargent County, North Dakota
  • 642014 or later
  • 432010 to 2013
  • 2022000 to 2009
  • 2911990 to 1999
  • 2131980 to 1989
  • 3271970 to 1979
  • 1951960 to 1969
  • 1401950 to 1959
  • 1151940 to 1949
  • 5431939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sargent County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sargent County, North Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sargent County, North Dakota
  • 31 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 373 rooms
  • 754 rooms
  • 2005 rooms
  • 2106 rooms
  • 1997 rooms
  • 2408 rooms
  • 3829+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sargent County, North Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sargent County, North Dakota
  • 51 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 1073 rooms
  • 2334 rooms
  • 745 rooms
  • 76 rooms
  • 397 rooms
  • 218 rooms
  • 369+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sargent County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sargent County, North Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sargent County, North Dakota
  • 5no bedroom
  • 371 bedroom
  • 2492 bedrooms
  • 6253 bedrooms
  • 3424 bedrooms
  • 1265+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sargent County, North Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sargent County, North Dakota
  • 5no bedroom
  • 491 bedroom
  • 3082 bedrooms
  • 1013 bedrooms
  • 454 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Sargent County, North Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sargent County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sargent County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 9no vehicle
  • 1851 vehicle
  • 5432 vehicles
  • 2803 vehicles
  • 2014 vehicles
  • 1515+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sargent County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sargent County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 34no vehicle
  • 2891 vehicle
  • 1432 vehicles
  • 533 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

90.5% of Sargent County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in North Dakota.

Sargent County:

90.5%
State average:

82.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,996
  • Other state: 1,765
  • Northeast: 38
  • Midwest: 1,417
  • South: 88
  • West: 165
Year householders moved into unit in Sargent County, ND
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sargent County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.0%Electricity
  • 38.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Other fuel
  • 1.9%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.7%Electricity
  • 28.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.9%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9
Here:

2.4%
North Dakota:

9.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

1.4%
North Dakota:

8.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

3.8%
North Dakota:

8.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Sargent County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $767,000
    Other: $240,000
    Regular Highways: $37,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,247,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,623,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,069,000
    Police Protection: $894,000
    General - Other: $507,000
    Parks and Recreation: $185,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $254,000
    Other: $132,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $354,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $207,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $147,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $433,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,944,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,159,000
    Other: $295,000
    General Local Government Support: $212,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,216,000
    Other License: $11,000

Sargent County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $767,000
    Other: $240,000
    Regular Highways: $37,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,247,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,623,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,069,000
    Police Protection: $894,000
    General - Other: $507,000
    Parks and Recreation: $185,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $254,000
    Other: $132,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $354,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $207,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $147,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $433,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,944,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,159,000
    Other: $295,000
    General Local Government Support: $212,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,216,000
    Other License: $11,000

Sargent County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $767,000
    Other: $240,000
    Regular Highways: $37,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,247,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,623,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,069,000
    Police Protection: $894,000
    General - Other: $507,000
    Parks and Recreation: $185,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $254,000
    Other: $132,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $354,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $207,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $147,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $433,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,944,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,159,000
    Other: $295,000
    General Local Government Support: $212,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,216,000
    Other License: $11,000

Sargent County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $767,000
    Other: $240,000
    Regular Highways: $37,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,247,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,623,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,069,000
    Police Protection: $894,000
    General - Other: $507,000
    Parks and Recreation: $185,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $254,000
    Other: $132,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $354,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $207,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $147,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $433,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,944,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,159,000
    Other: $295,000
    General Local Government Support: $212,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,216,000
    Other License: $11,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 34
  • Number of aged recipients: 7
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 27
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 22
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 12
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 20
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 22
Most common first names in Sargent County, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3578.2 years
Arthur1879.4 years
Mary1679.9 years
Harold1475.2 years
Clara1387.1 years
William1381.2 years
Anna1382.5 years
George1278.2 years
Margaret1282.5 years
James1173.2 years
Most common last names in Sargent County, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5379.5 years
Anderson5175.4 years
Nelson3375.3 years
Olson2180.2 years
Erickson1679.7 years
Odegard1579.3 years
Peterson1480.2 years
Hanson1477.7 years
Sundlie1176.1 years
Nicolai1074.4 years

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