is a county
located in the U.S. State of Minnesota.
In 2000, the population was 10,155.
county seat is Warren
According to the U.S. Census Bureau
, the county has a total
area of 1,813 square miles
), of which
1,772 square miles (4,590 km²) is land and 41 square
miles (105 km²) (2.24%) is water.
At the 2000 census
, there were 10,155
people, 4,101 households and 2,837 families residing in the county.
The population density
was 6 per
square mile (2/km²). There were 4,791 housing units at an average
density of 3 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the
county was 97.22% White
or African American
, 0.29% Native American
, 0.17% Asian
, 1.62% from other races
, and 0.60% from two
or more races. 2.93% of the population were Hispanic
of any race. 43.2% were
, 12.1% Polish
, 11.7% German
and 9.6% Swedish
ancestry according to Census 2000
There were 4,101 households of which 30.20% had children under the
age of 18 living with them, 60.20% were married
living together, 5.40% had a female householder with no
husband present, and 30.80% were non-families. 28.70% of all
households were made up of individuals and 15.10% had someone
living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average
household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.01.
Age distribution was 25.40% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to
24, 24.70% from 25 to 44, 24.70% from 45 to 64, and 18.50% who were
65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every
100 females there were 103.20 males. For every 100 females age 18
and over, there were 102.10 males.
The median household income was $34,804, and the median family
income was $41,908. Males had a median income of $30,051 versus
$20,600 for females. The per capita
for the county was $16,317. About 6.90% of families and
9.80% of the population were below the poverty line
, including 11.30% of those under
age 18 and 12.80% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns
Marshall County was the location of a claimed UFO
incident in 1979, the
Val Johnson incident