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Time Zone: Dickey County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Ellendale is the Seat for Dickey County.

Dickey County was founded in 1881.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Dickey had a population of 5,217 people. This is a decrease of 9.38% since the last Census (which gave a population of 5,757 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Dickey represented 0.9% of the total population of North Dakota, making it the state's 23rd most populous county (out of 53 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20105,289-8.13%+1.38% since 2009
20095,217-9.38%-0.86% since 2008
20085,262-8.6%-2.19% since 2007
20005,757The Last Census

More information can be found on the Dickey County Census Page for Dickey County.


Below are some of the communities located in Dickey County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Dickey County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Oakes   1,7521,97911.47% decrease  
Ellendale   1,4541,5596.74% decrease  
Fullerton   748512.94% decrease  
Forbes   58649.38% decrease  
Ludden   262910.34% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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