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The 2000 Census showed that McIntosh County had a population of 3,390 people. This represented 0.53% of the total population of North Dakota, making it the state's 35th most populous county (out of 53 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, McIntosh had a population of 2,582 people. This is a decrease of 23.83% since the 2000 Census.

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
20102,809-17.14%+8.79% since 2009
20092,582-23.83%-2.46% since 2008
20082,647-21.92%-2.79% since 2007
20072,723-19.68%-4.96% since 2006
20062,865-15.49%-2.95% since 2005
20052,952-12.92%-2.89% since 2004
20043,040-10.32%-3.89% since 2003
20033,163-6.7%-1.46% since 2002
20023,210-5.31%-2.87% since 2001
20013,305-2.51%-2.51% since 2000
20003,390The Last Census

McIntosh County had 1,853 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that McIntosh County has a total area<3> of 995 square miles [2,577 km²]. Of this total, 975 square miles [2,525 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (1.99%) being water (19.84 square miles [51.4 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, McIntosh County had a population density of 3.48 people per square mile [1.34 people/km²], making it the state's 32nd most densely populated county (out of 53 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to McIntosh County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between McIntosh and the state of North Dakota.

Click here for the McIntosh County QuickFact (QF-38051).

Below are some of the communities that are located in McIntosh County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of McIntosh County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
DickeyQF-38021   E5,2175,757-9.38%
EmmonsQF-38029   W3,3984,331-21.54%
LaMoureQF-38045   NE3,9084,701-16.87%
LoganQF-38047   N1,8862,308-18.28%
Campbell (SD)QF-46021   SW1,3441,782-24.58%
McPherson (SD)QF-46089   SE2,4392,904-16.01%

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Census QuickFact for McIntosh County

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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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of McIntosh. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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