Demographic Information


As of the 2000 census, there were 27,472 people, 11,386 households, and 7,579 families residing in Dickinson county. 

Race of People

RACE

 

 

One race

27,239

99.2

White

26,909

98.0

Black or African American

32

0.1

American Indian and Alaska Native

142

0.5

Asian

109

0.4

Asian Indian

15

0.1

Chinese

23

0.1

Filipino

16

0.1

Japanese

8

0.0

Korean

34

0.1

Vietnamese

6

0.0

Other Asian 1

7

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

8

0.0

Native Hawaiian

2

0.0

Guamanian or Chamorro

1

0.0

Samoan

0

0.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

5

0.0

Some other race

39

0.1

Two or more races

233

0.8

 

 

 

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

 

 

White

27,132

98.8

Black or African American

68

0.2

American Indian and Alaska Native

260

0.9

Asian

152

0.6

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

14

0.1

Some other race

86

0.3

 

 

 

HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE

 

 

Total population

27,472

100.0

Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

187

0.7

Mexican

76

0.3

Puerto Rican

22

0.1

Cuban

4

0.0

Other Hispanic or Latino

85

0.3

Not Hispanic or Latino

27,285

99.3

White alone

26,794

Household Information

RELATIONSHIP

 

 

Total population

27,472

100.0

In households

27,005

98.3

Householder

11,386

41.4

Spouse

6,246

22.7

Child

7,911

28.8

Own child under 18 years

6,549

23.8

Other relatives

486

1.8

Under 18 years

188

0.7

Nonrelatives

976

3.6

Unmarried partner

561

2.0

In group quarters

467

1.7

Institutionalized population

309

1.1

Noninstitutionalized population

158

0.6

 

 

 

HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

 

 

Total households

11,386

100.0

Family households (families)

7,579

66.6

With own children under 18 years

3,525

31.0

Married-couple family

6,246

54.9

With own children under 18 years

2,653

23.3

Female householder, no husband present

951

8.4

With own children under 18 years

639

5.6

Nonfamily households

3,807

33.4

Householder living alone

3,350

29.4

Householder 65 years and over

1,698

14.9

 

 

 

Households with individuals under 18 years

3,700

32.5

Households with individuals 65 years and over

3,453

30.3

 

 

 

Average household size

2.37

(X)

Average family size

2.93

(X)

 

 

 

HOUSING OCCUPANCY

 

 

Total housing units

13,702

100.0

Occupied housing units

11,386

83.1

Vacant housing units

2,316

16.9

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

1,574

11.5

 

 

 

Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)

2.1

(X)

Rental vacancy rate (percent)

8.4

(X)

 

 

 

HOUSING TENURE

 

 

Occupied housing units

11,386

100.0

Owner-occupied housing units

9,130

80.2

Renter-occupied housing units

2,256

19.8

 

 

 

Average household size of owner-occupied unit

2.47

(X)

Average household size of renter-occupied unit

1.98

(X)


Age of Population

SEX AND AGE

 

 

Male

13,521

49.2

Female

13,951

50.8

 

 

 

Under 5 years

1,519

5.5

5 to 9 years

1,972

7.2

10 to 14 years

2,079

7.6

15 to 19 years

1,962

7.1

20 to 24 years

1,102

4.0

25 to 34 years

2,957

10.8

35 to 44 years

4,516

16.4

45 to 54 years

3,931

14.3

55 to 59 years

1,335

4.9

60 to 64 years

1,127

4.1

65 to 74 years

2,339

8.5

75 to 84 years

1,912

7.0

85 years and over

721

2.6

 

 

 

Median age (years)

40.0

(X)

 

 

 

18 years and over

20,563

74.9

Male

9,887

36.0

Female

10,676

38.9

21 years and over

19,712

71.8

62 years and over

5,620

20.5

65 years and over

4,972

18.1

Male

2,036

7.4

Female

2,936

10.7


Income
The median income for a household in Dickinson County was $34,825, and the median income for a family was $43,021.  Males had a median income of $36,501 versus $22,952 for females. 


The per capita income for the county was $18,516.  9% of the population and 7% of families were below the poverty line.  11% of those under the age of 18 and 9% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

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