Foster County , North Dakota

Foster County: County in North Dakota, United States

About

Foster County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,343 and a population density of 2 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 3,165 inhabitants. Its county seat is Carrington. The county was created 148 years ago in 1872.

Foster County Quick Facts

Population : 3,165 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Dakota (United States)
Area : 1675 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.8%
Land as percent of area : 98.2%
Altitude : 1,522 feet / 464 meters
Capital : Carrington
Establishment : January 01, 1873
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:42:52 (4th December 2021)
Density : 2 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.62% (2010-2020)
Weather : 21℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather
Foster County locator map
Location of Foster County on North Dakota map.
Foster County Courthouse - Carrington ND image
Foster County Courthouse - Carrington ND
Foster County Courthouse - Carrington ND image

Geography

Foster County is located at 47°27'25"N 98°52'59"W (47.4570800, -98.8830200). It has 4 neighbors: Eddy County, Griggs County, Stutsman County and Wells County.

Foster County map

The largest city of Foster County is Carrington with a population of 193. Other cities include, Grace City population 58, McHenry population 48, Glenfield population 48 and Melville population 33. See all Foster County cities & populated places.

Foster County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Foster County.

City Name Population Title
Carrington 193 City in North Dakota, in the United States
Bordulac 70 Township in Foster County, North Dakota
Grace City 58 Human settlement in Foster County, North Dakota, United States of America
McHenry 48 Settlement in North Dakota
Glenfield 48 Human settlement in Foster County, North Dakota, United States of America
Melville 33 Unincorporated community in North Dakota

Weather

Foster County forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. more

Foster County has 4 neighbours.

  • Carrington

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Foster County decreased by 5.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,343 - census
2011 3,343 0% estimation process
2012 3,380 1.09% estimation process
2013 3,355 -0.75% estimation process
2014 3,337 -0.54% estimation process
2015 3,325 -0.36% estimation process
2016 3,309 -0.48% estimation process
2017 3,249 -1.85% estimation process
2018 3,207 -1.31% estimation process
2019 3,210 0.09% estimation process
2020 3,165 -1.42% estimation process

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Local Places in Foster County

Other places with the same name (1)

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