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Pend Oreille County ( pond-ə-RAY) is a county located in the northeast corner of the U.S. state of Washington, along the Canada–US border. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,001. The county seat and largest city is Newport. The county was created out of Stevens County on March 1, 1911. It is the most recently formed of the state's 39 counties. It is named after the Pend d'Oreilles tribe, who in turn were ostensibly named for large shell earrings that members wore. ("Pend d'oreille", while awkward in French, could be translated as "hangs from the ear".)

Pend Oreille County is included in the Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Pend Oreille County (

) is a county located in the northeastern section of the State of Washington. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,001.<ref name=“QF”>

</ref> The county seat and largest city is Newport.

Pend Oreille County was created out of Stevens County on March 1, 1911.<ref name=historylink>

</ref> It is the most recently formed of the state's 39 counties (see list of counties in Washington). It is named after the Pend d'Oreilles tribe, whose name is French for “earring” (literally “hangs from ear”).

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of

, of which

is land and

(1.8%) is water.

Highways

Adjacent counties

National protected areas

Demographics

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As of the census

of 2000, there were 11,732 people, 4,639 households, and 3,261 families residing in the county. The population density was 8 people per square mile (3/km²). There were 6,608 housing units at an average density of 5 per square&nbsp;mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 93.53% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 2.88% Native American, 0.63% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 0.57% from other races, and 2.04% from two or more races. 2.05% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 21.1% were of German, 13.2% English, 10.2% United States or American, 9,2% Irish and 5.7% Norwegian ancestry.

There were 4,639 households out of which 29.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.50% were married couples living together, 8.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.70% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.30% under the age of 18, 5.50% from 18 to 24, 23.80% from 25 to 44, 29.50% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 100.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,677, and the median income for a family was $36,977. Males had a median income of $36,951 versus $20,693 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,731. About 13.60% of families and 18.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.60% of those under age 18 and 6.40% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

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Other communities

See also

References

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