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West Cook, Minnesota
According to the United States Census Bureau, the unorganized territory has a total area of 1,717.4 km² (663.1 mi²). 1,491.7 km² (575.9 mi²) of it is land and 225.8 km² (87.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 13.15% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,671 people, 728 households, and 497 families residing in the unorganized territory. The population density is 1.1/km² (2.9/mi²). There are 1,526 housing units at an average density of 1.0/km² (2.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the unorganized territory is 96.53% White, 0.06% Black or African American, 1.08% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 1.80% from two or more races. 0.42% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 728 households out of which 24.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.0% are married couples living together, 4.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% are non-families. 26.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.30 and the average family size is 2.73.
In the unorganized territory the population is spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 33.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 107.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 105.9 males.
The median income for a household in the unorganized territory is $37,667, and the median income for a family is $46,083. Males have a median income of $31,307 versus $20,893 for females. The per capita income for the unorganized territory is $22,131. 8.6% of the population and 7.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.9% of those under the age of 18 and 2.9% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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