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Carrington is a city in Foster County.

It is the county seat.

The city was named for Miles D. Carrington, developer.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in North Dakota named Carrington. For links to other places called Carrington, ND, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Carrington is 47.449N. The longitude is -99.125W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,588 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,106.


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Median household income
Local
$31,197
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Carrington demographic reports
Ranked top home town in the state, February 2001 in the ePodunk Home Towns Index
Local festivals include:
  • Potholes & Prairie Birding Festival - June 7-10, 2007
  • Foster County Fair - June 27-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Carrington web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Camp Kimball State Historic Site, Foster County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Carrington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Foster County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 58421 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

41% of Carrington residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carrington ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carrington was $19,012, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Carrington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Carrington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $720.


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Libraries in Carrington include Carrington City Library ... View libraries

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Foster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carrington political report.

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The average commute time for Carrington workers is 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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