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Lansford is a city in Bottineau County.
One tradition says the community was named for Lansfjord, Norway.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in North Dakota named Lansford. For links to other places called Lansford, ND, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lansford is 48.628N. The longitude is -101.375W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,614 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 244.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lansford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bottineau 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 58750 ZIP code.
18% of Lansford residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lansford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lansford was $17,463, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Lansford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lansford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $268. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $560.
Bottineau County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lansford political report.
The average commute time for Lansford workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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