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America's Least Populated Counties Listed by Population Density

 

Least Densely Populated Rural Counties in the US

 

Updated May 2015

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Kawao County Hawaii

Kalawao Co HI

King County Texas

Guthrie TX

Kenedy County Courthouse

Sarita TX

Gail Mountain in Borden County Texas

Borden Co TX

Grantier Ranch - Petroleum County Nebraska

Winnett MT

Yakutat Alaska 1940

Yakutat  AK

San Juan County Colorado

Silverton CO

Hinsdale County Colorado

Lake City CO

Borden County Courthouse - Gail Texas

Gail Texas

Hooker County, Nebraska Postcard from 1910

Mullen NE

Bartlett NE

Esmeralda County Courthouse Goldfield NV Postcard

Goldfield NV

RYEGATE MT Residence House Golden Valley County

Ryegate MT

Billings County North Dakota

Medora ND

Bull in sand hill grazing area. Thomas County,Nebraska

Thedford NE

Dundy County Benkelman, Nebraska

Benkelman NE

Wibaux County Picture from eBay

Wibaux MT

Garfield County Montana Sheep ranch 1942 Charles McKenzie

Jordan MT

McCone County Medical Students Circle, Montana 1890's

Circle MT

Wheatland County Harlowton, Montana and Lumber Mill

Harlowton MT

 
County ST Pop Density Sq Miles
Lake & Peninsula AK 1648 0.07 23652
Yakutat Borough AK 642 0.08 7649
Loving County  TX 95 0.14 669
Denali Borough AK 1867 0.15 12751
Esmeralda Co NV 832 0.23 3582
Kenedy County  TX 412 0.28 1458
Garfield County MT 1290 0.28 4675
Hoonah-Angoon AK 2145 0.29 7525
King County TX 285 0.31 911
Petroleum Co MT 506 0.31 1655
Harding County NM 693 0.33 2125
Carter County MT 1174 0.35 3341
Terrell County TX 903 0.38 2358
Harding County SD 1262 0.47 2671
Clark County ID 867 0.49 1764
Eureka County NV 2076 0.50 4176
Powder River Co MT 1748 0.53 3297
Culberson Co TX 2277 0.60 3813
McPherson Co NE 526 0.61 859
Slope County ND 761 0.63 1215
Arthur County NE 458 0.64 715
Sioux County NE 1313 0.64 2067
McCone County MT 1709 0.65 2643
McMullen County TX 764 0.67 1139
Blaine County NE 482 0.68 711
Prairie County MT 1179 0.68 1737
Borden County TX 637 0.71 897
Treasure County MT 700 0.72 977
Hinsdale County CO 813 0.73 1117
Golden Valley NM 859 0.73 1175
Billings County ND 874 0.76 1149
Kiowa County CO 1423 0.80 1768
Wheeler County OR 1381 0.81 1715
Meagher County MT 1937 0.81 2392
Grant County NE 633 0.82 776
Mineral County CO 721 0.82 876
De Baca County NM 1907 0.82 2323
Jackson County CO 1365 0.85 1614
Kent County TX 807 0.89 903
Edwards County TX 1884 0.89 2118
Roberts County TX 831 0.90 924
Wrangell Borough AK 2400 0.94 2541
Camas County ID 1042 0.97 1074
Niobrara County WY 2541 0.97 2626
Thomas County NE 699 0.98 713
Jeff Davis Co TX 2253 0.99 2265
Loup County NE 576 1.01 568
Hooker County NE 738 1.02 721
Banner County NE 759 1.02 746
Keya Paha Co NE 790 1.02 773
Jones County SD 1001 1.03 970
Haakon County SD 1894 1.05 1811
Cheyenne Co CO 1890 1.06 1778
Judith Basin Co MT 2016 1.08 1870
Garden County NE 1902 1.12 1704
Motley County TX 1196 1.21 990
Wibaux County MT 1121 1.26 889
Daniels County MT 1791 1.26 1426
Cimarron County OK 2335 1.27 1835
Wheeler County NE 759 1.32 575
Sterling County TX 1219 1.32 923
Logan County NE 763 1.34 571
Sheridan County ND 1304 1.34 972
Hayes County NE 976 1.37 713
Glasscock Co TX 1251 1.39 900
Rock County NE 1411 1.40 1008
Oldham County TX 2102 1.40 1501
Sully County SD 1437 1.43 1007
Grant County ND 2377 1.43 1659
Wheatland Co MT 2134 1.50 1423
Irion County TX 1612 1.53 1052
Stonewall County TX 1432 1.56 916
Alpine County CA 1159 1.57 738
Mellette County SD 2081 1.59 1307
Hyde County SD 1391 1.60 861
Cottle County TX 1452 1.61 901
Daggett County UT 1127 1.62 697
Gilliam County OR 1947 1.62 1205
Greeley County KS 1290 1.66 778
Liberty County MT 2369 1.66 1430
Briscoe County TX 1537 1.70 900
Wallace County KS 1569 1.72 914
Throckmorton Co TX 1600 1.75 913
San Juan County CO 692 1.79 387
Kidder County ND 2428 1.80 1351
Foard County TX 1277 1.81 704
Campbell County SD 1334 1.82 734
Golden Valley ND 1823 1.82 1001
Divide County ND 2314 1.84 1261
Bristol Bay Bor AK 960 1.90 504
Dolores County CO 2029 1.90 1067
Logan County ND 1946 1.96 993
Piute County UT 1510 1.99 758
Burke County ND 2306 2.09 1104
Sherman County OR 1731 2.10 824
Armstrong Co TX 1949 2.14 909
Dundy County NE 1981 2.15 920
McPherson Co SD 2457 2.16 1137
Skagway AK 995 2.20 452
Rich County UT 2288 2.22 1029
Clark County KS 2193 2.25 975
Towner County ND 2317 2.26 1025
Hodgeman Co KS 1950 2.27 860
Hettinger County ND 2660 2.35 1132
Menard County TX 2148 2.38 902
Adams County ND 2360 2.39 988
Lane County KS 1720 2.40 717
Faulk County SD 2386 2.43 982
Comanche Co KS 1955 2.48 788
Dickens County TX 2291 2.54 902
Oliver County ND 1874 2.59 723
Steele County ND 1960 2.75 712
Potter County SD 2394 2.78 861
Renville County ND 2608 2.97 877
Wichita County KS 2192 3.05 719
Garfield County WA 2256 3.17 711
Stanton County KS 2194 3.23 680
Griggs County ND 2296 3.24 709
Issaquena Co MS 1395 3.38 413
Garfield County NE 2035 3.57 570
Boyd County NE 2032 3.76 540
Eddy County ND 2404 3.82 630
Jerauld County SD 2066 3.93 526
Keweenaw Co MI 2191 4.06 540
Sanborn County SD 2324 4.08 569
Miner County SD 2333 4.09 570
Buffalo County SD 2024 4.30 471
Gosper County NE 1972 4.31 458
Sedgwick Co CO 2360 4.31 548
Deuel County NE 1937 4.40 440
Kalawao Co  HI 90 6.36 14
Worth County MO 2090 7.83 267
Taliaferro Co GA 1703 8.73 195
Robertson Co KY 2235 22.35 100
Highland County VA 2215 5.34 415

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