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Cando is a city in Towner County.
It is the county seat.
When legal authority for this settlement was questioned, a local resident replied, "Just to show what we can do, we'll name this county seat Can-do."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in North Dakota named Cando. For links to other places called Cando, ND, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Cando is 48.486N. The longitude is -99.209W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,476 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,235.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cando demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Towner 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 58324 ZIP code.
33% of Cando residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cando ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cando was $19,128, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Cando residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cando, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $647.
Libraries in Cando include Cando Community Library ... View libraries
Towner County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cando political report.
The average commute time for Cando workers is 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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