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Sanborn County, South Dakota

Sanborn County, South Dakota
Map of South Dakota highlighting Sanborn County
Location in the state of South Dakota
Map of the United States highlighting South Dakota
South Dakota's location in the U.S.
Founded 1883
Named for George W. Sanborn
Seat Woonsocket
Largest city Woonsocket
Area
 • Total 570 sq mi (1,476 km2)
 • Land 569 sq mi (1,474 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3 km2), 0.2%
Population
 • (2010) 2,355
 • Density 4.1/sq mi (2/km²)
Congressional district At-large
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Sanborn County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,355.[1] Its county seat is Woonsocket.[2]

Contents

  • Geography 1
    • Major highways 1.1
    • Adjacent counties 1.2
  • Demographics 2
  • Communities 3
    • City 3.1
    • Towns 3.2
    • Census-designated place 3.3
    • Unincorporated community 3.4
    • Townships 3.5
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 570 square miles (1,500 km2), of which 569 square miles (1,470 km2) is land and 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2) (0.2%) is water.[3]

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 2,675 people, 1,043 households, and 732 families residing in the county. The population density was 5 people per square mile (2/km²). There were 1,220 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.88% White, 0.04% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.26% from two or more races. 1.01% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,043 households out of which 30.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.50% were married couples living together, 4.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.80% were non-families. 25.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 23.70% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 19.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 107.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,375, and the median income for a family was $38,256. Males had a median income of $25,951 versus $18,482 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,301. About 11.00% of families and 14.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.10% of those under age 18 and 14.30% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

City

Towns

Census-designated place

Unincorporated community

Townships

The county is divided into sixteen townships:

  • Afton
  • Benedict
  • Butler
  • Diana
  • Elliott
  • Floyd
  • Jackson
  • Letcher
  • Logan
  • Oneida
  • Ravenna
  • Silver Creek
  • Twin Lake
  • Union
  • Warren, Woonsocket

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 28, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved March 28, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 28, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved March 28, 2015. 
  7. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 28, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved March 28, 2015. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder".  

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