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Davison County, South Dakota

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Davison County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 18,741. Its county seat is Mitchell6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,131 km² (437 mi²). 1,128 km² (435 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.31% water.

Townships

The county is divided into twelve townships: Badger, Baker, Beulah, Blenden, John, Lisbon, Mitchell, Mount Vernon, Perry, Prosper, Rome, Union.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

Davison County
Population by year

1900 - 7,483
1910 - 11,625
1920 - 14,139
1930 - 16,821
1940 - 15,336
1950 - 16,522
1960 - 16,681
1970 - 17,319
1980 - 17,820
1990 - 17,503
2000 - 18,741

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 18,741 people, 7,585 households, and 4,770 families residing in the county. The population density is 17/km² (43/mi²). There are 8,093 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 96.23% White, 0.27% Black or African American, 1.98% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 0.69% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 7,585 households out of which 31.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.40% are married couples living together, 8.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.10% are non-families. 30.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 3.00.

In the county, the population is spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 12.00% from 18 to 24, 25.90% from 25 to 44, 20.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 94.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.80 males.

Cities and towns

Regions of South Dakota Flag of South Dakota
Black Hills - Coteau des Prairies
Largest cities
Aberdeen | Belle Fourche | Brandon | Brookings | Canton | Ellsworth | Hot Springs | Huron | Madison | Mitchell | Mobridge | Pierre | Rapid City | Rapid Valley | Sioux Falls | Spearfish | Sturgis | Vermillion | Watertown | Winner | Yankton
Counties
Aurora - Beadle - Bennet - Bon Homme - Brookings - Brown - Brule - Buffalo - Butte - Campbell - Charles Mix - Clark - Clay - Codington - Corson - Custer - Davison - Day - Deuel - Dewey - Douglas - Edmunds - Fall River - Faulk - Grant - Gregory - Haakon - Hamlin - Hand - Hanson - Harding - Hughes - Hutchinson - Hyde - Jackson - Jerauld - Jones - Kingsbury - Lake - Lawrence - Lincoln - Lyman - Marshall - McCook - McPherson - Meade - Mellette - Miner - Minnehaha - Moody - Pennington - Perkins - Potter - Roberts - Sanborn - Shannon - Spink - Stanley - Sully - Todd - Tripp - Turner - Union - Walworth - Yankton - Ziebach

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