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Deuel County, South Dakota

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Deuel County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 4,498. Its county seat is Clear Lake6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,649 km² (637 mi²). 1,615 km² (624 mi²) of it is land and 34 km² (13 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.07% water.

Townships

The county is divided into sixteen townships: Altamont, Antelope Valley, Blom, Brandt, Clear Lake, Glenwood, Goodwin, Grange, Havana, Herrick, Hidewood, Lowe, Norden, Portland, Rome, and Scandanavia.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

Deuel County
Population by year

1900 - 6,656
1910 - 7,768
1920 - 8,759
1930 - 8,732
1940 - 8,450
1950 - 7,689
1960 - 6,782
1970 - 5,686
1980 - 5,289
1990 - 4,522
2000 - 4,498

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 4,498 people, 1,843 households, and 1,258 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km² (7/mi²). There are 2,172 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.51% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,843 households out of which 29.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.40% are married couples living together, 4.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.70% are non-families. 28.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 2.97.

In the county, the population is spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 25.40% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 20.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 99.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.60 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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