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Kingsbury County, South Dakota

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Kingsbury County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 5,815. Its county seat is De Smet6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,237 km² (864 mi²). 2,171 km² (838 mi²) of it is land and 66 km² (25 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.93% water.

Townships

The county is divided into thirteen townships: Badger, Baker, Denver, De Smet, Esmond, Hartland, Iroquois, Le Sueur, Manchester, Mathews, Spirit Lake, Spring Lake, and Whitewood.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

Kingsbury County
Population by year

1900 - 9,866
1910 - 12,560
1920 - 12,802
1930 - 12,805
1940 - 10,831
1950 - 9,962
1960 - 9,227
1970 - 7,657
1980 - 6,679
1990 - 5,925
2000 - 5,815

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 5,815 people, 2,406 households, and 1,592 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km² (7/mi²). There are 2,724 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.54% White, 0.05% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. 0.69% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,406 households out of which 27.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.00% are married couples living together, 4.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.80% are non-families. 31.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.34 and the average family size is 2.95.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 22.90% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 24.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 96.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.90 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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