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Lyman County, South Dakota

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Lyman County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 3,895. Its county seat is Kennebec6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,421 km² (1,707 mi²). 4,247 km² (1,640 mi²) of it is land and 174 km² (67 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.93% water.

Townships

The county is divided into sixteen townships: Bailey, Butte, Dorman, Fairland, Ionia, Morningside, Oacoma, Pleasant, Pratt, Reliance, Rex, Rose, Rowe, Sioux, and Stony Butte; and six areas of unincorporated territory: Black Dog, Lafayette, Lower Brule, McClure, Northwest Lymman, and South Lyman.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

Lyman County
Population by year

1900 - 2,632
1910 - 10,848
1920 - 6,591
1930 - 6,335
1940 - 5,045
1950 - 4,572
1960 - 4,428
1970 - 4,060
1980 - 3,864
1990 - 3,638
2000 - 3,895

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,895 people, 1,400 households, and 1,009 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km² (2/mi²). There are 1,636 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 64.75% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 33.27% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.05% from other races, and 1.62% from two or more races. 0.46% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,400 households out of which 36.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.40% are married couples living together, 13.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.90% are non-families. 24.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.77 and the average family size is 3.29.

In the county, the population is spread out with 32.10% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 25.90% from 25 to 44, 20.90% from 45 to 64, and 13.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 104.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 102.10 males.

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