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Marshall County, South Dakota

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Marshall County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 4,576. Its county seat is Britton6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,294 km² (886 mi²). 2,170 km² (838 mi²) of it is land and 124 km² (48 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 5.41% water.

Townships

The county is divided into twenty-five townships: Buffalo, Dayton, Dumarce, Eden, Fort, Hamilton, Hickman, La Belle, Lake, Lowell, McKinley, Miller, Newark, Newport, Nordland, Pleasant Valley, Red Iron Lake, Sisseton, Stena, Veblen, Victor, Waverly, Weston, White, and Wismer.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

Marshall County
Population by year

1900 - 5,942
1910 - 8,021
1920 - 9,596
1930 - 9,540
1940 - 8,880
1950 - 7,835
1960 - 6,663
1970 - 5,965
1980 - 5,404
1990 - 4,844
2000 - 4,576

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 4,576 people, 1,844 households, and 1,252 families residing in the county. The population density is 2/km² (6/mi²). There are 2,562 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.59% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 6.32% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,844 households out of which 29.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.20% are married couples living together, 6.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.10% are non-families. 30.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.43 and the average family size is 3.04.

In the county, the population is spread out with 27.00% under the age of 18, 5.10% from 18 to 24, 22.80% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 21.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 100.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.80 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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