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Roberts County, South Dakota

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Roberts County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 10,016. Its county seat is Sisseton6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,941 km² (1,135 mi²). 2,852 km² (1,101 mi²) of it is land and 88 km² (34 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.00% water.

Townships

The county is divided into thirty townships: Agency, Alto, Becker, Bossko, Bryant, Dry Wood Lake, Easter, Enterprise, Garfield, Geneseo, Goodwill, Grant, Harmon, Hart, Lake, Lawrence, Lee, Lien, Lockwood, Long Hollow, Minnesota, Norway, One Road, Ortley, Sisseton, Springdale, Spring Grove, Summit, Victor, and White Rock.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

Roberts County
Population by year

1900 - 12,216
1910 - 14,897
1920 - 16,514
1930 - 15,782
1940 - 15,887
1950 - 14,929
1960 - 13,190
1970 - 11,678
1980 - 10,911
1990 - 9,914
2000 - 10,016

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 10,016 people, 3,683 households, and 2,618 families residing in the county. The population density is 4/km² (9/mi²). There are 4,734 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 68.29% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 29.86% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.03% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. 0.63% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,683 households out of which 33.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.50% are married couples living together, 11.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.90% are non-families. 26.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.66 and the average family size is 3.22.

In the county, the population is spread out with 30.00% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 23.60% from 25 to 44, 22.20% from 45 to 64, and 17.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 98.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.20 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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