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Sanborn County, South Dakota

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Sanborn County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 2,675. Its county seat is Woonsocket6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,477 km² (570 mi²). 1,474 km² (569 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.21% water.

Townships

The county is divided into sixteen townships: Alton, Benedict, Butler, Diana, Elliott, Floyd, Jackson, Letcher, Logan, Oneida, Ravenna, Silver Creek, Twin Lake, Union, Warren, Woonsocket.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

Sanborn County
Population by year

1900 - 4,464
1910 - 6,607
1920 - 7,877
1930 - 7,326
1940 - 5,754
1950 - 5,142
1960 - 4,641
1970 - 3,697
1980 - 3,213
1990 - 2,833
2000 - 2,675

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 2,675 people, 1,043 households, and 732 families residing in the county. The population density is 2/km² (5/mi²). There are 1,220 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.88% White, 0.04% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.26% from two or more races. 1.01% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,043 households out of which 30.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.50% are married couples living together, 4.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.80% are non-families. 25.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.53 and the average family size is 3.07.

In the county, the population is spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 23.70% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 19.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 107.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 104.70 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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