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Tripp County, South Dakota

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Tripp County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 6,430. Its county seat is Winner6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,189 km² (1,617 mi²). 4,179 km² (1,614 mi²) of it is land and 10 km² (4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.24% water.

Townships

The county is divided into forty-eight townships: Banner, Beaver Creek, Black, Brunson, Bull Creek, Carter, Colome, Condon, Curlew, Dog Ear, Elliston, Greenwood, Holsclaw, Huggins, Ideal, Irwin, Joradn, Kaypaha, King, Lake, Malro, Lincoln, Lone Star, Lone Tree, McNeely, Millboro, New Witten, Pahapesto, Plainview, Pleasant Valley, Pleasant View, Progressive, Rames, Rosedale, Roseland, Star Prairie, Star Valley, Stewart, Sully, Taylor, Valley, Weaver, Willow Creek, Wilson, Winner, Witten, Wortman, and Wright; and one area of unorganized territory: Gassman.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

Tripp County
Population by year

1910 - 8,323
1920 - 11,970
1930 - 12,712
1940 - 9,937
1950 - 9,139
1960 - 8,761
1970 - 8,171
1980 - 7,268
1990 - 6,924
2000 - 6,430

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 6,430 people, 2,550 households, and 1,721 families residing in the county. The population density is 2/km² (4/mi²). There are 3,036 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 87.48% White, 0.03% Black or African American, 11.20% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. 0.86% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,550 households out of which 30.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.90% are married couples living together, 6.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.50% are non-families. 29.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.48 and the average family size is 3.08.

In the county, the population is spread out with 27.70% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 21.90% from 45 to 64, and 19.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.70 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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