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Turner County, South Dakota

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Turner County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 8,849. Its county seat is Parker6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,599 km² (617 mi²). 1,598 km² (617 mi²) of it is land and 2 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.10% water.

Townships

The county is divided into eighteen townships: Brothersfield, Centerville, Childstown, Daneville, Dolton, Germantown, Home, Hurley, Marion, Middleton, Monroe, Norway, Parker, Rosefield, Salem, Spring Valley, Swan Lake, Turner.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

Turner County
Population by year

1900 - 13,175
1910 - 13,840
1920 - 14,871
1930 - 14,891
1940 - 13,270
1950 - 12,100
1960 - 11,159
1970 - 9,872
1980 - 9,255
1990 - 8,576
2000 - 8,849

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 8,849 people, 3,510 households, and 2,478 families residing in the county. The population density is 6/km² (14/mi²). There are 3,852 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.86% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. 0.41% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,510 households out of which 31.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.90% are married couples living together, 5.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.40% are non-families. 26.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 2.99.

In the county, the population is spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 24.80% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 20.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 97.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.90 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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