|Brule County, South Dakota|
Location in the state of South Dakota
South Dakota's location in the U.S.
846 sq mi (2,192 km²)
819 sq mi (2,121 km²)
28 sq mi (71 km²), 3.25%
6/sq mi (3/km²)
The county is divided into twenty-two townships: America, Brule, Chamberlain, Cleveland, Eagle, Highland, Kimball, Lyon, Ola, Plainfield, Pleasant Grove, Plummer, Pukwana, Red Lake, Richland, Smith, Torrey Lake, Waldro, West Point, Wilbur, Willow Lake, Union; and one area of unorganized territory: Grandview.
Adjacent Counties Edit
- Buffalo County - north
- Jerauld County - northeast
- Aurora County - east
- Charles Mix County - south
- Lyman County - west
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 5,364 people, 1,998 households, and 1,328 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (6/sq mi). There were 2,272 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 89.91% White, 0.26% Black or African American, 8.28% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.06% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. 0.48% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 39.6% were of German, 9.5% Czech, 8.6% Norwegian, 7.8% Irish and 6.6% United States or American ancestry.
There were 1,998 households out of which 31.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.20% were married couples living together, 7.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.50% were non-families. 29.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.14.
In the county, the population was spread out with 30.50% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 24.70% from 25 to 44, 21.20% from 45 to 64, and 16.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.10 males.
Cities and towns Edit
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