|Butte County, South Dakota|
Location in the state of South Dakota
South Dakota's location in the U.S.
2,266 sq mi (5,870 km²)
2,249 sq mi (5,824 km²)
18 sq mi (46 km²), 0.79%
4/sq mi (2/km²)
The county is divided into two townships: Union and Vale; and two areas of unorganized territory: East Butte and West Butte.
Adjacent Counties Edit
- Harding County - north
- Perkins County - northeast
- Meade County - southeast
- Lawrence County - southwest
- Crook County - west
- Carter County - northwest
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 9,094 people, 3,516 households, and 2,468 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (4/sq mi). There were 4,059 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.52% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 1.65% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 1.09% from other races, and 1.40% from two or more races. 2.93% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 37.3% were of German, 10.0% Norwegian, 8.2% United States or American, 7.8% Irish and 7.7% English ancestry.
There were 3,516 households out of which 35.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.40% were married couples living together, 9.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.80% were non-families. 25.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.07.
In the county, the population was spread out with 28.30% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 26.00% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.20 males.
Cities and towns Edit
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