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Clark County, South Dakota
Map of South Dakota highlighting Clark County
Location in the state of South Dakota
Map of USA SD
South Dakota's location in the U.S.
Founded information needed
Seat Clark
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

968 sq mi (2,507 km²)
958 sq mi (2,481 km²)
10 sq mi (26 km²), 1.02%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

4,143
4/sq mi (2/km²)

Clark County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 4,143. Its county seat is Clark6.

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,507 km² (968 sq mi). 2,481 km² (958 sq mi) of it is land and 26 km² (10 sq mi) of it (1.02%) is water.

Townships Edit

The county is divided into twenty-seven townships: Ash, Blaine, Collins, Cottonwood, Darlington, Day, Eden, Elrod, Fordham, Foxton, Garfield, Hague, Lake, Lincoln, Logan, Maydell, Merton, Mount Pleasant, Pleasant, Raymond, Richland, Rosedale, Spring Valley, Thorp, Warren, Washington, and Woodland.

Major highwaysEdit

Adjacent counties Edit

DemographicsEdit

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 6,942
1910 10,901 57.0%
1920 11,136 2.2%
1930 11,022 −1.0%
1940 8,955 −18.8%
1950 8,369 −6.5%
1960 7,134 −14.8%
1970 5,515 −22.7%
1980 4,894 −11.3%
1990 4,403 −10.0%
2000 4,143 −5.9%
Est. 2006 3,683 −11.1%

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 4,143 people, 1,598 households, and 1,110 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (4/sq mi). There were 1,880 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.65% White, 0.07% Black or African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.36% from two or more races. 0.48% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,598 households out of which 29.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.60% were married couples living together, 4.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.50% were non-families. 28.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the county, the population was spread out with 27.00% under the age of 18, 5.80% from 18 to 24, 22.00% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 22.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.40 males.

Cities and towns Edit

Coordinates: 44°52′N 97°44′W / 44.86, -97.73

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