Deuel County, South Dakota

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

637 sq mi (1,649 km²)
624 sq mi (1,615 km²)
13 sq mi (34 km²), 2.07%
 - (2000)
 - Density

7/sq mi (3/km²)

Deuel County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 4,498. Its county seat is Clear Lake6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,649 km² (637 sq mi). 1,615 km² (624 sq mi) of it is land and 34 km² (13 sq mi) of it (2.07%) is water.

Townships Edit

The county is divided into sixteen townships: Altamont, Antelope Valley, Blom, Brandt, Clear Lake, Glenwood, Goodwin, Grange, Havana, Herrick, Hidewood, Lowe, Norden, Portland, Rome, and Scandinavia.

Major HighwaysEdit

Adjacent Counties Edit


Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 6,656
1910 7,768 16.7%
1920 8,759 12.8%
1930 8,732 −0.3%
1940 8,450 −3.2%
1950 7,689 −9.0%
1960 6,782 −11.8%
1970 5,686 −16.2%
1980 5,289 −7.0%
1990 4,522 −14.5%
2000 4,498 −0.5%
Est. 2006 4,301 −4.4%

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 4,498 people, 1,843 households, and 1,258 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (7/sq mi). There were 2,172 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (4/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.51% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,843 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.40% were married couples living together, 4.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.70% were non-families. 28.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 25.40% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 20.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 99.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.60 males.

Cities and towns Edit

Coordinates: 44°46′N 96°40′W / 44.76, -96.67

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