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Douglas County, South Dakota
Map of South Dakota highlighting Douglas County
Location in the state of South Dakota
Map of USA SD
South Dakota's location in the U.S.
Founded 1873
Seat Armour
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

434 sq mi (1,124 km²)

, 0.14%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

3,458
8/sq mi (3/km²)

Douglas County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 3,458. Its county seat is Armour.6

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,124 km² (434 sq mi). 1,123 km² (434 sq mi) of it is land and 2 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.14%) is water.

Townships Edit

The county is divided into fourteen townships: Belmont, Chester, Clark, East Choleau, Garfield, Grandview, Holland, Independence, Iowa, Joubert, Lincoln, Valley, Walnut Grove, Washington.

Major highwaysEdit

Adjacent counties Edit

DemographicsEdit

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 5,012
1910 6,400 27.7%
1920 6,993 9.3%
1930 7,236 3.5%
1940 6,348 −12.3%
1950 5,636 −11.2%
1960 5,113 −9.3%
1970 4,569 −10.6%
1980 4,181 −8.5%
1990 3,746 −10.4%
2000 3,458 −7.7%
Est. 2006 3,168 −8.4%

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 3,458 people, 1,321 households, and 947 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (8/sq mi). There were 1,453 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.06% White, 0.06% Black or African American, 0.98% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. 0.38% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,321 households out of which 32.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.40% were married couples living together, 3.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.30% were non-families. 26.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.40% 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 3.10.

In the county, the population was spread out with 27.70% under the age of 18, 4.90% from 18 to 24, 22.40% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 22.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 95.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.30 males.

Cities and towns Edit

Coordinates: 43°23′N 98°22′W / 43.39, -98.36


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