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|Hamlin County, South Dakota|
Location in the state of South Dakota
South Dakota's location in the U.S.
|Named for||Hannibal Hamlin|
538 sq mi (1,393 km²)
507 sq mi (1,313 km²)
31 sq mi (81 km²), 5.78%
5/sq mi (2/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Hamlin County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 5,540. Its county seat is Hayti6. It was named in honor of Hannibal Hamlin, Lincoln's first vice-president.
The county is divided into thirteen townships: Brantford, Castlewood, Cleveland, Dempster, Dixon, Estelline, Florence, Garfield, Hamlin, Hayti, Norden, Opdahl, and Oxford.
Adjacent Counties Edit
- Codington County - north
- Deuel County - east
- Brookings County - southeast
- Kingsbury County - southwest
- Clark County - west
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 5,540 people, 2,048 households, and 1,452 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (11/sq mi). There were 2,626 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.48% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 0.58% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 0.63% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 2,048 households out of which 33.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.50% were married couples living together, 4.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.10% were non-families. 27.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.22.
In the county, the population was spread out with 29.40% under the age of 18, 6.90% from 18 to 24, 24.00% from 25 to 44, 20.50% from 45 to 64, and 19.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.80 males.
Cities and towns Edit
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