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|Hand County, South Dakota|
Location in the state of South Dakota
South Dakota's location in the U.S.
1,440 sq mi (3,730 km²)
1,437 sq mi (3,721 km²)
4 sq mi (9 km²), 0.25%
3/sq mi (1/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
The county is divided into forty townships: Alden, Alpha, Bates, Burdette, Campbell, Carlton, Cedar, Como, Florence, Gilbert, Glendale, Grand, Greenleaf, Hiland, Holden, Hulbert, Linn, Logan, Midland, Miller, Mondamin, Ohio, Ontario, Park, Pearl, Plato, Pleasant Valley, Ree Heights, Riverside, Rockdale, Rose Hill, St. Lawrence, Spring Hill, Spring Lake, Wheaton, and York; and one area of unorganized territory: Northwest Hand.
Adjacent Counties Edit
- Faulk County - north
- Spink County - northeast
- Beadle County - east
- Jerauld County - southeast
- Buffalo County - southwest
- Hyde County - west
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 3,741 people, 1,543 households, and 1,050 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (3/sq mi). There were 1,840 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 99.30% White, 0.03% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. 0.29% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,543 households out of which 28.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.90% were married couples living together, 4.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.90% were non-families. 30.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the county, the population was spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 5.10% from 18 to 24, 22.30% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 24.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 96.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.90 males.
Cities and towns Edit
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