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Roberts County, South Dakota
Map of South Dakota highlighting Roberts County
Location in the state of South Dakota
Map of USA SD
South Dakota's location in the U.S.
Founded 1883[1]
Seat Sisseton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,135 sq mi (2,941 km²)
1,101 sq mi (2,852 km²)
34 sq mi (88 km²), 3.00%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

10,016
4/sq mi (2/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Roberts County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 10,016. Its county seat is Sisseton6. The county was named either for S. G. Roberts of Fargo, or for Solomon Robar, early French fur trader.[2]

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,941 km² (1,135 sq mi). 2,852 km² (1,101 sq mi) of it is land and 88 km² (34 sq mi) of it (3.00%) is water.

Townships Edit

The county is divided into thirty-one townships: Agency, Alto, Becker, Bossko, Bryant, Dry Wood Lake, Easter, Enterprise, Garfield, Geneseo, Goodwill, Grant, Harmon, Hart, Lake, Lawrence, Lee, Lien, Lockwood, Long Hollow, Minnesota, Norway, One Road, Rosholt, Ortley, Sisseton, Springdale, Spring Grove, Summit, Victor, and White Rock.

Major HighwaysEdit

Adjacent Counties Edit

DemographicsEdit

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 12,216
1910 14,897 21.9%
1920 16,514 10.9%
1930 15,782 −4.4%
1940 15,887 0.7%
1950 14,929 −6.0%
1960 13,190 −11.6%
1970 11,678 −11.5%
1980 10,911 −6.6%
1990 9,914 −9.1%
2000 10,016 1.0%
Est. 2006 10,024 0.1%

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 10,016 people, 3,683 households, and 2,618 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (9/sq mi). There were 4,734 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (4/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 68.29% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 29.86% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.03% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. 0.63% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,683 households out of which 33.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.50% were married couples living together, 11.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.90% were non-families. 26.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the county, the population was spread out with 30.00% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 23.60% from 25 to 44, 22.20% from 45 to 64, and 17.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.20 males.

Cities and towns Edit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Legislative Manual, South Dakota, 2005, p. 597
  2. ^ Legislative Manual, South Dakota, 2005, p. 597

Coordinates: 45°37′N 96°57′W / 45.62, -96.95

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