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Faulk County, South Dakota
Map of South Dakota highlighting Faulk County
Location in the state of South Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting South Dakota
South Dakota's location in the U.S.
Seat Faulkton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,006 sq mi (2,605 km²)
1,000 sq mi (2,590 km²)
6 sq mi (14 km²), 0.55%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

2,640
3/sq mi (1/km²)
Founded information needed

Faulk County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population was 2,640. Its county seat is Faulkton.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,006 square miles (2,605 km²), of which, 1,000 square miles (2,590 km²) of it is land and 6 square miles (14 km²) of it (0.55%) is water.

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Townships

The county is divided into twenty-three townships: Arcade, Bryant, Centerville, Clark, Devoe, Ellisville, Emerson, Enterprise, Fairview, Freedom, Hillsdale, Irving, Lafoon, Myron, O'Neil, Orient, Pioneer, Saratoga, Sherman, Tamworth, Union, Wesley, and Zell; and two areas of unorganized territory: Pulaski and Southwest Faulk.

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 3,547
1910 6,716 89.3%
1920 6,442 −4.1%
1930 6,895 7.0%
1940 5,168 −25.0%
1950 4,752 −8.0%
1960 4,397 −7.5%
1970 3,893 −11.5%
1980 3,327 −14.5%
1990 2,744 −17.5%
2000 2,640 −3.8%
Est. 2008 2,255 −14.6%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,640 people, 1,014 households, and 708 families residing in the county. The population density was 3 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 1,235 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 99.47% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.04% Asian, and 0.27% from two or more races. 0.23% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 65.0% were of German, 6.2% American and 5.2% Norwegian ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 1,014 households out of which 28.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.40% were married couples living together, 3.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.10% were non-families. 29.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.60% under the age of 18, 5.40% from 18 to 24, 23.10% from 25 to 44, 22.00% from 45 to 64, and 22.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 99.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,237, and the median income for a family was $34,508. Males had a median income of $25,085 versus $16,346 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,660. About 12.60% of families and 18.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.60% of those under age 18 and 7.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

Coordinates: 45°04′N 99°09′W / 45.07°N 99.15°W / 45.07; -99.15


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Faulk County, South Dakota
Map
File:Map of South Dakota highlighting Faulk County.png
Location in the state of South Dakota
Map of the USA highlighting South Dakota
South Dakota's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat Faulkton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.55%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

2640

Faulk County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 2,640. Its county seat is Faulkton6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,605 km² (1,006 sq mi). 2,590 km² (1,000 sq mi) of it is land and 14 km² (6 sq mi) of it (0.55%) is water.

Townships

The county is divided into twenty-three townships: Arcade, Bryant, Centerville, Clark, Devoe, Ellisville, Emerson, Enterprise, Fairview, Freedom, Hillsdale, Irving, Lafoon, Myron, O'Neil, Orient, Pioneer, Saratoga, Sherman, Tamworth, Union, Wesley, and Zell; and two areas of unorganized territory: Pulaski and Southwest Faulk.

Major Highways

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 2,640 people, 1,014 households, and 708 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (3/sq mi). There were 1,235 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 99.47% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.04% Asian, and 0.27% from two or more races. 0.23% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,014 households out of which 28.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.40% were married couples living together, 3.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.10% were non-families. 29.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.60% under the age of 18, 5.40% from 18 to 24, 23.10% from 25 to 44, 22.00% from 45 to 64, and 22.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 99.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.70 males.

Cities and towns

Coordinates: 45°04′N 99°09′W / 45.07, -99.15

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