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Jackson County, South Dakota
Map of South Dakota highlighting Jackson 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 Kadoka
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,871 sq mi (4,846 km²)
1,869 sq mi (4,841 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 0.11%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

2,930
1.5676/sq mi (0.6052/km²)
Founded 1914
Time zone Mountain: UTC-7/-6
Footnotes: Washabaugh County was merged into Jackson County in 1983

Jackson County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population was 2,930. Its county seat is Kadoka.[1] Washabaugh County was merged into Jackson County in 1983.[2]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,871 square miles (4,846 km²), of which, 1,869 square miles (4,841 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (5 km²) of it (0.11%) is water. About 57 percent of its land, the portion south of the White River, is on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The county includes the easternmost portion of Badlands National Park.

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Townships

The county is divided into six townships: Grandview II, Interior, Jewett, Little Buffalo, Wall, and Weta; and four areas of unorganized territory: East Jackson, Northwest Jackson, Southeast Jackson, and Southwest Jackson.

Major highways

Adjacent counties

National protected areas

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1920 2,472
1930 2,636 6.6%
1940 1,955 −25.8%
1950 1,768 −9.6%
1960 1,985 12.3%
1970 1,531 −22.9%
1980 3,437 124.5%
1990 2,811 −18.2%
2000 2,930 4.2%
Est. 2008 2,711 −7.5%

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,930 people, 945 households, and 675 families residing in the county. The population density was 2 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 1,173 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 50.07% White, 0.03% Black or African American, 47.85% Native American, 0.03% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. 0.41% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 945 households out of which 38.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.40% were married couples living together, 14.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.50% were non-families. 25.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.08 and the average family size was 3.73.

In the county, the population was spread out with 36.50% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 23.60% from 25 to 44, 20.30% from 45 to 64, and 11.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 98.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $23,945, and the median income for a family was $25,161. Males had a median income of $22,460 versus $17,895 for females. The per capita income for the county was $9,981. About 29.50% of families and 36.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 46.10% of those under age 18 and 20.10% of those age 65 or over. The county's per-capita income makes it one of the poorest counties in the United States.

Cities and towns

References

Coordinates: 43°42′N 101°38′W / 43.70°N 101.64°W / 43.70; -101.64


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Jackson County, South Dakota
Map
File:Map of South Dakota highlighting Jackson 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 Kadoka
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.11%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

2930
Time zone Mountain : UTC-7/-6
Washabaugh County was merged into Jackson County in 1979

Jackson County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 2,930. Its county seat is Kadoka6. Washabaugh County was merged into Jackson County in 1979.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,846 km² (1,871 sq mi). 4,841 km² (1,869 sq mi) of it is land and 5 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.11%) is water. About 57 percent of its land, the portion south of the White River, is on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Townships

The county is divided into six townships: Grandview II, Interior, Jewett, Little Buffalo, Wall, and Weta; and four areas of unorganized territory: East Jackson, Northwest Jackson, Southeast Jackson, and Southwest Jackson.

Major Highways

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 2,930 people, 945 households, and 675 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (2/sq mi). There were 1,173 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 50.07% White, 0.03% Black or African American, 47.85% Native American, 0.03% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. 0.41% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 945 households out of which 38.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.40% were married couples living together, 14.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.50% were non-families. 25.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.08 and the average family size was 3.73.

In the county, the population was spread out with 36.50% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 23.60% from 25 to 44, 20.30% from 45 to 64, and 11.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 98.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.40 males.

The county's per-capita income makes it one of the poorest counties in the United States.

Cities and towns

Coordinates: 43°42′N 101°38′W / 43.70, -101.64

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