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Lyman County, South Dakota
Map of South Dakota highlighting Lyman 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 Kennebec
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,707 sq mi (4,421 km²)
1,640 sq mi (4,247 km²)
67 sq mi (174 km²), 3.93%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

3,895
1/sq mi (<1/km²)
Founded information needed
Named for W.P. Lyman
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Lyman County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population was 3,895. Its county seat is Kennebec.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,707 square miles (4,421 km²), of which, 1,640 square miles (4,247 km²) of it is land and 67 square miles (174 km²) of it (3.93%) is water.

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Townships

The county is divided into sixteen townships: Bailey, Butte, Dorman, Fairland, Iona, Morningside, Oacoma, Pleasant, Pratt, Reliance, Rex, Rose, Rowe, Sioux, Stony Butte and Vivian; and six areas of unincorporated territory: Black Dog, Lafayette, Lower Brule, McClure, Northwest Lyman,and South Lyman.

Major highways

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 2,632
1910 10,848 312.2%
1920 6,591 −39.2%
1930 6,335 −3.9%
1940 5,045 −20.4%
1950 4,572 −9.4%
1960 4,428 −3.1%
1970 4,060 −8.3%
1980 3,864 −4.8%
1990 3,638 −5.8%
2000 3,895 7.1%
Est. 2008 3,811 −2.2%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,895 people, 1,400 households, and 1,009 families residing in the county. The population density was 2 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 1,636 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 64.75% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 33.27% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 1.62% from two or more races. 0.46% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,400 households out of which 36.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.40% were married couples living together, 13.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.90% were non-families. 24.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the county, the population was spread out with 32.10% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 25.90% from 25 to 44, 20.90% from 45 to 64, and 13.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 104.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,509, and the median income for a family was $32,028. Males had a median income of $22,628 versus $18,672 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,862. About 19.40% of families and 24.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.00% of those under age 18 and 12.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

See also

References

External links

Coordinates: 43°54′N 99°51′W / 43.90°N 99.85°W / 43.90; -99.85


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Lyman County, South Dakota
Map
File:Map of South Dakota highlighting Lyman 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 Kennebec
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 3.93%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

3895
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Lyman County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 3,895. Its county seat is Kennebec6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,421 km² (1,707 sq mi). 4,247 km² (1,640 sq mi) of it is land and 174 km² (67 sq mi) of it (3.93%) is water.

Townships

The county is divided into sixteen townships: Bailey, Butte, Dorman, Fairland, Iona, Morningside, Oacoma, Pleasant, Pratt, Reliance, Rex, Rose, Rowe, Sioux, and Stony Butte; and six areas of unincorporated territory: Black Dog, Lafayette, Lower Brule, McClure, Northwest Lyman, and South Lyman.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 3,895 people, 1,400 households, and 1,009 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (2/sq mi). There were 1,636 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 64.75% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 33.27% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 1.62% from two or more races. 0.46% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,400 households out of which 36.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.40% were married couples living together, 13.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.90% were non-families. 24.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the county, the population was spread out with 32.10% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 25.90% from 25 to 44, 20.90% from 45 to 64, and 13.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 104.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.10 males.

Cities and towns

See also

External links

Coordinates: 43°54′N 99°51′W / 43.90, -99.85

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