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Miner County, South Dakota
Map of South Dakota highlighting Miner 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 Howard
Largest city Howard
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

572 sq mi (1,481 km²)
570 sq mi (1,477 km²)
2 sq mi (4 km²), 0.29%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

2,884
2/sq mi (1/km²)
Founded information needed
Named for Nelson Miner and Ephriam Miner
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Miner County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population was 2,884. Its county seat is Howard.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 572 square miles (1,481 km²), of which, 570 square miles (1,477 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (4 km²) of it (0.29%) is water.

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Townships

The county is divided into sixteen townships: Adams, Beaver, Belleview, Canova, Carthage, Clearwater, Clinton, Grafton, Green Valley, Henden, Howard, Miner, Redstone, Rock Creek, Roswell, Vermillion.

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 5,864
1910 7,661 30.6%
1920 8,560 11.7%
1930 8,376 −2.1%
1940 6,836 −18.4%
1950 6,268 −8.3%
1960 5,398 −13.9%
1970 4,454 −17.5%
1980 3,739 −16.1%
1990 3,272 −12.5%
2000 2,884 −11.9%
Est. 2008 2,435 −15.6%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,884 people, 1,212 households, and 789 families residing in the county. The population density was 5 people per square mile (2/km²). There were 1,408 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.75% White, 0.52% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 0.21% from two or more races. 0.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,212 households out of which 28.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% were married couples living together, 5.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.90% were non-families. 32.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 5.60% from 18 to 24, 22.70% from 25 to 44, 22.30% from 45 to 64, and 23.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 99.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,519, and the median income for a family was $36,667. Males had a median income of $25,297 versus $20,469 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,155. About 8.20% of families and 11.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.70% of those under age 18 and 13.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

External links

Coordinates: 44°01′N 97°37′W / 44.02°N 97.61°W / 44.02; -97.61


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Miner County, South Dakota
Map
File:Map of South Dakota highlighting Miner 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 Howard
Largest City Howard
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.29%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

2884
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Miner County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 2,884. Its county seat is Howard6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,481 km² (572 sq mi). 1,477 km² (570 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.29%) is water.

Townships

The county is divided into sixteen townships: Adams, Beaver, Belleview, Canova, Carthage, Clearwater, Clinton, Grafton, Green Valley, Henden, Howard, Miner, Redstone, Rock Creek, Roswell, Vermillion.

Major Highways

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 2,884 people, 1,212 households, and 789 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (5/sq mi). There were 1,408 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.75% White, 0.52% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 0.21% from two or more races. 0.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,212 households out of which 28.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% were married couples living together, 5.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.90% were non-families. 32.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 5.60% from 18 to 24, 22.70% from 25 to 44, 22.30% from 45 to 64, and 23.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 99.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.00 males.

Cities and towns

External links

Coordinates: 44°01′N 97°37′W / 44.02, -97.61

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