Marshall County, South Dakota
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About Marshall County, SD
Marshall County, South Dakota
Marshall County, SD, courthouse from NW 1.jpg
Marshall County courthouse in Britton
Map of South Dakota highlighting Marshall County
Location in the U.S. state of South Dakota
Map of the United States highlighting South Dakota
South Dakota's location in the U.S.
Founded1885[1]
Named forMarshall Vincent
SeatBritton
Largest cityBritton
Area
 o Total886 sq mi (2,295 km2)
 o Land838 sq mi (2,170 km2)
 o Water48 sq mi (124 km2), 5.4%
Population (est.)
 o (2016)4,801
 o Density5.4/sq mi (2.1/km2)
Congressional districtAt-large
Central: UTC-6/-5
Websitemarshall.sdcounties.org

Marshall County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,656.[2] Its county seat is Britton.[3] The county is named after Marshall Vincent, who homesteaded near Andover, South Dakota.[1]

Geography

Native vegetation based on NRCS soils information

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 886 square miles (2,290 km2), of which 838 square miles (2,170 km2) is land and 48 square miles (120 km2) (5.4%) is water.[4] The county is drained by the Crow Creek, a tributary of the James River and the Wild Rice River, a tributary of the Red River of the North.[5] A portion of the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation is located in the eastern part of the county.

Major Highways

Protected areas

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

2000 census

As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 4,576 people, 1,844 households, and 1,252 families residing in the county. The population density was 6 people per square mile (2/km²). There were 2,562 housing units at an average density of 3 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 92.59% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 6.32% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,844 households out of which 29.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.20% were married couples living together, 6.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.10% were non-families. 30.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the county, the population was spread out with 27.00% under the age of 18, 5.10% from 18 to 24, 22.80% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 21.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 100.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,567, and the median income for a family was $36,295. Males had a median income of $27,241 versus $17,872 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,462. About 10.40% of families and 13.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.00% of those under age 18 and 14.00% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 4,656 people, 1,815 households, and 1,154 families residing in the county.[12] The population density was 5.6 inhabitants per square mile (2.2/km2). There were 2,534 housing units at an average density of 3.0 per square mile (1.2/km2).[13] The racial makeup of the county was 85.4% white, 7.6% American Indian, 0.2% black or African American, 0.2% Asian, 5.6% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 6.8% of the population.[12] In terms of ancestry, 45.6% were German, 30.6% were Norwegian, 6.8% were Swedish, 5.8% were Irish, 5.2% were English, and 2.7% were American.[14]

Of the 1,815 households, 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.8% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 36.4% were non-families, and 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.83. The median age was 43.2 years.[12]

The median income for a household in the county was $41,023 and the median income for a family was $56,544. Males had a median income of $31,639 versus $26,737 for females. The per capita income for the county was $22,441. About 9.3% of families and 17.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.6% of those under age 18 and 12.8% of those age 65 or over.[15]

Communities

Cities

Towns

Census-designated place

Unincorporated communities

Townships

The county is divided into twenty-five townships:

  • Buffalo
  • Dayton
  • Dumarce
  • Eden
  • Fort
  • Hamilton
  • Hickman
  • La Belle
  • Lake
  • Lowell
  • McKinley
  • Miller
  • Newark
  • Newport
  • Nordland
  • Pleasant Valley
  • Red Iron Lake
  • Sisseton
  • Stena
  • Veblen
  • Victor
  • Waverly
  • Weston
  • White
  • Wismer

See also

External links

References

  1. ^ a b Legislative Manual, South Dakota, 2005, p. 596
  2. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved 2015.
  5. ^ Koopman, F. C. (1957). "Ground water in the Crow Creek-Sand Lake area, Brown and Marshall Counties, South Dakota " United States Geological Survey Water Supply Paper Series number:1425. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office. USGS website Retrieved 18 November 2017
  6. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015.
  8. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved 2015.
  9. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015.
  10. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved 2015.
  11. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved .
  12. ^ a b c "DP-1 Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved .
  13. ^ "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved .
  14. ^ "DP02 SELECTED SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS IN THE UNITED STATES - 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved .
  15. ^ "DP03 SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS - 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved .

Coordinates: 45°46?N 97°36?W / 45.76°N 97.60°W / 45.76; -97.60


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