Walworth County, South Dakota


Walworth County, South Dakota

Infobox U.S. County
county = Walworth County
state = South Dakota


founded year =
founded date =
seat wl = Selby
largest city wl =
area_total_sq_mi = 744
area_total_km2 = 1928
area_land_sq_mi = 708
area_land_km2 = 1833
area_water_sq_mi = 36
area_water_km2 = 94
area percentage = 4.98%
census yr = 2000
pop = 5974
density_sq_mi = 8
density_km2 = 3
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset = -5
footnotes =
web =
named for =Walworth County, Wisconsin

Walworth County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 5,974. Its county seat is Selby.GR|6 The county is named after Walworth County, Wisconsin. ["Legislative Manual, South Dakota, 2005, p. 597]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 744 square miles (1,928 km²), of which, 708 square miles (1,833 km²) of it is land and 36 square miles (94 km²) of it (4.89%) is water.

Townships

The county is divided into two areas of unorganized territory: West Walworth and East Walworth.

Major highways

Adjacent counties

* Campbell County, South Dakota - north
* Edmunds County, South Dakota - east
* Potter County, South Dakota - south
* Dewey County, South Dakota - southwest
* Corson County, South Dakota - northwest

Demographics

USCensusPop
1900 = 3839
1910 = 6488
1920 = 8447
1930 = 8791
1940 = 7274
1950 = 7648
1960 = 8097
1970 = 7842
1980 = 7011
1990 = 6087
2000 = 5974
estyear = 2007
estimate = 5262

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 5,974 people, 2,506 households, and 1,643 families residing in the county. The population density was 8 people per square mile (3/km²). There were 3,144 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 86.58% White, 0.03% Black or African American, 11.77% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.07% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. 0.60% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,506 households out of which 26.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.40% were married couples living together, 8.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.40% were non-families. 31.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.10% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 22.40% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 21.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $27,834, and the median income for a family was $33,654. Males had a median income of $23,284 versus $17,902 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,492. About 14.70% of families and 18.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.00% of those under age 18 and 13.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

*Akaska
*Glenham
*Java
*Lowry
*Mobridge
*Selby

References


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