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Clark County, South Dakota
The county is divided into twenty-seven townships: Ash, Blaine, Collins, Cottonwood, Darlington, Day, Eden, Elrod, Fordham, Foxton, Garfield, Hague, Lake, Lincoln, Logan, Maydell, Merton, Mount Pleasant, Pleasant, Raymond, Richland, Rosedale, Spring Valley, Thorp, Warren, Washington, and Woodland.
- Day County, South Dakota - north
- Codington County, South Dakota - east
- Hamlin County, South Dakota - southeast
- Kingsbury County, South Dakota - south
- Beadle County, South Dakota - southwest
- Spink County, South Dakota - west
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Population by year
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 4,143 people, 1,598 households, and 1,110 families residing in the county. The population density is 2/km² (4/mi²). There are 1,880 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.65% White, 0.07% Black or African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.36% from two or more races. 0.48% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 1,598 households out of which 29.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.60% are married couples living together, 4.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.50% are non-families. 28.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 3.14.
In the county, the population is spread out with 27.00% under the age of 18, 5.80% from 18 to 24, 22.00% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 22.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.40 males.
Cities and towns
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