Campbell County, South Dakota

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Campbell County, South Dakota
Farm in campbell co south dakota.jpg
Map of South Dakota highlighting Campbell County
Location in the state of South Dakota
Map of the United States highlighting South Dakota
South Dakota's location in the U.S.
Founded January 8, 1873[1]
Seat Mound City
Largest city Herreid
Area
 • Total 771 sq mi (1,998 km2)
 • Land 736 sq mi (1,906 km2)
 • Water 36 sq mi (92 km2), 4.61%
Population
 • (2010) 1,466
 • Density 2/sq mi (1/km²)
Congressional district At-large
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Campbell County is a county located in the State of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,466.[2] Its county seat is Mound City.[3] The county is named after Norman B. Campbell, a Dakota Territory legislator in 1873 and son of General Charles T. Campbell.[1]

History[edit]

Campbell County was formed in 1873 and organized in 1884. La Grace served as the first county seat; in 1888 the seat was transferred to Mound City.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 770.8 square miles (1,996.4 km2), of which 733.7 square miles (1,900.3 km2) is land and 37.2 square miles (96.3 km2) (4.8%) is water.[5]

Major Highways[edit]

Adjacent Counties[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 50
1890 3,510 6,920.0%
1900 4,527 29.0%
1910 5,244 15.8%
1920 5,305 1.2%
1930 5,629 6.1%
1940 5,033 −10.6%
1950 4,046 −19.6%
1960 3,531 −12.7%
1970 2,866 −18.8%
1980 2,243 −21.7%
1990 1,965 −12.4%
2000 1,782 −9.3%
2010 1,466 −17.7%
Est. 2013 1,334 −9.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2013 Estimate[2]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 1,782 people, 725 households, and 508 families residing in the county. The population density was 2 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 962 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 99.33% White, 0.34% Native American, 0.06% Asian, and 0.28% from two or more races. 0.22% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 63.1% were of German, 17.2% Norwegian and 6.4% Dutch ancestry.

There were 725 households out of which 30.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.80% were married couples living together, 2.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.90% were non-families. 28.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.70% 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 3.02.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 3.50% from 18 to 24, 24.50% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 22.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 100.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,793, and the median income for a family was $35,938. Males had a median income of $22,128 versus $17,237 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,117. About 11.20% of families and 14.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.70% of those under age 18 and 22.30% of those age 65 or over.

Religion[edit]

The bigest denomination was the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America with 286 adherents, followed by the Catholic church with 191 members, the third was the Presbyterian Church in America with 186 followers as of 2010. The Reformed Church in the United States , the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod and the North American Baptist Conference was also represented but in much smaller adherence rate. [8]

Communities[edit]

Cities and towns[edit]

  1. 422 - Herreid
  2. 228 - Pollock
  3. 67 - Mound City
  4. 9 - Artas

2012 Estimate population[9]

Townships[edit]

The county is divided into two areas of unorganized territory: North Campbell and South Campbell.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Legislative Manual, South Dakota, 2005, p. 596
  2. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 26, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ Hellmann, Paul T. (May 13, 2013). "Historical Gazetteer of the United States". Routledge. p. 993. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  8. ^ www.thearda.com/rcms2010/r/c/46/rcms2010_46021_county_name_2010.asp
  9. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions: South Dakota". Population Census. 2010 United States Census. 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 

Coordinates: 45°46′N 100°03′W / 45.76°N 100.05°W / 45.76; -100.05