Tripp County, South Dakota

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Tripp County, South Dakota
Tripp County, SD courthouse from S 1.JPG
Tripp County courthouse in Winner
Map of South Dakota highlighting Tripp 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.
Founded 1909
Named for Bartlett Tripp
Seat Winner
Largest city Winner
Area
 • Total 1,618 sq mi (4,191 km2)
 • Land 1,612 sq mi (4,175 km2)
 • Water 5.1 sq mi (13 km2), 0.3%
Population (est.)
 • (2016) 5,492
 • Density 3.5/sq mi (1/km²)
Congressional district At-large
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Tripp County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,644.[1] Its county seat is Winner.[2] The county was created in 1873 and organized in 1909.[3] It is named after lawyer, judge, and diplomat Bartlett Tripp.

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,618 square miles (4,190 km2), of which 1,612 square miles (4,180 km2) is land and 5.1 square miles (13 km2) (0.3%) is water.[4]

Major highways[edit]

Adjacent counties[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 8,323
1920 11,970 43.8%
1930 12,712 6.2%
1940 9,937 −21.8%
1950 9,139 −8.0%
1960 8,761 −4.1%
1970 8,171 −6.7%
1980 7,268 −11.1%
1990 6,924 −4.7%
2000 6,430 −7.1%
2010 5,644 −12.2%
Est. 2016 5,492 [5] −2.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
1790-1960[7] 1900-1990[8]
1990-2000[9] 2010-2016[1]

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 6,430 people, 2,550 households, and 1,721 families residing in the county. The population density was 4 people per square mile (2/km²). There were 3,036 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 87.48% White, 0.03% Black or African American, 11.20% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. 0.86% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,550 households out of which 30.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.90% were married couples living together, 6.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.50% were non-families. 29.60% 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 2.48 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the county, the population was spread out with 27.70% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 21.90% from 45 to 64, and 19.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,333, and the median income for a family was $36,219. Males had a median income of $22,588 versus $18,070 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,776. About 15.90% of families and 19.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.70% of those under age 18 and 17.60% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census[edit]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 5,644 people, 2,419 households, and 1,509 families residing in the county.[11] The population density was 3.5 inhabitants per square mile (1.4/km2). There were 3,072 housing units at an average density of 1.9 per square mile (0.73/km2).[12] The racial makeup of the county was 83.1% white, 14.0% American Indian, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% black or African American, 0.2% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.1% of the population.[11] In terms of ancestry, 46.8% were German, 10.8% were Irish, 7.7% were Czech, 6.2% were Dutch, and 4.0% were American.[13]

Of the 2,419 households, 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 37.6% were non-families, and 34.6% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.93. The median age was 45.3 years.[11]

The median income for a household in the county was $40,221 and the median income for a family was $49,570. Males had a median income of $35,238 versus $25,323 for females. The per capita income for the county was $21,192. About 12.1% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.4% of those under age 18 and 10.3% of those age 65 or over.[14]

Communities[edit]

City[edit]

Town[edit]

Census-designated place[edit]

Unincorporated communities[edit]

Townships[edit]

The county is divided into forty-eight townships:

  • Banner
  • Beaver Creek
  • Black
  • Brunson
  • Bull Creek
  • Carter
  • Colome
  • Condon
  • Curlew
  • Dog Ear
  • Elliston
  • Greenwood
  • Holsclaw
  • Huggins
  • Ideal
  • Irwin
  • Jordan
  • Keyapaha
  • King
  • Lake
  • Lamro
  • Lincoln
  • Lone Star
  • Lone Tree
  • McNeely
  • Millboro
  • Pahapesto
  • Plainview
  • Pleasant Valley
  • Pleasant View
  • Progressive
  • Rames
  • Rosedale
  • Roseland
  • Star Prairie
  • Star Valley
  • Stewart
  • Sully
  • Taylor
  • Valley
  • Weave
  • Willow Creek
  • Wilson
  • Witten
  • Wortman
  • Wright

Unorganized territory[edit]

The county contains one area of unorganized territory: Gassman.

Politics[edit]

Presidential Elections Results[15]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 78.7% 2,069 17.6% 462 3.8% 99
2012 70.8% 1,905 27.4% 737 1.8% 49
2008 65.5% 1,859 32.2% 914 2.3% 66
2004 68.7% 2,230 30.0% 972 1.3% 43
2000 69.0% 1,909 28.9% 799 2.1% 57
1996 53.6% 1,680 34.7% 1,088 11.6% 364
1992 43.4% 1,459 31.1% 1,046 25.5% 858
1988 63.0% 2,113 36.3% 1,219 0.7% 24
1984 72.2% 2,483 27.2% 935 0.6% 22
1980 70.7% 2,669 25.1% 947 4.2% 160
1976 51.9% 1,980 47.7% 1,822 0.4% 15
1972 62.7% 2,592 37.2% 1,538 0.1% 2
1968 58.3% 2,242 35.4% 1,362 6.4% 245
1964 46.4% 1,937 53.6% 2,241
1960 58.5% 2,466 41.5% 1,748
1956 52.9% 2,064 47.1% 1,835
1952 65.9% 2,790 34.1% 1,445
1948 48.3% 1,845 50.2% 1,918 1.4% 55
1944 53.8% 1,911 46.2% 1,640
1940 54.4% 2,492 45.6% 2,089
1936 37.8% 1,693 60.4% 2,708 1.9% 84
1932 23.7% 1,147 75.3% 3,647 1.1% 52
1928 53.0% 2,396 46.5% 2,099 0.5% 24
1924 42.5% 1,647 24.0% 932 33.5% 1,301
1920 59.3% 1,819 31.6% 968 9.1% 279
1916 43.6% 1,074 54.4% 1,341 2.0% 50
1912 0.0% 0 43.7% 982 56.3% 1,267

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 28, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Dakota Territory, South Dakota, and North Dakota: Individual County Chronologies". Dakota Territory Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2006. Retrieved March 31, 2015. 
  4. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved March 28, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  6. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 28, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved March 28, 2015. 
  8. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 28, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved March 28, 2015. 
  10. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  11. ^ a b c "DP-1 Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2016-03-12. 
  12. ^ "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2016-03-12. 
  13. ^ "DP02 SELECTED SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS IN THE UNITED STATES – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2016-03-12. 
  14. ^ "DP03 SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2016-03-12. 
  15. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS

Coordinates: 43°20′N 99°53′W / 43.34°N 99.88°W / 43.34; -99.88