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South Dakota Counties by Population

The data is from the US Census. Below are 66 South Dakota counties ranked 1 through 65. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

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Rank County Population
1 Minnehaha County 183,660
2 Pennington County 108,126
3 Lincoln County 53,147
4 Brown County 38,637
5 Brookings County 33,697
6 Codington County 27,963
7 Meade County 27,066
8 Lawrence County 25,018
9 Yankton County 22,660
10 Davison County 19,753
11 Beadle County 18,163
12 Hughes County 17,572
13 Union County 14,929
14 Oglala Lakota County 14,291
15 Clay County 13,907
16 Lake County 12,350
17 Roberts County 10,250
18 Butte County 10,194
19 Todd County 10,016
20 Charles Mix County 9,319
21 Custer County 8,519
22 Turner County 8,242
23 Hutchinson County 7,277
24 Grant County 7,133
25 Bon Homme County 6,972
26 Fall River County 6,783
27 Moody County 6,496
28 Spink County 6,478
29 Hamlin County 5,911
30 Dewey County 5,709
31 Day County 5,524
32 McCook County 5,515
33 Walworth County 5,502
34 Tripp County 5,480
35 Brule County 5,280
36 Kingsbury County 5,000
37 Marshall County 4,759
38 Deuel County 4,282
39 Gregory County 4,209
40 Corson County 4,177
41 Edmunds County 3,971
42 Lyman County 3,882
43 Clark County 3,642
44 Bennett County 3,440
45 Hanson County 3,404
46 Hand County 3,303
47 Jackson County 3,275
48 Stanley County 2,994
49 Perkins County 2,964
50 Douglas County 2,940
51 Ziebach County 2,837
52 Aurora County 2,739
53 Sanborn County and McPherson County 2,366
54 Faulk County 2,327
55 Potter County 2,318
56 Miner County 2,255
57 Haakon County 2,084
58 Mellette County 2,062
59 Buffalo County 2,048
60 Jerauld County 2,034
61 Campbell County 1,443
62 Sully County 1,390
63 Hyde County 1,373
64 Harding County 1,281
65 Jones County 740

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 6 December 2018. http://www.census.gov/.

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