Faulk County

Faulk County, South Dakota

PO Box 309
Faulkton, SD 57438
Phone: (605) 598-6224

In north-central SD, southwest of Aberdeen; created Jan 8, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Buffalo County and unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Andrew Jackson Faulk (1814-98), a governor of Dakota Territory

Area (sq mi):: 1005.69 (land 1000.14; water 5.55) Population per square mile: 2.40
Population 2005: 2,386 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.60%; 1990-2000 -3.80% Population 2000: 2,640 (White 99.20%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.20%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.50%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 41.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,660; median household $30,237; Population below poverty level: 18.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,662-$26,489
Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 14.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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