Hamlin County

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Hamlin County, South Dakota

PO Box 256
Hayti, SD 57243
Phone: (605) 783-3751
Fax: (605) 783-2157

In east-central SD, northwest of Sioux Falls; created Jan 8, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Deuel County. Name Origin: For Hannibal Hamlin (1809-91), governor of ME (1857), U.S. senator from ME (1848-67; 1857-61; 1869-81), and vice president (1861-65) under Lincoln

Area (sq mi):: 537.96 (land 506.86; water 31.10) Population per square mile: 11.30
Population 2005: 5,707 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 11.40% Population 2000: 5,540 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,982; median household $33,851; Population below poverty level: 12.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,028-$23,660
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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