Moody County

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Moody County, South Dakota

101 E Pipestone Ave
Flandreau, SD 57028
Phone: (605) 997-3181
Fax: (605) 997-3861

On the central eastern border of SD, north of Sioux Falls; organized Jan 8, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Brookings and Minnehaha counties. Name Origin: For Col. Gideon Curtis Moody (1832-1906), officer in the Civil War, Dakota Territory legislator, and one of the first two U.S. senators from SD (1889-91)

Area (sq mi):: 521.10 (land 519.67; water 1.43) Population per square mile: 12.80
Population 2005: 6,637 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 0.60%; 1990-2000 1.40% Population 2000: 6,595 (White 84.50%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.60%; Other 14.30%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,541; median household $35,467; Population below poverty level: 9.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,153-$28,675
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.00% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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