Fall River County

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Fall River County, South Dakota

906 N River St
Hot Springs, SD 57747
Phone: (605) 745-5132
Fax: (605) 745-6835

On the southwestern border of SD, south of Rapid City; organized Mar 6, 1883 (prior to statehood) from Custer County. Seat of government for Shannon County. Name Origin: For the Fall River, which flows through the county. Literal translation of the Indian name

Area (sq mi):: 1749.14 (land 1739.86; water 9.28) Population per square mile: 4.20
Population 2005: 7,355 State rank: 25 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.30%; 1990-2000 1.40% Population 2000: 7,453 (White 89.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 9.00%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 45.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,048; median household $29,631; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,438-$23,488
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 19.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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