Pennington County

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Pennington County, South Dakota

315 Saint Joseph St
Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone: (605) 394-2171
Fax: (605) 394-6833
www.co.pennington.sd.us

On the southwestern border of SD; created Jan 11, 1875 (prior to statehood) from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For John L. Pennington, Dakota Territory governor (1874-78)

Area (sq mi):: 2784.31 (land 2776.15; water 8.16) Population per square mile: 33.70
Population 2005: 93,580 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 5.70%; 1990-2000 8.90% Population 2000: 88,565 (White 85.60%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 0.90%; Other 11.60%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $18,938; median household $37,485; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,452-$29,160
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 17.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Rapid City County seat (61,459)

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    Pennington County, Minnesota

    County Courthouse 101 Main Ave N
    Thief River Falls, MN 56701
    Phone: (218) 683-7000
    Fax: (218) 683-7026
    www.visitnwminnesota.com/Pennington.htm

    In northwestern MN, east of Grand Forks, ND; established Nov 23, 1910 from Red Lake County. Name Origin: For Edmund Pennington (1848-1926), president of the Saint Paul and Sault Sainte Marie Railroad

    Area (sq mi):: 618.34 (land 616.54; water 1.80) Population per square mile: 22.10
    Population 2005: 13,608 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 0.20%; 1990-2000 2.10% Population 2000: 13,584 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 37.90
    Income 2000: per capita $17,346; median household $34,216; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,315-$30,022
    Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 14.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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