Perkins County


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Perkins County, South Dakota

PO Box 426
Bison, SD 57620
Phone: (605) 244-5626
Fax: (605) 244-7110

On the northwestern border of SD; organized Feb 26, 1909 from Harding and Butte counties. Name Origin: For Henry E.Perkins, state senator who helped pass the act that established the county

Area (sq mi):: 2890.71 (land 2871.62; water 19.09) Population per square mile: 1.10
Population 2005: 3,023 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 -10.10%; 1990-2000 -14.50% Population 2000: 3,363 (White 96.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.90%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 43.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,734; median household $27,750; Population below poverty level: 16.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,658-$24,912
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 13.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Perkins County, Nebraska

PO Box 156
Grant, NE 69140
Phone: (308) 352-4643
Fax: (308) 352-2455
www.co.perkins.ne.us

In west-central NE, west of North Platte; organized Nov 8, 1887 from Keith County. Name Origin: For Charles Elliott Perkins (1807-1907), president of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad. Locally it is also said to be for Joseph Perkins, an early resident

Area (sq mi):: 884.27 (land 883.18; water 1.10) Population per square mile: 3.50
Population 2005: 3,057 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.50%; 1990-2000 -5.00% Population 2000: 3,200 (White 96.60%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 40.70
Income 2000: per capita $17,830; median household $34,205; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,935-$29,599
Unemployment (2004): 2.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 15.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in periodicals archive ?
All counties were located within 5 Level III Ecoregions (Omernik 1987; Bryce and others 1998): Northwestern Glaciated Plains (Burleigh, Kidder, and Sheridan counties, North Dakota), Lake Agassiz Plain (Walsh and Grand Forks counties, North Dakota), Northwestern Great Plains (Grant and Dunn counties, North Dakota and Perkins County, South Dakota), Northern Glaciated Plains (Edmunds and Brookings counties, South Dakota and Lincoln County, Minnesota), and Western Corn Belt Plains (Pipestone and Redwood counties, Minnesota).
For example, 30-y (1981-2010) mean annual precipitation ranged from 41.2 (Grant County, North Dakota) to 72.9 cm (Redwood County, Minnesota), and 30-y mean temperatures ranged from a winter low of -15.1[degrees]C (Grant County, North Dakota) to a summer high of 30.3[degrees]C (Perkins County, South Dakota; North Dakota Office of Climatology 2016).
Major organization : PERKINS COUNTY RURAL WATER SYSTEM, INC.
Here is a photo of the muley buck I took last year with my Mathews Z7.1 spotted the buck bedded in a brush-filled cut in Perkins County, S.D.
Sully county ranked number one with per capita income of $32,620 in 1991, followed by Jones with $23,510 and Perkins county with $23,155.