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South Dakota County Map and Population List in Excel

GENERAL INFO

The US state South Dakota (SD) is the 46th largest state by population and 17th biggest state by area. South Dakota has 66 counties ranking it the 23rd state with the most counties in USA. See below some basic information about the state:

Country:United States
State:South Dakota
Abbreviation:SD
Capital:Pierre
Largest City:Sioux Falls
Population:884,659
Population rank in US:46th
Total Area [mi²]:77,116
Total Area [km²]:199,729
Area rank in US:17th
Number of Counties:66

SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTY POPULATION DENSITY MAP

If you want to show data distributon per geographical area, density maps (or heat maps) are a great way to achieve this. For example, here is a South Dakota Population Density Map per County:

South Dakota County Population Density Map

We have prepared this easily with South Dakota County Heat Map Generator for population info. But it can also be used for many different data types such as employment rate, average temperature, racial distribution and so on.

We have prepared this easily with South Dakota County Heat Map Generator for population info. But it can also be used for many different data types such as employment rate, average temperature, racial distribution and so on.

SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTIES LIST

Below are 66 South Dakota counties ranked by population information. The data is from the US Census Bureau. Note that, these are ZCTA (Zip Code Tabulation Area) codes which means they have geographical area and population. PO Boxes and military codes are excluded.You can copy and paste this list directly into your spreadsheet.
(Top 10 counties shown. To expand the list, simply click on the “show more” button)

RankCountyPopulation
1Minnehaha County193,134
2Pennington County113,775
3Lincoln County61,128
4Brown County38,839
5Brookings County35,077
6Meade County28,332
7Codington County28,009
8Lawrence County25,844
9Yankton County22,814
10Davison County19,775
11Beadle County18,453
12Hughes County17,526
13Union County15,932
14Oglala Lakota County14,177
15Clay County14,070
16Lake County12,797
17Butte County10,429
18Roberts County10,394
19Todd County10,177
20Charles Mix County9,292
21Custer County8,972
22Turner County8,384
23Hutchinson County7,291
24Grant County7,052
25Bon Homme County6,901
26Fall River County6,713
27Moody County6,576
28Spink County6,376
29Hamlin County6,164
30Dewey County5,892
31McCook County5,586
32Tripp County5,441
33Walworth County5,435
34Day County5,424
35Brule County5,297
36Kingsbury County4,939
37Marshall County4,935
38Deuel County4,351
39Gregory County4,185
40Corson County4,086
41Edmunds County3,829
42Lyman County3,781
43Clark County3,736
44Hanson County3,453
45Bennett County3,365
46Jackson County3,344
47Hand County3,191
48Stanley County3,098
49Douglas County2,921
50Perkins County2,865
51Ziebach County2,756
52Aurora County2,751
53McPherson County2,379
54Sanborn County2,344
55Faulk County2,299
56Miner County2,216
57Potter County2,153
58Mellette County2,061
59Jerauld County2,013
60Buffalo County1,962
61Haakon County1,899
62Sully County1,391
63Campbell County1,376
64Hyde County1,301
65Harding County1,298
66Jones County903

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTIES

What is the largest county in South Dakota?

Out of the 66 counties in South Dakota, Minnehaha County is the largest by population. Meade County is the largest by land area.

What is the smallest county in South Dakota?

Jones County is the smallest South Dakota county by population. Clay County is the smallest by size.

What is the richest county in the state of South Dakota?

In terms of economics and average income level, Union County is the richest South Dakota county.

What is the poorest county in South Dakota?

Oglala Lakota County is the poorest South Dakota county.

SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTIES MAP PDF

We have prepared South Dakota county density map by population as a downloadable PDF.

South Dakota County Population Density MapYou can download the PDF for free from the link below:

South Dakota County Density Map PDF

VIDEO: HOW TO PAINT SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTY MAP WITH YOUR DATA

Check the video below to see how we use our South Dakota County Map Excel Template to visualize any data over South Dakota counties.

CREATE YOUR SOUTH DAKOTA DENSITY MAP IN 3 STEPS!

We have built the easiest South Dakota Heat Map Maker in the universe! It works fully in Excel:

Someka Heat Map Maker Step 1 Tin 1. DATA INPUT

Copy-Paste or input your values into our Excel template

Someka Heat Map Maker Step 2 Tin 2. SET OPTIONS

Customize the settings according to your preferences

Someka Heat Map Maker Step 3 Tin 3. CREATE YOUR MAP

Click the PAINT button to reflect your data onto the map

LINKS AND RESOURCES

Here is a list of useful links which we think can be helpful whether you work on data visualization or make research about South Dakota state and South Dakota counties.

Data Source for Population and many other US related data:
https://www.census.gov

Wikipedia Page for List of South Dakota Counties:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_South_Dakota

Official Website of the State of South Dakota:
https://sd.gov/

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