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Bon Homme County, South Dakota

\nBon Homme County is a county located in the U.S. State of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 7,260. Its county seat is Tyndall6.

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1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Cities and towns


\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,506 km² (581 mi²). 1,459 km² (563 mi²) of it is land and 47 km² (18 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.09% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 7,260 people, 2,635 households, and 1,786 families residing in the county. The population density is 5/km² (13/mi²). There are 3,007 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 95.51% White, 0.62% Black or African American, 2.99% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. 0.58% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 2,635 households out of which 28.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.80% are married couples living together, 5.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.20% are non-families. 29.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.95. In the county, the population is spread out with 23.10% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 26.80% from 25 to 44, 21.70% from 45 to 64, and 20.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 123.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 126.40 males.

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