South Dakota Meade County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Meade County, South Dakota. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in South Dakota Meade County.

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1. Library System FAITH PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 204 W Fifth St, Faith, SD 57626
Phone Number: (605) 967-2262 Meade 10,700 20,000

2. Central Library FAITH PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 204 W Fifth St, Faith, SD 57626
Phone Number: (605) 967-2262 Meade N/A N/A

3. Central Library STURGIS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1040 Second St, Sturgis, SD 57785
Phone Number: (605) 347-2624 Meade N/A N/A

4. Bookmobile STURGIS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1040 Second St, Sturgis, SD 57785
Phone Number: (605) 347-2624 Meade N/A N/A

5. Library System STURGIS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1040 2nd Street, Sturgis, SD 57785
Phone Number: (605) 347-2624 Meade 84,743 79,530

Overview of Meade County, South Dakota

Meade County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 24,253. Its county seat is Sturgis.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 9,020 km² (3,482 mi²). 8,989 km² (3,471 mi²) of it is land and 31 km² (12 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.34% water.

Townships

The county is divided into seven townships: Dakota, Eagle, Howard, Lakeside, Smithville, and Upper Red Owl; and three areas of unorganized territory: Belle Fourche-Cheyenne Valleys, North Meade, and Southwest Meade.

Adjacent Counties

  • Perkins County, South Dakota- north
  • Ziebach County, South Dakota- east
  • Pennington County, South Dakota- south
  • Lawrence County, South Dakota- southwest
  • Butte County, South Dakota- northwest

Demographics

McPherson County
Population by year
1900 – 4,907
1910 – 12,640
1920 – 9,367
1930 – 11,482
1940 – 9,735
1950 – 11,516
1960 – 12,044
1970 – 16,618
1980 – 20,717
1990 – 21,878
2000 – 24,253

As of the census of 2000, there are 24,253 people, 8,805 households, and 6,700 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km² (7/mi²). There are 10,149 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.65% White, 1.48% Black or African American, 2.04% Native American, 0.63% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.61% from other races, and 2.52% from two or more races. 2.10% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 8,805 households out of which 39.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.40% are married couples living together, 8.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.90% are non-families. 19.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.66 and the average family size is 3.05.

In the county, the population is spread out with 28.40% under the age of 18, 10.60% from 18 to 24, 29.60% from 25 to 44, 21.00% from 45 to 64, and 10.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 102.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.60 males.

Cities and towns

  • Blackhawk
  • Box Elder
  • Ellsworth AFB
  • Faith
  • Sturgis