Rural Sociology Department
rural sociology, population shifts, population changes, census
This bulletin is a response to the numerous requests for an up-date on information for the age and sex composition of South Dakota's population. As local leaders and citizens grapple with the complex problems facing their communities today they need to know more than the total number of people in their area. They need to know the number of males and females in each age group. A knowledge of the age-sex composition of the population and how it is changing is essential to deal effectively with the complex issue of taxation, school enrollment, pollution, health, welfare and medical services. It is precisely with these needs in mind that the authors designed the present bulletin -- its main purpose being to make age and sex composition information on South Dakota's population available in a readily useable form.
Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University
Riley, M. P.; Satterlee, J. L.; and Crotchett, D., "Population Update, Report Number 9: South Dakota Population: Age and Sex Structure, 1970-1980" (1984). Agricultural Experiment Station Circulars. 237.