Basic information about the Hughes County
The Hughes County is located in the state of South Dakota. This county occupies 802 square miles, with 60 square miles being water areas. There are 17.022 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Hughes County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (85.73%), followed by American Indian and Alaska Native (10.45%) and Two or More races (2.3%). There are 7.066 households in the county, while 62,77% of them are family households and 37,23% represent non family households. There are 3 cities and towns in Hughes County. The most populated city is Pierre city and the smallest town or village is Harrold town.